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Formula 1: Lando Norris approached by Toro Rosso for 2018

The 18-year-old holds a 27-point lead in this season's Formula 2 championship




McLaren have rejected an approach for their reserve driver Lando Norris to race for Toro Rosso this season.

Red Bull had wanted the Englishman, 18, who races in Formula 2, to replace New Zealander Brendon Hartley in their junior team for the rest of this year.

Read more: Formula 1: Lando Norris approached by Toro Rosso for 2018

MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa to leave Honda after 13 seasons

Dani Pedrosa has failed to finish three of the six races this season



Three-time MotoGP runner-up Dani Pedrosa will leave Honda by mutual consent at the end of the year after 13 seasons.

The 32-year-old Spaniard has won 31 races for Honda but has not finished on the podium in six races this season.

Read more: MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa to leave Honda after 13 seasons

Canadian Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo faces grid penalty after Monaco victory

Ricciardo also won the Chinese Grand Prix this year



Monaco winner Daniel Ricciardo will be hit with grid penalties at this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.

The Australian, 28, won the race despite engine problems but will now be sanctioned for using too many parts.

Read more: Canadian Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo faces grid penalty after Monaco victory

Canadian Grand Prix: Fernando Alonso says Montreal a 'tough circuit' for McLaren

McLaren driver Fernando Alonso finished 16th in last year's Canadian Grand Prix

 

McLaren are braced for a difficult race at this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.

The team feel the Montreal circuit, where straights and slow corners predominate, will expose their car's two biggest weaknesses, which are in those areas.

Read more: Canadian Grand Prix: Fernando Alonso says Montreal a 'tough circuit' for McLaren



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