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Whincup takes his fifth V8 Supercars championship

Jamie Whincup grabs his third-consecutive title in his Red Bull Holden Commodore in Sydney, Australia.

Perez beats McLaren on his departure

Sergio Perez tweeted he was out at McLaren before the official team announcement.

Tiga Race Cars share first peek of their LM214

First photos released by Tiga of their LMP2.

Pole winners in 2013 will aim for the Sprint Unlimited cash next year

Besides the pole winners that have clinched a spot, there are three past Sprint Unlimited champions on the list.

GP2 and GP3 look forward to inaugural event next year in Russia

GP Limited signed a contract with the Russian Grand Prix organizers to be the support series’ for the Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula Sochi circuit.

Raikkonen’s qualifying times disallowed at Yas Marina Circuit

Kimi Raikkonen’s Lotus failed post-qualifying inspection which moves him to the back of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix grid.

The amazing Vettel: Four consecutive championships

Celebration time in India for Sebastian Vettel and the Red Bull team.

Will Citroen return to the top in 2014?

The loss of Sebastien Loeb has not been easy for the Citroen World Rally Championship team.

Rockenfeller celebrates his championship along with ADAC award

Mike Rockenfeller, DTM Champion, and the Phoenix Racing Audi team are enjoying their accolades.

Ganassi remains with Daytona Prototype cars for the TUSCC debut

Ganassi Racing confirms they will not switch to a Prototype 2 car as they stick with their Riley DP.

Champions in five classes: 2013 American Le Mans Series

A night of celebration for the teams, manufacturers and the drivers who leave Petit Le Mans with the final championships in the American Le Mans Series.

Jani, Heidfeld and Prost give Rebellion back-to-back Petit Le Mans victory

American Le Mans final race was filled with close racing in all five classes at the Petit Le Mans.

History making "bike swap" for Australian Grand Prix

Due to the news from Bridgestone, the MotoGP race director has implemented a special rule for the first time in the series history.

Graf on top in Petit Le Mans warmup in rainy Atlanta

Franchitti sets fast lap in the P2 class for third overall while Porsche teams sweep the GT class in warmup.

NGT MOMO pulls No. 30 out of Petit Le Mans in memory of Edwards

NGT Motorsport's team elected to withdraw the No. 30 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car out of competition in the American Le Mans Series finale at Road Atlanta.

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing will be backed by the National Guard in 2014

Surprise move in the National Guard bidding process for the 2014 IndyCar season as they close out the 2013 season next weekend as the sponsor for the Panther Racing team.

USCC is still in planning stages for their inaugural season

Any new series start up is like cutting teeth and the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship is doing just that!

Alessandro Balzan: The dynamic Italian

Alessandro Balzan takes on a huge challenge at Lime Rock as he aims to win the Rolex series GT title this weekend with the help of co-driver Leh Keen.

Tagliani will step into the No. 10 CGR Honda at Fontana

Target Chip Ganassi Racing signs the French-Canadian as the substitute driver for the inured Dario Franchitti in the IndyCar season finale

Franchitti injuries include a spinal fracture

INDYCAR releases the injuries sustain by Dario Franchitti in his crash in the second race at Houston’s temporary street circuit.

Franchitti on way to hospital after horrendous crash on final lap in Houston

Dario Franchitti is awake and alert after his Ganassi IndyCar flew up in the air into the catch fencing.

Cisneros and Holzer survive horrific crash at VIR

Everyone is okay after massive crash at VIR between two Porsche 911 GT3 cars during the American Le Mans Series Oak Tree Grand Prix.

Kyle Larson: Is he ready to make his Cup debut at Charlotte?

Earnhardt Ganassi Racing has cut a deal with Phoenix Racing for Kyle Larson to make his Sprint Cup debut in the No. 51 Chevrolet at Charlotte.

Champions celebrate in NYC after a drama-filled finale at Lime Rock Park

The final Champions of the GRAND-AM Rolex series shared a toast in New York City on Sunday

Webber's lift from Alonso hitches him penalty for Korea

Alonso gave a lift to Webber at the end of the Singapore Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver received a reprimand while Webber will lose grid positions at Korean Grand Prix.

NAPA Auto Parts elected to dump Michael Waltrip Racing

The aftermath of the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Richmond has bitten Michael Waltrip Racing with the news that NAPA will leave at end of the season.

Both Toyota Hybrids will contest their home event in Fuji

After the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota Racing elected to run just one of their TS030 Hybrids for the WEC events.

Will NAPA leave MWR due to the shenanigans?

One of the primary long-time sponsors for Michael Waltrip and his NASCAR team apparently is considering withdrawing.

Citroen’s Meeke crashes out of Rally Australia

Meeke is now two-for-two in his debut with Citroen, and not in a good way.

Gordon the 13th

After the 'spingate', here's a first decision on the 'radiogate': Jeff Gordon has been added to the Chase as the 13th driver.

Baltimore off the 2014 calendar

INDYCAR announced that the Baltimore race will not take place in 2014.

Was there a deal between Logano and Gilliland at Richmond?

Was Joey Logano's move ahead of David Gilliland in Richmond set-up between the two Ford teams?

Raikkonen will make a formidable teammate for Alonso

In motor sports, teammates at times can be one’s main rival.

Ricciardo will team with Vettel in 2014 - Video

Infiniti Red Bull Racing has confirmed that the seat vacated by Webber at end of 2013 will belong to Ricciardo

CRT rider Espargaro injured in Saturday afternoon practice crash at Silverstone

Power Electronics Aspar rider broke a finger after a heavy fall.

Marquez sets blistering lap for new qualifying record at Silverstone

Marquez sets new MotoGP lap record at Silverstone as the top five were under the old record.

Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 on Friday practice in Belgium

The sun returned to Spa-Francorchamps for the afternoon Formula One practice after a very wet morning on opening day of the Belgian Grand Prix.

Ferrari 275 GTB bought at a record price by billionaire Lawrence Stroll

Eddie Smith Sr.'s rare Ferrari was sold in an auction to Lawrence Stroll

Andersen Promotions approaches Chevrolet for future engine supplier

Chevrolet will evaluate the idea of supplying engines for the 2015 Indy Lights Series.

Stewart hospitalized during sprint car race, will miss The Glen

Tony Stewart is not only a champion in NASCAR but also in Sprint car racing including the World of Outlaws. The owner, driver will miss this weekend’s NSCS race at Watkins Glen.

Return to the hot seat has not been smooth sailing for Barnhart

One would think that the reaction to Barfield not being at Toronto would be treated with respect once INDYCAR stated that the Race Director was absent due to personal reasons.

Ryan Briscoe sustains wrist injury and will require surgery

Ryan Briscoe was caught up in a crash when two of his competitors had contact. The Australian will now miss the second race of the IndyCar Series doubleheader event in Toronto.

Franchitti stripped of third before being reinstated

INDYCAR officials handed Dario Franchitti a 25-second penalty while he was on the podium.

Dixon steals the pole away from his teammate for Toronto’s Race 2

Yesterday on the street circuit at the Exhibition Place in Toronto, Franchitti grabbed the pole for today’s first race. In today’s qualifying for the doubleheader event his teammate Dixon set the fastest lap.

Daytona Rising: Ground breaking has begun for the renovations

Daytona International Speedway and International Speedway Corporation held the ground breaking ceremony today for what is now known as “Daytona Rising”.

Vettel tops the charts on Friday’s opening day of the German Grand Prix

Vettel set fast time for his home race at the Nurburgring. The three-time consecutive World Champion commented on the GPDA meeting held yesterday concerning Pirelli.

Toyota to only run one car for remainder of season

The first sign that Toyota would run only one of their P1 cars to close out their second season in the World Endurance Championship was in social media.

Valentino Rossi shines on his Yamaha for the win at TT Assen

The Doctor is back with the Yamaha Factory Team this year put in a stunning performance in the Grand Prix of The Netherlands to notch his 80th Premier class victory!

Mercedes’ Rosberg tops British Grand Prix Friday practice

Nico Rosberg set the fastest lap on a track that had dried out on a rainy day in England. In the morning practice, Daniel Ricciardo of Toro Rosso ended up with the top time on a wet Silverstone circuit due to heavy rain.

Ferrari’s first Formula One winner Gonzalez dies at the age of 90

Jose Froilan Gonzalez handed the Prancing Horse team their first-ever Formula One grand prix victory.The Argentinian also pocketed a 24 Hours of Le Mans win.

Nissan 2014 Garage 56 entry will be unveiled at Le Mans - Video

The first views of the new electrifying Nissan future prototype "Garage 56" will be shown by the Japanese manufacturer at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Friday 21 June

Wild weekend in Iowa ends with Bayne taking the win

The NACAR Nationwide Series race in in Newton, Iowa definitely put the teams and drivers to a test this weekend.

Keselowski drives “Blue Deuce” across Mackinac Bridge

What an honor for the Michigan native to be able to drive his Penske Racing Ford across the “Mighty Mac” suspension bridge that connects the Upper and Lower Peninsula of the Great Lakes State.

Kevin Magnussen and DAMS do the job in Monaco

The DAMS team leaves Monaco on a high note. Next race at Spa!

Rosberg sets the pace on Thursday in Monaco

Early predictions claimed that the two Mercedes drivers would be one of the favorites to take the win on the streets of Monte Carlo.

Black Falcon scores first Mercedes' Nurburgring 24 Hours victory

An amazing overall win by the No. 9 Black Falcon Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 in the always challenging endurance race at the famous “Green Hell”

Dick Trickle ended his own life at the age of 71

The native of Wisconsin was one of the best drivers on the short-tracks, and he proved that many times in not only a NASCAR race but on the dirt tracks also.

Massa and Gutierrez receive post-qualifying penalties for Barcelona grid positions

Felipe Massa was sixth fastest in the final Formula One qualifying segment but he will now start the Spanish GP from ninth. Esteban Gutierrez lost three positions.