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10/05/18
tv news

Weekend TV Times
All times Eastern; live broadcasts unless noted.
Friday, Oct. 5LocationTV TimesNetwork
F1 –practice 2Japan12:35-2:30amESPN2
NASCAR Cup – practiceDover11:00-11:50amNBCSN
NASCAR Xfinity – practiceDover12:05-12:55pmNBCSN
NASCAR Xfinity – practiceDover2:30-3:20pmNBC Sports Online
NASCAR Cup – qualifyingDover3:40-4:30pmNBC Sports Online
NASCAR Cup – qualifyingDover5:30-7:00pm (SDD)NBCSN
NHRA – qualifyingTexas10:30-11:30pm (SDD)FS1
F1 –practice 3Japan10:55pm-12:00amESPNews
Saturday, Oct. 6LocationTV TimesNetwork
F1 –qualifyingJapan1:55-3:00amESPN2
NASCAR Cup – practiceDover11:00-11:50amCNBC
NASCAR Xfinity – qualifyingDover12:30-1:30pm (SDD)NBCSN
NASCAR Cup – practiceDover1:30-2:20pmNBCSN
NASCAR Xfinity – raceDover2:30-3pm – pre-race
3:00-5:30pm – race
5:00-7:00pm - post-race
NBCSN
NHRA – qualifyingTexas5:30-7:00pmFS2
Sunday, Oct. 7LocationTV TimesNetwork
F1 – raceJapan12:30-1:05am – pre-race
1:05-3am – race
ESPN2
MotoGP - raceThailandTBDbeIN
NHRA – qualifyingTexas2:00-3:00am (D)FS1
NHRA – FinalsTexas12:00-5:00pmFS2
FIA World RXCOTA12:00-1:00pm (D)CBS-SN
NASCAR Cup – raceDover1:30-2:00pm – pre-race
2:00-6:00pm – race
NBCSN
F1 – raceJapan1:00am-3:00pm (R)ESPNews
F1 – raceJapan3:30am-5:30pm (R)ESPN


Legend: D = delayed; SDD = same-day delay; R = repeat



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10/05/18
nasmon

Pocono ready if NASCAR wants road course
Nick Igdalsky (L)
Nick Igdalsky (L)

Pocono Raceway CEO Nick Igdalsky kept a watchful eye on NASCAR’s first trip to the Charlotte Motor Speedway “roval” on Sept. 30.

Igdalsky, a road-racing enthusiast himself, knew that the sanctioning body’s endeavor into a part-oval, part-road-course facility might have further implications for his Long Pond racetrack.

Pocono currently hosts two NASCAR Cup Series dates per year, each of which are run on the primary 2½-mile triangular layout. But a July report from The Times Tribune in Scranton noted Igdalsky’s willingness to change one of his facility’s dates to a road course event.

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10/05/18
f1

Pirelli boss blames recent typhoons for Suzuka tire wear
Ferrari is screwed by choosing so many supersoft tires.  They are wearing at an alarming rate
Ferrari is screwed by choosing so many supersoft tires. They are wearing at an alarming rate

Formula 1's official tire supplier Pirelli has suggested that recent bad weather in Japan is contributing to the excessive tire wear being reported by some teams after Friday's free practice at Suzuka.

Sebastian Vettel confirmed that Ferrari has been struggling with blistering, contributing to their big deficit to Mercedes in today's two 90 minute sessions. 

But Pirelli's experts believe that two recent typhoons that have swept over Suzuka might be the explanation, as the violent weather has stripped the circuit surface of any rubber that had previously been laid down.

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10/05/18
nasmon

NASCAR Heads To Dover For First Time In New Sports Gambling Age
Dover action. Will betting bring back the crowds?
Dover action. Will betting bring back the crowds?
For the first time since the SCOTUS decision on sports gambling, NASCAR fans "will be able to place bets on their favorite drivers" at Dover Int'l Speedway this weekend, according to Jerry Smith of the Delaware NEWS JOURNAL. 

A "sports betting station" will be set up at the track from 9:00am-3:00pm ET on Saturday for the Xfinity Series Bar Harbor 200, and from 8:00am-7:00pm Sunday for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander Outdoors 400.

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10/05/18
automotive

Porsche Salesman Has Disappeared With $2.5M In Customer Deposits (Update)
UPDATE This article initially showed an image of Mitra Maraj and labeled it as Shiraaz Sookralli by mistake.  We apologize to Mr. Maraj for this error.

09/17/18 Champion Porsche, the largest Porsche dealer in North America, is facing a problem: Shiraaz Sookralli, the dealership’s vice president of marketing, has vanished without a trace. This would have only been a case of a missing person, except for one thing – he brought a huge amount of customer deposits with him, amounting to $2.5 million.

According to The Drive, a lawsuit has been filed by Champion Porsche against Sookralli, who personally handled high-valued customers who wanted to own the ultra-elite 911 GT3 and 911 GT3 RS models. Little did the dealership know, the exclusivity and rarity of these Porsche cars have its cons, and one of them is on its way to being the biggest con in Porsche Cars North America’s history.

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10/05/18
v8

Coles Express joins Penske team
Coles Express branding appears on the C-pillars of both Shell V-Power Racing Ford Falcons for the first time at the Bathurst 1000 this weekend.
Coles Express branding appears on the C-pillars of both Shell V-Power Racing Ford Falcons for the first time at the Bathurst 1000 this weekend.
Fuel and convenience retailer Coles Express is proud to have signed on as the newest sponsor of Australia’s most historic professional motor racing crew, the Shell V-Power Racing Team.
 
“The Shell V-Power Racing Team won the Teams’ Championship for the first time last year, and 2018 has been another strong year,” said Coles Express Director Alister Jordan.

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10/05/18
v8

Whincup takes provisional Bathurst pole
Jamie Whincup
Jamie Whincup
Seven-time Supercars champion Jamie Whincup pipped David Reynolds and Scott McLaughlin to top regular ARMOR ALL Qualifying for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

Provisional polesitter Whincup will lead the field into Saturday afternoon's ARMOR ALL Top 10 Shootout, while grid positions 11-26 for Sunday's race are now set.

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10/05/18
f1

Latest F1 news in brief - Friday
  • Ricciardo knows winning at Renault is not possible, but he will retire with a lot of Renault money in his bank account
    Ricciardo knows winning at Renault is not possible, but he will retire with a lot of Renault money in his bank account
    Ricciardo not expecting podium in 2019
  • Sirotkin wants to stay at Williams
  • Hamilton 'surprised' by Ferrari team orders stance
  • Arrivabene denies Ferrari exit rumors
  • Gasly helmet to be analyzed after Sochi incident
  • McLaren, Williams plight saddens Hamilton
  • Sky TV New Zealand Fails To Renew Formula 1 Rights Deal in NZ
  • Mercedes reveals the whopping cost of winning in F1

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10/05/18
motogp

0.098 splits Dovi, Vinales, Crutchlow, Marquez on Day 1
Andrea
Andrea Dovizioso flies on his Ducati

Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) finished Day 1 at the PTT Thailand Grand Prix top of the combined timesheets after setting a 1:31.090 to go 0.031 faster than FP1’s quickest rider Maverick Vinales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), the Spaniard second overall, with Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda Castrol) completing the top three split by a slender 0.043 

The Italian rider produced a late flying lap to grab the headlines with a 1m 31.090s to beat Vinales by just 0.031s using new soft front and rear tyres with the Movistar Yamaha setting his best lap time on hard front and rear tires.

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10/05/18
motogp

Lorenzo hurts himself further in Thailand crash
Jorge Lorenzo takes flight
Jorge Lorenzo takes flight
Ducati MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo has been taken to hospital for precautionary checks after his crash in practice in Thailand.

Lorenzo, already nursing an injury from the accident at the start of the previous race at Aragon, suffered another high-side crash midway through second practice in Buriram.

The Spaniard arrived in Buriram after dislocating a toe and fracturing the second metatarsal on his right foot at Aragon.

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10/05/18
f1

Mercedes buries Ferrari in 2nd Japanese GP practice
Aldo Costa cars cannot be beaten - we have been telling you this for years
Aldo Costa designed cars cannot be beaten - we have been telling you this for years

Having topped the timesheet in practice 1, the Lewis Hamilton repeated those exploits in Free Practice 2 – and in some style. Shod with the supersoft rubber for the first time this weekend, he clocked an impressive 1m 28.217s, finishing four tenths ahead of Silver Arrows teammate Valtteri Bottas in second.

The Aldo Costa designed, and now improved, Mercedes are so fast here in Sochi that the other cars do not stand a chance. The championship battle is over. Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are the 2018 World Champions.

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10/04/18
f1

Mercedes dominates opening practice in Suzuka
Aldo Costa's car dominating already
Aldo Costa's car dominating already

Running harder tires than Ferrari, Mercedes was 1-second per lap faster than the two Ferraris in opening practice for the Japanese GP at Suzuka.

Lewis Hamilton turned a lap of 1m28.691s on soft tires to beat his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by 0.446s who was on medium tires.

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10/04/18
irl

2019 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg tickets are on sale now
Start of 2018 race
Start of 2018 race
The exclusive renewal period to purchase tickets is now open for race fans who attended this March’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Customers who purchased three-day reserved seats for the 2018 event will have until Monday, November 5 to renew or possibly upgrade their seats. General public sales will begin on Thursday, November 8 at 10:00 a.m. ET. 

Ticket prices again remain unchanged for the 15th annual event set for March 10-12, 2019, in downtown St. Petersburg. Renewal customers who purchase three-day reserved seating get automatic enrollment in the Champions Club when placing orders now through the November 5th deadline ending at 9:00 p.m. ET.

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10/04/18
usf2000

Legacy Autosport Focused On 2019 On Heels Of Positive USF2000 Indy Test
Legacy Autosport car
Just weeks following their official introduction as a new team in the Road to Indy program, Legacy Autosport is now completely focused on the 2019 season having completed an extremely successful weekend at the Chris Griffis Memorial Test on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on September 22-23. The team, led by owner and veteran crew chief Mike Meyer, fielded a pair of Tatuus USF-17s for Frenchman Alex Baron and American Andre Castro and the end results were nothing but positive.

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10/04/18
imsa

Risi Competizione Announces Drivers For Petit Le Mans
Risi Ferrari
Risi Ferrari
Giuseppe Risi, Risi Competizione Team Principal, announced his drivers today for the upcoming IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Motul Petit Le Mans, October 11-13, as Toni Vilander, Miguel Molina and Andrea Bertolini.

All three drivers are Ferrari factory drivers and have driven with the legendary Houston, Texas-based Risi Competizione Ferrari team previously.

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10/04/18
racing news

Bondurant Driving School is bankrupt
Revenue plummeted
Revenue plummeted
The Bondurant School of High Performance Driving filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, Oct. 2 in Chandler, Arizona. Court filings listed total debts at between $1 million and $10 million, with between 50 and 99 creditors. The school tried to put as good a face on the development as possible.

“In a difficult yet important step toward becoming a stronger company, Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving Inc. filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona on Oct. 2, 2018,” read a statement from the school posted to its social media page. “We will continue operating and serving our students and corporate groups as usual while we develop new business relationships to ensure the vitality of the Company in the future.” 

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10/04/18
imsa

Acura cars get BoP relief
Penske Acura at last years Petit LeMans
Penske Acura at last years Petit LeMans
The pair of Team Penske Acura ARX-05s have received a power increase ahead of next weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-ending Motul Petit Le Mans.

Confirmed in the release of the latest Balance of Performance by IMSA on Wednesday, the Acura DPis will have a slight boost in turbo pressures at the top-end, between 6200-7550 RPM.

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10/04/18
imsa

37 Cars for Petit Le Mans
Rain hit last years race
Rain hit last years race

A total of 37 cars are on the entry list for next weekend’s Motul Petit Le Mans, which will close out the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.

The number is three higher than the penultimate round at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with the appearances of Performance Tech Motorsports in Prototype, Risi Competizione in GTLM and Montaplast by Land-Motorsport in GTD.

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10/04/18
f1

Video: Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen Shodo-wn in Tokyo
Ricciardo in Japan
Ricciardo in Japan
Daniel and Max drew signs of victory ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix as they kicked off the week by learning the ancient Japanese art of Shodo in Tokyo.

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10/04/18
racing news

How Volkswagen Made History At Pikes Peak
VW at Pikes Peak
VW at Pikes Peak
Volkswagen made history earlier this year when the manufacturer's I.D. R Prototype broke both the electric and outright records at the infamous Pikes Peak Hill Climb.

Mobil 1 The Grid was on hand to follow the record-breaking run and speak with the man behind the wheel, Romain Dumas, for a first-hand account of the journey.

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10/04/18
imsa

Porsche's Earl Bamber On How To Take On Petit Le Mans At Road Atlanta
Earl Bamber
Earl Bamber
Road Atlanta will play host to another title showdown in 2018, as the IMSA field prepare to do battle in the season-ending Petit Le Mans event. In an exclusive track guide for Mobil 1 The Grid, Porsche GT Team's Earl Bamber explains what it takes to master a lap of the popular circuit.

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10/04/18
fe

Audi unveils e-tron FE05 for new Formula E season
New Audi
New Audi
On December 15, a new era in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship will begin in Ad Diriyah (Saudi Arabia): Thanks to the electric cars’ greater range, the drivers will compete with only one race car for the first time. Audi now unveils the newly developed Audi e-tron FE05, with which Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi will again make a bid for the titles.

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10/04/18
Bathurst
v8

Ford dominates opening day of practice at Bathurst 1000
Will Davison fastest is first practice
Will Davison fastest is first practice
Ford drivers have dominated the opening three practice session at a wet Mount Panorama to kickstart this year’s Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

Two-time Bathurst Champion Will Davison clocked the quickest lap time of the day in the opening session before Frenchman Alex Premat, the co-driver of Scott McLaughlin was quickest in P2 and Tickford’s kiwi rookie Richie Stanaway was quickest in P3 this afternoon.

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10/04/18
f1

Latest F1 news in brief - Thursday
  • Abiteboul feels F1 cars are too heavy now. He wants to make them lighter so braking zones will be so short overtaking will be eliminated
    Abiteboul feels F1 cars are too heavy now. He wants to make them lighter so braking zones will be so short overtaking will be eliminated. He must like a good F1 parade
    F1 should slash car weight - Abiteboul
  • 2019 rules no overtaking 'fix' - Tombazis
  • Bottas 'more disciplined than Barrichello' - Todt
  • Red Bull stopped Sainz Jr. deal - Abiteboul
  • Marko: Verstappen the only other driver at Hamilton’s level
  • Ferrari unveils new Formula 1 livery ahead of Japanese GP
  • Alonso treating remaining races as 'celebration' of F1 spell 

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10/04/18
nasmon

Stewart-Haas Racing has one-third of the playoff field entering Dover
The Penske and SHR Fords, especially Harvick, have had the hot hand in 2018
The Penske and SHR Fords, especially Harvick, have had the hot hand in 2018
We predicted NASCAR wanted Ford to win big ib 2018 or risk them leaving NASCAR. So far everything is working to plan.

All four of SHR’s Ford drivers made it through to the next round – giving them one-third of the playoff field.

Now that they are through to Round 2, the odds of them advancing again are high, according to NASCAR America’s Dave Burns.

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10/04/18
nasmon

NASCAR Will Reduce Cars to Just 550 HP at Half of Its Cup Series Races Next Year
Not only are there aero changes, but HP will be cut like it has been on the superspeedways to create pack racing. NASCAR fans love pack racing and the crashes it creates
Not only are there aero changes, but HP will be cut like it has been on the superspeedways to create pack racing. NASCAR fans love pack racing and the crashes it creates

NASCAR wants the cars in its top-level Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series to not string out like a broken bracelet from a Walmart claw machine, and encourage actual side-by-side/back-and-forth racing. NASCAR will try to do that, in part, by taking its Cup Series cars from about 800 horsepower down to 550.

NASCAR announced its new rules package for 2019 on Tuesday, which, depending on the race track, includes some big aerodynamic changes and restrictions on the engine. The changes are similar to what NASCAR did with its Cup Series All-Star race this year, which made the racing great to watch but didn’t get the best reviews from the people actually driving the cars.

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10/03/18
imsa

Saavedra, Owen, And Gutierrez To Drive For AFS/PR1 Mathiasen At Petit Le Mans
Saavedra
Saavedra
AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports has announced their driver lineup of Sebastian Saavedra, Will Owen, and Jose Gutierrez for the Motul Petit Le Mans, the final round of the 2018 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship.

AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports welcomes back Will Owen, the American 23-year-old who ran with the team in July during the 2018 Six Hours of the Glen. Also coming back on board is Mexican, Jose Gutierrez, who returns to AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports after driving for the team in 2017 and winning Petit Le Mans with PR1 Motorsports in the LMPC category in 2016.

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10/03/18
f1

Formula 1 Generates 0.6% Of Revenue From New Media
Liberty is learning what AR1 has long maintained, giving away content on social media will generate minimum revenue and streaming to chord cutters will lead to your demise
Liberty is learning what AR1 has long maintained, giving away content on social media will generate minimum revenue and streaming to chord cutters will lead to your demise
Formula 1 revealed that its revenue from new media is "stuck in the slow lane" as it made just $10M from the sale and exploitation of digital rights and services last year, according to Christian Sylt for FORBES.

That figure comprises 0.6% of F1's total revenue and "shows the scale of the challenge" facing owner Liberty Media, which "has put digital at the heart of its plans to rev up interest in the series."

Liberty "got the keys to F1" in Jan. '17 and since then, has launched an esports series, revamped the F1 App, "relaxed the rules on posting video from the track and begun streaming races directly to fans" through an online OTT system. It was all designed to "drive a sharp increase in revenue."

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10/03/18
Team USA

Colin Mullan, Jake Craig Selected as 2018 Team USA Scholarship Winners
Colin Mullan, from Danville, Calif., and Jake Craig, from Mission Viejo, Calif.
Colin Mullan, from Danville, Calif., and Jake Craig, from Mission Viejo, Calif.
Colin Mullan, from Danville, Calif., and Jake Craig, from Mission Viejo, Calif., will carry the patriotic and distinctive Team USA Scholarship colors in a trio of Formula Ford race weekends in England beginning later this month. Braden Eves, from New Albany, Ohio, was initially selected as a Scholarship winner before requiring some surgery which will preclude him from accepting the opportunity.

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10/03/18
nasmon

Kasey Kahne not cleared to return at Dover
Kasey Kahne
Kasey Kahne
Kasey Kahne will continue to sit out from Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition this coming weekend when the series travels to Dover International Speedway. Kahne participated in a private medical test session on Tuesday afternoon with his physicians as they continue to evaluate his health following a case of extreme heat exhaustion at Darlington Raceway.

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10/03/18
irl

Hinchcliffe to be spokesperson for CSN Collision Centres
James Hinchcliffe
James Hinchcliffe
CSN Collision Centres is proud to announce its multi-year sponsorship of Canadian IndyCar icon James Hinchcliffe as the Company’s Brand Ambassador. 
 
“I’m so pleased to join the CSN team,” says James Hinchcliffe. “I’ve been driving all my life and performance, excellence and safety are so important to me. I truly believe CSN shares these qualities and is a leader in Canada’s collision repair industry. I’ve experienced their state-of-the-art collision centres first hand and I look forward to spreading the word about the great work that they do every day.” 

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10/03/18
gp3

Tveter fought Hard in Russia
America’s Ryan Tveter charges hard
America’s Ryan Tveter charges hard
The GP3 series doesn’t bestow a “hard-charger award,” but if it did, America’s Ryan Tveter would be a shoo-in after the second half of the series’ doubleheader at the Sochi Autodrom last Sunday. The Oyster Bay, N.Y.-based driver bettered his starting position by a whopping nine positions, as he started 18th and finished ninth.

With dark clouds looming over the 5.848-kilometer, 18-turn road course on Sunday morning, Tveter passed Devlin DeFrancesco and Sacha Fenestraz on the first lap of the 15-lap race. Up ahead, Simo Laaksonen and Giuliano Alesi fell back, with Alesi’s car suffering a flat tire after contact with Jake Hughes. Hughes had to pit to get a new nose for his car and Tveter passed one of his teammates, Pedro Piquet, to rise to 12th by the end of lap three.

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10/03/18
f1

Stroll paid $116M to buy team for his son
Lance Stroll with his Billionaire father Lawrence
Lance Stroll with his Billionaire father Lawrence
Newly released documents reveal just how bad the situation was at Force India over the summer, the Silverstone-based outfit on the verge of collapse owing £28.5m to 450 companies.

Top of the pile of a list of creditors that included parts manufacturers, doctors, journalists, Toyota (wind tunnel use), delivery firms, caterers and even various race tracks including Abu Dhabi, COTA and Monza, was Mercedes which was owed £13.7m for its engines.

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10/03/18
F1

Haas F1 team announces new sponsor
A new associate sponsor for the non-American F1 team
A new associate sponsor for the non-American F1 team
CAMplete Solutions Inc., has partnered with Haas F1 Team in the FIA Formula One World Championship.

CAMplete is a technology driven company with 20 years of experience in 5-axis machining and machine simulation. Located in the Waterloo Region of Ontario, Canada, CAMplete TruePath bridges the gap between all major CAM systems and milling machines by providing everything needed to post and simulate 5-axis tool paths in a dedicated 3D environment.

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10/03/18
F1
Irl
fe

Ocon says he will not try Formula E or IndyCar
Esteban Ocon
Esteban Ocon would get paid $1million in Formula but IndyCar requires he bring a large check
Esteban Ocon has ruled out a switch to Formula E or IndyCar for next season despite the almost definite exclusion from the Formula One grid.

Lance Stroll is all but definitely going to replace Ocon at Force India, following his father's purchase of the team.

Ocon, however has claimed his "only target" is staying on the F1 grid.

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10/03/18
imsa
wec

New Evolution Of Audi R8 LMS For Customer Racing
Audi R8 LMS
Audi R8 LMS

Audi Sport customer racing presents its fourth new model in just four years: Following on from the radically new second-generation Audi R8 LMS (2015), the Audi RS 3 LMS TCR touring car (2016) and the Audi R8 LMS GT4 sports car (2017), the evolution of the Audi R8 LMS GT3 was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show on October 2, 2018. Michael-Julius Renz, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH, and Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing, revealed the model with the international exhibition visitors looking on. The new version of the model, successful worldwide in sprint and endurance racing, is tailored closely to the customer requirements regarding technology and operating costs.

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10/03/18
automotive

Honda Joins with Cruise and General Motors to Build New Autonomous Vehicle
Cruise, General Motors and Honda announced that they will join forces to fund and develop a purpose-built autonomous vehicle for Cruise that can serve a wide variety of use cases.
Cruise, General Motors and Honda announced that they will join forces to fund and develop a purpose-built autonomous vehicle for Cruise that can serve a wide variety of use cases.
Cruise and General Motors Co.  announced today that they have joined forces with Honda to pursue the shared goal of transforming mobility through the large-scale deployment of autonomous vehicle technology.

Honda will work jointly with Cruise and General Motors to fund and develop a purpose-built autonomous vehicle for Cruise that can serve a wide variety of use cases and be manufactured at high volume for global deployment. In addition, Cruise, General Motors and Honda will explore global opportunities for commercial deployment of the Cruise network. 

Honda will contribute approximately $2 billion over 12 years to these initiatives, which, together with a $750 million equity investment in Cruise, brings its total commitment to the project to $2.75 billion.

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10/03/18
irl

Video: Yellow Yellow Yellow: The IndyCar Safety Team
James Hinchcliffe
James Hinchcliffe

During Practice for the 2015 Indianapolis 500 Indycar driver James Hinchcliffe (Dancing With the Stars, ABC) suffered a horrific crash that nearly cost him his life. Get a look behind the scenes during that fateful day with the Safety Team heroes who saved his life and see how the entire Indycar operation applies science to proactively prevent injuries and save lives. Watch Full Amazon Prime Video (Highly Recommended You Watch This)
Starring
James Hinchcliffe, Tony Kanaan, Dr. Terry Trammell

Watch Trailer

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10/03/18
f1

Ferrari to roll out new livery for Japanese GP
Smoking is big in Japan
Smoking is big in Japan

Ferrari will unveil a revised livery tomorrow ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix weekend.

No details of the changes to its livery have been confirmed other than that it is being done in conjunction with its sponsor Philip Morris International. PMI produces the Marlboro cigarette brand, whose logos previously featured on Ferrari’s cars.

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10/03/18
irl

Changes Coming to the 2019 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix
Detroit GP
Detroit GP
As the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear prepares to celebrate the 30th Grand Prix in Detroit in 2019, event organizers have announced some exciting new enhancements that fans will experience May 31-June 2 at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park.

Tickets to the 2019 Grand Prix go on sale next Tuesday, October 9, and fans will enjoy more access and more options than ever before at next summer’s celebration in the Motor City. For the first time in the history of the Detroit Grand Prix, ALL ticketholders will have access to the Fifth Third Bank Paddock – known as the “locker room of motorsports.” Included with all tickets, fans will be able to see their favorite teams and drivers up close in the garage area and have access to the historic James Scott Memorial Fountain to experience all the excitement at the Autotrader Winner’s Circle throughout the weekend. Tickets will start as low as $45 for General Admission access to the venue.

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10/03/18
f1

Latest F1 news in brief - Wednesday
  • Abiteboul blames Toto Wolff for Ocon's dilemma
    Abiteboul blames Toto Wolff for Ocon's dilemma
    Ocon situation not Renault's fault - Abiteboul
  • Verstappen thinking in races more now - father
  • Russian driver's father arrested
  • Paul Ricard wants longer F1 future
  • Cosworth ‘would have made Aston Martin F1 engine’
  • Leclerc: It was an amazing race
  • F1 benefits from $27m Singapore tax windfall

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10/03/18
track news

Speedway exec accused of peeping into neighbor's daughter's room
Michael Bruner reportedly told police, "Y'all are gonna ruin my life."
Michael Bruner reportedly told police, "Y'all are gonna ruin my life."
An Atlanta Motor Speedway executive was arrested Monday morning, accused of peeping on his neighbor’s 26-year-old daughter and recording her on his phone, police said.

The woman’s father, Scott Warshaw, said he received a call from a neighbor who said he’d seen a man dressed in black and wearing a ski mask peeping in the window of Warshaw’s McDonough, Ga., home.

“The neighbor called us and said, ‘I have called the police. I just got off the phone and they’re here. I’ve been watching this guy for 30 or 40 minutes peeping in your daughter’s room,” Warshaw told Atlanta's WSB-TV.

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