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Nov 23

F1: Webber Quickest In Final Brazilian GP Practice

Mark Webber prepares to drive during practice at Interlagos. (Photo: Getty Images)

prepares to drive during practice at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Mark Webber of Red Bull was fastest on a wet track in the final practice before qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday.

Webber, who is leaving after Sunday’s race, had a lap of 1 minute, 27.891 seconds at Interlagos, ahead of drivers Roman Grosjean and .

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Nov 22

F1: Quantum Deal Is Still Happening, Says Lotus Team Boss

Lotus needs to finalize the Quantum deal before signing a second drive for 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

needs to finalize the Quantum deal before signing a second driver for 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lotus team principal says that the Quantum deal is still happening, despite widespread skepticism in the paddock.

The team admits that no funding has arrived, despite the deal being announced in June. Until the situation is clear the team cannot confirm a partner for .

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Nov 22

F1: Rain Washes Out Pirelli’s Chance To Test 2014 Tires

Drivers were unable to test the 2014 Pirelli dry-weather test tires Friday at Interlagos. (Photo: Getty Images)

Drivers were unable to test the 2014 dry-weather test tires Friday at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Pirelli’s plans for teams to run its prototype 2014 tires in practice in Brazil Friday were scuppered by rain.

The day was about providing Pirelli with a comparison with its current tires and also giving the teams some aerodynamic information. To the surprise of many observers, did complete one lap, in the rain, on the tires.

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Nov 22

Sports Cars: Magnus Racing Releases Epic Mad Libs-Style Press Release

Magnus Racing celebrates after winning the internet. (Photo: Magnus Racing)

celebrates after winning the internet. (Photo: )

Magnus Racing recently concluded a “successful” off-season sports car test at Sebring/Daytona with “most important” driver and “unimportant” driver .

After that, their PR department won the internet.

The team released a post-test Mad Libs-style press release that was epic in every sense of the word, and for that, we are forever grateful.

Enjoy.

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Nov 22

F1: Alonso, Massa Opposed To Car Weight Change

Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso are opposed to raising the 2014 car weight limit. (Photo: Getty Images)

and are opposed to raising the 2014 car weight limit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa were the two most vocal opponents when the GPDA discussed the matter of raising the 2014 car weight limit today.

The subject of driver weight has been a topic of major debate recently, with taller drivers worried that they will be at even more of a disadvantage than in the past.

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