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1 hr ago | The Indianapolis Star

Recuperating IndyCar rookie Aleshin attributes big Aug. 29 crash...

Recuperating IndyCar rookie Aleshin attributes big Aug. 29 crash to setting sun Released from hospital, 27-year-old is still experiencing discomfort, especially when he laughs Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1u4zX7R Mikhail Aleshin has seen the video of his horrific Aug. 29 crash in IndyCar's season-ending race at Auto Club Speedway, and he's okay with it. The series rookie lost control in Turn 3 during the final practice for the MAVTV 500.

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4 hrs ago | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

NASCAR Illustrated: Danica on who nearly coached her

RELATED: Subscribe to NASCAR Illustrated Danica Patrick recently sat down with NASCAR ILLUSTRATED to talk breast cancer awareness and the Go Pink campaign that she and sponsor GoDaddy have championed the past couple years. At the end of our interview, though, the conversation steered toward Mark Martin.

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8 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Carpenter, Fisher, Hartman using Chevrolets in '15

Carpenter, Fisher, Hartman using Chevrolets in '15 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing most recently had Honda as a partner Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1u2XiqD The merger of Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing -- a pair of Indianapolis-based Verizon IndyCar Series teams now known as CFH Racing -- will work with Chevrolet in 2015, a senior team official confirmed Tuesday. Ed Carpenter's team partnered with Chevrolet the past three seasons; in that time the team owned by Sarah Fisher and Wink Hartman worked with Honda.

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12 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Curt Cavin: Is IndyCar progressing or regressing?

Curt Cavin: Is IndyCar progressing or regressing? A.J. Foyt IV is in his fifth season as a Colts scouting assistant Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1s4W9lZ Allison Melangton became one of Indianapolis' most influential sports figures as the head of the Indiana Sports Corp. She was named to a senior position within Hulman Motorsports last week. Question: As an overall outlook of the state of IndyCar, would you say it is regressing, progressing or staying the same? Answer: Progressing.

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13 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News

Formula Off-Road Returning To Action

The SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Series Presented by TRAXXAS will headline a full weekend of racing in Southern California Sept. 19-21 at two separate venues.

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14 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Danica Patrick: Latest News and 2014 Sprint Cup Standings Ahead of New Hampshire

Jr. Both remained on the track and in the top 20 but missed out on opportunities to gain more positions late. Heading to New Hampshire, Patrick is looking to continue her improvement at the track with at least a top-20 result.

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15 hrs ago | WEZL-FM 103.5

Danika Patrick meets Garth & Trisha

Since NASCAR drivers Danica Patrick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. revealed last year that they were in a dating relationship, the happy couple was asked about some of their differences. Musical preferences is a big one.

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19 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

New line-up, same targets for Toyota Racing

Toyota Racing returns after a three-month break to defend the lead of both World Championships in the Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas this weekend. The FIA World Endurance Championship season resumes for the fourth of eight races this year, following the traditional summer gap after the Le Mans 24 Hours.

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19 hrs ago | Autoblog

Motorsports: Lucas di Grassi wins inaugural Formula E race after big crash

It's been a long time coming, but the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship finally took place this weekend with the first race in China, officially kicking off a new era of electric racing on the international scene with the 2014 Formula E Beijing ePrix. With all the seats full, racing scion and former ice racer Nicolas Prost claimed pole position for the Renault -supported e.dams team, followed by former F1 driver Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt for the Audi Sport ABT team.

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19 hrs ago | Stanley Cup of Chowder

Monday Morning Warmup: Thoughts on E

The first Formula E race was held on Saturday in Beijing, and we learned quite a bit. Some thoughts in no particular order: If a little different from what we're used to.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Sports Media 101

Marcos Ambrose to Run for DJR Team Penske in Return to Australia's V8 Supercars

Motorsports 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of Motorsports as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, race reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Motorsports 101.

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Paddock Talk

K-Pax Racing's Robert Thorne Claims Commanding Win In Final Race Of Pirelli World Challenge Season

Driver Robert Thorne of K-PAX Racing, the only team to field closed-wheel McLaren race cars in North America in nearly 30 years, closed out the final race of the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge season by earning his first victory of the season in commanding fashion. Thorne entered the last of 16 races this season with two podium finishes under his belt in his first year in the top-tier GT division.

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Motorsport.com

Colin McRae: It's been seven years already?

My brother Eddie pointed this out to me today and I was thrown aback at the realization that it's already been seven years since we lost Colin McRae. In motorsport, fate tends to take our heroes away from us through the very way they gained their iconic stature.

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Motorsport.com

New line-up, same targets for Toyota Racing

Toyota Racing returns after a three-month break to defend the lead of both World Championships in the Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas this weekend. The FIA World Endurance Championship season resumes for the fourth of eight races this year, following the traditional summer gap after the Le Mans 24 Hours.

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The Globe and Mail

Does a successful Formula E race signal change in motorsports?

Audi Sport ABT driver Lucas di Grassi of Brazil won the inaugral FIA Formula E Bejing ePrix Championship race on September 13, 2014 in Beijing, China. The electric car racing series is set to be hosted in nine other cities worldwide.

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Stanley Cup of Chowder

Monday Morning Warmup: Thoughts on E

The first Formula E race was held on Saturday in Beijing, and we learned quite a bit. Some thoughts in no particular order: If a little different from what we're used to.

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MotorAuthority

Huge Crash Hands Inaugural Formula E Victory To Audi Sport ABT's Lucas di Grassi: Video

The first round of the inaugural season of the Formula E Championship got underway in Beijing, China over the weekend, and like any good sport there was plenty of action to behold. Victory in the first-ever sanctioned electric car race went to Audi Sport ABT's Lucas di Grassi, but only because of a huge crash between Venturi's Nick Heidfeld and E.Dams Renault's Nicolas Prost.

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Motorsport.com

Brabham calls debut of Formula E series a 'great success'

Matthew Brabham, reserve driver for the Andretti Autosport Formula-E team for the first round of the FIA's all electric Series held in China, is enthused about the forward progress of the Championship. Following a successful test session in the electric-powered Dallara chassis last month in England, the 20-year-old was drafted into the squad to assist drivers, Franck Montagny and Charles Pic at the circuit which circulated the Beijing Olympic precinct.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Penske to field V8 Supercar team for Ambrose

Team Penske has partnered with Dick Johnson Racing to form a V8 Supercar team that Marcos Ambrose will drive for in 2015. DJR Team Penske will compete with Ford Falcons, and Ambrose will drive the No.

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National Speed Sport News

Penske & Ambrose Team For V8 Supercars

Team Penske has formed a partnership with one of the most successful motorsport teams in Australia to compete in the popular V8 Supercars Championship with driver Marcos Ambrose, beginning in 2015. Working with Dick Johnson Racing , the longest-established motor racing team in Australia, Team Penske plans to race next season in the ultra-competitive touring car series that features events contested at Australia's top motorsport venues.

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