Antonio Felix da Costa

Bike king Rutter wins eighth Macau GP crown

Michael Rutter won his second successive and eighth Macau Grand Prix motorbike title on Sunday in Macau. Photo: Nora Tam

Michael Rutter extended his record number of Macau Grand Prix motorbike race wins on Sunday with a consummate display to claim his second successive title and eighth overall.

Sunday, 18 November, 2012, 7:04pm

Da Costa wins Macau Grand Prix

Three-time Macau Grand Prix winner Antonio Felix Da Costa of Portugal. Photo: Nora Tam

Antonio Felix Da Costa of Portugal won the Macau Grand Prix at the third time of asking on Sunday, leading almost from start to finish in his country’s former colony.

The Carlin driver, part of Formula One team Red Bull’s Junior Team, started on pole but briefly lost the lead to Mucke Motorsport’s Felix Rosenqvist of Sweden at the start.

18 Nov 2012 - 5:36pm

Potential Red Bull stars at Macau GP

Carlos Sainz Jnr is fourth on the grid for today's Macau Grand Prix as a member of the Red Bull Junior programme. Photo: Nora Tam

It gives you wings, claim the Red Bull energy-drink makers. "Caffeine-induced shakes" might be more accurate, but there's little doubt the Red Bull Junior Team have helped a lot of fledgling drivers take flight in Formula One.

18 Nov 2012 - 3:27am

Pole sitter Da Costa singing in the rain

Portugal's Antonio Da Costa leads Briton Alex Lynn with Spain's Carlos Sainz Jnr further back on his way to pole position for today's Macau Grand Prix. Photo: Nora Tam

Antonio Felix da Costa took pole for today's Macau Grand Prix as riders in the motorcycle race were left frustrated after rain forced the event to be postponed until today.

18 Nov 2012 - 3:22am