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May 28

DeltaWing reveals passenger-car design

(Photo courtesy deltawingracing.com)

DeltaWing aims for performance targets of 130 mph and 70 miles per gallon using a four-cylinder, 85-110 horsepower engine for its potential street-legal, four-passenger car. (Photo courtesy deltawingracing.com)

This is how a DeltaWing road car may look within the not-too-distant future, DeltaWing Technologies Inc. revealed Wednesday.

The futuristic-looking automobile is a very real machine in the sports car racing world, currently competing in the TUDOR United Sports Car Championship series.

May 28

F1: McLaren director Boullier hopeful worst is behind them

Monte Carlo, Monaco. Sunday 25 May 2014. Kevin Magnussen, McLaren MP4-29 Mercedes, leads Jenson Button, McLaren MP4-29 Mercedes. World Copyright: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _79P5403

Kevin Magnussen leads Jenson Button during the 2014 Monaco GP on Sunday 25 May 2014. (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier remains confident that the team will make progress as upgrades are introduced over the next few races.

The team ended its streak of failing to score in Monaco after three frustrating weekends.

May 28

300 races later: Rossi’s stats put Marquez on toes entering Mugello

17-year-old Valentino Rossi en route to his first Grand Prix victory in the 125cc class in August 1996. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Allsport/Getty Images)

17-year-old Valentino Rossi en route to his first Grand Prix victory in the 125cc class in August 1996. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Allsport/Getty Images)

Sunday’s sixth round of the 2014 MotoGP season will see nine-time champion Valentino Rossi make his 300th Grand Prix start in the 838th official MotoGP race … meaning that the Doctor will have started in 35.8 percent of all Grand Prix events, reports Gregory Haines.

Meanwhile, Marc Marquez, who has won all five MotoGP races in 2014, admits that Mugello will be a challenge for him after suffering multiple crashes on this circuit last year.

May 27

Formula 1: Caterham Group ‘not for sale’

As of the 2014 Monaco GP, Caterham remains the one team in the Formula 1 garage to have never scored a point in the series. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

As of the 2014 Monaco GP, Caterham remains the one team in the Formula 1 garage to have never scored a point in the series. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

The Caterham Group has moved to address rumors that it is for sale – while conceding that fresh investment would be welcome.

Gene Haas has been linked with a potential purchase of the F1 subsidiary.

May 27

American team Krohn Racing awarded late entry for Le Mans

The Krohn Racing Ferrari competes in the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Circuit de la Sarthe. (Photo: John Dagys)

The No. 57 Krohn Racing Ferrari will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans which will be broadcast LIVE across the FOX Sports family of networks June 14-15. (Photo: John Dagys)

The game of musical chairs for the rapidly approaching 24 Hours of Le Mans continues, as the Automobile Club de l’Ouest confirmed Tuesday the withdrawal of Strakka Racing from next month’s twice-around-the-clock endurance classic.

Replacing the British squad’s Strakka-Dome S103 Nissan on the 56-car entry list, in a surprise twist, is Krohn Racing, which has been invited back to participate with its Ferrari F458 Italia in GTE-Am.