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    Motorsports: Caterham gives rookie Will Stevens the race seat for Abu Dhabi
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    Ever since the bankrupt Caterham F1 Team launched its crowd-funding campaign to get back on the grid, everyone's been wondering which drivers it would be bringing to Abu Dhabi – especially since one of its usual drivers jumped the sinking ship for Sauber. But now they need wonder no more as ...

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    Motorsports: Ferrari confirms Vettel in, Alonso out
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    For the past several months, a big shift on the Formula One grid has been rumored for next season, but with a big piece of the puzzle now confirmed, much of the speculation can end. Ferrari has announced that it is parting company with Fernando Alonso and bringing in Sebastian Vettel to take his ...

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    Report: Amnesty International slams Abu Dhabi ahead of F1 race
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    Human rights and motor racing don't typically belong in the same sentence, but a damning report issued by Amnesty International regarding political dissent in the United Arab Emirates was just released ahead of the upcoming Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 80-page report entitled There is No Freedom ...

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    Followup: Jules Bianchi out of induced coma, moved to France
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    Toward the end of the Japanese Grand Prix in early October, Marussia driver Jules Bianchi crashed into a recovery truck that was removing Adrian Sutil's Sauber from the circuit. Taken to the Mie Prefectural General Medical Center for care, the Frenchman had been in an artificial coma for the past ...

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    Motorsports: Lotus F1 confirms Grosjean, Maldonado for 2015
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    With the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix now just ten days away, the focus is beginning to shift to next year's Formula One World Championship, with more and more pieces to the puzzle falling into place. And the latest news comes from the Lotus team. The Enstone-based outfit has confirmed that ...

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    Report: Why turbo compounding may be the next big thing in powertrains
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    Turbo compounding is the process of using a turbo run off exhaust gasses to provide additional power to the crankshaft via gearing or a hydrodynamic coupling, or to power a generator that distributes energy via a power electronics module. The technology isn't new - the aerospace industry ...

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    Motorsports: McLaren gets on track with new Honda F1 engine
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    Of all the changes in store for next year's Formula One World Championship, few are as hotly anticipated as Honda's return as an engine supplier to the McLaren team. And with the current season drawing to a close, Honda has tweeted two images of the current car running its new engine. The ...

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    Followup: Caterham F1 Team to make season finale, still lays off 230 workers
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    When the chips were down, and looked down for the count, the Caterham F1 Team launched a crowd-funding campaign to get back on the grid in time for the season finale. And now, it seems, they have succeeded. The troubled back-marker team seems to have changed leadership this season as many times ...

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    Read This: Ecclestone dismissive of young F1 fans, small teams in wide-ranging interview
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    Octogenarian billionaire, briber and Bond villain caricature Bernie Ecclestone is not popular with the fans of the sport he oversees with an iron fist, and somehow, we don't think that's set to change after the 84-year-old gave a pretty wide-ranging interview with Campaign Asia-Pacific. It all ...

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    Motorsports: European lobby group calls for end of alcohol sponsorship in F1
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    A European lobby group has called for the end of alcohol sponsorship in Formula One, issuing an open letter to FIA president Jean Todt. According to the letter published by the European Alcohol Policy Alliance, drunk driving accounted for 6,500 deaths (or 25 percent of road deaths) across Europe ...

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    Motorsports: Caterham F1 Team raises over £1 million in crowdfunding campaign [w/video]
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    The Caterham F1 Team, as has been widely reported, has fallen on hard times, with its new owners apparently unable to fund the effort and new investors hard to come by. But the team has found what could be at least an interim solution. In response to its financial difficulties, the team has ...

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    Auctions: Own this Red Bull F1 car for less than an Aventador
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    Red Bull dominated several recent years of Formula One racing, even if its performance has not been able to match the Mercedes squad in 2014. Now, there's a chance to own a part of the team's racing history – an example of the RB3 from 2007. The seller believes this is the only privately ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2014 Brazilian Grand Prix showcases Silver Arrows and German steel
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    Formula One got the drawn out Driver's Championship it wanted, which won't be decided until the last race in Abu Dhabi, and it didn't even need double points to do it. A trip below the equator turned around more than merely weather patterns, Nico Rosberg throwing his Mercedes AMG Petronas around ...

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    Motorsports: Romania's Forza Rossa to join 2016 F1 grid
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    Bazac's Maranello ties have prompted speculation that Forza Rossa could be as closely affiliated with Ferrari as Hass. Formula One may be in a bit of a crisis at the moment, with two of its smaller teams collapsing into bankruptcy, but there may yet be light at the end of the proverbial ...

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    Motorsports: Sauber signs Marcus Ericsson for 2015 Formula One World Championship
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    Rookie Formula One driver Marcus Ericsson has been given a new lease on his racing life, with Sauber announcing he's been hired for next season. The talented Swedish driver moved up to F1 this season after a promising run up the motor racing ladder. He won the Formula BMW UK and Japanese Formula ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2014 US Grand Prix goes the English way yet again
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    Thankfully, the weekend's Formula One dramas all concerned events that happened off the track, with both Caterham and Marussia going into administration, after which a rumored boycott by the small teams was avoided. That gave the 18 drivers left on the grid freedom to focus on making the most of ...

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    Motorsports: Marussia F1 team also declares bankruptcy
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    It looks like the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship will wrap up with two fewer teams than it started. First the Caterham F1 team declared bankruptcy amidst an ownership dispute, and now the Marussia team has gone into bankruptcy administration as well. Alongside Caterham (then flying the ...

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    Motorsports: Audi rumored to ditch Le Mans, DTM for F1
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    If you've been scratching your head wondering how – between Audi and Porsche – the Volkswagen Group could possibly support two rival top-tier LMP1 programs at Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance Championship, but stay out of Formula One entirely, you're not alone. In fact, Porsche was ...

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    Motorsports: Caterham, Marussia to miss United States Grand Prix at Austin
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    Racing fans looking forward to seeing a full grid of Formula One cars at the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, next week may be disappointed to learn that two teams (for a total of four cars) will not be competing this year. Those teams, according to F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone in ...

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    Followup: Caterham F1 management threatens to walk over ownership dispute
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    You might have thought that the Caterham F1 team, currently sitting dead last in the standings without a single championship point to its name, had already hit rock bottom and couldn't sink any lower. But apparently it has. As we reported just recently, Caterham Sports Limited – the factory ...

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