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Dec 13

IndyCar: Briscoe Joins Ganassi, Kanaan Takes Over Franchitti’s Vacated Target Seat

Ryan Briscoe will drive the No. 8 machine for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

will drive the No. 8 machine for in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and NTT DATA, a leading global IT services provider, announced today they have signed veteran and seven-time winner Ryan Briscoe to drive the No. 8 NTT DATA in the Series.

Along with the signing of Briscoe, will move into the seat vacated by four-time IndyCar Series Champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 Winner in the No. 10 Target Chevrolet. Kanaan will run alongside three-time and reigning IndyCar Series Champion and Indianapolis 500 Winner Scott Dixon as part of Team Target.

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Dec 13

F1: Sutil To Drive For Sauber In 2014

Adrian Sutil will make the switch from Sahara Force India to Sauber F1 Team. (Photo: Getty Images)

will make the switch from Sahara Force India to F1 Team. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sauber has finally confirmed that Adrian Sutil will join the Swiss team next year.

The German driver had expected to stay at Force India, but found himself squeezed out after came onto the market. He had already laid the groundwork for a possible move to the Hinwil outfit, but over the weeks since the Brazilian GP it has at times been in the balance due to uncertainty over the team’s future plans.

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Dec 13

IndyCar: Chevrolet, Honda To Produce Unique Aero Kits Beginning In 2015

Chevrolet and Honda will utilize new aerodynamic bodywork “kits” beginning in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

and will utilize new aerodynamic bodywork “kits” beginning in 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

announced that Chevrolet and Honda will provide distinct aerodynamic configurations for the Series chassis beginning in 2015.

As part of its long-range focus on innovation, INDYCAR announced in June that aerodynamic bodywork “kits” would be introduced and utilized for all 2015 races and include separate specifications for superspeedways and road/street/short ovals.

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Dec 13

F1: Perez Defends New ‘Double Points’ Rule

Sergio Perez (left) says he has no problem with Formula 1's new 'double points' rule. (Photo: Getty Images)

(left) says he has no problem with Formula One’s new ‘double points’ rule. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sergio Perez has defended Formula One’s controversial new double points rule for the 2014 season finale.

With the sport moving to ensure the championship stays alive throughout the season, the double points rule was greeted with uproar among fans and slammed by dominant 2013 champion as “nonsense.”

But Mexican Perez, a McLaren driver this year who is moving to Force India for 2014, admitted on Thursday he does not agree with the naysayers.

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Dec 13

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Schedule

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Schedule

Jamie Whincup drives the No. 1 Red Bull Racing Australia Holden. (Photo: Getty Images)

Friday, December 13

On Demand – F1 Sidecar | Brands Hatch (www.Speed2.com)

On Demand – Ferrari Challenge | World Finals (www.Speed2.com)

Saturday, December 14

On Demand – Ferrari Challenge | World Finals (www.Speed2.com)

Noon – Lucas Oil Drag Boats | Chandler (FOX Sports 1)

1 p.m. – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Dixie Speedway (FOX Sports 1)

7 p.m. – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Dixie Speedway (FOX Sports 2)

8 p.m. – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Dixie Speedway (FOX Sports 2)

9 p.m. – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Dixie Speedway (FOX Sports 2)

10 p.m. – Lucas Oil Drag Boats | Chandler (FOX Sports 2)

Sunday, December 15

On Demand – WTCC | Macau (www.Speed2.com)

4 p.m. – Australian V8 Supercars | Sydney (FOX Sports 2)

6 p.m. – FIA World Touring Car Championship | Argentina (FOX Sports 2)

7 p.m. – FIA World Touring Car Championship | Sonoma (FOX Sports 2)

**All times Eastern Standard

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