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The World
The Wuhan China Covid-19 virus death toll is now over 14,000 as the racing world is shut down, economies are crashing, millions of jobs are lost and $Trillions of dollars are spent fighting this global pandemic
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NASCAR: Homestead
Denny Hamlin crosses the finish line first to win the 100-lap NASCAR iRacing virtual race over #8 Dale Earnhardt Jr.

IMSA Sebring
A LOOK BACK: Mario Andretti and Bruce McLaren lapped fellow Ford drivers AJ Foyt and Lloyd Ruby 12 times on route to winning the 1967 12 Hours Of Sebring

F1: Mexico City
A LOOK BACK: Nigel Mansell led all 69 laps to win the 1992 Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. Michael Schumacher finished third for the first podium in his illustrious F1 career.

IMSA: Sebring
BMW finished 1-2-3 led by Canadian racer Bruno Spengler in the Motul-sponsored No. 25 BMW Team Red M8 GTE in the IMSA SuperSaturday virtual race at Sebring

IMSA: Sebring
A LOOK BACK: Mario Andretti took over the 2nd place #21 Ferrari from Ignazio Giunti and Nino Vaccarella in the 11th Hour and passed Steve McQueen to win the 1970 12 Hours of Sebring

NASCAR: Homestead
#48 Jimmie Johnson caused a big wreck in the 100-lap NASCAR iRacing race won by Denny Hamlin

USAC: Phoenix
A LOOK BACK: AJ Foyt leads every lap on this day in 1964 to win the Phoenix 150 USAC IndyCar race - the first IndyCar race on the Phoenix oval

Corvette C8 Hybrid
A Hybrid version of the C8 Corvette has been spotted with a pollution measuring device hanging off the back of it
The Drive
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Aston Martin moves into V6 era
  Hybrid / plug-in hybrid engine set to be most powerful in Aston Martin range
Aston Martin has revealed further details of its in-house designed V6 engine, which has been created initially for deployment in a new range of mid-engined sportscars, starting with the Aston Martin Valhalla from 2022. Codenamed TM01 – celebrating Aston Martin’s illustrious engineer of the 50s and 60s, Tadek Marek – the engine has already undergone a series of extensive testing on the dyno, as the team make progress towards creating the luxury British brand’s first in-house designed engine since 1968.
IndyCar postpones Indy 500 to August 23rd
  Issues revised 2020 schedule as well
The Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced today. The 104th edition of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" will air live on NBC, with the official green flag time to be announced at a later date. 
Fabio Quartararo: "I'm Fast On The Playstation"
  "But I'm Faster In Reality!"
The PETRONAS Yamaha Sepang Racing Team rider tells us how he’s keeping busy and adjusting to life at home awaiting the return of MotoGP action.  He's home in Andorra where he is not totally in quarantine but he tries to go out as little as possible so as not to get hit by the Coronavirus. Like all the riders he does know when they’ll start the season but of course they all need to be fit and 100% prepared whenever the first race is, so they're training hard and, of course, looking forward to starting the season.
Hamlin beats Earnhardt Jr. in Homestead iRacing event
  A peek into the future when cars drive themselves
In what was a peek into the future of auto racing when cars drive themselves and drivers are no longer needed to put on real races at a race track, Denny Hamlin passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the final lap to win Sunday’s NASCAR Pro Invitational iRacing Series exhibition race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Earnhardt was second in the 100-lap race. Timmy Hill was third. Chase Briscoe placed fourth. Garrett Smithley was fifth.
A LOOK BACK 1 YEAR: NASCAR at Martinsville
  Amy Henderson - Keselowski dominates to win Martinsville
Team Penske put an exclamation point on the organization’s hot start to 2019 as Brad Keselowski conquered NASCAR’s shortest track Sunday to win the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway in a purely dominant performance, becoming the first driver to win more than one race in 2019. Keselowski led 446 out of 500 laps and swept the stage wins on Sunday in a race that saw long green-flag runs and plenty of on-track action.
  Herta Becomes youngest IndyCar winner ever
Clear skies hung over Circuit of the Americas for today's inaugural INDYCAR Classic. The race ran drama-free until a single caution was brought out on Lap 44. Benefiting most drivers and challenging three, the caution allowed Colton Herta, Josef Newgarden and Ryan Hunter-Reay - who had just pitted on Lap 43 to gain track position while it pushed race leaders Will Power and Alexander Rossi out of contention to win the 60-lap race.
We drive the 2020 Nissan Rogue
  by Ali Arsham
The Nissan Rogue is Nissan’s best-selling vehicle. It makes sense because it is one vehicle that does everything well.  It is roomy but not too big and luxurious without being flashy. It is also affordable and economical and Nissan has now added a host of electronic safety measures.
Mecum to put Miles' Shelby GT350 R-Model on block
  In Indy unless government bars auction
The awe-inspiring collection of John Atzbach - highlighted most notably by the first 1965 Shelby GT350R Competition Model built, known as the “Flying Mustang” - was announced today by Mecum Auctions as an offering that will serve as the headlining main attraction of Dana Mecum’s 33rd Original Spring Classic, to be held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis this May 12-17. 
Q&A with IndyCar's Mark Miles
  After cancellation of first 4 races
Basically, we wanted to be available to you to take your questions. Obviously, this is an incredibly fluid situation. The entire world is dealing with it. It changes by the hour. The President of the United States is going to make another statement later today. We certainly don't know what's coming. It just underscores I think the gravity of the situation. We are so excited about this season. We remain that. We're going to race as much as we can race. It was clear to us from overnight and this morning that the right thing to do right now was to suspend our competition, really all on-track activity through April. Mark Miles
3 reasons why Alonso will run IndyCar full-time
  by Andrew Maitland (and 3 reasons why he won't)
Before I even knew what team he would be driving for, I declared recently that Fernando Alonso will win this year's Indy 500 and therefore complete the so-called Triple Crown. That was before Honda reportedly vetoed the deal he had reached with Michael Andretti's top operation, meaning the former Formula 1 world champion had to resort to Plan B - McLaren's new operation. Having severed his ambassadorial ties with his former F1 employer, it clearly wasn't really what the Spaniard had in mind.
St. Pete GP: 5 Things To Look For
  Heading into the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
The 2020 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season opens this weekend with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Team Penske's Josef Newgarden won last year's race on the 14-turn, 1.8-mile temporary street circuit, but he will have a host of strong competition for this year's honors among the 26-car field. This marks the 10th consecutive year that the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will serve as the NTT INDYCAR SERIES season opener, dating to 2011 in a race won by Dario Franchitti.
IndyCar St. Petersburg GP Preview
  Opening IndyCar race of 2020
The 16th Annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will return as the opening race for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES for the 10th consecutive year. It will also feature six support racing series on track with four of the six opening their 2020 seasons in St. Petersburg. Utilizing a combination of raw speed, creative tire strategy and sharp pit work, Josef Newgarden drove the No. 2 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet to victory lane in the 2019 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and teammate Will Power won the pole. Will Team Penske dominate again?
Latest Rumors

 Vettel offered drastic pay cut due to budget caps

 Wolff to leave Mercedes F1 for Aston Martin? (Update)

 Jimmie Johnson to make IndyCar debut at Indy

 Entire 2020 motorsports season to be cancelled (2nd Update)

 Canada GP next to be postponed (Update)

 Renault set to quit F1?

 Lundgaard to replace Ricciardo?

 F1 to lower $175m budget cap

 F1 'lucky' to have 11-race 2020 calendar

 Team Penske to increase advantage over other IndyCar teams

 Baku to be postponed (2nd Update)

 Will Coronavirus force cancellation of the Indy 500? (2nd Update)

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