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Understeer – Indianapolis 500 Pushed Back Until Late August

“I am disappointed that we have had to reschedule the Indianapolis 500,” Roger Penske said. “However, the health and safety of our event participants and spectators is our top priority, and we believe that postponing the event is the responsible decision with the conditions and restrictions we are facing.” Continue reading

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Goodwood Festival of Speed Postponed

Plans for the Goodwood Revival will continue to be reviewed, in the hope that the event will be able to go ahead as planned on September 11-13. A new date for the postponed 78th Members’ Meeting is also being reviewed. Continue reading

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Porsche Shows 3D-Printing for Racing Seats

Customers will be able to choose between three firmness levels (hard, medium, soft) for the comfort layer in the future. With this new technology, personalized sports seat follows the principles of driver-specific seat fitting customary in professional motor sports.  Continue reading

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Drivers Boot Your Computers for IMSA Racing

The real Mobil 1 Twelve Hours has been rescheduled to the weekend of Nov. 11-14, but IMSA will simulate action from Sebring International Raceway via an iRacing 90-minute online affair with drivers playing video racing. Continue reading

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eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series to Bootup

The multi-week series will kick off Sunday, March 22 at 1:30 p.m. ET on the virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway. The remaining race and broadcast details will be announced at a later date.
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NASCAR Ends Denial of COVID-19 Pandemic

NASCAR has finally decided to postpone the race events at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend and Homestead-Miami Speedway next weekend. Continue reading

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IMSA Delays Twelve Hours of Sebring to November 2020

Notably, IMSA said nothing about the growing public health crisis and its potential dire effects on fans. IMSA is owned by NASCAR, which has just banned fans from races. Continue reading

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NASCAR Bans Fans at Races

Just a day after insisting that it would hold racing as usual with slight tweaks to protect the drivers from COVID-19, NASCAR has admitted partially that more steps are necessary to acknowledges the growing crisis and public health threat. Continue reading

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Limited Edition of 500 Giulia GTA Sedans Appear in June

Perhaps more significant is the Giulia GTAm, a100% “street legal” version of the GTA, with two racing seats, roll bar and 6-point safety belts. On GTAm, the aerodynamic front piece has been optimized to an “extreme level, by adding a larger front splitter and a real carbon rear wing, which ensure a perfectly balanced load at high speeds.” Continue reading

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Politics of Racing – Aston Martin Balks at Valkyrie Program

This means the oft-hyped Valkyrie Hypercar will not make its WEC debut at Silverstone in August 2020 or compete in the 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans. Continue reading

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Kroger Camaro On Pole for Daytona 500

It was Stenhouse’s second day driving a Camaro. Next Sunday’s Daytona 500 will be Stenhouse’s first start with JTG-Daugherty Racing where he replaced Ryan Preece in the No. 47 Chevrolet during the off-season. Continue reading

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2020 Ford GT More Power, Special Edition Trim at $750k

Additional engine cooling and airflow updates includes new buttress air ducts designed to increase air flow by 50% while larger intercoolers keep charge air temperatures cooler, preserving peak power for high-temperature sessions at the track. Suspension damping is increased in track mode to increase handling and body control, particularly for those high-speed transient sections of closed-course circuits. Continue reading

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WEC Race 4 – Aston Martin Beats Ferrari at 8 Hours of Bahrain

It was the second win of the season for the #95 Aston Martin Vantage GTE, securing its drivers a 14-point championship lead as the series now heads into a two-month winter break. Team-mates Alex Lynn (GB) and Maxime Martin (BEL) continued their run of third-place finishes at every race, also ensures that Aston Martin leads the GT Manufacturers’ Championship with 153 points. Continue reading

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Hamilton Now 6-Time F1 Championship Driver

Hamilton started the race from fifth place, his lowest grid spot of the season, but after the start he quickly was in the top three as both Ferrari drivers had dreadful starts. Continue reading

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Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Win Formula One Constructors’ Championship for Sixth Time in A Row

Lewis Hamilton (338 points) leads the Drivers’ Championship by 64 points from Valtteri Bottas (274 points) with Charles Leclerc of Ferrari (221) a further 53 points behind, giving only the two Mercedes drivers the chance to win the 2019 Drivers’ Title. Continue reading

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