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Oct 9

MotoGP: Honda Warns No More Friendly Fire

MotoGP: Honda Warns No More Friendly Fire

Marc Marquez of Spain and Repsol Honda Team leads Dani Pedrosa of Spain and Repsol Honda Team. (Photo: Getty Images)

Honda race boss Shuhei Nakamoto has sent a message to rookie sensation and MotoGP world title aspirant Marc Marquez: No more friendly fire.

Nakamoto wants to see a calming of the high-risk style that has positioned the 20-year-old Spaniard to become the first rookie in 35 years to win the title.

Oct 9

F1: Vettel Aiming To Clinch Title At Japanese GP

F1: Vettel Aiming To Clinch Title At Japanese GP

Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing is on the cusp of his fourth F1 title. (Photo: Getty Images)

The calculations are simple for Sebastien Vettel as he chases victory in the Japanese Grand Prix to secure a fourth straight Formula One championship.

If Vettel wins at Suzuka on Sunday, and his nearest rival Fernando Alonso finishes worse than eighth, the German driver will join his compatriot Michael Schumacher and Argentine Juan-Manuel Fangio as the only men to win four consecutive titles. And if he does it in Japan, where he has won three of the last four GP races, he’ll be the youngest in the exclusive list to achieve four straight titles.

Oct 9

IndyCar: Tagliani Will Substitute For Franchitti At Fontana

IndyCar: Tagliani Will Substitute For Franchitti At Fontana

Alex Tagliani of Canada. (Photo: Getty Images)

Target Chip Ganassi Racing announced Wednesday that driver Alex Tagliani will substitute for four-time IndyCar Series champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti in the season-ending MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway as Franchitti continues to recover from injuries suffered at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston last weekend.

Oct 9

Cars: 2013 Annual Dix Mille Tours, Showcase Of Classic Racers

Cars: 2013 Annual Dix Mille Tours, Showcase Of Classic Racers

The annual Dix Mille Tours meeting is the traditional season finale for the Peter Auto Racing events. (Photo: Wouter/Pieter Melissen for Ultimatecarpage.com)

Introduction
Now in its fourth year, the annual Dix Mille Tours (Ten Thousand Laps) meeting at the Paul Ricard High Tech Test Track has quickly become the traditional season finale for the Peter Auto Racing events. All of the major race classes organised by event host Patrick Peter were on track again this year, including the Sixties’ Endurance, Trofeo Nastro Rosso and two Classis Endurance Racing groups.

They were complemented in 2013 by the Mini Classic & Touring Cup, Group C and a revival of the BPR Championship organised by Peter along with Stephane Ratel and Jurgen Barth between 1994 and 1996. As a result, the 2013 Dix Mille Tours saw sports racing cars from the early 1950s through to the 1990s take to the high speed track on the French Mediterranean coast. In addition to the races, the track was also opened to clubs during the lunch-breaks, while in the paddock various specialist vendors welcomed competitors and spectators alike.

Oct 9

F1: Japanese Grand Prix Preview

F1: Preview Japan Grand Prix Suzuka

The F1 tour moves to Suzuka Circuit this weekend. (Photo: Getty Images)

Straight off the back of the Korean Grand Prix, the F1 paddock has jumped on a plane to Suzuka for the Japanese Grand Prix. A fan and driver favorite, the Honda-owned circuit has a rich history in Formula 1 and has produced many iconic races in the past; from Senna and Prost’s battles in 1989 and 1990 to Raikkonen’s storming 2005 drive.