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Apr 2

F1: Ferrari Sponsor Eyes ’10 More Years’ With Alonso

Fernando Alonso is a two-time F1 World Champion. (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso is a two-time F1 World Champion. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Ferrari’s major sponsor Santander is going nowhere.

Emilio Botin, the Spanish banking group’s chief, said this week: “We want to continue in F1 for at least ten more years,” Marca sports newspaper quoted him as saying.

And Botin said Santander wants to remain hand-in-hand with Fernando Alonso for the same time period.

Apr 2

F1: Doctor Says Return Home ‘Safe’ For Schumacher

Michael Schumacher has been at Grenoble Hospital in France since late December. (Photo: Getty Images)

Michael Schumacher has been at Grenoble Hospital in France since late December. (Photo: Getty Images)

A leading sports doctor says it could be true that Michael Schumacher will soon be moved from the hospital in Grenoble to his Swiss home.

Amid fading fears the F1 legend will ever emerge from his now more than three-month coma, it has been reported Schumacher’s wife Corinna is making arrangements for a multi-million dollar medical facility to be added to their house on Lake Geneva.

Apr 1

Three FOX networks deliver 21 hours of Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach coverage

A 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL sells for $1.9 million on the Barrett-Jackson stage. (Photo: Getty Images)

A 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL sells for $1.9 million on the Barrett-Jackson stage. (Photo: Getty Images)

Signature spring collector car auction presents top cars and multiple levels of interactivity:

National Geographic Channel, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 are set for 21 hours of live and same-day coverage from this year’s 12th annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Collector Car Auction. The multi-platform, interactive broadcast begins Friday, April 11 at 12:00 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2, continuing on FOX Sports 1 at 3:00 p.m. ET. National Geographic Channel provides eight hours of coverage on Saturday, April 12 (12:00 p.m. ET), with FOX Sports 1 culminating the weekend on Sunday, April 13 (5:30 p.m. ET).

Apr 1

Formula E: Interview with Virgin Racing team principal

Virgin Racing will be one of ten teams in the inaugural season of Formula E, which will be broadcast LIVE on Fox Sports 1 beginning in September at Beijing. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Virgin Racing will be one of ten teams in the inaugural season of Formula E, which will be broadcast LIVE on Fox Sports 1 beginning in September at Beijing. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Virgin Racing made the Formula 1 record books in 2012 when it became the first F1 car to be developed using computational fluid dynamics.

With Formula E being a major step with regards to technical innovation, it was no surprise to see Virgin catch onto the bandwagon, being one of ten teams fielding two cars during the series’ inaugural season.