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  1. Former F1 boss Eddie Jordan 'lined up for Top Gear role'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ITV

    Former Formula One boss Eddie Jordan is expected to be named as one of the new Top Gear presenting team 'within days', according to reports. Dublin-born Jordan, 67, founded racing team Jordan Grand Prix in 1990 - which he sold in 2005 - and has hosted the BBC's coverage of Formula One - he is also a close friend of host Chris Evans.

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  2. Renault can win again in futureRead the original story

    Yesterday | Paddock Talk

    Flavio Briatore has wished his old employer well as Renault prepares to return to full works status in formula one this year. The flamboyant Italian was team boss throughout Renault's most successful era last decade, until the 'crashgate' scandal ended his F1 career.

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  3. Team Penske To Give Away Ford Mustang GT In #Penske50 SweepstakesRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    ... Team Penske and Ford have enjoyed a long-standing relationship in NASCAR that dates back to 1976 with Bobby Allison racing a Mercury at Daytona International Speedway. The partnership also produced 23 race wins with Rusty Wallace between 1994 and ...

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  4. Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates Re-Imagined DIS With Pure Silver MedallionRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    ... in 2016 after Renault took over the Lotus team. To celebrate the opening of the newly renovated 'World Center of Racing' which recently hosted the Rolex 24 At Daytona, racing fans everywhere can now purchase a 1 2 oz., 99.99% pure silver medallion, ...

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  5. JR Motorsports and Cessna Announce PartnershipRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    JR Motorsports and Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced today a new relationship making Cessna the official business jet choice of Dale Earnhardt Jr. As part of the agreement, JRM's No. 88 Chevrolet will carry the Cessna brand as primary sponsor in six races during NASCAR Xfinity Series competition in 2016 with drivers Alex Bowman and Cole Custer.

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  6. F1 team principals a disappearing breedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    Renault, returning as a constructor after buying back the team it sold in 2009, this week followed McLaren and reigning world champions Mercedes in doing away with the once exalted position of team principal. Frederic Vasseur will be racing director instead, reporting to Renault Sport managing director Cyril Abiteboul under president Jerome Stoll - with company chief executive Carlos Ghosn above all.

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  7. Chris Dyer returns to F1 with RenaultRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    Chris Dyer, a well-known former engineer for Michael Schumacher and Kimi Raikkonen, is returning to F1 after a five year hiatus. The Australian lost his job as chief track engineer at Ferrari after a bungled race strategy cost Fernando Alonso the drivers' title at the 2010 season finale.

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  8. Chilton rounds out Ganassi's four-car lineupRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    Max Chilton, the former Formula One driver who competed in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires in 2015, was introduced at Verizon IndyCar Series Media Day on Feb. 2 as driver of the No. 8 Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Chevrolet for the 2016 season.

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  9. Castroneves is fenced inRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    ... would join legendary drivers A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears and Al Unser as the only drivers to win the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" four times each. PaddockTalk Perspective

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  10. Dixon gets throwback car liveryRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    Defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon and Target Chip Ganassi Racing reached back in time to debut a new livery on Dixon's No. 9 Chevrolet for 2016.

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  11. Honda contract extension draws praiseRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    ... as an engine supplier and promotional partner through 2017 with options through 2020. Honda has competed in Indy car racing since 1994 and joined the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2003. It has gone head-to-head with Chevrolet in engine competition since ...

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  12. Miles sees 100th Indianapolis 500 as launch pad to historic seasonRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    The Verizon IndyCar Series is embarking on a legendary season in 2016, which has Mark Miles eager for it to unfold. In an unofficial "State of INDYCAR" discussion during Media Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Feb. 2, the CEO of Hulman & Company - the parent of INDYCAR and IMS - said he sees the series continuing its "ascending" trend that has included 38 percent growth in television viewership in the past two seasons.

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  13. Schumacher news 'not good' - MontezemoloRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    Michael Schumacher's former boss has caused a stir by suggesting the health condition of the F1 legend is "not good". The Italian was speaking at an anniversary event for the Quattroruote magazine, adding: "He was a great driver, but a ski accident has ruined him."

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  14. McLaren-Honda must be better in 2016Read the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    It had been rumoured Prost might take on a direct managerial role at Renault this year, but he will instead simply continue to be a brand ambassador. "This is perhaps just as well, because my presence would have only increased the pressure to succeed," he is quoted by Speed Week.

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  15. Pirelli World Challenge Brings New Excitement In 2016, Competition...Read the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    The 2016 racing season will be tough to match the competitive level seen in the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge. In the always-tough GT division, the top seven drivers in the final point standings were wheeling seven different auto makes and nine of the top 11 in points included different manufacturers.

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  16. Stenhouse Jr. Confident About Upcoming 2016 SeasonRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    ... where the 2013 NSCS Rookie of the Year had two solid performances. 'The new aero package feels similar to my dirt racing roots,' Stenhouse continues. 'Last year we were able to pass and I thought the overall quality of racing was better. I think ...

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  17. News about Schumacher 'not good' - MontezemoloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Star Online

    The latest news about the health of seven-times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is not good, his former Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo said on Thursday. The German is still receiving intensive treatment far from the public eye at his home in Switzerland following severe head injuries that he suffered in a skiing accident in France in December 2013.

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  18. Vasseur in for the long haul at RenaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Star Online

    Former world champions Renault know it will take them years to get back on top in Formula One after returning with their own team this season, according to racing director Frederic Vasseur. The 46-year-old Frenchman told Reuters that a target, set by Renault chief executive Carlos Ghosn, of being on the podium within three years might seem unambitious but was based on a realistic assessment.

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  19. Tax Guy: Why so many sports stars run into tax troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MarketWatch

    Professional athletes and tax problems: it's a recurring theme. Examples include Pete Rose and Ron Darling , O.J. Simpson and Mel Blount , Jim Thorpe , and Helio Castroneves .

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  20. Mark Macaspac leaps off the Super Bowl 50 sign inside Super Bowl City ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    SUPER SUNDAY: Mark Macaspac leaps off the Super Bowl 50 sign inside Super Bowl City Saturday, Jan. 30, in San Francisco. The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7. Martina Hingis, left, of Switzerland and Sania Mirza of India hold their trophy after defeating Czech Republic's Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka in the women's doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.

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