Aug 30

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Television Schedule

Weekend What to Watch

of Spain leads the pack followed by (Photo: Getty Images)

Friday, August 30th

FIA World Touring Car Championship | Argentina (SPEED2)

GT Open | England (SPEED2)

Saturday, August 31st

Australian V8 Supercars | Hidden Valley (SPEED2)

8:40a – World Championship | British Grand Prix Qualifying (SPEED2)

11:30a – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Wheatland (FOX Sports 2)

1:00p – Australian V8 Supercars | Winton (FOX Sports 2)

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Aug 30

Rahal Scheduled To Test On Indy Road Course

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Photo Credit: Getty Images

will drive an Series car Wednesday at the road course as part of a test designed to see if the infield road is suited for an open wheel race in the future.

Adding a second race to the schedule at IMS would follow one of the recommendations from a report a consulting group the series hired to evaluate business operations.

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Aug 30

Lorenzo Sets Pace On First Day At Silverstone

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Photo Credit: Getty Images


hasn’t captured a win since mid-June, and has since dropped to third in the standings, 44 points behind championship leader .

On Friday, it looked as if Lorenzo was back in top form as he set a blazing lap of 2:02.734, two tenths quicker than Marquez.

Championship contender Dani Pedrosa trailed in third followed by 2012 pole-sitter Alvaro Bautista. Valentino Rossi, who has captured three premier class wins at , rounded out the top five.

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Aug 30

Marquez Tops Opening Silverstone Practice


The British round of the World Championship is being run later this year, having been shifted from its previous June date to a new August/September slot. There were spots of rain in the preceding Moto3 session, but the track remained completely dry for the premier class runners. topped the timesheets with 2’03.816, two tenths up on both and Cal Crutchlow as teammate Dani Pedrosa and GO&FUN Honda Gresini’s Alvaro Bautista completed the top five. Lorenzo’s teammate Valentino Rossi was sixth, having moved up on his final lap of the 45-minute session.

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Aug 29

OAK Racing Trio Set Sights On WEC LMP2 Title

OAK Racing Trio Set Sights On WEC LMP2 Title


With a dominant run in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which saw a 1-2 result in LMP2, heads into this weekend’s Six Hours of looking to continue its title chase in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

The French squad’s No. 35 Morgan-Nissan of , and claimed a dominant victory in the twice-around-the-clock endurance classic, which propelled the trio to the top of the LMP2 standings, five points ahead of their sister No. 24 entry.

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