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F1: Melbourne
Sebastian Vettel celebrates an important win for Ferrari at Albert Park
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NASCAR: Fontana
Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, applies the winners sticker in victory lane with his son, Owen
Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

F1: Melbourne
A rare behind the view look at an F1 podium
Steven Tee/LAT

NASCAR: Fontana
Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet SS,celebrates his victory with a burnout
Garry Eller/HHP for GM

F1: Melbourne
The 2017 class of F1 drivers pose for their traditional beginning of season photo
Sahara Force India

F1: Melbourne
Rookies Antonio Giovinazzi (36 - subbing for Pascal Wehrlein) and Stoffel Vandoorne kick up dirt at the start of the race
Sahara Force India

F1: Melbourne
Sebastian Vettel celebrates his Australian GP win with Ferrari team boss Mauricio Arrivabene (C)
Ferrari

NASCAR: Fontana
The fabulous Fontana track afford many racing lines which makes racing there so great.
Getty Images for NASCAR

MotoGP: Qatar
Maverick Vinales leads Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi on his way to victory in his maiden race for the team
Yamaha
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INDYCAR unveils new images of redesigned car
  2018 Verizon IndyCar Series design

The design of the car to be used in Verizon IndyCar Series competition in 2018 is coming more into focus. INDYCAR, sanctioning body for the premier North American open-wheel racing series, released new images today of the universal aerodynamic bodywork kit that will be used by all competitors in 2018. Following along with this year's INDYCAR theme of "NEXT," the computer-generated images are the next evolution of the car's development process and provide more detail than concept sketches released in January.

Formula Drift 2017 Pro Championship Season Kicks Off
  In 4 Days In Long Beach
The Formula DRIFT Black Magic Championship presented by BlackVue Dash Cameras will kickoff the 14th Pro Championship season beginning with Round 1: Streets of Long Beach in 4 days. On March 31 - April 1, drifting will return to city streets in Long Beach, CA.  3-time Formula DRIFT champion, Chris Forsberg in the NOS Energy Nissan 370Z will look to defend his championship and has teamed up with top driver Ryan Tuerck. 
Larson sweeps in Fontana
  Wins both Xfinity and Cup races

Target Chip Ganassi driver Kyle Larson had a weekend he won't soon forget. Racing in front of his home crowd, he won the NASCAR Xfinity race on Saturday and Sunday led a race high 110 laps to finally get his first Monster Cup win of 2017 going away. Surviving several late cautions and restarts, Larson's Chevy simply could not be touched. Penske Ford driver Brad Keselowski was 2nd 0.779sec behind after the final green-white-checkered. Clint Bowyer rounded out the top-3.

Vinales wins on debut with Yamaha
  Holds off Ducati rider Dovizioso

Maverick Vinales got his new career started on the right foot with his new Yamaha MotoGP team. Starting from pole, Vinales outdueled Andrea Dovizioso and teammate Valentino Rossi to win the first race of the 2017 MotoGP season in Qatar in sensational style. Vinales dropped to fifth early, but rode back into contention after the midpoint of the race and then kept the powerful Ducati at bay at the checkered flag.

Australian GP Sunday Press Conference
  Top-3 Drivers

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2 - Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
3 - Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes)

Vettel defeats Hamilton to win in Australia
  Ferrari preseason pace confirmed

Sebastian Vettel soundly defeated Lewis Hamilton to win the 2017 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix to kick off Formula 1's new era with a superb victory for Ferrari. After shadowing polesitter Hamilton throughout the race’s opening stages, Vettel came out ahead of Hamilton at the first round of stops. From there the German never looked back, taking the checkered flag almost 10 seconds clear to clinch Ferrari’s first win since Singapore 2015, with teammate Kimi Raikkonen fourth.

Larson Holds Off Logano For Xfinity Win at Fontana
  NASCAR XFINITY Series
Kyle Larson kept polesitter Joey Logano at bay after a restart with four laps left in Saturday's Service King 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Auto Club Speedway and held on to win by .127 seconds. Logano chased Larson to the checkered flag but couldn't prevent the driver of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet from scoring his first victory of the season, his second at Fontana and the sixth of his career. 
Australian GP Post-Qualifying Press Conference
  Top-3 Qualifiers
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3 - Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
Hamilton nips Vettel for pole in Australia
  Ferrari gains on Mercedes but still slower

Lewis Hamilton won pole position for the Australian Grand Prix, after close a tense qualifying battle with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes Formula 1 teammate Valtteri Bottas.  Hamilton, putting his superior Aldo Costa designed car to maximum use on his final run, won pole position with a 1m22.188s lap. Bottas briefly held top stop before Hamilton's flyer, with Vettel then splitting the Mercedes by posting the second fastest time on his final run.

Kyle Larson Wins Pole In California
  Auto Club 400
After three straight runner-up finishes in his last three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starts, Kyle Larson will start first after winning the pole Sunday's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Larson edged Denny Hamlin by 0.014 seconds in Friday's qualifying session, as Hamlin covered the two-mile distance at 186.979 mph. The Coors Light Pole Award was Larson's first at Auto Club, first of the season and second of his career. 
Australian GP Friday Press Conference
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2017 F1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix Marks A New Era
  F1

This weekend Rolex celebrates its fifth consecutive year as F1 Event Title Partner of the opening race of the FIA Formula One World Championship season, the 2017 FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX. A Global Partner and the Official Timepiece of Formula 1 since 2013, Rolex’s commitment to the pinnacle of motor sport exemplifies the brand’s ongoing quest for excellence and for pushing the boundaries of human and technical performance.

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