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10/24/17
IAR

Indoor Trenton, NJ winter dirt race details announced
Trenton the past two years has been run on a concrete surface. This year they are covering it with clay
Trenton the past two years has been run on a concrete surface. This year they are covering it with clay
TRENTON, NJ -. Len Sammons Motorsports Productions has announced that its much anticipated first annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals inside the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J., on Friday and Saturday, December 1-2, 2017 will have a pre-race practice session on Thursday, November 30.

“So many of the teams who have been entering the East Coast Indoor Nationals have asked about the possibility of getting some extra practice,” promoter Len Sammons said. “We’ve waited until we were secure we’d have the clay installed properly we’re all set-up and ready before announcing it’s a go for Thursday evening.”

While the East Coast Indoor Nationals is a brand new event, the CURE Insurance Arena (formerly Sun National Bank Center), has hosted TQ Midget racing for the past four years on the arena’s concrete floor.

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10/24/17
nasx

Stewart-Haas, Biagi-DenBeste Racing form Xfinity partnership
Stewart-Haas Racing has formed a partnership with Biagi-DenBeste Racing in the Xfinity Series.

The Xfinity Series operation will be known as Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBeste starting in 2018. The name change only applies to the company's Xfinity Series program.

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10/24/17
nasmon

Travis Mack to be Kahne's Crew Chief
Kasey Kahne
Kasey Kahne
Leavine Family Racing has announced that Travis Mack will assume crew chief duties for the No. 95 Chevrolet with driver Kasey Kahne during the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.

Mack, who is the car chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team, has worked as a car chief since 2013 and served as interim crew chief for the No. 88 team for one race at Richmond Raceway in 2017.

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10/24/17
nhra

Pedregon on the Force Factor
John Force
John Force
Long the face of NHRA drag racing, 16-time Funny Car champion John Force is never at a loss for words. So, what does he say to daughter, Brittany, and teammate Robert Hight as they compete for NHRA titles with two races remaining in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship?

Whatever it is, it’s working.

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10/24/17
MacauGP

SJM Theodore Racing by Prema launches four-car assault on Macau Grand Prix
A high-caliber four-car line-up has today been announced by SJM Theodore Racing, as it launches its annual assault on the world-renowned Macau Grand Prix.
 
Maximilian Gunther, Callum Ilott, Zhou Guan Yu and Mick Schumacher will compete for SJM Theodore Racing by Prema as it looks to regain the coveted title and secure a record ninth Macau GP, having last won the blue riband event with Felix Rosenqvist in 2015.

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10/24/17
nasmon

Fuel Efficiency - Managing NASCAR Fuel Strategy, With Kurt Busch & Kevin Harvick
Mobil 1 The Grid: They say in racing that, ‘to finish first, you must first finish’. And nowhere is this more true than in NASCAR. Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kurt Busch, Greg Zipadelli, Kevin Harvick and Crew Chief Rodney Childers explain why the right fuel strategy can make the difference between winning and losing in America's premier racing stock car racing series, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup.

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10/24/17
arca

Weatherman to make Cup debut at Martinsville
Rick Ware Racing, LLC has announced that 20-year-old ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards veteran Kyle Weatherman will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driving debut in the First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway Sunday, Oct. 29.

Weatherman, of Wentzville, Mo., is slated to the drive the #51 Chevrolet.

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10/24/17
track news

Auto Club Speedway, NASCAR, bring more than $105 million in economic activity
Auto Club Speedway
Auto Club Speedway
Auto Club Speedway, Southern California's premier motorsports facility, contributes more than $105 million in economic impact to San Bernardino County, according to a recently released report by the University of California, Riverside Center for Economic Forecasting and Development.

Based on data from the analysis which were estimated using input-output models from the Impact Analysis for Planning (IMPLAN) System, Auto Club Speedway generated $105.8 million in economic output in San Bernardino County, $148.7 million in economic output in Southern California and $156.2 million in economic output in the state of California.

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10/24/17
irl

IndyCar looking at small tweaks to tires
Firestone IndyCar tires
Firestone IndyCar tires

Although IndyCar’s president of competition Jay Frye is not expecting “radical revisions” to 2018 tire and practice session regulations, he told David Malsher of Motorsport.com that fine-tuning the product will be under discussion when he meets with Firestone later this month.

In 2017 practice sessions were reduced from one hour to 45 minutes, to help encourage track action for the fans, after several seasons where the opening 20 minutes of practice would see front runners sit in pitlane until the backmarkers had put some rubber down on track.

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10/24/17
elms

Clean Run Clinches 2017 ELMS Crown for G-Drive Racing
Winning in Portugal Ryo Hirakawa, Memo Rojas and Leo Roussel
Winning in Portugal Ryo Hirakawa, Memo Rojas and Leo Roussel
DragonSpeed won its first international championship last weekend in Portugal with a calculated, conservative run to fourth place in the final round of the 2017 European Le Mans Series season at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve. The finish secured both the ELMS LMP2 Teams and Drivers titles for the number 22 G-Drive Racing by DragonSpeed ORECA-07 Gibson entry.

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10/24/17
pwc

PWC Touring Car Championships Featured This Sunday on CBS
Tom O'Gorman
Tom O'Gorman
The 2017 Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car championships came down to the final events at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and those exciting races will be televised this Sunday, Oct. 29, on CBS Sports Network.

With point titles on the line in the final two 40-minute Touring Car races at MRLS, the Touring Car season finales are scheduled for two one-hour telecasts this Sunday at 6 p.m. EDT with the Touring Car class rounds and at 7 p.m. EDT with the TCA/TCB division events.

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10/24/17
f1

Latest F1 news in brief - Tuesday
  • Verstappen told the US fans to stay home next year.....so the USGP promoter loses their shirt and the USGP dies
    Verstappen told the US fans to stay home next year.....so the USGP promoter loses their shirt and the USGP dies. He will pay a fine for that and other things he said.
    Verstappen in trouble for calling steward 'idiot'
  • Sainz Jr. made Kvyat look 'not good enough' - Montoya
  • Vettel defends Arrivabene amid ax rumors
  • Bottas says he's learning from recent setbacks
  • Wehrlein unimpressed at Magnussen move
  • Raikkonen 'surprised' by Verstappen attempt
  • Wolff: Mercedes to keep foot on Ferrari's throat

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10/23/17
irl

James Hinchcliffe, Scott Dixon test new IndyCar at TMS
Scott Dixon and James Hinchcliffe enjoyed their first superspeedway oval trial with INDYCAR’s universal aero kit in a Honda manufacturer test Monday at Texas Motor Speedway.

Dixon drove the Chip Ganassi Racing car while Hinchcliffe – officially re-signed last week to a multiyear extension – was in the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports entry, with Honda officials closely monitoring the session on the manufacturer test day in preparation for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Other Honda-supplied teams also had a representative on hand to watch the testing on the 1.5-mile oval.

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10/23/17
wrx

World RX to race at COTA, but not IndyCar
The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will have its first US event in 2018. Championship rights holder IMG has agreed a five-year deal with Circuit of the Americas (COTA) at Austin, Texas.  World RX will make its debut in the United States of America on the weekend of 29-30 September 2018 as part of a festival weekend.

The USA is a key territory for World RX teams, manufacturers and sponsors and this latest news is in line with the World Championship’s continued growth.  The 2018 calendar will feature nine European rounds, Canada, the USA and South Africa.

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10/23/17
nasmon

Court date set for Patricia Driscoll
Patricia Pauline Driscoll
Patricia Pauline Driscoll
The federal criminal trial of Patricia Pauline Driscoll on charges she defrauded the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF) and used funds earmarked to help wounded soldiers and their families as her own personal slush fund for travel, alcohol and jewelry, among other things, is set for February 5, 2018, according to court documents obtained by Kickin' the Tires.

She was originally indicted on seven federal criminal counts alleging an attempt to interfere with the administration of Internal Revenue Service laws, wire fraud, mail fraud, fraud and tax evasion, according to the indictment unsealed September 20, 2016. Earlier this year, one count of the indictment - attempt to interfere with the administration of Internal Revenue Service laws - was dismissed after she appealed the charge. She still faces six counts in the original indictment, which could carry multiple years in prison, fines and restitution if she is found guilty. An indictment is not a finding of guilt but a stage in the criminal process that indicates there is enough evidence to move forward to criminal proceedings.

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10/23/17
imsa

Alonso Confirms Interest for Rolex 24
Alonso eyes sportscars
Alonso eyes sportscars
Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso has directly confirmed his interest in competing in January’s Rolex 24 at Daytona following speculation in recent days of plans with United Autosports. 

As first reported by Sportscar365 on Thursday, Alonso is in contention to race with the Anglo-American squad at Daytona as part of its expanded entry for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-opener.

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10/23/17
usac

Trailblazing Indianapolis 500 Car Owner Vollstedt Passes at 99
Rolla Vollstedt
Rolla Vollstedt
Longtime Indianapolis 500 car entrant Rolla Vollstedt, who is perhaps best remembered for bringing Janet Guthrie to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1976 as the first female to be entered for the Indianapolis 500, passed away Sunday, Oct. 22 in Portland, Oregon. He was 99.

Passionate, articulate, outspoken and persuasive, Vollstedt was a high-profile member of the board of directors for the United States Auto Club who served as USAC's car entrant representative from the late 1960s until the 1980s.

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10/23/17
nasmon

FRR Crew Member Jim Watson Passes Away (Update)
James “Jim” Watson
James “Jim” Watson

UPDATE A memorial service for Jim Watson, the Furniture Row Racing crew member who passed away Oct. 21 in the Kansas City area, has been scheduled for Fri., Oct. 27 at Warlick Funeral Home in Lincolnton, N.C.

The family will receive friends of the man many affectionately knew as “Wildman” from 4-6 p.m. Warlick Funeral Home is located at 125 Dave Warlick Drive in Lincolnton, N.C.

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10/23/17
imsa

BAR1 Motorsports Steps Up to LMP2 for 2018
Brian Alder
Brian Alder
BAR1 Motorsports announced today they have taken delivery of a Gibson powered Multimatic–Riley Mk 30 LMP2 car. The team will campaign the full 2018 IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championships schedule, including the North American Endurance Championship. Team owner, Brian Alder, also sees this as an opportunity to return to Le Mans. The announcement comes just two weeks after the team’s impressive 1-2 finish at the season ending 10 hour Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.

“Obviously, this is an important step for us,” said Brian. “The move to LMP2 opens up a lot of opportunities for the team. Running in the series’ flagship class attracts a higher level of marketing partners, top tier drivers and, for me personally, a chance to return to Le Mans.”

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10/23/17
f1
automotive

McLaren F1 designer to launch new low volume car firm
TVR chooses Gordon Murray Design’s iStream carbon manufacturing system
TVR chooses Gordon Murray Design’s iStream carbon manufacturing system

Gordon Murray, the innovative designer of the legendary McLaren F1 hypercar, has launched his own limited-production company called ‘Gordon Murray Automotive’.

The company aims to design innovative bespoke low volume vehicles tailored for unique customers.

The cars will be released under a new ‘Gordon Murray’ brand, starting with what it calls a flagship model.

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10/23/17
cart
f1

Compare Verstappen's (disqualified) overtake with (one of) the best overtake(s) in motor racing ever
The last 4 laps of the race where Alex Zanardi passes Bryan Herta during the 1996 CART PPG Indy Car World Series race at Laguna Seca on the last lap..

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10/23/17
r2i

Veterans, Newcomers Impress in Chris Griffis Memorial Test
Indy Lights: Nico Jamin
Indy Lights: Nico Jamin
SPEEDWAY, Ind. (October 23, 2017) – Forty drivers representing all three rungs of the Mazda Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires were in action this weekend during the two-day Chris Griffis Memorial Test held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Over 5,300 laps were turned around the 2.439-mile road course in the seventh annual outing as teams and drivers focused on 2018 preparations.

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10/23/17
nasmon

Recap: Truex Jr. sweeps Kansas, Round of 8 field set
Recap all the action of the Hollywood Casino 400 as Martin Truex Jr. sweeps the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races at Kansas and the Round of 8 field is set.

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10/23/17
f1

Latest F1 news in brief - Monday
  • Raikkonen was out of tires and a sitting duck on the final lap
    Raikkonen was out of tires and a sitting duck on the final lap
    Lauda to seek out Whiting after Verstappen penalty
  • Verstappen penalty call "the worst I've ever seen" - Lauda
  • Kvyat yet to discuss future with Marko
  • Ferrari 'easy to beat' when emotional - Lauda
  • Marchionne plays down Arrivabene axe reports
  • Marchionne tips 2021 engine rules 'quarrels'
  • Vettel admits he lacked Hamilton's pace
  • Hamilton: Pre-race set-up changes crucial
  • Bottas left to lament late-race tire wear

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10/23/17
nasmon

Video: Big wreck shakes up playoff picture at Kansas
A big wreck involving playoff drivers Matt Kenseth and Jamie McMurray shakes up the battle to advance to the Round of 8.

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10/23/17
f1

United States Grand Prix - Ferrari Behind the scenes
A behind the scenes look at the USGP for Ferrari

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10/23/17
f1

US Grand Prix: Race Reaction
Hear from Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel and more after an eventful 2017 US Grand Prix.

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10/23/17
f1

Video: Verstappen's Last-Lap Pass Of Raikkonen: All The Angles
Watch Max Verstappen's last-lap move on Kimi Raikkonen that gave him P3 at the 2017 US Grand Prix - before he was penalized for going off track and gaining an advantage.

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10/23/17
f1

US Grand Prix: Race Highlights
Highlights from the 2017 USGP at COTA won by Lewis Hamilton over Sebastian Vettel

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10/23/17
automotive

At Tesla, it's trial by fire
Robots work on Tesla cars as they move down the Fremont, Calif., factory line in 2015
Robots work on Tesla cars as they move down the Fremont, Calif., factory line in 2015
David Butow / For The Times

When Elon Musk talks about the future of factory automation at Tesla, he envisions new breeds of robots and smart machines compressed in dense factories with little room for human operators, guided by self-learning software writes Russ Mitchell, LA Times.

“At the point at which the factory looks like an “alien dreadnought” -- a nod to a video game spaceship -- “you know you’ve won,” Musk has told investors.

But so far, the manufacturing of Tesla’s new all-electric compact sedan, the Model 3, at its Fremont, Calif., factory is moving at a more earthbound pace.

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10/23/17
nasmon

Playoff Chances over For Larson & Kenseth
Larson's Chevy spews it guts all over the Kansas asphalt
Larson's Chevy spews it guts all over the Kansas asphalt
Getty Images

Kyle Larson was considered to be one of the top contenders to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship next month at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Unfortunately he won’t get the chance to race for a championship after an engine failure Sunday afternoon at Kansas Speedway ended his championship chances.

Larson, who entered Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway with a 29 point cushion over the cutoff line in the playoffs, retired from the race on lap 76 when the engine in his Chevrolet went up in smoke.

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10/23/17
nasmon

Truex Jr., FRR Dedicate Kansas Victory to Jim Watson
Another win for the #78
Another win for the #78
“Let’s go win this one for Jim, and we did it,” said Martin Truex Jr., referring to the loss of Furniture Row Racing crew member Jim Watson, who passed away Saturday night of a heart attack. “We got together in the morning and said the best way we could honor Jim and his family would be a victory.”

Truex did what he set out to do in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, scoring his seventh win of the season that was by no means an easy task for the No. 78 team. After starting on the pole Truex led the first 34 laps but then was assessed a restart violation which sent him back to 31st place.

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10/23/17
Team USA

Strong Drives for Kotyk, Jeansonne in Thrilling Formula Ford Festival Final
Jonathan Kotyk
Jonathan Kotyk
WEST KINGSDOWN, England  – Team USA Scholarship drivers Jonathan Kotyk and Aaron Jeansonne posted excellent performances during a hard-fought 20-lap Formula Ford Festival Final Sunday afternoon at Brands Hatch. The pair finished just outside the top 10 but posted very competitive lap times as they worked their way forward from 16th and 18th on the grid, with Kotyk’s fastest time of 50.809 seconds slightly quicker than race winner Joey Foster’s best of 50.892.

The veteran Cornishman won by just over a tenth of a second from 20-year-old Irishman Keith Donegan. Scottish teenager Neil Maclennan also finished very close behind in third.

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10/23/17
nasmon

Kenseth talks about Kansas accident, penalty
Matt Kenseth
Matt Kenseth
What do you think about the call made to take you out of the race and the Playoffs?

"I don't know what any of the rules are. Seems like we got a lot of stuff that kind of gets, you know, changed so often I honestly can't keep up with it. My head kind of spins from putting lugnuts out of pit boxes to one to many guys over the wall, you're not allowed to race anymore. I just don't get it to be honest with you. I really don't have a lot good to say right now. I'm more than disappointed. I'm just gonna say thanks to DeWalt. They've been a sponsor of mine off and on for twenty years. Awesome guys there. They deserve better than this. We showed some flashes of brilliance this season, been off and on, been fast at times, had great pit stops at times, just haven't been able to put it all together like a championship team needs to. Unfortunately this is an example of that. I hope that I can do a better job here the next four weeks and hopefully go get a win."

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10/23/17
automotive

Tesla Slams Consumer Reports For Giving Model 3 Average Reliability Rating
Tesla Model 3
Tesla Model 3
Tesla has slammed Consumer Reports for giving the Model 3 an average reliability rating despite not yet driving the brand’s entry-level EV.

In Consumer Reports annual reliability survey, it was predicted that the Model 3 will have average reliability because of the large amount of technology it shares with the Model S sedan.

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10/22/17
nasmon

NASCAR Kansas Cup Post-Race Q&A
Race winner Martin Truex Jr. (No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota), race-winning crew chief Cole Pearn (No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota), race-winning owner Barney Visser and Furniture Row Racing President Joe Garone, second- place finisher Kurt Busch (No. 41 Haas Automation/Monster Energy Ford) and third- place finisher Ryan Blaney (No. 21 Omnicraft Auto Parts Ford)

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10/22/17
nasmon

Earnhardt Jr. Talks Upcoming NASCAR Retirement, Politics
Dale Jr.
Dale Jr.
Sunday’s edition of NBC’s “Today” featured host Willie Geist speaking with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. about retiring once the season comes to an end. Earnhardt said of his history of concussions, "Knowing what we went through to get well, I know I can't do this for five, ten years with that in the back of my mind. I know I can't and I don't want to.”

Earnhardt said of being outspoken in the political realm, including what his thoughts are on the protests in the NFL, “For the longest time NASCAR's been sort of stereotyped. We all have different opinions and thoughts and cares and likes and dislikes.

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10/22/17
irl

IndyCar new windscreen does not have to look hideous
CART Champ Cars had windscreens for year. Here is Mario Andretti collecting his Borg Warner for the 1981 Indy 500 only to have the kangaroo court IMS family take it away a few days later
CART Champ Cars had windscreens for year. Here is Mario Andretti collecting his Borg Warner for the 1981 Indy 500 only to have the kangaroo court IMS family take it away a few days later
Just when the 2018 IndyCar bodykits make IndyCars look sexy again, like F1 with its Halo, will the new IndyCar windscreen make the IndyCars look hideous again?

Racer reports that Verizon IndyCar Series CEO Mark Miles met with a group of reporters at Circuit of The Americas on Saturday during the United States Grand Prix and was asked where the championship stands on introducing the custom aeroscreen it has in development.

"We think greater head protection is important," he said. "We're working on it. It won't be a Halo, it will be some form of windscreen that I guess we haven't put out for you to see yet but we're making good progress on something that I think won't really alter the look of our car. Drivers will be able to see through it, over it, so I think it's different approaches to try and address the same important issues."

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10/22/17
promazda

New Pro Mazda chassis makes sparkling debut at Indy test
Juncos team rings out the PM-18
Juncos team rings out the PM-18

The PM-18 still had that new car smell.

The new Tatuus PM-18 for the Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires had its first official on-track activity Saturday at the Chris Griffis Memorial Test on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. The new chassis for the Pro Mazda category completes the upgrade process across the entire Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires development ladder.

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10/22/17
f1

Latest F1 news in brief - Sunday
  • Not winning much at McLaren, Hamilton now drives an Aldo Costa designed car - the man who makes drivers heroes
    Not winning much at McLaren, Hamilton now drives an Aldo Costa designed car (like Schumacher did) and he is breaking all F1 records
    Hamilton 'on Schumacher and Senna level' - Massa
  • Alonso not surprised with Sainz pace
  • Kvyat looks ahead to meeting with Marko
  • McLaren considers orange livery for 2018
  • Verstappen 'very angry' over Q3 showing
  • Vettel hails turnaround after Friday issues
  • Magnussen penalized for impeding Perez
  • Stroll also hit with grid penalty for blocking
  • Tires left for USGP

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10/21/17
nasmon

NASCAR Kansas Earnhardt Jr Q&A
NASCAR parades out their biggest star for his last race at Kansas

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10/21/17
nasmon

NASCAR Kansas Cup Qualifying Q&A
Coors Light Pole winner Martin Truex Jr. (No. 78 Bass Pro Shops/ Tracker Boats Toyota) and Second-place qualifier Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Jimmy John's Ford)

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10/21/17
nasmon

Hemric might sub for Menard who is on baby watch
DANIEL HEMRIC GOT INTO THE NO. 27 CHEVROLET SS IN THE FINAL MOMENTS OF THE FINAL PRACTICE SESSION PRIOR TO THE HOLLYWOOD CASINO 400 TO GET COMFORTABLE IN THE CAR SHOULD HE HAVE TO FILL IN FOR REGULAR DRIVER, PAUL MENARD, SHOULD PAUL NEED TO LEAVE TO BE WITH HIS WIFE AS THEY ARE EXPECTING THEIR SECOND CHILD.

TALK ABOUT GETTING IN THE NO. 27 CHEVY:
“Yeah, obviously first off that is a cool situation for Paul and his wife waiting on the birth of their second child. So, that has got to be exciting.  I’m just lucky to have the call to hopefully get in when the time comes and if it comes during the race weekend. So, just trying to take all the precautions possible to be ready if that time does happen here this weekend or whatever weekend it is moving forward.  Just excited to be part of it.”

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10/21/17
usf4

Nine Drivers Battle For F4 U.S. National Championship Title At USGP
AUSTIN, TEXAS  – The season finale of the Formula 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda takes place on the largest world-stage its experienced to date, the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas Oct. 20-22. More than 300,000 fans are anticipated to fill the stands during the three-day event.

Thirty-one F4 U.S. drivers will share the same track as their F1- racing idols, but each have a different goal for the two-race weekend culmination. Frederik Vesti of Billund, Denmark, tests where he belongs in his first ever F4 U.S race, while, nine drivers fight for position for a national championship.

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10/21/17
f1

Hamilton nips Vettel in final USGP practice
Lewis Hamilton, the king of COTA
Lewis Hamilton, the king of COTA

Lewis Hamilton continues to dominate the USGP weekend at COTA by leading the final practice session for Mercedes with a lap of 1m34.478s. That lap was just 0.092sec faster than Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari who lapped at 1m34.570s.

Valtteri Bottas was 3rd fastest in the 2nd Mercedes and Kimi Raikkonen 4th in the 2nd Ferrari. The top-4 were separated by just 0.28 sec.

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10/21/17
sf

First images of Super Formula 2019 car revealed
2019 Car
2019 Car
Japan Race Promotion (JRP) announced its plans to introduce the SF19 chassis in 2019. This new chassis will be designed and built by Dallara Automobili S.p.A, the manufacturer for the SF14, which is currently used in Super Formula. The SF19 chassis will be built based on higher safety standards, and the advanced design is expected to draw even more attention to the Super Formula series.

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10/21/17
nasmon

Inspection Issue Sends Blaney To The Rear At Kansas
Ryan Blaney
Ryan Blaney
Ryan Blaney and the No. 21 Omnicraft Auto Parts team will have to come from the rear of Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway after their third-place qualifying time was disallowed because the No. 21 Fusion failed a post-qualifying inspection.

Blaney, who enters the final race of the Monster Energy Cup playoff’s Round of 12 in seventh place, had been among the fastest drivers in practice and qualifying on Friday at Kansas.

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10/21/17
f1

US Grand Prix: FP1 Highlights
Highlights of first practice as F1 returned to Texas for Round 17 of the 2017 F1 season...

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10/21/17
f1

US Grand Prix: FP2 Highlights
Catch up with an ultra quick afternoon session at the Circuit of The Americas.

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10/21/17
f1

Video: Max and Daniel Play American Football
The Bulls get a taste of American Football when they trained with the Del Valle Cardinals ahead of the US GP in Texas.

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10/21/17
v8

Mostert masters the wet to claim first ever win in Surfers Paradise
Chaz Mostert leads
Chaz Mostert leads

Supercheap Auto Racing’s Chaz Mostert has finally broken the drought on his home track, winning this afternoon’s 300km opening race of the Vodafone Gold Coast 600 and racing himself right back into championship contention.

It was a spectacular victory in the wet for Gold Coast resident Mostert, who started from pole and along with his co-driver Steve Owen mastered the drenched street circuit in front of a large crowd that was not deterred by the weather.

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10/21/17
f1

Latest F1 news in brief - Saturday
  • With Verstappen re-signed, Red Bull now wants to re-sign Ricciardo as well
    With Verstappen re-signed, Red Bull now wants to re-sign Ricciardo as well
    Red Bull wants Ricciardo for 2019 and 2020
  • Engine plans key to Verstappen deal - Marko
  • No talks with other teams - Massa
  • Hartley in running for 2018 seat - Marko
  • Vettel struggled for rhythm during practice
  • Hamilton builds 'solid platform' on first day
  • Williams reprimanded, fined over tire breach
  • Penalties for Hulkenberg, Vandoorne, Hartley

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10/21/17
nasmon

NASCAR Kansas Kyle Busch and Bowyer Q&A
Kyle Busch (No. 18 M&M’s Halloween Toyota) and Clint Bowyer (No. 14 Haas Automation Ford)

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10/21/17
nasmon

NASCAR Kansas Monster Cup Pre-Race Q&A
William Byron (No. 9 Vannoy Construction Chevrolet, NASCAR XFINITY Series), Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet) and Matt Kenseth (No. 20 DEWALT Flexvolt Toyota)

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