Aug 27

EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Dempsey, Tully’s Michael Avenatti Part Ways


Patrick Dempsey, Tully's Michael Avenatti Part Ways

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Dempsey Del Piero Racing could have a slightly different look this weekend at Baltimore, as has learned that and business/racing partner have parted ways, effective immediately.

The Hollywood actor/racer, who is in the spotlight this week for the debut of his new four-part “Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans” TV documentary, has severed ties with Avenatti, whose company had purchased the bankrupt Tully’s Coffee in January.

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Aug 27

Fry Looking Forward to Allison’s Arrival at Ferrari

Fry Looking Forward to Allison’s Arrival at Ferrari

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engineering director says that the arrival of James Allison will allow him to focus more on improving the performance of the F138.

Former Lotus man Allison, who officially starts work next week, will have Fry’s former job title of technical director (chassis). This will be his second spell at the team after he worked under Ross Brawn from 2000 to 2005.

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Aug 27

IndyCar Drivers Would Welcome Back J.P. Montoya

IndyCar drivers would welcome back J.P. Montoya

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If returns to next year, he’ll get a warm welcome from the drivers he’ll have to beat.

is looking for sponsors for an IndyCar ride for Montoya, who is leaving Chip Ganassi’s team. Montoya says he hasn’t decided where he’s going next, but several drivers at Sonoma Raceway think he belongs back in American open-wheel racing, which left in 2001 for , followed by an underwhelming foray into NASCAR.

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Aug 27

F1 Belgian Grand Prix: Team-By-Team Analysis

Driver Sebastian Vettel (center) celebrates with Red Bull team boss Christian Horner (left) and chief technical chief officer Adrian Newey (right) at Spa. (Photo: Getty Images)

Driver (center) celebrates with team boss Christian Horner (left) and chief technical officer Adrian Newey (right) at . (Photo: Getty Images)

The promised to be a thriller, helped by a slightly mixed-up grid, but in the end, the expected rain never came and after a clean first lap, it proved to be a race of few surprises. Sebastian Vettel’s win wasn’t great for the title battle, but it was well-deserved after a faultless weekend for the German. and did at least add to their scores, but it was a bad day for Kimi Raikkonen. Here’s what happened among the 11 teams.

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