You don’t have to spend long in Alex Connor’s company to know he is a young driver brimming with determination.

After a strong first season in the British F4 Championship, the Dubai-based 15-year-old is set for a second year in the competition, aimed at young racing drivers moving up from karting.

Following in the footsteps of McLaren star Lando Norris, Connor has plenty of inspiration to draw from his fellow countryman.

Not only was it Connor’s first year driving in F4 last year, it was the first time he had driven a car of any kind.

A consistent points finisher

Read More

LAS VEGAS — Weili Zhang defended her UFC strawweight championship with a spectacularly brutal split-decision victory over former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248 on Saturday night.

Israel Adesanya then defended his middleweight title with a dull unanimous decision over Yoel Romero in the main event at T-Mobile Arena in the UFC’s hometown.

Zhang (21-1) and Jedrzejczyk (16-4) traded brutal punches and kicks throughout five technically fascinating rounds, badly damaging each other’s faces. After the last of several standing ovations from the Las Vegas crowd, Zhang won the fight 48-47 on two judges’ cards, while Jedrzejczyk won 48-47 on the

Read More