About 550 cars are set to roll across the block Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with a spectacular and diverse assortment of cars and trucks. That’s up from about 410 cars last year. The vast majority of the cars will sell at no reserve, meaning the high bidder will win the car, regardless of the final hammer price. Fewer than a dozen cars will sell with a reserve, or a required minimum bid price to change hands.Barrett-Jackson, Bentley, Cars, Corvette, Mustang, Palm Beach
The 46-year old Colorado native made his return to the Indianapolis 500 last year, but an early mechanical failure put him out of the race. However, the team have now had a whole year to put everything back together, and Lazier is confident that this year will provide better results.Buddy Lazier, Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indy 500, IndyCar
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Prototype teams in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will have a short window in which to excel, in Saturday’s Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach (LIVE, FOX Sports 1, 6 p.m. ET).
Four of the teams will race a Prototype for the first time on the 1.968-mile circuit, while four additional teams raced there only in 2006. The team with a leg up on the experience side is Extreme Speed Motorsports, which raced its two Tequila Patrón HPD ARX-03b/Hondas at the circuit last year, finishing 1-2 in the P2 class of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrόn.Long Beach, TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, TUSC
Sunday’s Grand Prix of the Americas at Circuit of the Americas in Austin is shaping up as a crucial benchmark for Valentino Rossi and his future in MotoGP.
As Rossi contemplates his desire for a 20th season in Grand Prix racing in 2015, he knows he must continue the age-defying form he showed at the opening race in Qatar.COTA, Grand Prix of The Americas, MotoGP, Valentino Rossi
Lewis Hamilton set the pace for Mercedes on the second and final day of the Bahrain F1 test, and the Briton also ran more laps than any other driver as several rivals ran limited mileage.
All teams ran their regular race drivers on Wednesday, with the exception of Sauber (which used Giedo van der Garde), and Williams (which used Felipe Nasr for its tire testing).Bahrain, Formula One, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes GP