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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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With a Kevlar-Lined Shirt, You’re Not Completely Screwed in a Crash

Pay attention as the weather gets warmer: you’re gonna see a lot of motorcyclists riding around in regular street clothes, nothing but hopes and dreams protecting them from nasty road rash should things get tumbly. Well, maybe not all of them—hopefully, some will be wearing Crave’s kevlar-lined Axe shirt, which looks like a normal work [...]

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Ferrari threatening to fine journalists $69,000 for breaking LaFerrari embargo

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Government/Legal, Ferrari, Racing In automotive journalism, we deal with embargoes on a regular basis. For the uninitiated, these are agreements between publications like Autoblog and manufacturers. While news embargoes (where pubs are provided with information and images and agree to hold until a predetermined date) are fairly common, today, we’re focusing [...]

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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 LaFerrari XX confirmed, seen lapping the ‘Ring?

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Ferrari, Racing Ferrari makes road cars and they make race cars, but the automaker found a middle ground somewhere in between when it launched the FXX in 2005. Homologated neither for race or street, the FXX emerged as Maranello’s first customer development prototype, “allowing” well-heeled clients to test new components for [...]

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F1 Pit Stops: 1950 vs. 2013

YouTuber CpatainCanuck shows us how far Formula 1 technology and expertise have come since it started in 1950. Here are two pit stops from the first season and from the latest season of F1. Yes, there are two of them. Just wait. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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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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1964 Ford GT40 prototype sells for $7M

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Auctions, Ford, Racing Seven-figure Ferraris are not horribly rare. Heck, an eight-figure Ferrari isn’t a rare occurrence. Between modern masterpieces like the Enzo and more classic offerings, cracking the million-dollar mark isn’t a particularly tall order for the cars from Maranello. For a Ford, though, it’s a big deal. Now, this [...]

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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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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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The Crew (Gameplay)

A brief look at The Crew, a open-world driving game from Ubisoft which encourages cooperation and competition. It also incorporates elements of MMORPGs with the ability to level up vehicle parts by collecting loot. More from Gamespot. Link Link 2 Price: $60 Continue Reading from the Source

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