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Dec 9

F1: Todt Supports Move For Permanent Race Numbers

F1: Todt Supports Move For Permanent Race Numbers

Nigel Mansell of Great Britain crosses the line to win the Grand Prix Masters race at the Losail International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

The newly re-elected says he supports moves to reinstate permanent race numbers in formula one.

In an earlier era, F1 fans became accustomed to associating a number with their favorite driver — like Gilles Villeneuve’s fabled 27, or the ‘red 5′ of Nigel Mansell.

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Dec 9

SportsCars: Q&A With Asian Le Mans Series Director Mark Thomas

SportsCars: Q&A With Asian Le Mans Series Director Mark Thomas

The first season of the Asian Le Mans Series wrapped up last weekend.(Photo: John Dagys)

The first season of the Asian Le Mans Series wrapped up last weekend at Sepang, which saw OAK Racing Team Total claim the overall victory and the LMP2 championship.

While faced with low car counts in the opening rounds, the season finale in Malaysia delivered a respectable 14-car field, with more entries expected for next year, which will also see a an expansion to five rounds.

FOX Sports SPEED caught up with Managing Director Mark Thomas to get his thoughts on the year and what’s in the works for 2014 and beyond.

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Dec 8

Sports Cars: 2014 Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro Revealed

The new Audi R18 e-tron quattro that will compete in the 2014 World Endurance Championship. (Photo: Audi)

The new e-tron quattro that will compete in the 2014 World Endurance Championship. (Photo: Audi)

Audi has taken the wraps off its new-for-2014 R18 e-tron quattro ahead of testing this week at Sebring International Raceway.

The car, which will retain the same naming as its previous FIA World Endurance Championship-winning model, turned its first laps in October and will now take to the 3.7-mile airfield circuit for a series of endurance tests.

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