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INDIANAPOLIS – Ryan Briscoe was planning to spend Memorial Day Weekend with the family back home in Connecticut “doing my everyday stuff.”
Briscoe’s mow-the-lawn plans took a dramatic turn on Monday, when James Hinchcliffe suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash during practice for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. Briscoe, pole-sitter for the 2012 Indy […]

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Lights Come On At The Roar Before The 24
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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The lights went on at the Roar Before the 24 sports car test at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night, but the fastest lap of the day was recorded when the Corvette Daytona Prototype of Wayne Taylor Racing drove lights out on Saturday morning.
The Roar – a three-day open […]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 9:36 | Comments Off on Lights Come On At The Roar Before The 24
Heidfeld Penalty Gives da Costa Formula E Win
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Nick Heidfeld’s pit-lane speeding violation with three laps to go gift-wrapped an improbable victory for Antonio Felix da Costa Saturday in the inaugural Buenos Aires ePrix, Round 4 of the fledgling FIA Formula E Championship.
Heidfeld, a veteran of 185 Formula One races, began the Formula E season on the wrong end of a last-corner, somersaulting […]

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Gordon Begins ‘Marathon’ With Top-10 At Dakar Rally
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Despite a navigational error at the midpoint of Stage 7, Robby Gordon and Johnny Campbell completed the cross-nation trek from Chile into Bolivia in ninth place Saturday – the American pair’s third consecutive top-10 finish of the 37th annual Dakar Rally.
Stage 7 – from Iquique, Chile, to Uyuni, Bolivia – covered 717-kilometers /446-miles, of […]

Sun, 01/11/15 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Gordon Begins ‘Marathon’ With Top-10 At Dakar Rally
New Honda Gets First Test
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Friday marked the kickoff to the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season as the Roar Before the Rolex 24 preseason test began at Daytona International Speedway.
The Roar served as the public debut of the all-new Honda Performance Development ARX-04b. Tequila Patrón ESM’s six drivers – Scott Sharp, Ed Brown, Johannes van Overbeek, Ryan Dalziel, Jon […]

Sat, 01/10/15 – 9:32 | Comments Off on New Honda Gets First Test
Andretti All Charged Up About Going E Racing
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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
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Marco Andretti will plug into the environmentally-conscious and socially-hip FIA Formula E Championship Saturday with his debut in the Buenos Aires ePrix.
Andretti will drive the No. 28 Spark-Renault SRT–01E for father Michael’s Andretti Formula E Team in the Argentine resort city, the first-year series’ fourth race and resumption of its 2014-15 season.
“I’ve […]

Sat, 01/10/15 – 9:11 | Comments Off on Andretti All Charged Up About Going E Racing
Gordon Stays Strong At Dakar Rally
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Robby Gordon continued driving in top-five form during Stage 6 of the 37th annual Dakar Rally Friday, logging a fourth-place finish in the 277-kilometer trek from Antofagasta to Iquique, Chile.
Like Stage 5 on Thursday, Gordon ran strong from his third starting position and led the Car Class through the sector’s midpoint. Gordon and navigator Johnny […]

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Tudor Sports Cars Roar To Life In Daytona
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Big-time racing got off to a roaring start as testing for the 2015 Rolex 24 sports car race at Daytona International Speedway began on Friday, and it was one of motosports’ biggest teams that had the biggest day.
Chip Ganassi Racing had the fastest and second-fastest cars during the first of […]

Fri, 01/9/15 – 19:49 | Comments Off on Tudor Sports Cars Roar To Life In Daytona
Gordon Rebounds In Dakar Rally
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Steering clear of the “weird issues” that have plagued his first week of the Dakar Rally, American Robby Gordon hammered out a third-place finish during Stage 5 of the 37th annual off-road marathon.
Gordon and navigator Johnny Campbell led through the early portion of Thursday’s 697-kilometer/433-mile sector from Copiapó to Antofagasta, Chile. But between the […]

Fri, 01/9/15 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Gordon Rebounds In Dakar Rally
Sarah Fisher Heading To Chili Bowl
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Sarah Fisher will return to her open-wheel racing roots next week during the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire in Tulsa, Okla.
The woman voted IndyCar’s Most Popular Driver four times will campaign the No. 67RW Midget for RW Motorsports, co-owned by Steve Weirich and Mario Rotondo, with Hartman Oil as […]

Thu, 01/8/15 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Sarah Fisher Heading To Chili Bowl
Mechanical Problems Again Slow Gordon In Dakar Rally
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An on-course stoppage for drivetrain repairs on Wednesday ruined Stage 4 of the 37th annual Dakar Rally for American Robby Gordon on the long and winding road to Copiapo, Chile.
Gordon and navigator Johnny Campbell finished the 315-kilometer/196-mile stretch from Chilecito, Argentina, to Copiapó in northern Chile 1 hour, 23 minutes off the winning pace […]

Thu, 01/8/15 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Mechanical Problems Again Slow Gordon In Dakar Rally