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10:03 AM ET Nicholas Latifi, a leading candidate to replace Polish driver Robert Kubica at Williams next season, will take part in first practice sessions at the next three Formula One grands prix. The team said in a statement on Monday that the reserve driver would take Kubica’s car for first practice in Mexico this
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7:17 AM ET Inaugural champion Jamie Chadwick will return for a second season of the all-female W Series in 2020, with six newcomers featuring on a list of 18 drivers published by organisers Monday. The new entrants for season two include British racer Abbie Eaton, who has been a test driver for Amazon’s ‘The Grand
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2:01 AM ET Laine Clark Some of Supercars’ biggest names have slammed DJR Team Penske, with Craig Lowndes saying the Ford outfit’s safety car controversy will forever overshadow the 2019 Bathurst 1000 result. While the focus was supposed to be on this weekend’s next enduro the Gold Coast 600, rival drivers were still shaking their
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6:54 PM ET Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Denny Hamlin was surrounded by Joe Gibbs Racing teammates at the front on the final restart, and that put Chase Elliott in the most difficult and precarious of situations. Somehow, he figured, he needed to find a way to beat them all to advance in NASCAR’s
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7:42 PM ET Associated Press ENNIS, Texas — Billy Torrence won the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at his home track Sunday for his second Top Fuel victory of the playoffs. Torrence had a 3.775-second run at 319.67 mph to beat first-time finalist Jordan Vandergriff at Texas Motorplex. Torrence has four victories this year and five
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9:34 PM ET Associated Press ENNIS, Texas — John Force and daughter Brittany raced to the No. 1 qualifying spots in AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, with their Friday night runs holding up through two more rounds Saturday at Texas Motorplex. The 70-year-old John Force had a 3.834-second run at 337.33 mph in a Chevrolet Camaro.
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2:03 AM ET Laine Clark As the maligned Fabian Coulthard’s Ford team sweats on their fate, Supercars great Garth Tander is adamant their safety car controversy influenced the Bathurst 1000’s result and wants officials to throw the book at them. Coulthard’s outfit faces a possible fine or loss of championship points after stewards ordered his
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11:00 PM ET Laine Clark Some of Supercars’ biggest names have paid tribute to Garry Rogers after the Hall of Famer confirmed he would walk away at the end of 2019, ending 24 years in the category. Garry Rogers Motorsport (GRM)’s entries were a glaring omission when submissions for the 2020 Supercars season were made
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12:38 PM ET Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton sent his fans a burst of positive energy on Friday after he started the week by saying he felt like “giving up on everything” because the world was in such a mess. The 34-year-old Mercedes driver is on the brink of winning his sixth championship, possibly in
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7:37 AM ET Officials investigating Supercars driver Fabian Coulthard’s controversial Bathurst 1000 safety car tactics will release their decision this weekend. The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) said a hearing would be held on Saturday. It will release the outcome on Sunday, seven days after reigning Supercars champion – and Coulthard’s Ford teammate –
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3:16 PM ET Red Bull’s Max Verstappen is the quickest driver to ever race in Formula One, says F1’s 2009 world champion Jenson Button. “I think he is the fastest driver that has ever driven an F1 car. I really do,” Button told talkSPORT radio when asked about the Dutchman. “I think he is unbelievably
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9:59 PM ET Even though we had to wait until Monday, I hope that was the Talladega race you were looking for. Photo finish. Check. Wild wrecks. Check. Playoff-altering results. Check. I didn’t mean to play spoiler, but if you read last week’s column (and I’m just assuming you did for my own self-confidence), I
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8:38 AM ET Mercedes secured a sixth consecutive sweep of the drivers’ and constructors’ championship at the Japanese Grand Prix. The Suzuka event saw a Tyhoon-enforced revamp to the weekend format and a race which brought stewarding decisions under the microscope again. Our F1 team, Laurence Edmondson, Nate Saunders, Maurice Hamilton and Kate Walker, discuss
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12:10 AM ET Murray Wenzel Simona De Silvestro’s Supercars career is up in the air after Kelly Racing announced a scale back and manufacturer switch for the 2020 season. Team boss Todd Kelly confirmed on Tuesday the four-car Nissan set-up in this year’s Supercars campaign would become a two-car team fielding Ford Mustangs. The drivers
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5:41 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — Ryan Blaney beat Ryan Newman in a door-to-door race to the finish line to win Monday at Talladega Superspeedway and advance to the third round of NASCAR’s playoffs. Blaney’s first win of the season came as he was desperately trying to remain in title contention. The playoff
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12:48 AM ET Laine Clark A move to the United States is back on the cards for Scott McLaughlin after the Supercars star impressed American motorsport giant Roger Penske with his stunning maiden Bathurst 1000 victory. And the Ford gun admitted he didn’t care what category Penske had in mind for him in the US,
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12:48 AM ET Laine Clark Officials will further investigate Supercars driver Fabian Coulthard’s “disgraceful” Bathurst 1000 safety car tactics after sensationally charging his Ford outfit with breaching team orders regulations. Coulthard was initially slapped with a drive-through penalty after he dramatically slowed down and held up the field behind his Ford teammate Scott McLaughlin, who
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12:05 AM ET Laine Clark In the end, a six-hour Bathurst 1000 marathon came down to a final-lap sprint. But it proved worth the wait, with Supercars series leader Scott McLaughlin holding off Holden’s Shane van Gisbergen on Sunday to claim his first Great Race in a Mount Panorama nail biter. Just one of 161
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4:25 AM ET The Japanese Grand Prix officially ended one lap before it was supposed to due to a glitch with Formula One’s timing system, allowing Sergio Perez to score points despite crashing out of the race. The Suzuka race was supposed to run for 53 laps but the chequered light was displayed on timing
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5:38 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — William Byron and his fellow playoff contenders are getting an extra day of suspense at Talladega Superspeedway. NASCAR postponed the final two race stages until Monday after rain forced a halt moments after Byron won the first stage Sunday. It’s the middle race of Round 2 in
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5:43 AM ET Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc has been relegated from sixth to seventh at the Japanese Grand Prix after being hit with two separate time penalties worth a combined 15 seconds. Leclerc visited the stewards after the race to explain his first-lap clash with Max Verstappen, which led to the Red Bull driver calling him
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6:27 AM ET Renault has had car parts impounded following a protest lodged by rival team Racing Point about its brake bias system, one which has been upheld by the FIA and will carry on into next week. The protest is around Renault’s “pre-set lap distance-dependent brake bias adjustment system” and representatives from both teams
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6:27 AM ET Laine Clark A “disgraceful” act failed to take the shine off Supercars series leader Scott McLaughlin’s maiden Bathurst 1000 win for his Ford outfit DJR Team Penske. While McLaughlin earned kudos for fighting off Holden’s Shane van Gisbergen to emerge King of the Mountain, his Ford teammate Fabian Coulthard was slammed for
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6:55 AM ET Laine Clark There is no love lost between Ford teammates Cam Waters and Chaz Mostert, with the pair again tangling at Mount Panorama, ending their Bathurst 1000 hopes. Waters was fuming after Mostert sabotaged his Ford team’s Great Race dream for the third-straight year, claiming the incident on Sunday denied him at
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