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Feb 24

F1: Susie Wolff To Run FP1 Sessions For Williams

Susie Wolff of Great Britain and Williams F1 will run two FP1 sessions for the team during the 2014 season. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

of Great Britain and F1 will run two FP1 sessions for the team during the 2014 season. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Susie Wolff will run two FP1 sessions for Williams this season in her ongoing role as a development driver, the team has confirmed.

She’ll be the first female driver to take part in official track action on a Grand Prix weekend since Giovanna Amati tried to qualify for three races with Brabham in 1992.

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Feb 23

NHRA: DeJoria Races To Her First Funny Car Victory

Alexis DeJoria (pictured) defeats Robert Hight to win the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. (Photo: Facebook - Alexis DeJoria)

(pictured) defeats to win the CARQUEST Auto Parts Nationals. (Photo: Facebook – Alexis DeJoria)

Alexis DeJoria raced to her first career Funny Car victory Sunday in the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, beating Robert Hight in the final.

DeJoria, the wife of television personality Jesse James and daughter of entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria, had a run of 4.043 seconds at 309.63 mph in her Toyota Camry. Hight’s Ford Mustang lost traction.

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Feb 23

SBK: Laverty Breaks Suzuki Drought In Aussie Superbike

Eugene Laverty (58) leads Marco Melandri (33) during the Superbike opener. (Photo: Getty Images)

(58) leads (33) during the Superbike opener. (Photo: Getty Images)

Eugene Laverty of Ireland gave Suzuki its first World Superbike victory since 2010, winning the first race of the championships’ opening round on Sunday.

Laverty overcame a slow start from the second row of the grid to take the lead on the 17th of 22 laps, then pulled away to win by almost three seconds over Marco Melandri of Italy, riding an Aprilia.

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Feb 23

Lotus Unveils C-01 Superbike Designed By Daniel Simon

Kodewa Performance Motorcycles (PMC) C-01 Licensed by Lotus. (Photo: Courtesy of Lotus)

Kodewa Performance Motorcycles (PMC) C-01 Licensed by . (Photo: Courtesy of )

Following two years of careful planning and intense development, Kodewa is delighted to announce that the prototype of the world’s first motorcycle to bear the legendary Lotus marque is now road registered and ready for action.

Kodewa has been granted a license to produce the motorcycle by Group Lotus plc, the world renowned sportscar manufacturer and engineering consultancy.

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Feb 23

F1: Protest Threat Hangs Over Melbourne Opener

Mercedes and Renault are not pleased with the protective covering on the top of Ferrari's turbo unit. (Photo: Getty Images)

and are not pleased with the protective covering on the top of ’s turbo unit. (Photo: Getty Images)

The possible threat of protest is now hanging over next month’s season opener in Australia.

We reported a month ago that a dispute was brewing between engine suppliers Ferrari, Mercedes and Renault.

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