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Sep 25

A Big Year For Corvette At Barrett-Jackson

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LOT 744, 2009 ZR1 (Photo: Courtesy of )

This just might be the biggest year in the history of the Corvette, ’s halo car since its launch on June 30, 1953.

Not only is 2013 the 60th anniversary of the Corvette, but last week, Chevrolet began shipping to dealers its newest version of the two-seat sports car, the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray. Also known as the C7, short for seventh-generation, the 2014 ‘Vette has received overwhelmingly positive reviews in the automotive press.

Barrett-Jackson On FOX

Vintage Corvettes, of course, have long been a staple of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions, and they will be again this week in Las Vegas, during the Sept. 26-28 event at Mandalay Bay, which will be televised on the FOX family of networks.

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Sep 25

Prost Believes Pairing Alonso, Raikkonen Could Work For Ferrari

Prost Believes Pairing Alonso And Raikkonen Could Work For Ferrari

F1 drivers (left) and take part in a press conference. (Photo: Getty Images)

Formula One legend sees no reason why the Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen combination won’t work for next year.

Prost was involved in two of the most contentious F1 team lineups in history, with Ayrton Senna at and Nigel Mansell at Ferrari. However, he says that having two star drivers can help a team.

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Sep 25

Yamaha Returns to Spain For Aragon GP

Yamaha Returns to Spain For The Aragon GP

rider gives a thumbs-up. (Photo: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Fresh from two consecutive race victories in Silverstone and Misano, the Yamaha Factory Racing Team is now returning to Spain for the third ‘home’ race of the year for defending world champion , the Gran Premio Iveco de at the Motorland circuit in .

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Sep 24

F1 Team Bosses Lament Coming Cost Increases

F1 Team Bosses Lament Coming Cost Increases

team members practice a pit stop ahead of the F1 Singapore GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Formula One team bosses say the rapidly escalating costs of the sport — set to climb even higher next season — mean there is something “fundamentally wrong” with the sport which must be corrected.

The switch to V6 turbo engines next season, along with the re-introduction of in-season testing, means already financially-stretched teams will face a significant increase in costs.

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Sep 24

Decision Nearing On Road Race At Indianapolis

Decision Nearing On Road Race At Indianapolis

Dario Franchitti races across the famous yard of bricks during the IZOD Series’ 97th running of the . (Photo: Getty Images)

A May road race at could become reality as early as next week.

With time running short to finish the 2014 schedule, Mark Miles, the CEO of IndyCar’s parent company, Hulman & Co., said he expects the board to vote before the end of September. Series officials are hoping to release next season’s schedule before this season’s final race, Oct. 19 at Fontana, Calif.

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