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IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
The winning Ganassi drivers - Tony Kanaan, Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray, and Scott Dixon
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F1: England
The 2015 Williams F1 car was unveiled on the cover of F1 Racing magazine
F1 Racing Magazine

IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
The winning Ganassi team rolls into victory circle
LAT USA for IMSA

NASCAR: Charlotte
NASCAR star Jeff Gordon announced this week he will retire from full-time driving after this season
Getty Images for NASCAR

IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
GTLM winners Ryan Briscoe, Jan Magnussen, and Antonio Garcia celebrate
Richard Prince for Chevy

IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
The #3 Chevrolet Corvette Racing C7.R, driven by Ryan Briscoe, Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen races to victory in the GTLM class
Richard Prince for Chevy

IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
Scott Dixon leads in the Ganassi Ford
LAT USA for IMSA

IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
Cars run under caution at night
Rolex

IMSA: Rolex 24 at Daytona
Sunrise over the Daytona Speedway
Rolex
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Sauber F1 Team presents the Sauber C34-Ferrari
  Formula 1
The Sauber F1 Team will go into the 2015 FIA Formula One Championship with new drivers Marcus Ericsson (SE, 24) and Felipe Nasr (BR, 22). Raffaele Marciello (IT, 20) has signed as test and reserve driver. The roll-out of the new Sauber C34-Ferrari will take place at the first winter test in Jerez de la Frontera (Spain).
NASCAR Media Tour Day 4
  by Pete McCole
The 33rd annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom drew to a close on Thursday, concluding four days of media and social events feature the top teams and driver of NASCAR as they prepare for the upcoming 2015 Sprint Cup season. Leading off the final day was Furniture Row Racing, who made the trip from their Denver, Colo. based headquarters to the Charlotte Convention Center, joined by their current driver, Martin Truex, Jr.
Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in '16
  by Pete McCole
Chase Elliott will move up the Sprint Cup Series in 2016 to replace Jeff Gordon as driver of the no. 24 Chevrolet, Hendrick Motorsports announced today.  Elliott, the 2014 XFINITY Series champion and the son of 1988 Sprint Cup Champion Bill Elliott, will slide into the seat vacated by the four-time series champion, joined by Gordon's current crew chief, Alan Gustafson. Elliott will also drive in five Sprint Cup races this season in a fifth car prepared by Hendrick Motorsports, making his debut at the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 29.
NASCAR Media Tour Day 3
  by Pete McCole
The 33rd annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom rolled on with day three of the four-day event, which included visits from Roush-Fenway Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports, Wood Brothers Racing and Team Penske. The morning session was led off by Roush Fenway Racing, which enters into the 2015 season with its youngest lineup ever, with rookie driver and Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne joining third-year driver Rick Stenhouse, Jr. and veteran driver Greg Biffle.
IndyCar does the unimaginable....again
  by Brian Carroccio
Around 12:50 p.m. ET Wednesday, in the midst of one of those proverbial run around like a chicken-with-your--head-cut-off type of days, I received a message from a friend, someone very clued in to the latest happenings in the world of racing.

Brian's Friend: "IndyCar announcement at 3 (p.m.) today. Any idea what it's about?"
Me: "No clue. Been super-busy, will let you know if I hear anything."
Brian's Friend: "(Brian) Barnhart returning as Race Director."
Me: "No way. Even they (INDYCAR/IMS) know better than that.

NASCAR Media Tour Day 2
  by Pete McCole
The Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom continued on Tuesday with day two of the annual four day gathering bringing the media together with the stars and race teams of NASCAR. On the slate for the second day were Michael Waltrip Racing, JTG Daugherty Racing & HScott Motorsports and Stewart-Haas Racing along with presentations from NBC Sports and Ford. Michael Waltrip Racing led things off in the morning session with team co-owners Michael Waltrip and Rob Kauffman, along with drivers Brian Vickers and Clint Bowyer.
Renault previews their 2015 F1 plans
  Formula 1
Renault enters the 2015 season with two objectives: to deliver competitive power units that run reliably and improves on its 2014 performance. After a tough season last year, the French manufacturer has taken a back to basics approach to achieving these aims, with a structural reorganization of its Viry-Chatillon headquarters the cornerstone. 'F1 constantly moves forward at a very fast rate. The sport evolves, technology evolves and the competition never sleeps so Viry needs to evolve at the same rate,' Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul explains. 'Viry needed a refresh.
Ford's Mexican 302 Engine
  by Stephen Cox
After a Mexican 302-equipped Ford Torino crossed the block at Mecum Auctions recently, I've received a boatload of questions about these unique engines, their collector value, and how to identify them. Mexican 302's are a bit of an oddity, so I thought I'd pass along the answers publicly for Ford enthusiasts.
NASCAR Media Tour Day 1
  by Pete McCole
Monday morning marked the opening day of the 33rd annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom at the Charlotte Convention Center - a yearly event bringing together motorsports journalists from across the country to meet the teams and star drivers of NASCAR as they prepare to for the start of the 2015 NASCAR season and the season-opening events at Daytona Speedweeks just a month away.
NASCAR Plans No Changes to the Chase in 2015
  by Pete McCole
NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France addressed the media on Monday as the lead off event to the 33rd annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour to lay out his annual "State of the Sport" address, and the biggest change France announced - was no change at all. In a departure from previous years addresses, where most of the major changes in the sport have been announced, France said everything is status quo for the 2015 season, including no changes to the new Chase for the Sprint Cup format or any radical schedule changes on any of the sports three major touring series.
IndyCar drivers Dixon and Bourdais 1-2 in Rolex 24
  by Mark J. Cipolloni
IndyCar drivers Scott Dixon and Sebastien Bourdais finished 1-2 in the 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.  In the final 10-minute sprint after a late caution caused by the crash of the PC leading Colin Braun's No. 54 Oreca, Bourdais closed on Dixon's Ford but came up 1.3 sec. short.  Antonio Garcia brought the No. 3 Corvette home first in the GTLM class over Dirk Werner's BMW Z4 while the No. 52 Oreca won the PC class. The No. 94 Dodge Viper won the GTD class.
We drive the Kia K900
  by Ali Arsham
Kia has come a long way since their humble beginnings.  The best evidence is the new Kia K900, a car so luxurious that many European luxury car makers should be getting nervous.  This year marks Kia Motors' 20th anniversary in the U.S. market, and the all-new K900 is a symbol of how far the brand has come and the next bold example of the challenger spirit that has benefitted Kia over two decades of growth and maturation.
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