Sport Da Costa is the new Formula E champion
Paulo Costa isn't interested in peace with Israel Adesanya after UFC 253: 'I will not shake his hand'
has a genuine disdain for and regardless of how their UFC 253 title fight unfolds, he has no intention of making peace. After being on a collision course for more than two years, Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) finally gets his chance to put hands on Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0…After being on a collision course for more than two years, Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) finally gets his chance to put hands on Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) when he challenges for the middleweight title in the Sept. 19 pay-per-view headliner, which still does not have an announced location.
Antonio Felix da Costa has secured the championship title in the Formula E electric series for the first time.
The Portuguese finished second in the DS Techeetah on Sunday evening in the fourth of a total of six races at the season finale at the former Berlin Tempelhof Airport and can no longer be overtaken in the overall standings. Maximilian Günther, on the other hand, experienced a contrasting program: After his victory on Saturday, the Oberstdorf-based BMW driver retired on Sunday in the early stages.
At the moment of the greatest triumph of his career, da Costa could hardly hold back the emotions. "I just have no words at the moment," said the 28-year-old with tears in his eyes and the Portuguese flag around his neck: "All the bad memories and moments of my career go through my head, I thank the guys who Believed me and knew what I can do. "
Winners and losers from UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas
In the end, the heavily favored Derrick Lewis came out on top over his counterpart to put his name in the championship conversation, with Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier doing battle for the title in that division next week. These are among the biggest winners and losers from UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas Saturday evening.Winner: Beneil Dariush with another great performance © Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports Dariush, 31, entered Saturday evening’s bout against Scott Holtzman having won four consecutive fights. That included a knockout of Drakkar Klose in UFC 248 to put the Iranian-American on the radar.
Costa succeeds team-mate Verne
In the race, da Costa had determined the events for a long time, he only had to let his team-mate Jean-Eric Vergne (France) pass in the final phase. Da Costa had won the first two races in the season finale and is now the successor to Vergne, who had triumphed over the past two years.
After his success on Saturday, Maximilian Günther started the race with minimal chances for the title. However, these quickly vanished into thin air after an early collision. The best German on Sunday was Andre Lotterer (Duisburg / Porsche) in eighth place. DTM champion Rene Rast (Minden / Audi), who is completing an intensive program of switching between Formula E and DTM this month, finished 16th. The last two races will take place on Wednesday and Thursday.
Originally, the Formula E racing calendar would have included appearances in Asia, the USA and Europe. Due to the corona pandemic, however, a new plan was drawn up that provides for a season finale with six races at Tempelhof Airport in Berlin. There they drive under strict safety precautions and with three different route layouts. Nevertheless, there have already been two corona cases: among others, series boss Alejandro Agag tested positive.
Even after a Formula 2 crash: FIA considers "baguette curbs" to be safe enough .
Despite Sean Gelael's accident in Barcelona, F1 racing director Michael Masi has no reason to question the so-called "baguette curbs" - Jüri VIP's replacement at DAMS Although the so-called "baguette or sausage curbs" led to two serious accidents in Formula 1 youngsters within a year, FIA racing director Michael Masi does not consider the bulging curbs to be a safety problem. "From the FIA's point of view, they are safe and can be used," says Masi.