Brazilian Grand Prix: Reliving Lewis Hamilton’s first world title 10 years on

In 2008, the Brazilian Grand Prix was the 18th and final race of the season and, in theory, should have been a victory procession for the Briton who needed only to finish fifth. It turned out to be anything but and is now remembered as an enthralling, nail-biting title decider. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) […]

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Martin Truex Jr. moving to Joe Gibbs Racing with crew chief

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. and his crew chief will move to Joe Gibbs Racing next season to remain in the Toyota organization after their race team folds in two weeks. Truex won his first Cup title last year driving for Furniture Row Racing. Barney Visser had funded the team out of […]

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Kevin Harvick stripped of berth in NASCAR championship race – The Denver Post

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kevin Harvick has been stripped of his berth in NASCAR’s championship race because his winning car failed inspection after Texas Motor Speedway. NASCAR said Wednesday the discovery made after Harvick’s win negates the automatic berth he earned into the finale. The No. 4 had an illegal spoiler. The rule in question states […]

Hanoi GP set to join Formula One circuit in 2020

AP Updated 5:36 AM EST Nov 7, 2018 HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Grand Prix in Hanoi will be added to the Formula One calendar in 2020 as part of the sport’s expansion in Asia. F1 chairman Chase Carey and Nguyen Duc Chung, the Mayor of Hanoi, made the announcement on Wednesday. A 5.556-kilometer circuit […]

Vietnam to host new F1 grand prix in Hanoi

Lewis Hamilton savors the moment after clinching his fifth F1 world title with fourth place behind Max Verstappen in the Mexican Grand Prix. Race winner Kimi Raikkonen is flanked by second-placed Max Verstappen (far left) and Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after a thrilling US Grand Prix. Hamilton increased his title lead to 70 points […]

Jimmie Johnson and Fernando Alonso will swap NASCAR, Formula 1 cars

Michelle R. Martinelli For The Win Published 5:30 PM EDT Nov 2, 2018 Two of the biggest names worldwide in racing – NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson and Formula 1’s Fernando Alonso – finally let everyone else in on the secret they’ve been teasing for months. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and the two-time F1 world […]

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Lewis Hamilton is ‘the differentiator,’ says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff

The 33-year-old has showcased his talent throughout the year, pushing himself and the Mercedes car to the limit to win a fifth world championship. Hamilton’s unlikely victories in Monza and Singapore — two tracks the faster Ferraris should have dominated at — were the standout performances in arguably his best ever season in Formula One. […]

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F1 driver Marcus Ericsson to join IndyCar Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

IndyStar Sports Published 11:41 AM EDT Oct 30, 2018 Swedish Formula One driver Marcus Ericsson is coming to IndyCar. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced Tuesday the 28-year old will join the team for the 2019 IndyCar season and drive the No. 7 Honda. Ericsson will join SPM following F1’s season later this year. He’s made 95 […]

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