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Jun 26

F1: Red Bull And Mateschitz Deserve Credit For Austrian GP, Says Horner

Red Bull Racing did not enjoy success on track at the Austrian GP, but excelled when it came to putting on the event. (Photo: Getty Images)

did not enjoy success on track at the , but excelled when it came to putting on the event. (Photo: Getty Images)

Last weekend’s Austrain GP proved to be a huge success, and Red Bull Racing’s says his boss Dietrich Matechitz deserves full credit for reviving the event after an 11-year hiatus.

Red Bull bought the former A1 Ring years ago, although it took some time before the track was rebuilt and Bernie Ecclestone agreed to an F1 date.

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Jun 26

MotoGP: Espargaro Quickest On Thursday With Record Pace

Aleix Espargaro was quickest in FP2 at TT Assen. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

was quickest in FP2 at TT . (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Aleix Espargaro was quickest rider on track – in record pace – in the second practice run at the Iveco Daily TT Assen for the class, in front of and .

Espargaro (NGM Forward Racing) produced the fastest ever lap of the current Assen track (1:33.653) towards the end of FP2 on a soft rear tire, the Spaniard beating Casey Stoner’s 2012 lap record (1:33.713). Espargaro had also been second quickest in the morning session.

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Jun 25

IndyCar Rescinds Penalties Against Bourdais

Sebastien Bourdais was originally penalized for his involvement in a crash at Texas Motor Speedway. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

was originally penalized for his involvement in a crash at Motor Speedway. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The Series has withdrawn its $10,000 fine and probation against driver Sebastien Bourdais after accusing him of unsafe driving during a race in Texas.

IndyCar said Wednesday it had rescinded the penalties following an internal review. It did not give a reason for the change.

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Jun 25

F1: McLaren Will Be In Good Shape With Honda, Says Boullier

Eric Boullier (left) and Ron Dennis (right) talk on pit lane before the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

(left) and Ron Dennis (right) talk on pit lane before the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier is adamant that the team has solved its key issues and will be able to build a competitive car for 2015.

“I do have the confidence that we will have a good car from next year,” he said today. “Just because obviously we’ve addressed all the issues internally, and I believe we made all the right decisions. We have seen already in Austria the first benefits of the changes which we have done in the organization, and I think now we are heading in the right way.”

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Jun 25

575-Horsepower Jaguar F-Type Project 7 Revealed

The Jaguar F-Type Project 7 will rocket from 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds. (Photo: Jaguar)

The F-Type Project 7 will rocket from 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds. (Photo: )

The first undertaking of Jaguar Land Rover’s new Special Vehicles Operations personalization department is the F-Type Project 7, the production version of last year’s Project 7 concept car. Yes, Jaguar has confirmed that it will build 250 examples of the stunning speedster, and will present the car for the first time at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed starting Thursday.

The F-Type Project 7’s arrival marks the 60th anniversary of Jaguar’s D-Type race car, which inspired its design. The Project 7 name, meanwhile, is derived from Jaguar’s seven Le Mans wins between 1951-1990, of which many were achieved with the D-Type.

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