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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: Jules Bianchi suffers head injury in Japanese Grand Prix crash
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    Safety in Formula One racing has come a long way over the past few decades, but accidents still do occur. And when they do, we're reminded of the inherent dangers involved in such a fast-paced form of motorsport. Our latest reminder has unfortunately come at the expense of one Jules Bianchi, ...

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    Motorsports: Geely to provide engines to Formula 4
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    Formula One may get the lion's share of attention, but it's far from the only formula racing series. The FIA Formula E Championship just kicked off in China this past weekend, for example – and while FIA President Jean Todt was in town, he also announced the latest engine supplier for the ...

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    Motorsports: FIA confirms 20-race F1 calendar for 2015
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    Formula One has been ratcheting up the number of races on its calendar for decades. It ran with ten or fewer races through the 1950s and into the late 60s, then started climbing into the teens until it plateaued around 16 races throughout the 80s and 90s. But since then it's been climbing: 17 ...

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    Motorsports: FIA says FRIC no to trick suspensions in F1
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    There are few fields in the world where you'll find engineers working as feverishly as they do in Formula One. With races sometimes won and lost by fractions of a second, every little bit counts, so each team retains legions of engineers, all dedicated to finding the tiniest performance edge... ...

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    Official: FIA Online Championship coming to Gran Turismo
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    Gamers know that you can't get much closer to the action than in the latest installment of Polyphony Digital's Gran Turismo simulator series for the PlayStation. But just how close is that virtual reality to actual reality? According to the FIA, extremely close. At the FIA Sport Conference that ...

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    Official: F1 to get standing restarts after safety car next year
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    In the ever-changing world that is the Formula One rule book, 2015 will see a bevy of new tweaks. The most notable, besides the absurd inclusion of titanium skidplates, is the introduction of standing restarts following safety car periods. The full rule change, which will be implemented for the ...

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    Motorsports: Ferrari still rumored to defect from F1 to Le Mans
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    Would Formula One be Formula One without Ferrari? And would Ferrari be Ferrari without Formula One? Those are the questions circulating the motorsport press lately as Ferrari has hinted once again that, if the rules are not changed and the spectacle restored, the Scuderia could pack up its ...

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    Motorsports: Gene Haas granted F1 license by FIA
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    Gene Haas, co-owner of former NASCAR champion team Stewart-Haas Racing, has officially received a Formula One team license by the FIA. The new squad could begin racing as soon as the 2015 F1 season. "Obviously, we're extremely pleased to have been granted a Formula One license by the FIA. It's ...

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    Motorsports: NASCAR's Haas, HRT's Kolles front-runners for new F1 teams
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    Back in December we received word that the FIA was preparing to open up the application process for a new team to join Formula One. A month later we heard that Gene Haas, founder of NASCAR team Stewart-Haas Racing, was throwing his proverbial hat in the ring. Now the word on the street circuit is ...

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    Motorsports: NASCAR team owner working to launch Formula One team
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    An American team seeks to enter Formula One, take two. It's been four years since USF1 played the jilt to Bernie's circus, no-showing at the beginning of the 2010 season. Now NASCAR team owner Gene Haas, of Stewart-Haas Racing, has "responded to the FIA's 'call for expression of interest'" in ...

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    Motorsports: FIA opens applications for a new F1 team
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    It's not every day that the FIA opens up applications to accept a new Formula One team on the grid. In fact the last time it did was in 2010, when 15 interested parties applied. The FIA ended up picking three: Virgin, Lotus and HRT. Virgin ended up taken over by Marussia, that Lotus team became ...

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    Motorsports: F1 to award double points for season finale, assign permanent driver numbers
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    Did you watch the video we posted yesterday and figure you've finally got a handle on the changes taking place in Formula One for next season? Well hold on, because there's more. The Formula One Commission and F1 Strategy Group concluded their meetings in Paris yesterday and instituted a series ...

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    Video: Breaking down F1's 2014 regulations into layman's terms
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    Some racing series are easier to understand than others, but to put it mildly, Formula One is not NASCAR. With 500 members of each team spending millions upon millions each year to gain an advantage, F1 is about as technically complex as rocket science. But if you thought you had managed to wrap ...

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    Motorsports: New Jersey cut from final 2014 Formula One calendar
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    Several months typically pass between when the FIA releases the provisional calendar for the next year's Formula One World Championship and when it releases the final version. The gap is usually bridged by a fair share of back-and-forth speculation over which races will make the cut, but this ...

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    Motorsports: Ferrari boss Montezemolo expects big changes from FIA
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    You'd think that with former Ferrari principal Jean Todt running the FIA, the relationship between the motorsport governing body and the team he once called home would be a solid one. But his former boss expects more from the organization that oversees Formula One. In a recent interview ...

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    Motorsports: Jersey, Mexico to be axed from 2014 F1 calendar?
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    Formula One fans in North America were justifiably excited when the FIA published its provisional calendar for next season. Not only did it include the perennial Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal and the (still new) US Grand Prix in Austin, but also races in both New Jersey and Mexico. But a lot ...

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    Motorsports: Pirelli signs on to supply F1 tires through 2018
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    Formula One is never without its controversies, and one of the major issues this year revolved around tires. Earlier in the season, Pirelli's rubber was prone to failure, but the Italian tire supplier worked with the individual teams to design new compounds and issue guidelines on how best to use ...

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    Motorsports: Audi scores 100th LMP win
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    Loïc Duval, Tom Kristensen and Allan McNish took the No. 2 Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro to victory at this weekend's Six Hours of Austin at the Circuit of the Americas, marking the 12th victory for the R18 body and the 100th LMP overall victory for Audi since 2000. The milestone victory also saw ...

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    Motorsports: FIA gears up to launch new Formula 4 championships worldwide
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    Formula One may get all the glory – and rightfully so – but it's not the only racing formula out there. There are many steps along the motorsports ladder, but they're all run by different authorities and under different names. There's GP2, GP3, Formula Three, Auto GP, Formula Renault, ...

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