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Ryan Newman Hospitalized After Last Lap Daytona 500 Wreck [UPDATE]

The 62nd running of the Daytona 500 ended late on Monday night after a rain delay Sunday night. The event, however, ended in tragedy after a brutal last lap crash saw No. 6 driver Ryan Newman hospitalized while Denny Hamlin celebrated victory.

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Folks, here it is.

Folks, here it is. If you’re looking to make a good and interesting livery for your Formula One car using just the colors black, white, and red, here is how you do it. Haas didn’t get creative enough with its black/white/red shapes and I called it a boring ass livery because of it. Alpha Tauri (née Scuderia Toro…

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McLaren Formula One Driver Lando Norris Isn’t Shitting Himself Anymore

Lando Norris is seen today as one of Formula One’s rising stars with a talent far beyond his years. He came second in the F2 Championship in 2018, which prompted McLaren to graduate him from reserve driver status to full time Fernando Alonso replacement. He recently admitted that he wasn’t sure he was ready for F1…

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Electric Flat Track Motorcycle Racing Proves The Future Will Be Just Fine

Last weekend at Portland’s Veterans Memorial Colliseum something truly new happened. You could feel a change in the air as the old boy’s club of motorcycle racing embraced a new technology. For the first time ever, at the 11th Annual One Pro motorcycle dirt flat track race, the pros went head to head on race bikes…

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Here’s The Street Car Glickenhaus Needs To Build To Race At Le Mans

They’re really going for it, aren’t they? The Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus team has stepped up with a commitment to run in the World Endurance Championship’s Hypercar class as a manufacturer. Today the team unveiled the street car version of its race car.

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Take A Tech Tour Of Ferrari’s Latest Formula One Car, The SF1000

Yesterday, Ferrari released its contender for the 2020 Formula One championship, the SF1000. At first glance, you might be wondering if Ferrari just wheeled out its 2019 car to a whole bunch of fanfare, but there are, in fact, plenty of little tech changes along the way that could promise good things for the team this…

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Mercedes-Benz Confirms Its Commitment To Formula One In The Face Of Daimler Austerity Measures

Mercedes-Benz confirmed Monday that it was committed to Formula One for at least the next five years as part of an announcement of a new deal with petrochemicals giant Ineos as principal partner, one rung below title partner Petronas. Even in the face of Daimler cutting 15,000 jobs and cutting at least 1.4 billion…

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F1 Should Get Rid Of Its Luxurious Motorhomes ASAP If It Wants To Be Carbon Neutral

Formula One isn’t exactly known for its frugality and economy, but the motorhomes that teams set up at European races are next level lavish. I mean, these things are nicer and more expensive than any house I’ve ever lived in (Ross Brawn aptly calls them “gin palaces”). And they should be one of the first things to go…

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Here’s The First Boring Ass Formula One Livery Of 2020

Thursday morning the Haas F1 Team unveiled the car with which it will contend the 2020 Formula One season. Freed from the ridiculousness of its Rich Energy partnership, the team was able to ditch its boring black and gold livery—which Elizabeth gave a D+ rating last year. Able to forge their own path, starting from…

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The Volkswagen ID.R Aims To Take Mercedes Formula One Sonoma Raceway Record

Last summer Mercedes-Benz brought an F1 W07 chassis out to Sonoma Raceway in California’s wine country, plugged Esteban Gutierrez into the driver seat, and unleashed him on the track. He managed to fling Lewis Hamilton’s championship-winning chassis around the track in a new [unofficial] record time of 1 minute 15.430…

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