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Day: May 23, 2017

All-New Mégane R.S. to make its debut at the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix
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All-New Mégane R.S. to make its debut at the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix

The All-New Mégane R.S. is poised to break cover in Monaco on Friday 26th May, driven by Renault Sport Racing Formula One Team’s Nico Hülkenberg. For the occasion, the car will sport a yellow and black livery to mark the 40th anniversary of Renault’s involvement in Formula 1. It’s possible that the R.S. could be powered by a new motor that develops a figure of around 300bhp. Another new addition will be the EDC dual-clutch automatic gearbox from the Clio RS. Following its brief outing at Monte Carlo, the new Megane RS will make its ‘proper’ debut at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show in September. PR__ Since 2004, the successive generations of Mégane R.S. have provided their owners with landmark innovations and technologies, from independent steering axis front suspension and a ...
Nicky Hayden – Former MotoGP world champion passed away
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Nicky Hayden – Former MotoGP world champion passed away

Nicky Hayden (35), the World Superbike Championship rider and 2006 MotoGP world champion, has passed away five days after being involved in a road collision. The 35-year-old American was cycling along the Rimini coastline in Italy last Wednesday when a car collided with his bicycle. Hayden, from Owensboro, Kentucky, suffered head and chest injuries in the collision and was transferred to the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, where he was treated in the intensive care unit.     The driver of the vehicle that struck Hayden was given a breathalyser test and was not found to have been over the limit at the time of the accident. Italian police have opened an inquiry into the accident, with their conclusions expected in July. Hayden entered MotoGP, motorcyclin...