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Mar 17

Racing community reacts to passing of Gary Bettenhausen

Garry Bettenhausen after winning a 1976 USAC sprint car race. (Photo: Bob Harmeyer/Archive Photos/Getty Images)

Garry Bettenhausen after winning a 1976 USAC sprint car race. (Photo: Bob Harmeyer/Archive Photos/Getty Images)

This weekend, the racing world remembered the life and career of 72-year old , who competed in 21 Indianapolis 500s and obtained success in USAC dirt from 1966-1993.

Bettenhausen’s 82 USAC National victories earned him a place in USAC’s inaugural Hall of Fame in 2012, according to usacracing.com. His success and involvement in motor racing has spawned a large reaction through the social media world.

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Mar 17

Domenicali believes Ferrari has a lot of work to do

Kimi Raikkonen en route to a dissappointing 7th place finish in Australia. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

en route to a disappointing 7th place finish in Australia. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Stefano Domencali says that has a lot of work to do before the next race in Malaysia – and is adamant that there won’t be any allocation of blame between the engine and chassis departments.

“We have a lot of things to do,” he said. “And what we need to do is to go home and make sure that the things that have to be … solved in the group are clear, with a clear responsibility. And then full stop, and no other discussion.

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Mar 17

Rosberg Delighted During Post-Race Video Blog

driver is not only active on the track, but on social media as well. On his official YouTube channel, “nicorosbergtv,” Rosberg treats us to post-race video recaps on YouTube summarizing how he and his team performed during the previous weekend.

Needless to say, the German seems extremely pleased in this latest recap, explaining how he and the team worked their way to the win, and how he feels being the points leader as heads to Malaysia.

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Mar 17

F1: Ricciardo ‘Immensely Impressive’ In Red Bull Debut, Says Horner

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates on the podium before being disqualified for breaching fuel consumption rules. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates on the podium before being disqualified for breaching fuel consumption rules. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull boss says that Daniel Ricciardo’s brilliant drive in Melbourne will be a major boost for the Aussie’s confidence.

Ricciardo finished second before he was excluded, having not put a foot wrong all weekend.

“I think it should give him a great injection of confidence,” Horner said before the controversy erupted. “He’s been immensely impressive this weekend. The pressure of a home race in front of a demanding crowd, the first race, a debut in a new team. He’s not been in the spotlight when you’re racing in the mid grid like that, and he was perfect all weekend.

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Mar 16

NHRA: Kalitta, Hight Win At NHRA Gatornationals

Robert Hight, far lane, got the best of his boss, John Force, in the Funny Car final with a 4.074, 314.46 to Force’s tire-smoking 6.435. (Photo: NHRA)

, far lane, got the best of his boss, , in the Funny Car final with a 4.074, 314.46 to Force’s tire-smoking 6.435. (Photo: )

John Force and were looking to make history Sunday at the NHRA .

Those plans went up in smoke — literally.

Force and Brown spun their tires in the finals, helping Robert Hight and record easy victories in the top two divisions.

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