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    USGP may be cancelled in 2008: F1 not coming back to Indy

    It looks like there won't be any United States Grand Prix (USGP) next year, at least not at Indy. According to all of the reports we've read, the 2008 Formula One schedule won't have a slot for a United States Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. After eight years of races at the ...

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    Honda hearts Linux, wants cash

    var digg_url = ''; Linux is pretty good at harnessing processor speed, and Chastain Motorsports is hoping to snare some of that effect to propel their Panoz/Honda to victory. The distinctive Penguin logo, "Tux," has been affixed to the nose ...

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    Indy 500 features record 3 female drivers, but struggles to fill rest of grid

    Equal rights activists note that, with few exceptions, motor racing is an almost entirely male-dominated sport. In fact, the vast majority of racing drivers are white men, with only a handful of pioneers like Narayan Karthikeyan, Danica Patrick and Lewis Hamilton breaking through the grid. But this ...

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    US Grand Prix could go into reverse

    If the US Grand Prix remains at Indianapolis beyond 2007, which is by no means a foregone conclusion, it could switch to running counter-clockwise, the way IndyCars do. That's because Indy is trying to get a MotoGP race and having the bikes run clockwise through the banked turn 1 (turn 13 when ...

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    Goodyear racing chief inducted into Hall of Fame

    American motor racing icon Leo Mehl has been inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, which finally honors Mehl with due recognition for his contribution to motor racing in America and around the world. Leo Mehl is known primarily for his role as head of Goodyear's competition ...

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    GT, phone home: Vertu releases last two Racetrack Legends phone

    Nokia has an upscale division that goes by the name Vertu, which happens to make some pretty nifty phones. They aren't for everybody -- not with pricetags that sound like the down payment on a Porsche -- but they will certainly appeal to those of us who are interested in automobilia. One line of ...

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    Good Ol' Boys Grand Prix? Alabama site interested in F1

    Alabama's deep-south image may to some seem better suited to NASCAR moonshine-runnin' than the globe-trotting, jet-setting world of Formula 1, but a new motorsport complex in the southern state is keen to change that. Alabama Motorsports Park is a $350 million project to be built in Mobile on the ...

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    What to do in Indianapolis this Sunday

    Picture this - you're in Indy for the NCAA Final Four and you've spent Saturday watching the semifinals, and the finals aren't until Monday. So what do you do on Sunday? Well, Pontiac (maker of the "Official Performance Machines of the NCAA") has just the thing - the "Pontiac ...


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