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2 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

Vettel 'most expensive item' at Red Bull - Marko

On Tuesday, rampant speculation that the German could be about to complete a 'seat swap' with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso for 2015 was denied. "There is nothing new," Vettel told Sport Bild.

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6 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

Daniel Ricciardo admits his title hopes are 'distant'

Daniel Ricciardo still has designs on this year's Formula One world title, although appreciates his hopes are now "distant". Back-to-back victories either side of the summer break, as he took advantage of Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg tripping over themselves, had propelled Ricciardo into contention.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg

7 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

DTM champion Wittmann not dreaming of F1

Marco Wittmann may be the newly-crowned DTM champion, but he is not dreaming about a future in Formula One. Although Paul di Resta set a precedent for launching a F1 career off the back of dominance in the premier German touring car series, 24-year-old Wittmann is happy for now in DTM.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Virgin, Timo Glock

12 hrs ago | KFVS12

Tony Stewart racetrack death case headed to grand jury

By MAE ANDERSON The Associated Press Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent actions but the companies are... By MAE ANDERSON The Associated Press Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals, but the companies are stopping... Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, John Graham, Nascar Drivers, Deac McCaskill, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Auggie Vidovich, Mike MacKenzie, Jack Roush

Tue Sep 16, 2014

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Mob Turn Ukrainian Lawmaker into Piece of Trash

John Linder, a grain farmer from Edison, Ohio, offered the closing public comments Monday in the opening discussion by scientists and laypeople on the past experience and pote... John Linder, a grain farmer from Edison, Ohio, offered the closing public comments Monday in the opening discussion by scientists and laypeople on the past experience and pote... -- NASCAR star Tony Stewart may face criminal charges in a fatal accident that killed a Sprint car driver.After a review of evidence, prosecutors in Ontario County,... -- The U.S. military conducted five more airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in Iraq, U.S. Central Command said Tuesday.Tw... -- Scotch drinkers might want to brace themselves if Scots vote to secede from the United Kingdom and, consequently, the European Union Thursday.Among the likely ou... -- James "Rocky" Lagno was so sick that doctors only gave ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Kevin Harvick, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Tony Stewart

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Body found inside vehicle in ravine near Vina

A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. By CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a... Foshee Management Company is announcing the newest set of downtown lofts which will be located on Dexter Avenue in the heart of the Market District.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

Vancouver Sun

Grand jury to decide whether NASCAR star Tony Stewart will face charges in fatal crash

Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Chase Austin, Andy Belmont, Boris Jurkovic, John Graham

Planet-F1.com

'Alonso and Kimi key to Ferrari turnaround'

New Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne insists both Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen will remain with the team as they are key to turning around the outfit's fortunes. The legendary F1 team are going through a slump with their last title success coming in 2008 and Luca di Montezemolo has paid the price as he was last week replaced by Marchionne as head of the marque.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen

Watford Observer

Wolff: Duo are like enemies

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has described Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg as "almost like...enemies" in their head-to-head battle for this year's Formula One world title. With six races remaining, starting with Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix, just 22 points separate the pair as they fight it out for the sport's most-prized trophy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg

Formula1.com

Moments in time - the Singapore Grand Prix16 Sep 2014

In our series exploring the history of Grands Prix through selected iconic images, we turn our attention to one of the youngest and most unique on the calendar: Singapore. This look back through the archives takes in the first race at Marina Bay, the infamous 'crashgate' affair, brilliant wins for Hamilton, Alonso and Vettel, a spot of impromptu firefighting, and more... The first ever F1 night race is go! 2008 The inaugural Singapore Grand Prix in 2008 was one of the most eagerly anticipated races in Formula One history - and it didn’t disappoint, with drivers and fans declaring the event an instant hit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Ferrari, Felipe Massa, ING Renault F1 Racing, Nelson Piquet Jr., Fernando Alonso

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WMGL-FM North Charleston

"Dancing with the Stars" Recap: Alfonso Ribeiro Sets High Bar in Season 19 Premiere

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro was the early standout during the Monday premiere of the 19th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars , while designer Betsey Johnson and Olympian Lolo Jones suffered significant missteps during their routines. This year's celebrity cast includes reality TV personality Sadie Robertson, who appears in Duck Dynasty ; YouTube beauty guru Bethany Mota; and NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Michael Waltrip, Nascar Drivers

Paddock Talk

Ferrari seeking FIA 'clarification' on radio clampdown

The ban will fall on teams with immediate effect, and Red Bull's Christian Horner declared last week: "It is time for the drivers to drive." Mercedes' Toto Wolff, however, is more concerned, fearing "essential on-track procedures will be affected" by the "complex and controversial" rule change.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Red Bull Racing

Paddock Talk

Schu at home for 'emotional stimulation'

Michael Schumacher is being treated at home by a medical team numbering about 15, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reports. After eight months of coma and hospitalisation following his skiing fall last December, the F1 legend returned home to his estate on the shore of Lake Geneva last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Michael Schumacher, Mercedes GP

Planet-F1.com

Force India 'desperate' for fifth

Nico Hulkenberg says it is vital that Force India finish ahead of McLaren after losing out to Williams and Ferrari. After a strong start to the Championship, which included a run of ten races inside the points, Force India lost ground to Williams, who claimed a spate of podium results.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Nico Hulkenberg, Williams F1 Racing

NewsOK.com

Mercedes promotes Wehrlein to reserve driver

Mercedes has promoted 19-year-old Pascal Wehrlein to reserve driver, less than a week after the German teenager got behind the wheel of a Formula One car for the first time. Wehrlein has impressed in two seasons in DTM - a German touring-car championship - and completed more than 30 days in the Mercedes simulator this year in a virtual F1 W05 Hybrid.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Mercedes GP, Nico Rosberg

Motorsport.com

Almirola 'heartbroken' over untimely blown engine

When Aric Almirola climbed out of his No. 43 Ford Fusion during the MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet Sunday, it was probably obvious what he was about to say.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Aric Almirola, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR Busch, Michael Valiante, Bobby Dotter, Mike MacKenzie

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Motorsport.com

NewBlood by Morand Racing take first ELMS win

NewBlood by Morand Racing scored their first overall win in the penultimate round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series after a dominating and trouble-free race by Pierre Ragues, Gary Hirsch and Christian Klien at the wheel of the number 43 Morgan-Judd BMW with Dunlop tyres. The Paul Ricard will remain a circuit never to be forgotten by Benoit Morand, his crew , drivers and partners Dunlop, Motorex, InCor Holdings and Jeff, with a convincing and undisputed first overall win this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Christian Klien

Examiner

Ambrose to make V8s return

Two-time V8 Supercars champion Marcos Ambrose will return to the Australian championship after eight years racing in the United States. Two-time V8 Supercars champion Marcos Ambrose will return to the Australian championship after eight years racing in the United States.

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Related Topix: Sports, Marcos Ambrose, NASCAR, Johnny Davis, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

WTOL-TV Toledo

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

14, 2014. . Jeff Gordon drives past Marcos Ambrose and Jamie McMurray during the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bryan Clauson, Brad Baker, NASCAR, John Graham, Ian Henderson, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Michael Valiante

CottageCountryNow.ca

Kevin Ward's No. 13 car races one last time

When Kevin Ward Sr. decided his late son's No. 13 car should compete one last time there was only one possible driver: Dylan Swiernik.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

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