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Nov 20

F1: COTA announces executive changes

Jason Dial has been promoted to the role of CEO at Circuit of The Americas. (Photo: COTA)

Jason Dial has been promoted to the role of CEO at Circuit of The Americas. (Photo: COTA)

Following a carefully planned transition period, Circuit of The Americas has announced that Steve Sexton is departing as its chief executive officer. Jason Dial, company president, will assume the role of CEO.

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Nov 20

Sportscars: Prototype Testing Suspended After Airborne Accidents

Richard Westbrook walked away unscathed following the biggest accident of his career Tuesday at Daytona International Speedway. (Photo: M. Stahlschmidt/Sideline Sports Photography)

walked away unscathed following the biggest accident of his career Tuesday at Daytona International Speedway. (Photo: M. Stahlschmidt/Sideline Sports Photography)

Testing for Daytona Prototypes, P2 and Prototype Challenge cars was suspended Wednesday at Daytona International Speedway on the grounds of safety, due to a number of tire-related incidents, two of which caused airborne accidents for newly upgraded DPs.

As reported at SportsCar365.com

According to  VP of Competition & Technical Regulations, Scot Elkins, the decision to ground all prototype machinery, except for the DeltaWing coupe, was a joint decision with partner Continental Tire, as they work to come to the bottom of the issue.

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Nov 20

IndyCar: Mistic E-Cigs To Sponsor Bourdais

KVSH Racing

has signed Mistic Electronic Cigarettes as co-primary sponsor for . (Photo: Courtesy of IZOD Series)

KVSH Racing has signed Mistic Electronic Cigarettes as co-primary sponsor for Sebastien Bourdais.

The sponsorship agreement for the “Mistic Machine” is for two seasons. The sponsorship covers seven race weekends in 2014.

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Nov 20

MotoGP: FIM Publishes 2014 CEV Repsol Calendar

MotoGP: FIM Publishes 2014 CEV Repsol Calendar

The 2014 Series (Photo: Courtesy of .com)

Governing body the FIM has released the calendar of the CEV Repsol International Championship ahead of the 2014 season.

The provisional agenda consists of seven dedicated meetings, plus one extra race in France for the class which will run alongside the French MotoGP race.

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Nov 19

SportsCars: Richard Westbrook Suffers Massive Accident In Daytona Testing

Richard Westbrook's No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP. (Photo: Halston Pitman/MotorSportMedia)

’s No. 90 Spirit of Daytona DP. (Photo: Halston Pitman/MotorSportMedia)

Richard Westbrook escaped injury following a massive accident Tuesday at Daytona International Speedway in testing.

As reported at SportsCar365.com

The Englishman’s No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP suffered an unidentified failure while braking into the high-speed Turn 1 section on the 3.56-mile oval/road course, sending the car airborne and into a series of rolls, according to multiple eyewitness.

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