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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

Gazetteandherald.co.uk

RUGBY: Bath 53 London Welsh 26

LONDON Welsh shipped a half-century of points for the second time in seven days as Bath ran in seven tries as they claimed a 53-26 victory in front of a record crowd at the Recreation Ground. The visitors scored four tries themselves and showed far more heart in defence than in their traumatic 52-nil defeat at home to Exeter.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR, Chris Cook, Keith Coleman Racing, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch

Daily Herald

Kyle Busch wins Trucks Series race at Joliet

Kyle Busch bounced back from a disappointing finish in the Nationwide Series to get the win in the Trucks Series race in a Saturday doubleheader at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch came from the rear of the field twice to win in his own Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Krug, Niclas Jonsson, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, Ian Henderson, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Mike MacKenzie, Michael Valiante

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Edwards, Keselowski fastest in final practice

Title contender Carl Edwards is the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Edwards turned a lap at 186.413 mph on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NASCAR Nextel Cup, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, Andy Belmont Motorsports, Andy Belmont, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Jack Roush, Carl Edwards, Jay Ryan Norris, NASCAR Busch, Michael Valiante, Chase Austin, Pierre Bourque

Daily Herald

Gordon covets elusive 5th title as Chase begins

Jeff Gordon hopped off a plane, his typical polished self, ready for a full day of appearances to promote NASCAR's championship race. Then he glanced down at his black polo and saw for the first time the thick, white streaks of deodorant that had soiled his shirt.

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

The Daily Breeze

Kevin Harvick wins Nationwide Series race

Kevin Harvick holds up the trophy with his son Keelan Paul Harvick in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Freaky Fast 300 Race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Harvick, Richard Childress Racing, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Colin Braun, Matt McCall, John Graham, Auggie Vidovich, Jack Roush, Michael Valiante

Sky Sports

San Marino pole for Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo will start the San Marino Grand Prix from pole position as he aims to continue his impressive record at the circuit. The 27-year-old Spaniard was fastest in qualifying on Saturday, with a time of one minute, 33.238 seconds.

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Related Topix: Moto GP

The Republic

Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return to Australia

Marcos Ambrose has informed Richard Petty Motorsports he will leave NASCAR at the end of this season and return to his native Australia. The announcement Saturday comes amid mounting speculation that Ambrose will join Roger Penske as the team enters prepares to enter Australia's V8 Supercar Series.

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

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