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Marquez leads the two Ducatis in front of a packed house at the Red Bull Ring
The Ferrari duo of Toni Vilander and Miguel Molina were challenged early in Sunday's GT SprintX 60-minute race at Utah Motorsports Campus, but the drivers of the No. 61 R. Ferri Motorsport Ferrari 488 GT3 made it look easy in the end with their sixth 2018 victory and the GT SprintX drivers championship
Keelan Harvick, son of Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Busch Light/Mobil 1 Ford, celebrates with the checkered flag after his dad won the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Consmers Energy 400
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Lorenzo nips Marquez at the line
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Busch Light/Mobil 1 Ford, celebrates with the trophy in Victory Lane
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Marquez dives under Lorenzo for the lead on the next-to-last lap but the Ducati HP was too much for the Honda
Lorenzo and Marquez put on an epic battle
Jorge Lorenzo a happy winner over Marc Marquez
DTM: Brands Hatch
Paul di Resta holds off Gary Paffett for a Mercedes 1-2 at Brands Hatch
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Part 1: Colorado to California on US Route 50
by Stephen Cox
The Loneliest Road isn't quite as lonely as it once was, but it should still be on the bucket list of every automobile enthusiast. Having now crossed Death Valley, the American Mojave, Sonora and Great Basin deserts as well as spending a full month in the Sahara a few years back, I can say from personal experience that the desert you will cross on US Route 50 West is on par with any in the world.
IndyCar ABC Supply Pocono 500 Preview
The 2018 IndyCar title race is down to 4 races (really 5 because Sonoma counts as double points). It all starts Sunday on the 2.5-mile “Tricky Triangle,” where the six drivers who have the most realistic shot at the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series crown and the $1 million prize will go to battle. Championship leader Dixon takes his 46-point advantage to Pocono looking to get as much out of each race as possible, while not worrying about what the drivers behind him do.
Hunter-Reay would welcome Alonso to IndyCar
by Mark C.
IndyCar ace Ryan Hunter-Reay says he would love to race against Fernando Alonso in IndyCar if he decides to come and race in the USA in 2019. Today Alonso announced he would not race in F1 in 2019 because he has no chance of winning with the McLaren F1 car. We asked Hunter-Reay today about this weekend's Pocono 500 and the possibility of Alonso racing full-time in IndyCar in 2019.
Alonso will not race in F1 in 2019
IndyCar announcement may be next
Fernando Alonso, who turned 37 in July, is competing in his 17th F1 season, his fifth with McLaren, and has amassed 32 wins, 22 pole positions and 97 podiums to date today has decided to not race in F1 in 2019. Beyond his two titles – in 2005 he became the then-youngest world champion in F1 history – Fernando has been championship runner-up three times.
Q&A with Chip Ganassi and Scott Dixon
On Dixon re-signing with Ganassi teamParticipants
Kevin Harvick Scores Seventh Win of the Season
Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan Speedway
Last week at Watkins Glen, Chase Elliott's maiden victory on the road course interrupted the season of the Big Three. But on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, Kevin Harvick restored the status quo, winning for the seventh time this season and breaking a tie with third-place finisher Kyle Busch for most victories in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Harvick led 108 of the 200 laps in the Consumers Energy 400 and cruised to a 3.233-second win over runner-up Brad Keselowski, who took over second place when Austin Dillon slowed with a cut tire on the next-to-last lap.
Superior Ducati HP too much for Marquez to overcome
Lorenzo powers to victory in Austria
Pure HP and not rider skill has determined the outcome of recent MotoGP races and Sunday's race at the Red Bull Ring was no different. On the next to last lap Marc Marquez passed leader Jorge Lorenzo in Turn 3 for the lead only to have the Ducati rider breeze past on the straight and the Honda rider just did not have the power to respond, eventually crossing the line 0.130s behind. Andrea Dovizioso finished 3rd 1.6s behind in another Ducati
Justin Allgaier Rallies To Win At Mid-Ohio
Rock N Roll Tequila 170 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Justin Allgaier pulled off the NASCAR version of a "spin and win" to take the Xfinity Series victory in Saturday's Rock N Roll Tequila 170 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The JR Motorsports driver of the No. 7 Brandt Chevrolet rallied from late-race contact and a spin to pass Austin Cindric with eight laps remaining, claiming his third win of the season and first at the famed 2.4-mile road course.
Marquez nips Dovizioso for pole in Austria
Honda rider beats three powerful Ducati’s
It was a breathless fight to the wire for pole position at the eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Osterreich, with the battle boiling down to a three-way scrap between Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) vs the Ducati Team riders of Andrea Dovizioso and Jorge Lorenzo. Dovizioso came incredibly close – just 0.002 back – but the Italian will line up second, with Lorenzo completing that front row and just over a tenth off.
Hamlin's 202.74 mph lap wins pole at Michigan
Teammate Kyle Busch on outside of front row
With a blistering lap at 202.794 mph (35.504 seconds) on Friday, Denny Hamlin won his second straight pole position in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. For the second straight week, Hamlin and JGR teammate Kyle Busch (202.731 mph) will start 1-2. Hamlin edged Busch by 0.011 seconds to earn his second Busch Pole Award of the season.
Ford unveils the Mustang for NASCAR Cup competition
Follows the Chevy Camaro into Cup
Ford unveiled the new NASCAR Mustang that will compete in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019 for employees at the company’s World Headquarters today. The world’s best-selling sports coupe moves to America’s most popular form of racing – for the first time ever – debuting at 2019 Daytona 500 in February. Ford Performance and Ford Design teams worked together on new model to create competitive race car that remains true to its heritage
GT & GTS SprintX Championships Up for Grabs
PWC this weekend in Utah
This weekend's Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Utah marks the conclusion of the 2018 GT SprintX and GTS SprintX road racing championships with the Aug. 11-12 doubleheader 60-minute, two-driver events set to decide the 10-race titles run at the high-speed 3.048-mile, 14-turn outer course at the Utah Motorsports Campus. The Utah Saturday and Sunday GT SprintX and GTS SprintX features are expected to be wild and highly-competitive races with the popular GT3 and GT4 sports cars fighting for coveted championships in the international driver lineup.
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