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Sep 14

Lotus Says Massa A Possible Raikkonen Replacement

Felipe Massa is looking for a F1 ride for 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

is looking for a ride for 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Felipe Massa has leapt into contention to replace the -bound at .

Both the Brazilian’s manager Nicolas Todt, and Lotus team boss Eric Boullier, have revealed 32-year-old Massa is in the running for what Todt describes as “the best seat” left on the 2014 grid.

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Sep 14

Rossi Unveils Simoncelli Tribute Helmet

Photo Credit: Dorna Communications

Photo Credit: Dorna Communications

Nine-time World Champion unveiled a special helmet dedicated to his dear friend who lost his life in a racing incident at the 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix.

The helmet features artwork and lyrics from Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” album.

Like Rossi, was Simoncelli’s home track and is now named in his honor.

“This time we decided to make something more serious,” Rossi said. “It is already quite a long time that Marco is not with us, but here is his own racetrack – more than me because his house is closer and also the circuit is in his name.

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Sep 14

Marquez Crushes Misano Lap Record To Secure Pole

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reacts after winning the pole at . (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Marc Marquez has impressively collected his sixth pole position of the 2013 season, beating Casey Stoner’s Misano lap record in the process. The championship leader will start alongside and , with teammate coming from fourth place on the grid.

As qualifying drew to a close at Misano World Circuit , it looked as though Marquez had beaten Lorenzo by just 24 thousandths of a second. The Repsol Honda Team man (despite having suffered an accident during the preceding fourth practice session) then delivered a crushing blow in the form of 1’32.915, establishing the new qualifying record and sealing his second consecutive pole by over half a second. Lorenzo was comfortably second ahead of Yamaha Factory Racing partner Rossi, both now running with seamless shifter gearboxes for the first time. In fourth spot, Honda’s Pedrosa – on pole last year – was clearly frustrated for the duration of the day and was eight tenths of a second off the pole position time.

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Sep 14

Marquez Quickest Again, Crutchlow To Run In Q1

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Photo Credit: Getty Images

continued to top the timesheets as the qualifying running order was determined at on Saturday morning. The championship leader led the way from title rivals and , but was unable to make the overall top ten and will therefore run in Q1 for the first time.

Atop the timesheets, Marquez broke into the 1’33s for the first time, courtesy of his leading effort of 1’33.975. Repsol Honda Team colleague Pedrosa was one tenth of a second slower before crashing at Rio corner two minutes before the end of the session, whereas Yamaha Factory Racing’s Lorenzo and finished third and fourth as they continued to adapt to their new seamless shift gearbox.

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Sep 13

2015 Chevrolet Suburban And Tahoe, GMC Yukon Revealed

2015 Chevrolet Suburban And Tahoe, GMC Yukon Revealed

2015 and Tahoe, revealed. (Photo: )

Fans of GM SUVs, rejoice: We’ve just had our first look at the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, 2015 Tahoe and 2015 GMC Yukon. Early Thursday, Chevy took the wraps off the Suburban and Tahoe in New York. Meanwhile, GMC revealed the Yukon range, which includes the Yukon XL and Yukon Denali, in Los Angeles.

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