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Motorcycles Podcast: MotoGP horror crash and F1 engine tweaks

16:29  19 august  2020
16:29  19 august  2020 Source:   msn.com

Watch Big 1970s Cars Decimate Their Smaller Siblings in Vintage Crash Test Footage

  Watch Big 1970s Cars Decimate Their Smaller Siblings in Vintage Crash Test Footage Watch Big 1970s Cars Decimate Their Smaller Siblings in Vintage Crash Test FootageHow about two 1970s-vintage cars crashing into each other? And make one of them full-sized in the 1970s sense of the term—aircraft carriers, basically—and the other the relevant company's compact. We're talking about the Ford Pinto, Chevrolet Vega, and AMC Gremlin here—three vehicles without much of a reputation for safety. In the video below, each compact smacks into its bigger stablemate: A Ford Galaxie, Chevrolet Impala, and AMC Ambassador, respectively.

MotoGP was rocked by a spectacular near miss at the Red Bull Ring, but what happens now? And will Formula 1’s new engine mode ban spice up the action?

a green motorcycle parked on the side of a road: Franco Morbidelli, Petronas Yamaha SRT crash © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Franco Morbidelli, Petronas Yamaha SRT crash

The footage of Johann Zarco and Franco Morbidelli's high-speed clash in Austria, and the subsequent near miss for Yamaha pair Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales, stunned the world. But what happens next? Where do those involved go from here?

MotoGP editor Oriol Puigdemont and Motorsport.com news editor Filip Cleeren join host Andrew van Leeuwen on the Motorsport.com podcast to break down the incident and discuss the potential fall-out.

There's also a closer look at Andrea Dovizioso's future, a debrief from the Spanish F1 Grand Prix, and some thoughts on whether Formula 1's engine mode ban could shake up qualifying for the upcoming races.

Will introducing radios change the ‘DNA’ of MotoGP? .
MotoGP is testing a rider radio warning system this weekend at Misano, but it has raised fears that it could advance into Formula 1-style ship-to-shore communication. Would this dilute MotoGP or should it be embraced? © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Stefan Bradl, Repsol Honda Team Valentino Rossi believes introducing radio communication into MotoGP would be "a good step" for the series, though this has been met with a mixed response from other riders.

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