Aug 24

Anything Can Happen On Sunday, Says Alonso

Fernando Alonso prepares to drive at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamp. (Photo: Getty Images)

prepares to drive at Circuit de -Francorchamp. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso was quick in the early stages of qualifying in Spa, but the Spaniard didn’t get it right when it mattered in Q3, and thus will start only ninth.

However, he believes he can still emerge from the weekend with a good result.

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Aug 24

Hamilton Secures 4th Straight Pole At Belgian GP

(L to R) Mark Webber,  Lewis Hamilton and  Sebastian Vettel after qualifying session at the Spa-Francorchamps. (Photo: Getty Images)

(L to R) , and after qualifying session at the -Francorchamps. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton surprised even himself after beating both Red Bulls to secure his fourth consecutive pole position in a rain-soaked qualifying session at the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday.

The Mercedes driver is the first Briton since Damon Hill in 1995 to get four straight poles and has set himself up perfectly to keep the pressure on championship leader Sebastian Vettel, who starts Sunday’s race from second ahead of teammate Mark Webber.

“I dropped to five, six seconds back, so I didn’t know what was going on,” Hamilton said. “But I kept pushing … I feel so fortunate to get pole.”

He had expected worse.

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Aug 23

Dungey, Barcia, Tomac To Represent Team USA At ’13 Motocross des Nations

Photo Credit: Simon Cudby/Racer X

Photo Credit: Simon Cudby/Racer X

, and will fly the banner for Team USA at this year’s , which will be held in Teutschenthal, Germany on September 28-29.

Dungey, who returns to MXoN for a fifth straight year, will compete in the MX1 class (450cc). Newly crowned 250 champion Tomac will run MX2 (250cc) with Barcia racing Open.

Long-time team manager and multi-time motocross world champion will return to manage the all-star lineup in its quest to reclaim the coveted MXoN winner’s trophy.

“The strength for the Americans is that everybody always works together as a team,” DeCoster said. “Often, that is not the case for other teams. Another of our strengths is our fans. The American fans are very much behind this race.”

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Aug 23

Symonds Focusing On Processes At Williams

 Pat Symonds, now with Williams. (Photo: Getty Images)

, now with . (Photo: Getty Images)

 New Williams chief technical officer Pat Symonds enjoyed his first day of track action with his new employer at today, as he begins the process of trying to help the team get back on track.

He says his priority is to look at how the organization operates.

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Aug 23

What To Watch: Racing Television Schedule

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Photo: Getty Images

Saturday, August 24th

6:00p- Lucas Oil | Lake Elisnore National ()


Sunday, August 25th

7:00a- World Championship | Czech Grand Prix ()

7:30a- | Belgium

11:00a- Lucas Oil Off Road Racing | Salt Lake City (FOX Sports 1)

12:00p- Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Wheatland (FOX Sports 1)

1:00p- NASCAR K&N Pro Series | Iowa (FOX Sports 1)

3:00p- Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge | Kansas (FOX Sports 1)

4:00p- | Sonoma

(All Times Eastern)


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