Nov 23

F1: Alonso Doubts He’ll Win Brazilian Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso will start third in Sunday's Brazilian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

will start third in Sunday’s . (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso doubts he’ll win the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday despite earning the third-best spot on the grid from qualifying at a rainy .

Alonso hasn’t started from the second row since the fourth race of the year in Bahrain, but the two-time world champion said it’s going to be “very difficult” to win.

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Nov 23

IndyCar: Series Honors Franchitti With Powerful Tribute Video

and IMS Productions have put together a tribute to honor and his remarkable career.

Franchitti amassed 31 Indy car wins – including three Indy 500 victories – and four IndyCar championships before his racing career was cut short by injuries suffered in a crash at the Houston Grand Prix.

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Nov 23

MotoGP: Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy Congratulates World Champions

(L-R) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is seen with Marc Marquez, Pol Espargaro and Maverick Viñales. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

(L-R) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is seen with , and Maverick Viñales. (Photo: Dorna Sports)

Marc Marquez, Pol Espargaro and Maverick Viñales traveled to Madrid on Thursday as the three Spanish World Champions of the , and classes of the World Championship received congratulations from Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

Praising the riders for their ‘hard work and dedication’ in a season that saw Spaniards clinch all three World Championship titles for their respective Repsol Honda Team, Tuenti HP 40 and Team Calvo outfits, Rajoy labelled the trio as ‘absolutely unbeatable’.

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Nov 23

Video: Courtney, Premat Involved In Horror V8 Supercars Crash

and escaped serious injuries in a scary crash during Saturday’s race at .

On Lap 11 of the 28-lap race, Premat lost control and veered off the circuit – sliding helplessly across the grass – before re-entering the racing line and colliding with Courtney. The rear of Premat’s car slammed into Courtney’s driver side door, lifting both cars off the ground.

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Nov 23

F1: Vettel Masters Tricky Conditions To Take Pole For Brazil Finale

Sebastian Vettel drives during qualifying at Interlagos. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during qualifying at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel was fastest on a wet Interlagos track to take pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday and be in prime position for another record-setting performance.

In ′s season-ender on Sunday, Vettel can equal Michael Schumacher’s 2004 mark of 13 victories in a year and match the record of nine consecutive wins by Alberto Ascari in 1952-53.

The Red Bull driver, who wrapped up a fourth straight F1 title long ago, was more than half a second ahead of of Mercedes in treacherous conditions in a rain-delayed qualifying session.

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