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Jul 4

F1: Alonso Leads Chase Of Mercedes At Silverstone

Fernando Alonso will look to challenge the Mercedes duo in Saturday's qualifying session. (Photo: Getty Images)

will look to challenge the Mercedes duo in Saturday’s qualifying session. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso lead the chase of Mercedes at Silverstone on Friday as the Spaniard took third spot in both sessions.

Lewis Hamilton led the way in the second practice session ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg, with third-place Alonso 0.736 seconds off the pace.

“There were no problems with wear or graining on the softer compound,” said Alonso. “While in order to correctly evaluate the hard [tire], we will have to wait for a long run test. For now, I can say it’s hard to get them up to temperature.

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Jul 4

Aprilia, Biaggi Conclude Three-Day MotoGP Test At Mugello

Max Biaggia is seen riding the ART-Aprilia MotoGP bike at Mugello Circuit. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Max Biaggia is seen riding the ART- bike at Mugello Circuit. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Italian manufacturer Aprilia has wrapped up a three-day test at Mugello, in which extensively put the ART-Aprilia MotoGP bike to its paces.

Biaggi completed a marathon haul of 176 laps over the 72-hour workout, recording a best time of 1:50.940.

For Aprilia however the lap time is not crucial at this stage, as they are more focused on gathering key data for the continued development of their current bike – already being used in the MotoGP World Championship – and in preparation for a new Aprilia prototype they hope will race in the premier class in 2016.

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Jul 4

IndyCar: Andrettis aim for Pocono redemption

4-7 July, 2013, Pocono, Pennsylvania USA Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and James Hinchcliffe make up an all-Andretti front row and lead the field to the start ©2013, Gregg Feistman LAT Photo USA

Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and James Hinchcliffe made up an all-Andretti front row during the series’ return to in 2013. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

LONG POND, Pennsylvania – arrives at Pocono International Raceway for Sunday’s Pocono 500 Fueled by Sunoco believing it has some unfinished business to take care of.

It was an all-Andretti front row for last year’s race, as the team owned by Pennsylvania’s own Michael Andretti claimed all three starting positions for one of three races on the schedule that feature a three-abreast start.

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Jul 4

Di Grassi shaves off seconds to top second day of Formula E test

Brazilian Lucas di Grassi navigates the Donington Park circuit during Formula E testing. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Brazilian navigates the circuit during testing. (Photo courtesy FIAFormulaE.com)

Aided by the removal of a temporary chicane, Audi Sport Abt’s Lucas di Grassi was able to top Sebastien Buemi’s Thursday time by 3.5 seconds.

The former pacesetter made sure to keep the Brazilian honest, however, finishing Friday just one tenth of a second shy of di Grassi’s time.

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Jul 4

707-Horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Is The Most Powerful American Car Ever

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT packs 707 horsepower of raw American power. (Photo: Dodge)

The 2015 SRT packs a load of raw American power. (Photo: )

Dodge has announced that its new supercharged V8 will be rated at an astonishing 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque when it debuts in the 2015 Challenger SRT later this year, making it the most powerful mass produced American car ever.

The 6.2-liter Hellcat HEMI engine features an iron block, forged alloy pistons and is fed by a 2,380cc supercharger blowing at 11.8 psi. It will be available with either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission.

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