Sep 20

McLaren Targets Alonso For Next Season

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driver (left) chats with Ferrari’s . (Photo: Getty Images)

McLaren team principal is interested in luring Fernando Alonso away from Ferrari and bringing him back to McLaren.

While Whitmarsh believes the current driver pairing of Jenson Button and is likely to remain next season, neither has signed a contract for 2014, and Kimi Raikkonen’s move to Ferrari has created speculation of Alonso being unsettled and considering a move.

“Most teams up and down this pitlane would happily sign Fernando Alonso,” Whitemarsh said Friday in an interview with Sky Sports. “He’s a very talented driver.

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Sep 20

Hamilton Leads First F1 Practice In Singapore

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drives his Mercedes during GP practice. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in Friday’s opening practice for the .

Hamilton, thriving in the high downforce settings of the twisty Marina Bay circuit, was a third of a second clear of his rivals, ahead of Red Bull pair and . Mercedes driver was fourth fastest.

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Sep 15

Ogier Triumphs In Rally Australia, Extends WRC Points Lead

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won in dominant fashion on Sunday but will have to wait to clinch the 2013 title.

The French driver steered his Volkswagen Polo R through the final 29-kilometer (18-mile) stage to win his sixth event of the season by 1 minute, 32 seconds ahead of of Belgium, who took second place overall on the final stage after Finland’s had a tire puncture.

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Sep 14

Ogier Dominates Saturday Stages, Extends Lead In Rally Australia

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of France extended his lead by winning all six stages Saturday and taking a 46-second advantage over second-place of Finland, a former three-time champion in Australia.

Ogier, who came into the event with a 75-point lead and could clinch the with a victory here, has won 14 of 16 stages so far in his Volkswagen Motorsport.

“We’ve extended the lead and it looks really good, but there is another long day tomorrow,” said Ogier, adding that it was difficult to ignore the possibility of securing his first world title. “I have it a little bit in my mind.”

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Sep 11

Kanaan Considering Options For Next Season

Kanaan Considering Options For Next Season

pours the victory milk over his head in May as he celebrates winning the IZOD Series’ 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Tony Kanaan wants to stay in IndyCar, but if he doesn’t have a ride, the Indianapolis 500 champion said he’ll look elsewhere for a place to race, even if that means moving to .

The Brazilian, whose contract with KV Racing ends this year, visited last week.

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