Sep 23

Horner Says Singapore GP One Of Vettel’s Best

Horner Says Singapore GP One Of Vettel's Best

of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates after winning the Formula One GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

says that Sebastian Vettel put in one of the best drives of his career in Singapore – but he insists that it’s still too early for Red Bull to become overly confident about a fourth title.

“We’ve only extended the lead by another seven points,” said Horner. “Fernando keeps finishing the races, he keeps turning up on the podium. We’re 60 points ahead, we’ve extended our lead, but there are still 150 available. So we’ll keep our heads down and keep pushing.

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Sep 23

Webber Grid Penalty For Alonso Lift, Updated CCTV Video

UPDATE: (Sept. 23) Watch Video of Webber on board with Alonso from track CCTV

(Sept. 22) will have to serve a 10-place grid penalty at the after he was reprimanded following the Singapore race.

Mark Webber hitches a ride back to the pits following the Singapore Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Mark Webber hitches a ride back to the pits following the . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Webber’s Red Bull failed on the last lap, leaving him stranded in Turn 7. stopped on-track to allow the Australian to climb aboard his Ferrari, and kindly gave him a ride back to the pits.

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Sep 22

Audi Wins FIA WEC Six Hours of Circuit of The Americas

No. 2 Audi R18-etron quattro. (Photo: John Dagys)

No. 2 Audi R18-etron quattro. (Photo: John Dagys)

Audi inched closer to locking up the FIA World Endurance Championship on Sunday, as the German manufacturer edged out rival Toyota for top honors in the Six Hours of the Circuit of The Americas.

Allan McNish took the No. 2 Audi R18-etron quattro to a narrow 23.617-second victory over Stephane Sarrazin’s No. 8 Toyota TS030 Hybrid, which battled the diesel-powered hyrbid and led overall at stages of the inaugural round in Texas.

The key of the race was tire durability, as McNish and co-drivers Tom Kristensen and Loic Duval managed to double stint their Michelins, whereas the Toyota struggled to do the same.

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Sep 22

Legendary Snake And Mongoose Dragsters Race To Scottsdale

Nitro-fueled funny car drag racers roared into the consciousness of mainstream America in the early 1970s when two of the sport’s biggest competitors, and , squared off against each other in match races as the vs. the , respectively, in what’s considered the greatest rivalry in drag racing history and perhaps the most famous matchup in American motorsports.

became a major part of the rich legacy of the Snake and the Mongoose for the next few months, both at the inaugural Hot August Night’s Auction presented by this past August and at the 2014 Scottsdale auction in January.

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Sep 22

Live Updates! Sunday F1 Singapore GP On-Site Coverage

Vintage Alonso Performance Earns Second In

Fernando Alonso fights through Sunday's grueling race under the Marina Bay lights to capture a spot on the podium. (Photo: Getty Images)

fights through Sunday’s grueling race under the Marina Bay lights to capture a spot on the podium. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso managed to turn seventh on the grid into second at the checkered flag after a vintage performance by the Spaniard in Singapore.

He jumped up to third at the start and then gambled by pitting under a safety car on lap 25 while and up ahead chose to stay out, as did and . He dropped to fifth but managed to keep his tires in good shape and get to the flag. When the others pitted only Vettel was able to stay ahead, leaving Alonso in second.

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