NUUK, GREENLAND - SEPTEMBER 14:  In this handout image supplied by Formula E, Lucas di Grassi spins the wheels as he drives the Spark-Renault SRT_01E all electric car on the ice cap on September 14, 2016 near Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Will Gray/Formula E via Getty Images)

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He is a pioneering aviator and environmentalist with two record-breaking round-the-world trips to his name -- one aboard a balloon and most recently in the solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2.
SCARPERIA, ITALY - MAY 31:   Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team (L)
 poses  with Fernando Alonso of Spain (Formula 1 Ferrari driver) in MotoGP during the MotoGp of Italy - Qualifying at Mugello Circuit on May 31, 2014 in Scarperia, Italy.  (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Marquez and Alonso race -- on two wheels

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LE CASTELLET, FRANCE - JANUARY 26:  Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Scuderia Ferrari drives during wet weather tyre testing at Circuit Paul Ricard on January 26, 2016 in Le Castellet, France.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

France announces the return of F1

The French Grand Prix, one of the seven races to feature in the inaugural Formula One season in 1950, is set to return to the 2018 calendar after a 10-year absence.


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