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Jun 27

MotoGP: Rossi puts high price on Assen victory

Valentino Rossi of Italy and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP heads down a straight  during the MotoGP of Netherlands - Qualifying at TT circuit on June 27, 2014 in Assen, Netherlands.  (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

of Italy and Movistar Yamaha heads down a straight during the of Netherlands – Qualifying at TT circuit on June 27, 2014 in , Netherlands. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi has put a high price on ending his one year losing streak with a win in Saturday’s Dutch TT at Assen.

Rossi’s last win was at this race a year ago, his only victory of 2013, and he is regarded as an Assen specialist.

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Jun 27

MotoGP: Aleix Espargaro takes first pole in wet Q2 for Saturday race

Aleix Espargaro lifts his front wheel up after putting his No. 41 on pole for Saturday's MotoGP of Assen. (Photo courtesy MotoGP.com)

lifts his front wheel up after putting his No. 41 on pole for Saturday’s of . (Photo courtesy .com)

The MotoGP race at the Iveco Daily TT Assen will see Aleix Espargaro get away from pole position on the grid on Saturday, ahead of Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa on row one, after light rain disrupted Q2.

A group of riders were bunched up in an early dash from pit lane as they sensed light rain could become heavier right at the beginning of the Q2 run, with NGM Forward Racing’s Espargaro initially hanging behind that group and judging the conditions best for the first pole of his Grand Prix career.

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Jun 26

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Schedule

The MotoGP race from Assen will be live on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday at 7:00 a.m. ET. (Photo: Getty Images)

The race from will be live on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday at 7:00 a.m. ET. (Photo: Getty Images)

Friday, June 27

7:30 a.m. ET – MotoGP Qualifying | Assen (FOX Sports Go)
9:00 a.m. ET – Nationwide Practice | Kentucky (FOX Sports 1)
10:30 a.m. ET – NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice | Kentucky (FOX Sports 1)
1:00 p.m. ET – NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice | Kentucky (FOX Sports 1)
3:30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Nationwide Qualifying | Kentucky (FOX Sports 1)
5:30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Sprint Cup Qualifying | Kentucky (FOX Sports 1)
7:30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Nationwide Race | Kentucky

Saturday, June 28

7:00 a.m. ET – MotoGP World Championship Race | Assen (FOX Sports 1)
1:00 p.m. ET – MotoGP MOTO2 Race | Assen (FOX Sports 2)
2:00 p.m. ET – MotoGP MOTO3 Race | Assen (FOX Sports 2)
3:00 p.m. ET –  Series Race 1 | Houston (Live Timing & Scoring)
7:30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Sprint Cup Race | Kentucky

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Jun 26

F1: Safety Car Standing Starts Confirmed As Part Of 2015 Rule Changes

Formula 1 will see standing starts after certain safety car periods. (Photo: Getty Images)

will see standing starts after certain safety car periods. (Photo: Getty Images)

The FIA World Motor Sport Council has passed a package of changes for 2015. The most controversial is the move to standing starts after safety car periods, although these will not take place close to the start or finish of the race.

The ban on tire warmers scheduled for 2015 has been abandoned, while there is a cut back on in-season testing, as teams found that the four sessions planned for this year were too expensive and logistically challenging. There will now be two sessions.

The last date at which the sporting and technical regulations can be changed without unanimous agreement has been changed from June 30 to March 1 each year, starting from 2015.

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Jun 26

Stolen 1979 Corvette Recovered After 33 Years

This 1979 Chevrolet Corvette was stolen in 1981, and was recovered this year. (Photo: Chevrolet)

This 1979 was stolen in 1981, and was recovered this year. (Photo: )

It was only two years old when it was stolen, but after 33 years the police have found a Michigan man’s 1979 Chevrolet Corvette nearly 1,000 miles away.

The car’s 71-year-old owner, George Talley, got a call from AAA this past Friday telling him his ‘Vette was in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, WXYZ reports.

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