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Mar 6

FOX SPORTS 1 Coverage — Live From Daytona Supercross!

(L-R) Ralph Sheheen, Jenny Taft, Jeff Emig and five-time Daytona Supercross winner Ricky Carmichael, the designer of the 40-jump Daytona circuit.  (Photo: FOX Sports)

(L-R) Ralph Sheheen, Jenny Taft, Jeff Emig and five-time Daytona Supercross winner Ricky Carmichael, the designer of the 40-jump Daytona circuit. (Photo: FOX Sports)

Ricky Carmichael-Designed Course Among Biggest Tests Riders Face All Season

Supercross riders roll into Daytona International Speedway this weekend for a turn on Ricky Carmichael’s 5,000-ton dirt and sand monster of a playground, and according to FOX Sports 1 host Ralph Sheheen: “Some guys are chomping at the bit … and some guys are waking every morning in a cold sweat.”

Live coverage of Daytona Supercross by Honda begins Saturday, March 8 (7:30PM ET) on FOX Sports 1, with Sheheen joined in the booth by Hall-of-Fame rider Jeff Emig and five-time Daytona Supercross winner Carmichael, the designer of the 40-jump Daytona circuit. Jenny Taft reports from the pits.

Mar 6

F1: Williams Unveils New Martini Paint Scheme — Photo Gallery

The Williams Mercedes FW36 on track. (Photo: Williams Martini Racing/LAT Photographic)

The Williams Mercedes FW36 on track.
(Photo: Williams Martini Racing/LAT Photographic)

Williams unveiled its new Martini livery in London today, and confirmed that the team will henceforth be known as Williams Martini Racing.

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The Italian drinks company was a title sponsor of Tecno (1972-73), Brabham (1975-77) and Lotus (1979), and more recently had an involvement with Ferrari.

The new livery harks back to the white used by Brabham in its first season, and also by Porsche and Lancia in sportscar racing and rallying.

Mar 5

Cars: Special Edition Mustang Display Slated For Carlisle In June

Going Thing Mustang. (Photo: Courtesy of Carlisle Events)

Going Thing Mustang. (Photo: Courtesy of Carlisle Events)

As Carlisle Events celebrates its 40th Anniversary season, the 2014 schedule will host some additional milestones, including 110 years of Ford and the 50th Anniversary of the Mustang as part of the Carlisle Ford Nationals. By combining the season-long Carlisle celebration with the Ford honors, the annual summer gathering, June 6-8 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds, will wow enthusiasts like never before.

One of the special displays as part of the three-day wowing session is a special display dedicated strictly to Special Edition Mustangs which were built for specific purposes, promotional agendas, events or even regions of the world. Dozens of cars will be on display and while not every one of them can be singled out in print, the following will be “must see” rides for attendees of the Carlisle Ford Nationals.

Mar 5

MotoGP: Lorenzo Sets Fastest Time Of Week As Australia Test Concludes

Jorge Lorenzo of Yamaha Factory Racing on the final day of Phillip Island testing (Photo: MotoGP/Bruno Silverii)

Jorge Lorenzo of Yamaha Factory Racing on the final day of Phillip Island testing (Photo: MotoGP/Bruno Silverii)

On his penultimate lap of the Phillip Island tire safety test Jorge Lorenzo set the best time of the three day visit with a late 1:29.068 best effort.

In the absence of injured World Champion Marc Marquez, recovering from a broken leg in Spain, Yamaha Factory Racing’s Lorenzo dominated the Australian test posting the top time on all three days.