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NASCAR: Charlotte
The Charlotte Motor Speedway was blanketed with snow and ice this past week
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NASCAR: Charlotte
The Charlotte Motor Speedway is a winter wonderland covered with snow at night
Christian Espinoza

NASCAR: Daytona
The Chip Ganassi Racing team announced Kurt Busch as the new driver for the #1 Chevy in 2019
Ganassi Racing

IndyCar: Sebring
F1 driver Marcus Ericsson got his first laps under his belt in an IndyCar with his new IndyCar team, SPM.

Automotive: Japan
The Chairman of Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi, Carlos Ghosn, was thrown in jail in Japan for under-reporting a huge amount of money on his tax returns

NASCAR: Charlotte
Hendrick Motorsports driver William Byron will run yellow Hertz colors in a handful of races in 2019
Hendrick Motorsports

F1: St. Petersburg Russia
At the 2018 FIA Awards banquet, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff and driver Lewis Hamilton received their F1 championship awards for manufacturers and for drivers

IndyCar: Houston
AJ Foyt is interviewed after it was announced he will be inducted into the Houston, Texas Hall of Fame
AJ Foyt Racing

NHRA: Michigan
NHRA legend Dick LaHaie passed away at age 76. He was the NHRA Winston Top Fuel champion as a driver in 1987 and a two-time championship crew chief for Scott Kalitta (1994-95) and for Larry Dixon (2002-03) before retiring in 2005.
NHRA Photo
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Ultra-high-power charging technology for future EVs
  Charging EVs may soon be as quick as filling up with fuel
The research consortium presented a prototype for a charging station with an output of up to 450 kW yesterday in Jettingen-Scheppach, located near the A8 motorway between Ulm and Augsburg. A Porsche research vehicle with a net battery capacity of approximately 90 kWh achieved a charging capacity of over 400 kW on the new charging station, allowing for charging times of less than 3 minutes for the first 100 km range.
Gordon plans 3-car assault on Dakar
  2019 Dakar Rally
Robby Gordon and Team SPEED will return to the 2019 Dakar Rally with three SPEED Edition Textron Off-Road XX’s in the car category sponsored by Toyo Tires and King Off-Road Racing Shocks. Gordon will drive his familiar bright orange and black SPEED Energy/ Toyo Tires/ SPEED Edition Textron XX entry, while joining Team SPEED for their first Dakar Rally attempt; young Stadium SUPER Truck racers Blade Hildebrand and Cole Potts will field there own separate SPEED Edition Textron XX race vehicles. 
Rating the Johnson and Alonso Car Swap in Bahrain
  Top car swaps in recent years
If you are a car enthusiast, then you might have swapped cars with your pals a number of times. It seems the trend is also seen in the racing track. Once in a few years, NASCAR and Formula One drivers seem always to have a curiosity to try out each others racing cars.  If you are into tropicana sportsbook, read on! So, what have been the best race swaps till now? We will take a look at it below.
Young Test Drivers give Brazil hope in F1 future
  Who will be the next Brazilian F1 driver?
Brazil started motor racing right before World War 11. Since the F1 series began, there have been thirty-one drivers from Brazil. The country boasts of legends who have graced the series. Nelson Piquet who has won the title three times is regarded as the best driver in Formula One history.  If you love playing with Harrah’s race and sports book, we are sure you would love this news. 
Ad Diriyah ABB FIA Formula E E-Prix circuit
  Formula E season opener
The ABB FIA Formula E Championship heads to Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia for the Season 5 opener, where all 11 teams and 22 Gen2 cars will take to the track for the very first time. Here’s all you need to know.  Old meets new. Racing in the ancient surroundings of Ad Diriyah, all 22 Gen2 cars and drivers will take to the 2.495km track to battle for the first victory of the season. With 21 twists and turns, the drivers will skirt the historic town walls before heading back towards the start/finish line in the heart of the district. Who will emerge victorious?
Jaguar Racing Fully Charged For 3rd Formula E Season
  Series Season 5
Panasonic Jaguar Racing will return for its third season in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship on December 15 at the inaugural Ad Diriyah E-Prix in Saudi Arabia. The race in Riyadh is one of three new locations on the Formula E calendar and kicks off a season of firsts for Panasonic Jaguar Racing, with a new car and new support series also launching in the Middle East. Panasonic Jaguar Racing drivers Nelson Piquet Jr and Mitch Evans will return to race in the all-new, faster Jaguar I-TYPE 3, taking on the new 2.495km street circuit as they strive for a podium finish. 
Pirelli Compound Choices for first four GPs of 2019
  And Mandatory Sets
Pirelli will bring the following compounds to the 2019 Australian Grand Prix (March 15-17), Bahrain Grand Prix (March 29-31), Chinese Grand Prix (April 12-14) and Azerbaijan Grand Prix (April 26-28). Just three colors at each race in 2019, with five different compounds available: C1 is the hardest, C5 is the softest. buycarparts.co.uk
Newey and Pizzitola win Fuji 4-Hours race
  Asia LeMans Series
Algarve Pro Racing secured a critical race win in the Asian Le Mans Series 4 Hours of Fuji (7-9 December) to bring itself back into the fight for outright title honors at the midway point of the 2018-19 season. Harrison Newey and Andrea Pizzitola possessed blistering speed, but had to stave off stiff opposition in changeable conditions to take the spoils at Fuji International Speedway.
Ross Brawn summary of 2019 F1 season
  by Ross Brawn
With the images of the donuts performed on the Yas Marina Circuit by Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso still fresh in my mind, my first thoughts are that it was a fittingly spectacular and emotional end to what has been an intense and action-packed season. Lewis Hamilton dominated the season, although this was probably the most difficult of his five title wins, and certainly the most complicated of those he has taken with Mercedes.
Grid set for the 4 Hours of Fuji
  Asia LeMans Series Race
2016/17 LMP3 Asian Le Mans Series drivers champions Phil Hanson and Nigel Moore have claimed pole positon in their respective classes ahead of the 4 Hours of Fuji. Leading the field away will be first time pole sitter Phil Hanson in the #22 United Autosports Ligier JS P2 Nissan. Alongside him will be the #24 Algarve Pro Racing Ligier JS P2 Judd, with Andrea Pizzitola. Starting in 3rd place will be the #8 Sprit of Race Ligier JS P2. Alexander West will start the race 3rd after Pipo Derani set the third fastest time in qualifying. 
Mercedes and Hamilton receive FIA F1 trophies
  At the FIA Prize Giving Gala in St. Petersburg, Russia
After an exciting and challenging Formula One season, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport was yesterday awarded the trophies that represent the culmination of a season of endeavor, commitment and tenacity. Toto Wolff received the fifth consecutive FIA Formula One Constructors' Championship trophy on behalf of the team, and Lewis was awarded his fifth Drivers' Championship trophy at the FIA Prize Giving Gala in St. Petersburg, Russia.
FIA Announces World Motor Sport Council Decisions
  Saint Petersburg, Russia meeting
Hosted by FIA President Jean Todt and FIA Deputy President for Sport, Graham Stoker, the World Motor Sport Council gathered today in Saint Petersburg during the 2018 FIA Annual General Assembly for its final meeting of the year. All final race schedules were ratified. The following is a summary of the decisions taken during the meeting:
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