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Dec 8

F1: Red Bull Racing Confirms 2014 Test Driver Lineup

Sebastien Buemi returns for a third consecutive year in the role of Test and Reserve Driver at the team. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastien Buemi returns for a third consecutive year in the role of Test and Reserve Driver at the team. (Photo: Getty Images)

Infiniti Red Bull Racing is pleased to announce that Sébastien Buemi and António Félix da Costa will make up the team’s test and reserve driver lineup in 2014.

For Sébastien, 2014 will represent a third consecutive year in the role of Test and Reserve Driver at the team. The Swiss racer first filled the role in 2008 before graduating to an F1 race seat with Scuderia Toro Rosso in 2009. In his 55 grands prix with our sister team he scored 29 championship points and completed over 13,000km across more than 2,600 laps of racing.

Dec 8

Sports Cars: OAK Racing Wins Sepang Finale, Asian Le Mans Series Title

OAK Racing Team TOTAL celebrate after winning the 2013 Asian Le Mans Championship. (Photo: John Dagys)

OAK Racing Team TOTAL celebrate after winning the 2013 Asian Le Mans Championship. (Photo: John Dagys)

OAK Racing Team TOTAL claimed the 2013 Asian Le Mans Series Championship following a decisive victory in Sunday’s season-ending Three Hours of Sepang.

Ho-Ping Tung took the Michelin-shod No. 24 Morgan-Judd to a 1-minute and 19-second victory over the title-contending No. 18 KCMG Morgan-Nissan, which was unable to match the French-entered car on the track or in the pits.

The ex-A1 GP star passed pole-sitter Tsugio Matsuda with just over an hour to go and stretched his lead during the final round of pit stops when the OAK crew opted to take only new right side tires.

Dec 7

From Virtual To Reality: Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo To Be Produced

The Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept car was originally designed for a video game. (Photo: Mercedes-Benz)

The Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept car was originally designed for a video game. (Photo: Mercedes-Benz)

In an ever-evolving world, it’s no surprise that the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept car could soon make the jump from cyberspace to reality.

The Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept car, originally created for the Gran Turismo 6 video game, first saw the light of day at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show in late November. The futuristic supercar turned heads with its stunning body style, sleek wheels and Formula One-themed cockpit.

Dec 7

Sports Cars: 2014 Asian Le Mans Schedule Released

The 2014 Asian Le Mans Series will kick off in Inje, Korea on July 6. (Photo: Asian Le Mans Series)

The 2014 Asian Le Mans Series will kick off in Inje, Korea on July 6. (Photo: Asian Le Mans Series)

The Asian Le Mans Series will expand to a five-race schedule, while also seeing a change in its class structure for next year, series officials announced Saturday.

The 2014 calendar will make return visits to its existing venues at Inje (Korea), Fuji (Japan), Zhuhai (China) and Sepang (Malaysia), while adding a new round at the Shanghai International Circuit.

Dec 7

KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak Captures Fifth Straight Endurocross Title

Taddy Blazusiak captures fifth straight Endurocross title in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo: KTM Racing)

Taddy Blazusiak captures fifth straight Endurocross title in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo: KTM Racing)

Red Bull KTM Factory rider Taddy Blazusiak was crowned the AMA National EnduroCross Champion after an epic battle for the title with fellow KTM rider, Factory FMF/KTM’s Mike Brown.

The two KTM riders came into the final round tied for the points lead, with each having scored exactly the same finishes in the first six rounds. With 130 points apiece, the stage was set for the great battle and Brown and Blazusiak did not disappoint.