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F1: Abu Dhabi
An ecstatic 2016 F1 champion Nico Rosberg body surfs over the crowd
F1: Abu Dhabi
2016 F1 World Driving Champion Nico Rosberg
F1: Abu Dhabi
The season finale F1 race was this close at the finish with Lewis Hamilton taking the flag just ahead of Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen
GP2: Abu Dhabi
Feature race winner and newly crowned GP2 champion Pierre Gasly jumps for joy off his car
F1: Abu Dhabi
The annual end-of-Year F1 group photo
F1: Abu Dhabi
Sebastian Vettel pours champagne down the throat of newly crowned F1 champ Nico Rosberg
GP3: Abu Dhabi
Ferrari protege and newly crowned GP3 champion Charles LeClerc is congratulated by Ferrari F1 boss Mauricio Arrivabene
F1: Abu Dhabi
Pirelli showed off its entire range of wide 2017 tires.
From two wheels to four: five-time motorcycle World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and Team Partner Monster Energy joined forces for a one-of-a-kind test of man and machine at the historic Silverstone circuit. The encounter brought together two Champions from two different racing disciplines: MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo and the Formula One World Championship winning F1 W05 Hybrid from the 2014 season.
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NASCAR Honors Seven-Time Champ Jimmie Johnson
Jimmie Johnson was unfailingly humble, even on a night when the NASCAR community came together to honor his monumental accomplishment. With a victory on Nov. 20 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Johnson claimed his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Nevertheless, the driver of the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet was reluctant to claim the same stature as the two seven-time champions who preceded him – Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt.
Nico Rosberg announces shock retirement
2016 FIA F1 World Champion quits immediately
2016 FIA Formula One World Champion elect Nico Rosberg today announced that he will stop racing in Formula One with immediate effect. In an emotional address prior to the 2016 FIA Prize Giving in Vienna, Austria, Nico revealed the reasons behind his decision, which was reached following his crowning achievement in Abu Dhabi last Sunday. Nico has competed in a total of 206 Grands Prix and won 23 of them, placing him joint 12th on the all-time list alongside Nelson Piquet. He has scored 30 pole positions (8th all time) and 20 fastest laps.
NASCAR Announces Monster Energy As New Sponsor
by Pete McCole
NASCAR has announced that Monster Energy will replace Sprint as the new title sponsor for their premiere series starting in a multi-year agreement beginning with the 2017 season.
John Force and Robert Hight recap 2016 season
Talks about his personal goals for 2017
The chase for the 17th
NHRA Funny Car championship may have come up short for John Force, but the 147-time winner won four races, made a run at sweeping the Western Swing and was in half of the final rounds of the Countdown to the Championship. The winningest driver in NHRA history wrapped up the season in 4th
place in the Mello Yello Funny Car point standings.
FIA announces World Motor Sport Council decisions
World Council ratifies LMP1 tech freeze
The FIA held its last World Motor Sport Council of the year today as part of its Annual General Assembly and Prize Giving week in Vienna. During the meeting, the following decisions were taken:
FIA Formula One World Championship Calendar
FIA Formula 3 European Championship Calendar
FIA Formula 3 World Cup Calendar
FIA Formula E Championship Calendar
FIA World Endurance Championship Calendar
Touchdown for the 2016 FIA F1 World Champions!
Rosberg stops by Petronas headquarters to start victory tour
Ahead of the FIA Prize giving ceremony in Vienna, Austria, on Friday when he will be officially crowned, 2016 Formula One World Champion-elect Nico Rosberg yesterday touched down in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the first stop of a whistle-stop global celebration tour. Fresh from his triumph and celebrations in Abu Dhabi, Nico made the home of the team's title partner PETRONAS his first destination to celebrate his maiden world title.
Get to Know Jamie Little
FOX NASCAR Reporter and Las Vegas Native
This extended Q&A marks the next in a series with FOX Sports motor sports personalities to be highlighted over the next several months. FOX NASCAR reporter Jamie Little, who also covers Supercross for FS1, hails from Las Vegas, site of this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony and NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion's Week. As part of the 2016 celebration, Little will host Thursday's NASCAR Victory Lap
on the Strip.
BMW, Merc, Ford, VW, Audi & Porsche Joint Venture
for Ultra-Fast, High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe
- Joint Venture to deploy a high-powered DC charging network for battery electric vehicles (BEV) covering long-distance travel routes in Europe
- Power levels up to 350 kW significantly reduce charging time compared to available systems
- Build-up of about 400 ultra-fast charging sites planned in Europe
- Network is based on the Combined Charging System (CCS) standard which uses a connector that is fully compatible with most current and next generations BEVs
- Unprecedented collaboration of the automakers would form a brand-independent network for charging infrastructure
Abu Dhabi GP Sunday Press Conference
1 - Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
2 - Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes)
3 - Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)
Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi GP, Rosberg is F1 Champion
Vettel third for Ferrari in exciting finale
Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi GP but in doing so purposely held up Nico Rosberg so the drivers behind might pass him but his tactics did not work as Nico Rosberg did what he had to do to win the 2016 F1 title by finishing second. Sebastian Vettel was the fastest car on the track at the end and caught the leading Mercedes duo but decided not to ruin the title for fellow countryman Rosberg by taking him out and settled for third.
Abu Dhabi GP Saturday Press Conference
1 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2 - Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
3 - Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull).
Hamilton wins pole in Abu Dhabi
Rosberg to start 2nd, superior Aldo Costa cars 1-2
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg made it look easy in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi GP on Saturday. When you drive a superior Aldo Costa designed Mercedes car things just come easy. Hamilton's lap of 1m38.755s beat Rosberg by 0.303 sec. Everyone else are essentially out to lunch. Daniel Ricciardo came closest for Red Bull with a lap of 1m39.589s. Ferrari drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel rounded out the top-5. Max Verstappen will start 6th for Red Bull.
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