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    Report: F1 to switch to turbocharged V6 engines instead of proposed turbo fours
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    A compromise has reportedly been reached in Formula 1 that will guarantee the future participation of all the current engine suppliers, while satisfying the FIA's drive for more fuel-efficient propulsion. Plans were (until now) in place for F1 to switch from the current 2.4-liter V8 engines to ...

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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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    Video: Watch as hot-headed Aston Martin GT1 racer retaliates against Nissan GT-R
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    Contact during racing is typically accidental. Sometimes, however, you can't call a crash an accident when one of the drivers involved clearly looks like he's out to inflict a little pain. Just such a crackup occurred during a GT1 race at Silverstone this weekend when Aston Martin driver Stefan ...

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    Official: United States Grand Prix scheduled for June 17, 2012
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    If you thought this year's 20-race calendar was already packed, next year's is set to surpass it with a massive 21-race schedule for the 2012 Formula One World Championship. The tentative calendar approved by the FIA's World Motor Sport Council includes all 20 grands prix from this year (albeit ...

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    Official: FIA and ACO team up for new World Endurance Championship
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    International motor racing is a complicated web of various series, each with their own types of cars run under different rules. The one element that binds them all – or at least a good proportion of them – together is the FIA. The international automobile federation governs Formula ...

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    Official: Bahrain Grand Prix back on the F1 calendar despite civil unrest
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    The start to this year's Formula 1 championship was delayed when civil unrest in the Gulf kingdom of Bahrain forced the cancellation of the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix. Since then, a question mark has loomed over whether the round would be reinstated later in the season, and now we have our ...

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    Report: Max Mosley's privacy case rejected by European Court of Human Rights
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    It appears as if Max Mosley has gotten whipped once again. But this time, it wasn't in an alleged S&M dungeon with a gaggle of hookers dressed up as Nazi officers, it was in no less distinguished a forum than the European Court of Human Rights. The former FIA president, as you may recall, ...

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    FIA supports young female racers with karting trophy
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    Women in racing are few and far between. Sure, a smattering of notable names comes to mind – like Danica Patrick, Sabine Schmitz and Susie Stoddart – but in this male-dominated sport, they're the exception. The FIA is taking steps to fix that, however. Two of the regulatory body's ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi interested in electric Formula 1 series
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    Mitsubishi has expressed serious interest in FIA president Jean Todt's proposed electric F1 series. The idea is in its infancy, and there is long way to go before silent F1 cars are zipping around the world's best racing circuits, but interest from the brand gives the idea a bit of a boost. Over ...

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    Report: FIA president Jean Todt interested in new electric F1 series
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    Are you prepared for Formula One, Electric Boogaloo? Jean Todt, President of the FIA, apparently is, and he hopes to introduce a few new racing series that will provide a platform for an electrified Formula One racing series. Before we get to see a fully-fledged electric F1 league, The Telegraph ...

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    Video: McLaren takes first MP4-12C GT3 out for Silverstone test
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    McLaren has just unveiled the racing version of its all-new street-fighting MP4-12C. The McLaren MP4-12C GT3 has been out running England's Silverstone circuit with new test driver Álvaro Parente at the wheel. The race-version of McLaren's new coupe is nearly four inches wider than the ...

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    Report: VW poised to join WRC by month's end
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    According to Autocar, Volkswagen is expected to announce its participation in WRC by the end of this month. The automaker has been rumored to enter WRC ever since the racing series announced a shift to 1.6-liter-based rules. If the rumors are to be believed, the car, which is already under ...

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    Report: Ferrari renames F1 car... again
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    Ferrari's 2011 F1 car was originally unveiled as the Ferrari F150 - a hat tip to the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification. That got Ford's boxers in a knot, as Uncle Henry's boys feared that its customers would get confused by the name similarities with the Ford F-150 pickup. Ferrari ...

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    Ferrari's Montezemolo blasts "pathetic" four-cylinder engine formula?
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    Cylinders have been dropping off Formula One engines like limbs off the leprous over the past several years. Where twelve cylinders once ran soon became ten, then eight for the current formula and plans are now set to switch to just four by 2013. And Luca di Montezemolo, for one, is not ...

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    FIA lifts ban on team orders in Formula One
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    Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso on the podium at the 2010 German Grand Prix
    After years of speculation, Formula One has shaken things up by announcing that the current high-revving V8s will be replaced by 2013 with turbocharged four-cylinder engines. Along with it, the FIA imposed new limits ...

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    FIA fomulates new F3 International Trophy
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    It seems like new feeder series on the ladder up to Formula One are popping with increased frequency. GP2 kicked off in 2005, which then gave birth to GP3. Formula 2 was re-inaugurated in 2009, while other series like A1GP, Superleague Formula and Auto GP come and go. All the while, Formula 3 has ...

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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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    Video: 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 looks and sounds evil, priced around $550k
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    2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The FIA GT3 European racing series is about to get a whole lot classier. Mercedes-Benz has been testing and tuning its 2011 SLS AMG GT3 and the car is now ready to claim top spot in your high-end racing trailer. ...

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    Stepney reportedly sentenced to 20 months in jail for spying on Ferrari
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    It's been over three years since the start of Stepneygate. But while the matter was supposedly closed a year ago, it's only now that the namesake perpetrator has been sentenced in criminal court. The scandal, for those unfamiliar, centered around one Nigel Stepney, a British engineer who ...

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    Video: Trio of FIA GT4 Lotus racers at the 'Ring
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    Lotus running the FIA GT4 Championship at The 'Ring – Click above to watch videos after the jump
    PistonClash Productions has done its thing at the Nürburgring again, this time capturing some of the best of Lotus racing the FIA GT4 Championship. A pair of 2-Elevens and an Evora play ...

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