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MotoGP: Motegi Japan
Race winner and 2016 champion Marc Marquez - 5 world titles at the age of 23
WEC: Fuji Japan
Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi brought the winning #6 Toyota into Parc Ferme
TOYOTA Racing/James Moy Photography
NHRA: Texas Motorplex
Courtney Force faces off against her father John Force
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Outback Chevrolet SS, celebrates his victory with the checkered flag Sunday
Alan Marler for Chevy Racing
WEC: Fuji Japan
The eventual race winner No. 6 Toyota dives under the pole winning Porsche Team 1 of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber
MotoGP: Motegi Japan
Race winner and 2016 champion Marc Marquez is greeted by his eleated crew
Cole Custer spins into the grass
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BMW driver Marco Wittmann celebrates winning the 2016 DTM title
Gruppe C GmbH
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 DEWALT FLEXVOLT Toyota, and Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, lead the field under caution prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400
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Martin Truex, Jr. On Pole At Talladega
Hellman's 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
Just 13 points to the good entering Sunday's Round of 12 cutoff race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Martin Truex Jr. gave himself as much of a cushion as possible, winning the pole for the Hellman's 500 at Talladega Superspeedway during Saturday's knockout qualifying session. Seventh in the Chase standings, and 13 points ahead of Joey Logano and Austin Dillon, Truex covered the 2.66-mile distance in 49.508 seconds (193.423 mph) to claim the Coors Light Pole Award for Sunday's race that will trim the Chase field from 12 drivers to eight.
USGP Saturday Press Conference
From Austin - Top 3 qualifiersDrivers
1 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2 - Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
3 - Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull).
Grant Enfinger Wins First-Career Truck Series Race
Fred's 250 at Talladega Superspeedway
In the race that decided the lineup for the Round of 6 in the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase, Alabama native Grant Enfinger stole the thunder from the playoff drivers in Saturday's Fred's 250 at Talladega Superspeedway. With a strong push from GMS Racing teammate and Chase driver Ben Kennedy after a restart on Lap 93 of 94, Enfinger surged to the front and stayed there in the face of a last-lap challenger from another teammate, Spencer Gallagher, who came home second, .108 seconds behind the winner.
Hamilton beats Rosberg for USGP pole
Aldo Costa cars again superior
Lewis Hamilton set a new track record 1m34.999s lap to take pole position for the USGP at COTA over his Aldo Costa designed Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg. Costa's cars are almost impossible to beat and Adrian Newey's came closest with Red Bull teammates Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen 3rd and 4th. Underscoring that F1 is 99% car and 1% driver, the third row is all Ferrari with Kimi Raikkonen nipping Sebastian Vettel to finish 5th and 6th.
Historic 65th pole for Marquez at Phillip Island
Hayden an impressive seventh
Marc Marquez delivered another incredible performance in this afternoon’s qualifying session at Phillip Island, taking his 37th pole in MotoGP and the 65th in his career, which is also the new historical record, at just 23 years of age. It’s also Marc’s seventh pole of 2016. Marquez chose the perfect moment to head out in the changeable conditions on full slick tires. Cal Crutchlow starts from P2 after graduating from Q1, with Pol Espargaro completing the front row.
USGP Friday Press Conference
With Team RepresentativesTeam Representatives
Cyril Abiteboul (Renault)
Maurizio Arrivabene (Ferrari)
Gene Haas (Haas)
Christian Horner (Red Bull Racing)
Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber)
Toto Wolff (Mercedes)
USGP: Thursday Press Conference
Romain Grosjean (Haas)
Kevin Magnussen (Renault)
Valtteri Bottas (Williams),
Nico Hulkenberg (Force India)
Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
IndyCars finish tire test at Phoenix
Following the exciting running of the Verizon IndyCar Series Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix in April, the return to the desert has become an important stop on the INDYCAR schedule. In preparation for the first oval race of the 2017 season, scheduled for April 29 in Phoenix, five Verizon IndyCar Series drivers and teams, including two Indianapolis 500 winners, participated in a one-day Firestone tire and aero testing session at Phoenix Raceway on Oct. 18.
2016 Corvette Racing Championship Rewind
Oliver Gavin, No. 4 Corvette C7.R
The 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season was one to remember for Oliver Gavin. The highly experienced and successful Briton won his fifth Driver’s Championship as part of Corvette Racing and second with Tommy Milner. The two won four times in their No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R and also won the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup title.
Face-to-face with 2016 MotoGP Champion Marc Marquez
After Japanese GP victory
On Sunday, Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez has secured his third MotoGP title with three rounds still remaining after storming to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix. Marc shared his thoughts with us before heading to Australia for round 16 of the World Championship.
Charging ahead - The MINI goes electric
First plug-in hybrid model by the British premium brand
Hallmark MINI driving fun combined with zero tailpipe emissions. With the introduction of the first plug-in hybrid model by the British premium brand, this will soon be a reality. The series development process for this car has almost been completed. It features a combustion engine and an electric motor enabling purely electric propulsion for the first time in a MINI. This marks the beginning of a new phase for MINI, and offers a glimpse into a future that is charged with excitement for MINI customers and those drivers yet to experience the thrill of a hybrid.
NASCAR Post-Race Press Conference
From Kansas SpeedwayParticipants:
Kevin Harvick (Driver)
Rodney Childers (Crew Chief)
Gene Haas (Team Co-Owner)
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