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Oct 6

F1: Raikkonen Impresses With Podium Drive In Korea

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Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen drives his car during the Formula One Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen enjoyed another good run to the podium in Korea, the Finn turning ninth on the grid into second place at the flag.

Crucially he got ahead of Lotus teammate Romain Grosjean just after the first safety car restart, and after that, the Frenchman was not able to find a way back past.

Oct 6

WRC: Ogier Celebrates Title By Winning Rally France

Sebastien Ogier and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia steer their Volkswagen Polo R WRC during the fourth day of France's WRC Rally. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastien Ogier and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia steer their Volkswagen Polo R WRC during the fourth day of France’s WRC Rally. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastien Ogier celebrated his world title by winning the Rally France on Sunday while nine-time world champion Sebastien Loeb’s last race ended in a crash.

Ogier took the overall lead by winning the three morning stages before containing his rivals in the three afternoon stages. The Frenchman clinched the world title on Thursday when Thierry Neuville of Belgium failed to win the power stage.

Oct 6

F1: Webber’s Korean GP Effort Goes Up In Flames

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Mark Webber’s burnt car is lifted from the track after catching fire during the Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

As his teammate Sebastian Vettel was drenched in champagne, and unconvincingly downplayed the assumption he is assured of a fourth-successive Formula One title, Red Bull’s Mark Webber sat disconsolately in the garage and reflected upon yet another chapter in his story of extraordinary bad luck.

The Australian has shown a repeated knack throughout his career for being in the wrong place at the wrong time, even spawning a Facebook page titled `Why is Mark Webber so unlucky’, and Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix may well have been the most remarkable example yet.

Oct 6

F1: Vettel Wins Third Straight Korean Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel celebrates in parc ferme after winning the Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel celebrates in parc ferme after winning the Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel’s relentless push toward a seemingly inevitable fourth-straight Formula One drivers’ championship continued with a victory at the Korean Grand Prix on Sunday.

Even two safety-car periods, the emergence of a truck on the circuit mid-race and the incineration of his teammate’s car were not enough to put off the German, who made it a hat-trick of wins in Korea, and a fourth successive victory overall.

Oct 5

IndyCar: Dixon Shrinks Points Deficit With Houston Win

Scott Dixon celebrates after winning Race1 of the Houston Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Scott Dixon celebrates after winning Race1 of the Houston Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Scott Dixon made the opening race of the Houston Grand Prix a Penske Racing nightmare, grabbing a series-best fourth victory while slicing a huge chunk off Helio Castroneves’ lead in the IndyCar championship race.

Dixon, who entered Saturday’s race trailing Castroneves by 49 points, cut his deficit to eight points heading into Sunday’s race. A sweep of the doubleheader through Reliant Park would put the New Zealander in control headed into the Oct. 19 finale at Fontana, California.