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

He's more used to four wheels, but Fernando Alonso looked just as sharp on two as he took to the track with reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez in Japan.
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.
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 27:  Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates with his team after finishing second and securing the F1 World Drivers Championship during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit on November 27, 2016 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

F1 champ makes shock retirement

He won the Formula One world title last weekend, but Nico Rosberg shocked the sporting world Friday by announcing his retirement.


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