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Mar 13

F1: McLaren Reveals Mobil 1 Livery For Australian GP

A look at the black and silver livery McLaren Mercedes will run in the Australian Grand Prix. (Photo: McLaren)

A look at the special livery will run in the Australian Grand Prix. (Photo: McLaren)

McLaren Mercedes has failed to find a title sponsor to replace the departed Vodafone, so this weekend in Australia, the team will run a special Mobil livery to celebrate a 20-year relationship with the American brand.

The team linked up at McLaren’s first race with Mercedes power in Australia in 1995.

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Mar 12

F1: Hamilton Plays Down Role As Title Favorite

Lewis Hamilton was all smiles during preseason testing. (Photo: Getty Images)

was all smiles during preseason testing. (Photo: Getty Images)

Not surprisingly Lewis Hamilton is keen to play down his role as a favorite for the 2014 title, and he insists that it’s too early to jump to any conclusions.

“We’ve had a good winter, we’ve done everything we could possibly do to be as ready as we are,” he said today. “But we haven’t started the race yet so we don’t know what’s going to happen. We’re just going to keep our heads down and keep focussing on what we’re doing, and not be disturbed or distracted by what other people are doing, and just stay on track.

“It’s always nice to have positive comments, positive feedback, people thinking positively about me, but I don’t remember what it was in the past, and it was irrelevant back then as well. We’ve got a lot of tough drivers out there this weekend, we don’t know whose going to be at the top, we’ve just got to make sure we do everything OK.”

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Mar 12

2014 F1 Season — Team By Team Guide

Mercedes is one of only two teams retaining both its 2013 drivers. Photo: Getty Images

is one of only two teams retaining its 2013 driver lineup. Photo: Getty Images

Only two teams enter the 2014 season with the same pair of drivers they ran last year, while three outfits – Williams, Toro Rosso and Marussia – have changed engine partners. Those facts alone would make the coming season an intriguing one, but throw in the massive rule changes and there’s plenty of food for thought. Testing showed a clear hierarchy of Mercedes, Ferrari then Renault in terms of the new power units, but it was also apparent that nobody is immune to reliability issues, and that problems in practice and qualifying could prove to be hugely expensive. Here’s our look at how the teams stack up.

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Mar 12

12 Hours Of Sebring — GT Le Mans And GT Daytona Preview

Eleven GT Le Mans cars and 27 GT Daytona entries are set to do battle on Saturday, with most picking up where they left off on the high banks of Daytona, following the historic, yet controversial first round of the TUDOR Championship. (Photo: John Dagys)

Eleven GT Le Mans cars and 27 GT Daytona entries are set to do battle on Saturday, with most picking up where they left off on the high banks of Daytona, following the historic, yet controversial first round of the TUDOR Championship.
(Photo: John Dagys)

While having served as the kickoff to the American Le Mans Series season for the last decade-and-a-half, America’s oldest endurance race takes on new heights this year by playing host to the second round of the new .

The 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of (Saturday, 10 a.m. ET, Live! FOX Sports 1), sees new and returning manufacturers, teams and drivers to the famed 3.7-mile Florida airfield circuit, including one of the largest fields of GT machinery for the once-around-the-clock endurance classic.

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Mar 12

Jenson Button Opens Up On The Impact Of His Father’s Death

Jenson Button (R) of Great Britain celebrates with his father John Button (L) after clinching the F1 World Drivers Championship during the Brazilian Formula One GP at the Interlagos Circuit on Oct 18, 2009. (Photo: Getty Images)

(R) of Great Britain celebrates with his father John Button (L) after clinching the F1 World Drivers Championship during the Brazilian Formula One GP at the Interlagos Circuit on Oct 18, 2009. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jenson Button has spoken at length for the first time about the impact of the death of his father John, who passed away at the age of 70 earlier this year.

Speaking to British newspaper journalists he made it clear that the will be an emotional weekend.

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