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Jul 2

Only at Goodwood: Mercedes and Maserati highlight 22nd running of Festival of Speed

Paul Stewart drives a classic Mercedes-Benz F1 car by the Juda Mercedes Statue at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Paul Stewart drives a classic Mercedes-Benz F1 car by the Juda Mercedes Statue at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. (Photo courtesy Ultimatecarpage.com)

‘Addicted to Winning – The Unbeatable Champions of Motorsport’ was the theme for the 22nd edition of the ever expanding Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Fittingly, the main sculpture was dedicated to Mercedes-Benz, who celebrate 120 years of motorsport in 2014.

Jul 2

Sold!! Former F1 driver takes charge of Caterham team

Caterham F1 has yet to score a single point in Formula 1 since the team's debut (as Lotus Racing) in 2010. (Photo: Getty Images)

Caterham F1 has yet to score a single point in Formula 1 since the team’s debut (as Lotus Racing) in 2010. (Photo: Getty Images)

Caterham F1 has been bought by a Swiss-Middle Eastern consortium in a deal brokered by former Force India and HRT boss Colin Kolles.

Kolles will remain as a consultant to Caterham, which will retain its name for the foreseeable future.

Jul 2

MotoGP: Fan favorite Rossi signs contract extension

Eight races into the 2014 MotoGP season, Valentino Rossi has finished second four times. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

Eight races into the 2014 MotoGP season, Valentino Rossi has finished second four times and has picked up five podium finishes. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

Nine-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi will continue to race for the factory Yamaha team through 2015 and 2016.

The announcement, made Wednesday morning, comes as little surprise given the 35-year-old Italian’s pace this season. Rossi is currently tied for second in the MotoGP standings with Dani Pedrosa.

Jul 1

‘Emotional’ Hamilton on back foot for title, says Walker

2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed Goodwood Estate, West Sussex, England 26th - 29th June 2014 Murray Walker World Copyright: Jeff Bloxham/LAT Photographic ref: Digital Image DSC_8111

Former Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed. (Photo: Jeff Bloxham/LAT Photographic)

Nico Rosberg has put himself in position to beat his high-profile teammate to the 2014 Formula 1 World Championship.

That is the view of Lewis Hamilton’s countryman Murray Walker, the famous former F1 commentator, ahead of the 29-year-old British driver’s home race at Silverstone.

Jul 1

Rahal to race special camouflage paint scheme for Fourth of July weekend

(Photo courtesy Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)

Graham Rahal’s No. 15 National Guard Dallara-Honda-Firestone car will be sporting a unique livery during this weekend’s Pocono INDYCAR 500. (Photo courtesy Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing)

The usual red, white and blue livery on the No. 15 National Guard car of Graham Rahal’s will be replaced with a camouflage paint scheme for this weekend’s Pocono INDYCAR 500.

Rahal Letterman Langian Racing switched the livery in order to honor the 350,000 Army National Guard Soldiers during the Fourth of July weekend.