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    VW motorsport chief nixes F1 entry

    Formula One teams come and go, but few have been the subject of such intense rumors as the potential participation of Volkswagen. The German automaker is the largest in Europe that hasn't been part of the sport in recent history, and its executives have made several public declarations that ...

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    Official: Jost Capito leaving Ford SVT for Volkswagen Motorsport

    Few know performance and racing like Jost Capito. The speed-obsessed auto exec started out developing high-performance engines for BMW, then headed the motorsport department at Porsche before taking up senior management positions with the Sauber Formula One team. He also won the Dakar rally as a ...

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    Ford to merge U.S. and European performance lines; Focus RS coming to America?

    2009 Ford Focus RS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Our friends across the pond in Europe have always good things to say about the Ford Focus RS, leading to a great deal of angst in America since the Blue Oval Boys have never brought the hi-po Focus Stateside. News from Jost Capito, ...

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    Ford reportedly turning its back on production Fiesta RS

    The Ford Fiesta RS has been canceled before – back in 2005 – and yet the rambunctious little hatchback lived to tell the story. Rumor has it that the hottest Fiesta has been canceled again, but these being changed times (and coming on the heels of news that the factory-tuned Fiesta ST ...

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    Ford names new head of SVT and TeamRS, performance models to be developed globally

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Focus RS
    Ford's goal of designing products to be sold both Stateside and abroad could finally include some of its hottest European offerings with the appointment of Jost Capito to the newly-created position of director of global performance vehicles ...


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