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Nov 15

WRC: Ogier Takes Charge In Wales Finale

Sebastien Ogier of France compete during Day One of the WRC Wales Rally GB. (Photo: Getty Images)

of France compete during Day One of the . (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastien Ogier is on course to finish his title-winning world rally campaign with another victory after taking a 20.1-second lead after two days of the season-ending Wales Rally GB.

The Frenchman won four of Friday’s six stages to pull clear of Volkswagen teammate . , who drives a Ford, is more than a minute off the lead in third place.

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Nov 15

F1: Vettel Leads Red Bull Racing 1-2 In Second USGP Practice

Sebastian Vettel drives during practice for the United States Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during practice for the United States Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel served notice Friday he has every intention of going after a victory that eluded him last year and perhaps set a couple of records are still within reach during his remarkable season.

Vettel posted the fastest time in the day’s two practice sessions at the U.S. Grand Prix, driving the in 1 minute, 37.305 seconds, topping teammate for a 1-2 start for Red Bull on the first day of driving.

It was quite a turnaround from the morning for Vettel, who finished a leisurely 18th in the first practice that was delayed by fog, then stopped and ultimately shortened to about half of its scheduled 90 minutes.

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Nov 15

F1: Raikkonen Undergoes Successful Operation

Kimi Raikkonen will drive for Ferrari in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

will drive for Ferrari in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

has confirmed that Kimi Raikkonen underwent a successful operation Thursday, and is now starting the recovery process.

A short statement said: “As planned, Kimi Raikkonen underwent back surgery yesterday at The University Hospital of Strasbourg. Lotus F1 Team is happy to report that the operation was totally successful, according to Professor Afshin Gangi.

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Nov 15

IndyCar: Franchitti Respected By Fans, Competitors Alike

Dario Franchitti celebrates after winning his third Indianapolis 500 on May 27, 2012. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after winning his third Indianapolis 500 on May 27, 2012. (Photo: Getty Images)

Target Chip Ganassi Racing announced Thursday that Dario Franchitti will no longer compete in motor sports racing, citing injuries he suffered in a crash Oct. 6.

Franchitti suffered two spinal fractures, a fractured right ankle and a concussion in a vicious crash at the Houston Grand Prix where his car went airborne and into a catchfence.

Since the crash, Franchitti has been under the care of doctors and nurses who have advised the 40-year-old Scotsman to step away from racing. The doctors pinpointed an increased risk of re-injury to Franchitti’s head and spine, which could affect his future health.

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Nov 15

F1: Photo Gallery Of The Formula 1 Nightlife — Circuit Of The Americas

The culture of partying, VIP’s, and all-night festivities have always been an attractive part of . The countless special events taking place this weekend in Austin will be no exception. With the beginning of on-track practice, we want to give you a preview of what to expect as the sun goes down.

Enjoy this photo of F1 night life!

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