David Pearson’s most famous NASCAR moment will always be the 1976 Daytona 500, crawling across the line to victory after an infamous clash with Richard Petty. Coming in NASCAR’s heyday, when the charismatic Petty highlighted a generation of drivers that captured America’s imagination beyond its southern roots, as sponsor cash poured in, Pearson, who died
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The nascent all-electric MotoE championship has unveiled a complete 18-rider grid for its inaugural campaign next year. Participating teams had already individually revealed 14 participants, and the official series announcement revealed the four remaining riders for the five-round schedule. Former MotoGP rider and 2008 125cc champion Mike di Meglio is the highest-profile of the final
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IndyCar chiefs are beginning formal talks about bringing Surfers Paradise back onto the calendar, possibly as soon as 2020. Discussions have been triggered by a meeting between 2014 IndyCar champion and ’18 Indianapolis 500 winner Will Power and Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. This week Mark Miles, CEO of IndyCar owner Hulman & Co, and IndyCar’s
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M-Sport is willing to sacrifice the chance to lift back-to-back World Rally Championship manufacturers’ championship titles in favour of aiding Sebastien Ogier’s chase of a sixth drivers’ crown. Ogier leads the WRC heading into this weekend’s Rally Australia by three points over Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville, with Toyota driver Ott Tanak a further 20 points back.
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Lewis Hamilton escaped an investigation into his near-miss with Sergey Sirotkin in Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying because it was viewed as an unfortunate misunderstanding by Formula 1 race officials. The eventual polesitter and the Williams rookie narrowly avoided a huge crash when Sirotkin approached Hamilton at high speed while both were on out-laps in Interlagos
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