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IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
The winning Ganassi drivers - Tony Kanaan, Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray, and Scott Dixon
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F1: England
The 2015 Williams F1 car was unveiled on the cover of F1 Racing magazine
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IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
The winning Ganassi team rolls into victory circle
LAT USA for IMSA

NASCAR: Charlotte
NASCAR star Jeff Gordon announced this week he will retire from full-time driving after this season
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IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
GTLM winners Ryan Briscoe, Jan Magnussen, and Antonio Garcia celebrate
Richard Prince for Chevy

IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
The #3 Chevrolet Corvette Racing C7.R, driven by Ryan Briscoe, Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen races to victory in the GTLM class
Richard Prince for Chevy

IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
Scott Dixon leads in the Ganassi Ford
LAT USA for IMSA

IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
Cars run under caution at night
Rolex

IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
Sunrise over the Daytona Speedway
Rolex
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Red Bull launches 2015 F1 car
  RB11 launched in Jerez
After an intensely busy off-season, Infiniti Red Bull's Racing's 2015 Formula One car, the RB11, has hit the track and begun testing at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain ahead of the new season. Featuring a striking new test livery, the RB11 features a host of improvements in all areas as the team seeks to improve on its 2014 campaign, when it took the RB10 from a difficult start to second place in the Constructors' Championship.
Williams launch the FW37 at Jerez
  At Jerez
The new Williams Mercedes FW37 was unveiled today ahead of the first pre-season test in Jerez, Spain. The F1 grid will once again be adorned with the red and blue stripes that have grown to be so iconic in motorsport as WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING will be looking to build on their successful 2014 campaign where the team achieved nine podium finishes and finished third in the Constructors' Championship.
Mercedes unveils 2015 F1 car
  Gets Back to Work with the new F1 W06 Hybrid Silver Arrow
The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team today unveiled its 2015 Formula One World Championship challenger, the F1 W06 Hybrid, ahead of the first day of pre-season testing at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain. Drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg revealed the seventh Silver Arrow to compete in the Formula One World Championship to the assembled media, with Nico then taking the wheel for the opening test session of the 2015 season at the Spanish circuit.
NASCAR Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2015
  by Pete McCole
The NASCAR Hall Of Fame inducted their newest class of legendary drivers as the Class of 2015 were honored during a ceremony on Friday night at the Charlotte Convention Center. Among the inductees were NASCAR champions Bill Elliott, Rex White and the late Joe Weatherly, and drivers Fred Lorenzen and the late Wendell Scott. A 16-time winner of NASCAR'S "Most Popular Driver Award", 1988 Sprint Cup Champion Bill Elliott was elected into the Hall of Fame in his first year as the finalist.
Sauber F1 Team presents the Sauber C34-Ferrari
  Formula 1
The Sauber F1 Team will go into the 2015 FIA Formula One Championship with new drivers Marcus Ericsson (SE, 24) and Felipe Nasr (BR, 22). Raffaele Marciello (IT, 20) has signed as test and reserve driver. The roll-out of the new Sauber C34-Ferrari will take place at the first winter test in Jerez de la Frontera (Spain).
NASCAR Media Tour Day 4
  by Pete McCole
The 33rd annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom drew to a close on Thursday, concluding four days of media and social events feature the top teams and driver of NASCAR as they prepare for the upcoming 2015 Sprint Cup season. Leading off the final day was Furniture Row Racing, who made the trip from their Denver, Colo. based headquarters to the Charlotte Convention Center, joined by their current driver, Martin Truex, Jr.
Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in '16
  by Pete McCole
Chase Elliott will move up the Sprint Cup Series in 2016 to replace Jeff Gordon as driver of the no. 24 Chevrolet, Hendrick Motorsports announced today.  Elliott, the 2014 XFINITY Series champion and the son of 1988 Sprint Cup Champion Bill Elliott, will slide into the seat vacated by the four-time series champion, joined by Gordon's current crew chief, Alan Gustafson. Elliott will also drive in five Sprint Cup races this season in a fifth car prepared by Hendrick Motorsports, making his debut at the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 29.
NASCAR Media Tour Day 3
  by Pete McCole
The 33rd annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom rolled on with day three of the four-day event, which included visits from Roush-Fenway Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports, Wood Brothers Racing and Team Penske. The morning session was led off by Roush Fenway Racing, which enters into the 2015 season with its youngest lineup ever, with rookie driver and Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne joining third-year driver Rick Stenhouse, Jr. and veteran driver Greg Biffle.
IndyCar does the unimaginable....again
  by Brian Carroccio
Around 12:50 p.m. ET Wednesday, in the midst of one of those proverbial run around like a chicken-with-your--head-cut-off type of days, I received a message from a friend, someone very clued in to the latest happenings in the world of racing.

Brian's Friend: "IndyCar announcement at 3 (p.m.) today. Any idea what it's about?"
Me: "No clue. Been super-busy, will let you know if I hear anything."
Brian's Friend: "(Brian) Barnhart returning as Race Director."
Me: "No way. Even they (INDYCAR/IMS) know better than that.

NASCAR Media Tour Day 2
  by Pete McCole
The Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom continued on Tuesday with day two of the annual four day gathering bringing the media together with the stars and race teams of NASCAR. On the slate for the second day were Michael Waltrip Racing, JTG Daugherty Racing & HScott Motorsports and Stewart-Haas Racing along with presentations from NBC Sports and Ford. Michael Waltrip Racing led things off in the morning session with team co-owners Michael Waltrip and Rob Kauffman, along with drivers Brian Vickers and Clint Bowyer.
Renault previews their 2015 F1 plans
  Formula 1
Renault enters the 2015 season with two objectives: to deliver competitive power units that run reliably and improves on its 2014 performance. After a tough season last year, the French manufacturer has taken a back to basics approach to achieving these aims, with a structural reorganization of its Viry-Chatillon headquarters the cornerstone. 'F1 constantly moves forward at a very fast rate. The sport evolves, technology evolves and the competition never sleeps so Viry needs to evolve at the same rate,' Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul explains. 'Viry needed a refresh.
Ford's Mexican 302 Engine
  by Stephen Cox
After a Mexican 302-equipped Ford Torino crossed the block at Mecum Auctions recently, I've received a boatload of questions about these unique engines, their collector value, and how to identify them. Mexican 302's are a bit of an oddity, so I thought I'd pass along the answers publicly for Ford enthusiasts.
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