Sep 20

McLaren Targets Alonso For Next Season

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driver (left) chats with Ferrari’s . (Photo: Getty Images)

McLaren team principal is interested in luring Fernando Alonso away from Ferrari and bringing him back to McLaren.

While Whitmarsh believes the current driver pairing of Jenson Button and is likely to remain next season, neither has signed a contract for 2014, and Kimi Raikkonen’s move to Ferrari has created speculation of Alonso being unsettled and considering a move.

“Most teams up and down this pitlane would happily sign Fernando Alonso,” Whitemarsh said Friday in an interview with Sky Sports. “He’s a very talented driver.

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Sep 20

Exclusive Interview With FIA WEC CEO Gerard Neveu

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If you’re a sports car racing fan, the Circuit of The Americas is the place to be this weekend, as the and American Le Mans Series take part in the first-ever Super Endurance Weekend in Austin, Texas.

The six-hour race will be a rare chance to see the factory prototypes from Audi and Toyota, along with a brace of factory GTE entries from Aston Martin, Porsche and Ferrari on U.S. soil, the same cars which battled in the recent 24 Hours of Le Mans.

SPEED caught up with FIA CEO Gerard Neveu, in an exclusive interview, to get his thoughts ahead of the big weekend ahead as well as the future of the globe-trotting championship in America.

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Sep 20

What To Watch: Weekend Racing Schedule

What To Watch: Weekend Racing Schedule

driver of Britain powers his car during the first practice session for the Formula One . (Photo: Getty Images)

Friday, September 20

6 am – | Grand Prix P1 

9:30 am – Formula 1 | Singapore Grand Prix P1

2:40 pm – ALMS | Circuit of the Americas Qualifying

8 pm – ARCA | Kentucky (FOX Sports 1)

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Sep 20

Hamilton Leads First F1 Practice In Singapore

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drives his Mercedes during GP practice. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in Friday’s opening practice for the .

Hamilton, thriving in the high downforce settings of the twisty Marina Bay circuit, was a third of a second clear of his rivals, ahead of Red Bull pair and . Mercedes driver was fourth fastest.

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