Nov 17

IndyCar: Franchitti’s Vacated Seat Could Be Filled By Kanaan

Tony Kanaan (right) could drive the No. 10 Target-sponsored car recently vacated when Dario Franchitti (left) was forced to retire. (Photo: Getty Images)

(right) could drive the No. 10 Target-sponsored car recently vacated when (left) was forced to retire. (Photo: Getty Images)

driver Tony Kanaan showed up at NASCAR’s season finale wearing a red Target hat.

It may have been a show of support.

It also may have been a sign of things to come.

Kanaan, a Miami native, spent time with car owner Chip Ganassi as well as close friend Juan Pablo Montoya at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday. But Kanaan offered no insight into what changes might happen at Target in the coming weeks.

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Nov 17

F1: Vettel Wins United States Grand Prix For Eighth Straight Victory

Sebastian Vettel kisses the trophy after winning the United States Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

kisses the trophy after winning the United States Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel climbed out of his Red Bull car, pumped his right first then held up eight fingers, one for each of his consecutive victories.

Formula One’s German dominator just keeps on winning.

The four-time world champion won the U.S. Grand Prix in easy fashion Sunday, setting an F1 season record with his eighth straight victory behind another blistering drive that gave the field no chance to catch him.

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Nov 17

WRC: Ogier Wins Season-Ending Wales Rally

Sebastien Ogier drives through the Great Orme stage of the Wales Rally GB. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives through the Great Orme stage of the . (Photo: Getty Images)

World champion Sebastien Ogier capped his title-winning season with another victory at the Wales Rally on Sunday.

The Frenchman claimed his ninth win of the year ahead of Volkswagen teammate . , in a Ford, ended third, a result that allowed the Belgian to finish runner-up in the overall standings.

Ogier clinched his first world title in front of his home fans last month at the Rally France.

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Nov 16

F1: Vettel On Pole For United States Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel drives during qualifying for the United States Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during qualifying for the United States Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

World champion Sebastian Vettel once again got the better of Red Bull teammate , qualifying for pole position at the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday.

Vettel’s late surge allowed him to pip Webber. That puts the four-time world champion in the prime spot in Sunday’s race to go after a record eighth consecutive Formula One victory and a title that escaped him last year.

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Nov 16

IndyCar: Carpenter To Share 2014 Ride With Conway

Mike Conway (pictured) will drive the road and street course races for Ed Carpenter Racing in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

(pictured) will drive the road and street course races for Racing in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

owner/driver Ed Carpenter said Friday that he will run a partial schedule in 2014, driving six oval races and turning all road/street courses over to Mike Conway.

Carpenter, who won the pole for the Indianapolis 500 in May, finished second in the IndyCar season finale at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., last month.

Conway won a Detroit street race in 2013 and won the Long Beach street race in 2011. The two drivers will split time in the No. 20 ECR Chevrolet/Dallara.

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