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Helio Castroneves put on probation for sister’s Indy-critical tweet

Filed under: Motorsports, Racing Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves has learned an important lesson about not sharing his Twitter account, even with family. Following the Grand Prix of Long Beach, where Castroneves finished 11th, a tweet appeared under his account and was later deleted that said: “Indycar officials continuing not punishing some drivers and giving [...]

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Race Recap: 2014 Chinese Grand Prix ruled by a three-pointed dragon [spoilers]

Filed under: Motorsports, China, Infiniti, Lotus, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Racing, McLaren If the Bahrain Grand Prix was a bounty for the fans, the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix returned to the script entitled “Displays of Dominance” yet still offered a fair bit of action throughout the weekend. After not being completely comfortable in the car during [...]

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Ferrari USA boss takes over as F1 team principal steps down

Filed under: Motorsports, Ferrari, Racing Stefano Domenicali, the team principal of Ferrari’s struggling Formula One team, has resigned. Domenicali’s term at the helm of the legendary F1 team started with a bang, as the Scuderia captured the constructors’ title in 2008, but went downhill rather quickly. In his tenure, Domenicali, above, has witnessed Red Bull [...]

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Gene Haas granted F1 license by FIA

Filed under: Motorsports, Racing Gene Haas, co-owner of former NASCAR champion team Stewart-Haas Racing, has officially received a Formula One team license by the FIA. The new squad could begin racing as soon as the 2015 F1 season. “Obviously, we’re extremely pleased to have been granted a Formula One license by the FIA. It’s an [...]

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BMW to follow Honda back into F1?

Filed under: Motorsports, BMW, Ford The economic downturn wrought devastating effects on motor racing. Formula One alone lost half its engine suppliers when Honda left at the end of the 2008 season, and both BMW and Toyota followed at the end of 2009. But things are looking up again. Cosworth may have dropped out this [...]

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Motus and Race Car Replicas debut RCR Monoposto and Baby Block MV4 engine [w/video]

Filed under: Motorsports, Performance, Videos, Motorcycle, Specialty, Design/Style, MISC, Racing The beautiful red racecar you see above may not be what you think it is. It’s not vintage, it has never actually seen competition, and it’s not from Italy. What it is, though, is the wrapper that debuts a new powerplant from the crew at [...]

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Marussia production car hopes dead, F1 team gets new owners

Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Performance, Europe, Russia Russian media outlet R-Sport reports that sports car maker Marussia Motors has stopped making road cars and its employees in Moscow have “left the company en masse and joined a government-run technical institute.” That suggests there won’t be an evolution of the Cosworth-powered B2, the firm’s second sports [...]

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