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Mercedes, BMW angered by Audi driver Muller's strategy

After four drivers, headed by BMW’s Marco Wittmann, stopped on the opening lap and caught up to the back of the field during a safety car stoppage, Muller kept the quartet at bay for much of the race, leaving his own mandatory stop late.He was ahead of the four when the group cycled to the front with Audi’s Mattias Ekstrom emerging out of the pits almost 20 seconds behind the … Keep reading
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WIN Motorsport back on top in Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup!

The WIN Motorsports combination of William Lok and Davide Rizzo have taken their Ligier JS P3 to victory in Race 2 of the second round of the Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup. The race was held today at the Sepang International Circuit.Race 2 QualifyingQualifying for today’s race was held on Saturday morning immediately following first qualifying session. This meant that Infinity Racing … Keep reading
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Preview: New RFC India season begins in Goa

Much of the attention will be grabbed by American driver William Dwaine Jungen, who will be competing with US Top Truck Challenge-winning Scorpion MK1.In the list of foreign competitors, Jungen will be joined by veteran Malaysian driver Mervyn Lim, who has been a regular in RFC India since its inception.Gerrari Offroaders’ Gurmeet Virdi will lead the challenge for India on the back … Keep reading
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Ford: “Unbelievable” lack of cautions ruined Lime Rock strategy

The race ran green from start to finish for the first time in series history since Virginia International Raceway in 2015 – which was another all-GT affair.After starting from the front row, the #67 car of Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe could only manage a fifth-place finish after requiring a late splash-and-go pitstop. Knowing it couldn’t beat the dominant Porsches on pace, and … Keep reading
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Pritchett, C. Force, Skillman and Krawiec secure top qualifying positions in Denver

Morrison, Colo. — Leah Pritchett powered to the Top Fuel No. 1 qualifying position Saturday at the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.Courtney Force (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the 14th of 24 events on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing … Keep reading
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Moscow DTM: Engel takes shock maiden win in frantic race

Mercedes driver Engel, who returned to DTM in 2017, hadn’t finished higher than sixth in his first stint in the series in 2008-2011 – and had just four points to his name in the current standings ahead of Sunday.But the German, who lined up penultimate on the grid, made the most of a profitable stop in the first lap, overtaking both Loic Duval and reigning champion Marco Wittmann … Keep reading
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Sauber planning significant aero update for Hungary

Sauber has struggled for performance at the last two races in Austria and Silverstone and did not bring any new parts to the car at the latter as expected.But the Swiss team is set for an upgrade at Budapest, which is believed to be its most dramatic of the season, in a bid to counter the deficit of running a year-old Ferrari engine.”I don’t know exactly what the upgrade will be … Keep reading
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DTM rule-makers to drop performance weight rules

A system of ballast added or taken away from a base weight in accordance to the cars’ performances was introduced in the DTM in 2014 and has seen numerous revamps since its arrival.The DMSB has now made it clear that it will be aiming to do away with the system altogether.“Basically it’s all about retaining a sporting and fair competition,” DMSB president Hans-Joachim Stuck said … Keep reading
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Blomqvist disqualified, Spengler inherits Moscow DTM pole

Blomqvist had beaten Spengler by 0.061s in the Sunday pole shootout, moving up from the outside of the top 10 to first place at the chequered flag.But the Anglo-Swede, who sits 15th in the championship standings, will now be denied the chance to line up on pole for what would’ve been the second time in 2017.A decision from the stewards of the meeting has seen Blomqvist moved to the … Keep reading
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