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Marc Marquez charges to the 2017 MotoGP title
F1: Sao Paulo
Brazilian GP winner Sebastian Vettel on the podium
Matt Kenseth won his first Monster Cup race of 2017 and possibly his last ever as Joe Gibbs decided to put Kenseth out to pasture at the end of the year
F1: Sao Paulo
Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein locks a wheel under braking
F1: Sao Paulo
Race winner Sebastian Vettel has a small gap on Valtteri Bottas by turn 2 on the opening lap
Race winner Dani Pedrosa
Joe Gibbs has to explain to the media why race winner Matt Kenseth does not have a ride for 2018. It's simple - the team needs a ride-buyer to bring money or a sponsor
The Repsol Honda team celebrates Marc Marquez's championship and Dani Pedrosa's race win
Race winner Matt Kenseth leads Erik Jones and Jimmie Johnson
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Toyota beats Porsche in Bahrain
Denies German marque a win in final LMP1 race
Toyota took its fifth win of the season in tonight’s 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship finale, the 6 Hours of Bahrain. The No.8 of Sebastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson won ahead of the two departing Porsche 919 Hybrids, the German cars appearing for the last time in the WEC. The paddock has united this weekend to pay tribute to the most successful car of the recent era, and the team which has won three consecutive FIA World Endurance Manufacturer Championships.
2017 NASCAR Cup Series Comes Down To Final Race
Ford Championship Weekend
Four drivers enter this Sunday's season finale for an equal shot at winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title. Three of them are looking for their second title, while one hopes to capture his first. 36 races; 10,300 laps; 14,000 miles of racing - and it will all come down to one single race and maybe one single lap.
Dale Earnhardt Junior's Career in Photos
Earnhardt, Jr. Prepares For His Last Cup Series Ride
by Pete McCole
This Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series finale will not only be the end of the 2017 season, but will also mark the end of another legendary career - and the closing of a chapter of one of NASCAR's most legendary racing families. Dale Earnhardt, Jr., the son of the late seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt, Sr., will retire from full-time competition at the end of season, and while it might not be the last NASCAR start of Junior's career, not having him on the track is sure to leave a hole in the hearts of many of his fans.
Briscoe Scores First Truck Win As Bell Takes Title
by Brandon Reed
Chase Briscoe closed out the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season in the best way, as he scored his first career series win in what was the final race for his Brad Keselowski Racing team, while Christopher Bell moved his way to second when Ben Rhodes ran out of fuel with five laps to go, scoring the series championship for his Kyle Busch Motorsports team.
Hamlin edges Truex for Homestead pole
Toyotas to start 1-2-3-4
Hamlin propelled his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota at 173.980 mph to take the top starting position from playoffs driver Martin Truex Jr., who secured the second spot with a fast lap of 173.952 mph in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 season finale. Fellow Championship 4 contender Kyle Busch was third-fastest, his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota notching a top speed of 173.930 mph. Busch’s JGR teammate Matt Kenseth, qualified fourth and Brad Keselowski rounded out the top-5.
Porsche takes final WEC pole of 2017
Toyota to start 2nd
Neel Jani (CH) and Nick Tandy (GB) have achieved the Porsche 919 Hybrid’s 20th pole position in what was the Le Mans Prototype’s last qualifying. Together with Andre Lotterer (DE), they will head into the final round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on Saturday in Bahrain. The #7 TS050 HYBRID of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez held top spot for much of the session but was denied a fifth pole of the season in the closing minutes by Porsche #1. They will start from second.
Di Resta: "Otherwise, it would have been Game Over"
"and I would never have got where I am today"
Paul Di Resta really knows how to live life in the fast lane - first time in a kart at the age of three, DTM champion at 24, start in Formula 1 at 25. We present the man behind the racing driver in a three-part interview. Part 1:
How Would James Hunt Get on in F1 Today?
1976 World Champion vs. today's drivers
It's a question asked by fans and pundits about every sport. How would legends of old fare against their current counterparts if they were to compete in today's environment? How would Babe Ruth compare to Mike Trout, or Bjorn Borg to Roger Federer, or Pele to Lionel Messi? So, what of one of Formula 1's most recognizable figures in history, James Hunt? Would the late Brit stand a chance against the likes of compatriot Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso or Max Verstappen in today's Championship?
Toyota Gazoo Racing On Top In Bahrain
Porsche 3rd and 4th
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing enjoyed a positive opening day of practice for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain as it attempts to finish the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a third consecutive victory. Sebastien Buemi, Anthony Davidson and Kazuki Nakajima in the #8 TS050 HYBRID set the fastest lap of the day, just 0.001secs slower than the best TOYOTA lap time ever with an LMP1 car in Bahrain
WEC Bahrain 6 Hours Preview
Porsche, Toyota and Ford
One of the most successful chapters in Porsche’s motorsport history comes to an end Saturday: The ninth and final round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship will be the last race entry for the Porsche 919 Hybrid. TOYOTA and World Champions Porsche are level on four wins each this season, with the TS050 HYBRIDs having won the last two races, setting up a deciding contest at the Bahrain International Circuit.
Brittany Force Wins First NHRA Top Fuel Championship
Robert Hight and Bo Butner Also Clinch Titles
For the first time since 1982, a female has captured a NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel world championship. Brittany Force clinched the category crown in the quarterfinals of eliminations Sunday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) also won world championships in their respective categories at the final 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
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