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  1. Rearview Mirror: Looking past the confetti from Championship weekend

    Check out the highlights from Martin Truex Jr., Christopher Bell and William Byron all winning their first NASCAR Cup championships last weekend from Homestead-Miami Speedway. Keep reading

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  2. Newcastle Supercars: McLaughlin snags pole for Race 25, Whincup fifth

    The 24-year-old took pole position in an incredibly tight qualifying session Saturday while title rival Jamie Whincup clocked in fifth.Qualifying for Race 25 began with a big moment for Whincup, who locked up the rear brakes on the way down into Turn 1. He was far from the only driver to find the edge and cross over it during the 20-minute session. Mark Winterbottom, Fabian Coulthard ... Keep reading

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  3. Spectators struck by tyre in Newcastle

    The tyre ended up over the safety fence following a crash between two V8 Utes competitors on the way out of Turn 9 this morning, leading to two spectators being treated for minor injuries."Today, at approximately 9am, during qualifying for the V8 Utes Series, two spectators suffered minor injuries when part of a tyre dislodged from a competitor’s vehicle," read a statement from ... Keep reading

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  4. Heimgartner linked to Nissan Supercars seat

    Amid speculation as to who will replace Kelly at the factory-backed squad, the Kiwi has emerged as the leading contender to join Rick Kelly, Michael Caruso, and Simona de Silvestro next season.It would mean a return to the Supercars series, Heimgartner having driven for Prodrive under the Super Black Racing banner in 2015, before switching to LD Motorsport in 2016.This year he moved ... Keep reading

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  5. Boost to back Walkinshaw Andretti United in 2018

    The brand is already involved in the team in its current guise, having provided the major backing for James Courtney's HSV Racing Commodore from this year's Phillip Island round onwards.That will become full naming rights next season, the team confirming that an expansion of the deal is already in place.“To have Boost Mobile not only continue their support of the team in 2018, but to ... Keep reading

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  6. How Hamilton’s Brazil crash has now played into his favour

    It's funny how things work out in Formula 1 sometimes. After clinching his fourth world championship two races ago in Mexico, Lewis Hamilton promised to stay flat-out to the finish and win the final two grands prix of the year, to avoid the complacency that accompanied his 2015 title success and helped Nico Rosberg steal the crown away the following season.That mission fell apart in ... Keep reading

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  7. NASCAR Roundtable: Homestead reflection and a look towards the future

    Martin Truex Jr. has won the 2017 NASCAR Cup title. How big of a story is this for NASCAR?Jim Utter: It's a great story, a story of perseverance for a driver who came up through NASCAR's ladder system and climbed the highest mountain. The circumstances surrounding Truex's quest - everything that has happened in his career, at Furniture Row Racing this season and his longtime ... Keep reading

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  8. From banned bad boy to Red Bull's next bright hope

    The Macau Grand Prix podium celebrations are concluding, as the winner beckons to the master of ceremonies: "…Oh, and a final word from Dan?""I just want to... I don't know, I think a lot of people will know, but yesterday there was a tragic accident and I said to you that if I do something special in this race, that race was for Dan obviously. It was absolutely shocking what I saw ... Keep reading

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  9. Abu Dhabi GP: Friday's press conference

    PART ONE PRESS CONFERENCECan I start by asking all of you to pick our personal highlight moment from the 2017 Formula 1 season?Toto WOLFF: My personal highlight was the birth of my son, this goes beyond anything else. My Formula 1 highlight is probably Hungary, which for me was a very difficult race and very difficult decision-making at the end of the race but somehow was important ... Keep reading

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  10. Shark fins won’t make 2018 F1 return

    A change to regulations to retain a big engine fin was discussed at this month's F1 Strategy Group meeting.But despite extensive work had been put into the regulation, and teams planning their 2018 cars with that in mind, McLaren failed to back the proposal.It wanted a smaller version introduced instead and, as unanimous support was needed for a change, talks began on a compromise ... Keep reading

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  11. Heavier F1 drivers to be penalised by Halo in 2018

    The FIA has raised the minimum weight limit by 6kgs in 2018 to take the Halo into account, having already added some leeway for 2017 before plans to introduce it were postponed.However, teams have found that the Halo mountings and the work necessary to beef up their new chassis to pass the associated load tests has added extra weight, with a figure of up to 14kgs mentioned by Force ... Keep reading

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  12. Truex: "It's pretty damn awesome" to beat JGR with their own stuff

    Compared to the likes of Joe Gibbs Racing, Hendrick Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing, Furniture Row is still in its infancy.The organization captured its first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship last weekend with driver Martin Truex Jr., capping off what was a dominant season in almost every NASCAR statistical category.But FRR got a lot of help.FRR has a technical ... Keep reading

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  13. F1 cars to have 360-degree cameras in 2018

    F1 bosses have been keen to enhance the viewing experience for fans and have already carried out several tests with the new cameras on cars this season.  From 2018, it will become mandatory for all cars to run the golf ball-size camera on top of the chassis. “There is a 360-degree camera being added to next year’s car on top of the chassis, which will give a different perspective of ... Keep reading

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  14. Ferrari "mindset" already on 2018, says Vettel

    After taking the championship fight to Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes for most of the year, Vettel fell out of title contention with a string of problems across consecutive race weekends in Singapore, Malaysia and Japan.He finally had to cede the championship to Hamilton in Mexico, although ended a seven-race win-less run at the penultimate race in Brazil.Asked if Ferrari had tried ... Keep reading

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  15. Rea outpaces MotoGP riders as Jerez test ends

    Only nine MotoGP riders were in action on Friday, as the works Ducati team along with the LCR, Marc VDS and Avintia squads all wrapped up their test programmes on Thursday.That left only Pramac Ducati, Suzuki, Aprilia and KTM in action alongside the WSBK teams, which have been testing since the start of the week.Kawasaki riders Rea and Tom Sykes sat out Thursday's action, but were ... Keep reading

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  16. Supercars finale live on Motorsport.tv this weekend

    After taking a win in the second race at Pukekohe, Jamie Whincup put himself in the driving seat, as he goes for his seventh Supercars title. The veteran’s closest rival is Scott McLaughlin, the New Zealander looking for his third street circuit win of the year in order to reverse the order at the season reaches its climax.The big unknown is the all-new 2.6km Newcastle street track ... Keep reading

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  17. Suter quits Moto2 with immediate effect

    Suter has been a mainstay of grand prix motorcycling's middle category since Moto2 replaced the 250cc class in 2010, supplying Marc Marquez during his title-winning season in 2012.However, it has fallen out of favour in recent seasons, as rival brand Kalex gradually established itself as the category's dominant force.Just two teams, Dynavolt Intact GP and Kiefer Racing, fielded Suter ... Keep reading

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  18. Abu Dhabi F2: Markelov secures maiden pole

    Prema Racing’s Antonio Fuoco qualified third as his teammate – already-crowned F2 champion Charles Leclerc – missed out on claiming the outright GP2/F2 pole position record as he finished sixth.Markelov moved to the top of the times at the end of the first set of runs one-third of the way through the 30-minute session, while ART Grand Prix drivers Alexander Albon and Nobuharu ... Keep reading

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  19. SRO reveals plans for 'GT3 Cup of Nations' race

    The Frenchman has revealed that he has made a bid to organise the separate Pro-Am version of the FIA GT World Cup held in Macau that was proposed by the governing body earlier this year. Ratel is working with an unnamed promoter to put on the event at the Sochi Autodrom, home of the Russian Grand Prix, on the third weekend of October next year. He explained that he come up the idea ... Keep reading

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  20. Dream Racer on ABC Radio

    ABC Radio - Jon Faine interviews Christophe Barriere-Varju at the ABC Studios during the Conversation Hour and summarises "Christophe Barriere-Varju rides motorcycles to inspire others and get the most from his own life."

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  21. Dream Racer on SEN1116 Radio

    SEN1116 Radio - Andy Maher & Andrew Gaze interview Christophe Barriere-Varju in the SEN studio during the Morning Glory Show in Melbourne and talk about what it's like to race the Dakar Rally and film Dream Racer - and announce Dream Racer being featured at the Adventure Travel Film Festival in Bright.

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  22. Dream Racer on 3AW Radio

    3AW693 Radio - Darren James interview of 'Dream Racer' Christophe Barriere-Varju on 3AW Radio, talking about the internationally acclaimed film Dream Racer and the Adventure Travel Film Festival in Bright (Victoria).

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