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MotoGP: Motegi Japan
Race winner and 2016 champion Marc Marquez - 5 world titles at the age of 23
WEC: Fuji Japan
Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi brought the winning #6 Toyota into Parc Ferme
TOYOTA Racing/James Moy Photography
NHRA: Texas Motorplex
Courtney Force faces off against her father John Force
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Outback Chevrolet SS, celebrates his victory with the checkered flag Sunday
Alan Marler for Chevy Racing
WEC: Fuji Japan
The eventual race winner No. 6 Toyota dives under the pole winning Porsche Team 1 of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber
MotoGP: Motegi Japan
Race winner and 2016 champion Marc Marquez is greeted by his eleated crew
Cole Custer spins into the grass
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BMW driver Marco Wittmann celebrates winning the 2016 DTM title
Gruppe C GmbH
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 DEWALT FLEXVOLT Toyota, and Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, lead the field under caution prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400
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USGP: Thursday Press Conference
Romain Grosjean (Haas)
Kevin Magnussen (Renault)
Valtteri Bottas (Williams),
Nico Hulkenberg (Force India)
Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
IndyCars finish tire test at Phoenix
Following the exciting running of the Verizon IndyCar Series Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix in April, the return to the desert has become an important stop on the INDYCAR schedule. In preparation for the first oval race of the 2017 season, scheduled for April 29 in Phoenix, five Verizon IndyCar Series drivers and teams, including two Indianapolis 500 winners, participated in a one-day Firestone tire and aero testing session at Phoenix Raceway on Oct. 18.
2016 Corvette Racing Championship Rewind
Oliver Gavin, No. 4 Corvette C7.R
The 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season was one to remember for Oliver Gavin. The highly experienced and successful Briton won his fifth Driver’s Championship as part of Corvette Racing and second with Tommy Milner. The two won four times in their No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R and also won the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup title.
Face-to-face with 2016 MotoGP Champion Marc Marquez
After Japanese GP victory
On Sunday, Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez has secured his third MotoGP title with three rounds still remaining after storming to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix. Marc shared his thoughts with us before heading to Australia for round 16 of the World Championship.
Charging ahead - The MINI goes electric
First plug-in hybrid model by the British premium brand
Hallmark MINI driving fun combined with zero tailpipe emissions. With the introduction of the first plug-in hybrid model by the British premium brand, this will soon be a reality. The series development process for this car has almost been completed. It features a combustion engine and an electric motor enabling purely electric propulsion for the first time in a MINI. This marks the beginning of a new phase for MINI, and offers a glimpse into a future that is charged with excitement for MINI customers and those drivers yet to experience the thrill of a hybrid.
NASCAR Post-Race Press Conference
From Kansas SpeedwayParticipants:
Kevin Harvick (Driver)
Rodney Childers (Crew Chief)
Gene Haas (Team Co-Owner)
Brown, Hagan, Skillman, Krawiec Win in Texas
AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals
Antron Brown furthered his points lead in Top Fuel on Sunday by racing to victory at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals. Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their respective categories in the fourth race of the six-race NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
Kevin Harvick Wins At Kansas To Advance in The Chase
by Pete McCole
Whenever Kevin Harvick needs to, he always seems to be able to pull a rabbit out of his hat. Or in this case, a much needed victory to pull himself out of the hole and into the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Harvick powered past Carl Edwards on a restart with 30 laps to go and led the rest of the way to win Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway for his fourth win of the season and score an automatic bid into the Round of 8. Edwards rallied in the finals laps to claim second away from Kyle Busch. Jimmie Johnson finished third, followed by Joey Logano while Busch came home fifth.
Dan Wheldon, Five Years On
by Brian Carroccio
Today is the five-year anniversary of IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon’s passing. Below, is an article written by Brian Carroccio, which appeared on AutoRacing1, a few days after Wheldon succumbed to injuries from a horrific accident at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Toyota wins epic 6 Hours of Fuji
Japanese outsmart Germans on home turf
The No.6 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Kamui Kobayashi, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway won a highly memorable 6 Hours of Fuji this afternoon after a gripping contest throughout the entire duration of the race. The fight for victory came down to a last hour battle between all three LMP1 manufacturers. It was a tense ending to the race but Kamui Kobayashi's Toyota TS 050 HYBRID just had enough to hold off the No.8 Audi Sport Team Joest driven by Loic Duval.
Marc Marquez - 5 world titles at just 23 years old
Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez took his first-ever MotoGP win at Twin Ring Motegi on Honda's home asphalt, securing the 2016 MotoGP title. At 23-years old, Marquez is now the youngest ever rider to win three premier-class World Championship titles and five World Championships over all classes during a period of only nine years of World Championship racing. Marquez has now equaled Mick Doohan, Jorge Lorenzo and Toni Mang's tally of 5 World Titles in his career.
Marc Marquez wins race and 2016 MotoGP title
At Honda's Motegi Japan track
Repsol Honda Team's Marc Marquez has taken the 2016 MotoGP World Championship at the home of Honda -- as Movistar Yamaha teammates Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo crashed out of contention. First was Rossi, into the gravel early -- before Lorenzo's ride was cut short; sliding out of P2 in the last few laps. Marquez, clear at the front, kept it on the road to take his third premier class title in four years, and his fifth victory of the year.
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