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FIA approves 2016 calendar among sweeping motorsport changes

Azerbaijan Added To F1 Calendar, Paris to Formula E, New LMP2 & WRC Regulations Approved

The FIA's World Motor Sport Council has announced a vast array of changes for the future of racing, including a new F1 calendar and revised regulations for LMP2 and WRC, among others.

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FIA releases record 21-race 2015 Formula One calendar

The 2015 Formula One World Championship is now set for a record 21-race calendar, as the FIA has released at the conclusion of its World Motor Sport Council meeting in Qatar.

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FIA demands ten teams in GT1 World Championship or else

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 featured competition models of the Noah Joseph

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Lotus, Renault and Virgin F1 teams change names for 2012

What's in a name? More than you might think, particularly in Formula One where two teams have been fighting for use of the Lotus moniker for a couple of years now.

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FIA confirms 1.6-liter turbo V6 F1 engines for 2014

Formula One racing engines have been dropping cylinders like advanced trigonometry classes over the past couple of decades. The V12s gave way to V10s in the mid 90s. Those were replaced in turn by the current V8s in 2006, and now it's been confirmed that by 2014 two more cylinders will drop off the block for V6 propulsion.

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United States Grand Prix scheduled for June 17, 2012

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.

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Bahrain Grand Prix back on the F1 calendar despite civil unrest

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 answer. In its meeting over the weekend, the

Report: FIA rejects new applicants, leaves USF1's slot vacant

American fans of Formula One racing will recall all too easily the debacle surrounding the USF1 team. A promising venture from the outset, the team started and stalled, but – after securing a slot on the grid for this season alongside newcomers HRT, Lotus and Virgin Racing – ultimately proved to have bitten off more than it could chew. Rather than pass the resulting vacancy on to any of the other bids waiting for their shot at the big l

"Stepneygate" verdict reached: McLaren stripped of '07 championship points, fined $100 million

The ongoing "Stepneygate" espionage scandal that has embroiled Formula 1 this summer has drawn to a conclusion (for the time being, at least), and the World Motor Sport Council has meted out some severe punishment. McLaren F1 has been stripped of all its constructors' championship points for the 2007 season and fined $100,000,000 USD -- a record amount. This puts Ferrari in the points le