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Jun 11

F1: Button Expecting More Progress After Surprise Fourth In Montreal

Jenson Button raced to a fourth-place finish in the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

raced to a fourth-place finish in the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jenson Button was one of the unsung heroes of the , the McLaren driver having snatched a surprise fourth place after running as low as 11th for most of the first stint.

Button found pace as the race went on and on the penultimate lap he jumped up from eighth to sixth when Fernando Alonso and Nico Hulkenberg got tangled up at hairpin – the Spaniard ran wide while the German lost momentum on the exit. Right after that at the start of the next lap, Jenson gained two more spots when Sergio Perez and Felipe Massa crashed out.

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Jun 11

24 Hours of Le Mans LMP1 Preview: Audi To Defend Title Against Toyota, Porsche

The LMP1 class is stacked for the 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Photo: Eric Glibert/FIA WEC)

The LMP1 class is stacked for the 82nd running of the . (Photo: Eric Glibert/)

With new , new rules and a returning manufacturer, the battle for the overall win in this year’s 24 Hours of is shaping up to be one of the most unpredictable in recent history. LMP1 juggernauts , and go head-to-head, all with different technology and different strategies.

FOXSports.com continues its comprehensive week-long coverage with a look at the teams from the LMP1 class that will fight for overall glory in the world’s greatest endurance race (Sat., 8:30 a.m. ET live on FOX Sports 1)

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***A set of sweeping new technical regulations, aimed at fuel efficiency, has turned the LMP1 into a completely new game. Fuel flow meters now control power output, while hybrid systems, up to four times more powerful than last year, are mandatory for all factory teams. It equates up to a 30 percent reduction in fuel consumption over previous years.

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Jun 10

24 Hours of Le Mans LMP2 preview

35 BRUNDLE Alex (GBR) MARDENBOROUGH Jann (GBR) SHULZHITSKIY Mark (RUS) Ligier Nissan LMP2 team Oak Racing , actionduring the 2014 Le Mans 24 hours test day, on June 1st 2014, at Le Mans circuit, France. Photo Florent Gooden / DPPI

FOX Sports will be covering this weekend’s 82nd running of the 24 Hours of LIVE on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and with the FOX Sports Go app. (Photo: DPPI/Onroak Automotive)

Despite struggling to attract entries in the FIA World Endurance Championship and a slight dwindling car count in the , the LMP2 grid for this year’s couldn’t be any stronger, with 17 entries set to take part with their cost-capped prototypes.

FOXSports.com continues its comprehensive week-long coverage with a look at the teams from the LMP2 class.

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Jun 10

MotoGP: Pedrosa speaks on 2014 form with Honda’s 100th victory up for grabs

Dani Pedrosa has only finished as low as fifth and as high as second during the 2014 season, currently placing him third in the MotoGP points. (Photo:  Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

has only finished as low as fifth and as high as second during the 2014 season, currently placing him third in the points. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Having seen his early season podium form affected by arm pump problems at the last two rounds, Pedrosa would love nothing more than a first victory of 2014 to improve his championship standing. A victory for Honda this weekend would be the manufacture’s 100th win in MotoGP.

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Jun 9

Subaru BRZ newest entry to affordable, lightweight sports car class

(Photo: Tom Jensen)

For a company best known for its frumpy but utilitarian compact SUVs and sedans and its fast-and-furious rally car-based WRX and STI sedans, the BRZ is a revelation. (Photo: Tom Jensen)

The affordable sports car has long been one of the most revered classes of automobiles for enthusiasts.

Triumph and MG got the ball rolling in the 1950s and early ’60s, then the Nissan 240Z exploded on the scene just as the decade of the ’70s was set to take off. The Mazda Miata was a stunning success when it was introduced in 1990, and Honda followed suit in ’99 with the wonderful S2000 roadster.

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