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Dec 8

IndyCar: Kanaan Enjoys First Test With Ganassi Team At Sebring

Tony Kanaan (left) talks with longtime engineer Eric Cowdin (right) during the Sebring test. (Photo: IndyCar.com)

(left) talks with longtime engineer Eric Cowdin (right) during the test. (Photo: .com)

Less than 48 hours after unveiling his bas relief image on the Borg-Warner Trophy at , Tony Kanaan started his on-the-job orientation with his new employer, , during a team test at Sebring International Raceway.

Despite joining a new team, there was familiarity for the Brazilian in his first on-track session. Longtime engineer, Eric Cowdin was on the pit stand as were drivers he considers friends. Kanaan was even familiar with the Chevrolet twin turbocharged engine that was affixed to the No. 8 NTT DATA car for the first time.

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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)

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

Infiniti 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.

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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)

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 .

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.

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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 AMG Vision 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.

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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 (Malaysia), while adding a new round at the Shanghai International Circuit.

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