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May 3

MotoGP: BMW prize for season’s best qualifier

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currently leads the Best Qualifier standings and looks set to pick up this 431 horsepower at the end of the season. (Photo courtesy .com)

MotoGP™ riders will be competing for the BMW M Award for Best Qualifier throughout the 2014 season. For this 12th edition, a special BMW M4 Coupé will be up for grabs.

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May 3

FIA WEC: Toyota wins Six Hours of Spa

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(Anthony Davidson, Nicolas Lapierre and Sébastien Buemi pick off the second consecutive victory for Toyota at Spa. (Photo courtesy Vincent Wouters)

Toyota earned back-to-back FIA World Endurance Championship victories with a commanding win in Saturday’s Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.

Nicolas Lapierre took the No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid to a 1 minute and 13-second victory over Loic Duval’s No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro, in a race that saw an early challenge from Porsche until both of the 919 Hybrids ran into trouble.

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May 3

Matech Ford GTs to make U.S. debut at Carlisle

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The only four Matech GT1 left in the world will be presented in their original race liveries at the 2014 Carlisle car show. (Photo courtesy Carlisle Events)

Ford was already set to make headlines at the 2014 Carlisle Events in Carlisle, Pa. this June, with the company celebrating its 110th anniversary as well as the 50th anniversary of the Mustang.

Now add to that list the only four Matech Ford GT1 cars in the world, rolling out onto U.S. soil for the first ever time.

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May 3

Maldonado paid $25 million to leave Williams

Maldonado during qualifying for the 2013 Brazilian GP, his final race with Williams. (Photo: Getty Images)

Maldonado during qualifying for the 2013 Brazilian GP, his final race with Williams. (Photo: Getty Images)

A $25 million termination payment from ’s sponsor helped Williams to drive back into profit.

The publicly-listed British team released its 2013 financial results on Friday, showing a $20m operating profit despite a poor season on track.

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May 3

MotoGP: Rossi in best seat at Jerez

Valentino Rossi, seem here in the paddock in Jerez, will start fourth in tomorrow's Grand Prix of Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

, seen here in the paddock in , will start fourth in tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi has the best seat in the house for the Spanish civil war which is set to break out before a capacity crowd at Jerez.

Tensions are at fever-pitch especially amongst the partisan fans who are reveling in thought of a race with home heroes , Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa on the front row.

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