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    Motorsports: FIA demands ten teams in GT1 World Championship or else
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    The FIA GT1 World Championship is among our favorites simply because it fields some of the most lust-worthy machinery in all of racingdom. Having been dominated in its inaugural seasons by the Maserati MC12 (for all intents and purposes the racing version of the Ferrari Enzo), the GT1 series has ...

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    Official: Ferrari 458 joining the grid in FIA GT1 World Championship
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    Competition versions of the Ferrari 458 have already been prepared for the Ferrari Challenge, Grand Am, and the GT3 and GT2 classes at Le Mans and its various associated series around the world. Now you can add one more to the roster: the FIA GT1 World Championship. Ferrari had previously left ...

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    Official: ACO & FIA announce details for joint World Endurance Championship
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    Isn't it nice when we can all get along? After decades of rift between the FIA (which governs such premier racing series as F1, the WRC and the WTCC) and the ACO (which organizes Le Mans and its related series), the two have gotten together to form the new FIA World Endurance Championship. The ...

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    Teams reportedly dropping out of FIA GT1 World Championship after first season
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    The inaugural season of the FIA GT1 World Championship is in the history books. But after just one season, reports are already cropping up of teams looking to withdraw. Twelve teams participated in the opening series campaigning six different cars between them: GT1-spec versions of the Maserati ...

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    Maserati claims title in inaugural FIA GT1 World Championship
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    Vitaphone Maserati MC12 claims victory in the 2010 FIA GT1 World Championship – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If there was any doubt as to who dominates the international sportscar racing circuit, let those doubts be put to rest. After taking top honors in the now-defunct FIA GT ...

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    Report: GT1 class to be eliminated from next year's Le Mans
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    Amidst all the hubbub surrounding this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, race organizers ACO have announced that the current GT1 class would be integrated into a new GT2 category for next year. After having effectively scrapped its own GT1 class last year, the ACO welcomed in the new generation of ...

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    Natacha Gachnang eyes Le Mans for post-crash return [w/video]
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    Natacha Gachnang - Click above to watch her GT1 crash at Abu Dhabi after the jump
    When we first spoke of Natacha Gachnang, she was racing in the nascent Formula Two series. This year, however, she's driving the Matech Ford GT in the FIA GT1 World Championship. Unfortunately, she was sidelined ...

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    FIA GT1: Nissan GT-R captures first win at Silverstone
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    2010 FIA GT1 World Championship - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Nissan GT-R claimed its first victory of the FIA GT1 World Championship, although not in the most likely of fashion. A pair of Aston Martins finished 1-2 in Saturday's qualifying race and it looked to be a repeat for ...

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    Veritas RS III to join FIA GT1 World Championship?
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    Veritas RS III – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The FIA GT1 World Championship just kicked off its inaugural season since its organizing body, SRO, split the former FIA GT Championship into separate series for the GT1 and GT2 classes. Already, manufacturers are lining up to ...

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    Nissan GT-R teams threaten FIA GT1 boycott over weight penalty *UPDATED
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    Sumo Power Nissan GT-R GT1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Think the Nissan GT-R is heavy enough as is? It still manages to run circles around most everything on the road, but there are limits. Especially when it's placed on a race track. And those limits are becoming a source of ...

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    2010 FIA GT1 World Championship to include four Maserati MC12s
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    Maserati MC12 GT1 – Click above to enlarge
    While GT1 cars have faded away from the American Le Mans Series, they're still running strong in other parts of the world. The 2010 FIA GT1 World Championship kicks off a 10-race series this weekend in Abu Dhabi with two dozen cars signed up, ...

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    2010 FIA GT1 World Championship contenders pose for the camera
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    2010 FIA GT1 World Championship Preview - Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are quite a few changes coming for the FIA GT this year. For starters, the GT1 series will become a true world championship, as the FIA has announced an expansion that includes races on four different ...

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    REPORT: Nissan GT-R, Maserati MC12 heading to Le Mans
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    Nissan GT-R and Maserati MC12 at 2009 FIA GT test session – Click either image for high-res gallery
    If you think you've seen schisms in motorsports by following the on-again, off-again rifts in F1, Indy racing and rallying, those are nothing compared to the fisticuffs endured in sportscar ...

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    FIA GT1 Championship goes global for 2010
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    2009 FIA GT Championship at Silverstone - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    After a meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council earlier this month, the FIA GT Championship has announced the expansion of the racing series for next year that includes more races and international locations. ...

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    Reiter Engineering developing GT1-spec Lamborghini Murcielago SV
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    Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce - Click above for high-res gallery
    Some automakers run their racing programs in-house, and some choose to out-source. While its principal rival falls under the former, Lamborghini opts for the latter, giving its blessing to German motorsport ...

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