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F1 Midweek: Abu Dhabi Finale Means The Post-Season Blues are Starting Early

Lewis Hamilton 2015 Australia

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The Formula 1 circus is heading to Abu Dhabi this weekend for the final 2019 Formula One Grand Prix of the year. I can’t help but ask, what’s the point? The World Driver’s Championship’s fate was sealed a long time ago, as was the Constructor’s title, which Mercedes clinched for what seems like the 100th …

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Pace Laps: Chase Elliott’s Signature NASCAR Moment

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Chase Elliott’s Signature NASCAR Moment Chase Elliott is already NASCAR’s reigning Most Popular Driver. He’s won multiple races and was qualified for the Round of 12 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series no matter what went down in Sunday’s (Sept. 29) Bank of America ROVAL 400. But what Elliott …

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Lewis Hamilton Steals Win For Mercedes in 2019 Russian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton Voices His Frustration (Photo: F1 Media)

It was a roller coaster Sunday (Sept. 29) for Mercedes in the 2019 Russian Grand Prix. But when the smoke cleared, they found themselves still undefeated in Sochi. With a well-timed Virtual Safety Car – courtesy Sebastian Vettel – Lewis Hamilton secured the German marque’s sixth straight win in this race. Hamilton stole away what …

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Charles Leclerc Snags 4th Consecutive Pole in Sochi

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Ferrari continued their recent run of success in a relatively uneventful qualifying session on Saturday, as Charles Leclerc snatched the pole for tomorrow’s Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom with a lap at 142.777 mph. SIX poles overall in 2019 FOUR in a row@Charles_Leclerc is the qualifying master ?#RussianGP ?? #F1 pic.twitter.com/WRXP7FLZ4Y …

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Josef Newgarden, Colton Herta Come Out on Top in Monterey in IndyCar 2019 Finale

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It was just Josef Newgarden’s year. In relatively unspectacular fashion, the Team Penske driver joined the likes of Al Unser Jr., Bobby Unser and Alex Zanardi as a two-time NTT IndyCar Series champion with an eighth-place finish at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. That's 2 for No. 2 ?? Give it up for @JosefNewgarden and @Team_Penske …

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Pace Laps: Joe Gibbs & Toyota Take NASCAR Magic to a New Level

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Joe Gibbs Racing’s Trio Too Tough? Richmond Raceway over the course of the weekend turned into Toyota’s personal playground. A dominant NASCAR Xfinity Series win by Christopher Bell (see below) morphed into a 1-2-3-4 finish for Joe Gibbs Racing in Saturday’s (Sept. 20) Federated Auto Parts 400. Erik Jones‘ failure …

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NTT IndyCar Series Title on the Line at Laguna Seca

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Four drivers have a shot at winning the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series Championship this weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. With double points on the line, nearly anything can happen in what’s been a wild season to date. Who are YOU with? ?#FirestoneGP // #INDYCAR pic.twitter.com/MDh3N0A2bK — NTT INDYCAR SERIES (@IndyCar) September 21, 2019   …

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Alexander Rossi Facing Must-Win Scenario as NTT IndyCar Series Hits Portland

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Alexander Rossi has some catching up to do. After spending most of the year trying to track down points leader Josef Newgarden, the Andretti Autosport driver suddenly finds himself third in the standings behind another Team Penske pilot, Simon Pagenaud. With just two rounds left on the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series calendar, the 2016 Indianapolis …

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Pace Laps: Christopher Bell Dominates, Takuma Sato Stuns at Gateway

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Xfinity Series: Christopher Bell Gets it Done on a Road Course Throughout Christopher Bell‘s young NASCAR career, he’s mentioned how he believes one of his weaknesses is road course racing. After Saturday’s (Aug. 24) CTECH Manufacturing 180, he can’t say that anymore. During the two practice sessions on Friday (Aug. 23), Bell was the car …

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