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Aug 26

A Legacy of Racing: Toyota and 24 Hours at Le Mans

While FIA World Endurance Championship teams gear up for the Six Hours of Sao Paulo, take a look back at Toyota’s efforts from the 90th anniversary 24 Hours of with this short film, released by the Japanese manufacturer late last week.

The No. 8 Toyota TS030 Hybrid of Stephane Sarrazin, and Sebastien Buemi finished second in the twice-around-the-clock endurance classic, just one lap behind the race-winning Audi.

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Aug 25

Marquez Scores Fourth Straight MotoGP Victory

Rookie edged his Honda teammate to win the Czech on Sunday for his fourth straight victory to stretch his lead in the overall standings.

The 20-year-old Spaniard covered 22 laps of the 3.358-mile circuit in 42 minutes, 50.729 seconds to become the youngest rider to claim four consecutive races.

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Aug 24

Crutchlow Collects Second MotoGP Pole

Following Friday’s opening pair of practice sessions, had been unhappy with the new fuel tank fitted to his bike, but appeared to rectify this by setting the pace in third free practice on Saturday morning. He would go on to claim his second pole in five race weekends, following that of Assen at the end of June.

However, a second career pole looked to be heading the way of after the Gresini rider intelligently picked up ’s slipstream to dip underneath Jorge Lorenzo’s 2012 qualifying record. Following a stop in the pit lane, Crutchlow would go on to beat this by over two tenths of a second thanks to his rapid time of 1’55.527.

With Bautista on the front row for the second time in three races, championship leader – and winner of the last three Grands Prix – Marquez crucially starts ahead of his closest two title contenders, with teammate and last year’s winner only five thousandths of a second in arrears and Lorenzo a further 81 thousandths behind. The reigning World Champion expected more, though, not least after testing at Brno in the mid-season break as well as beginning the weekend as fastest rider.

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Aug 22

Exclusive Video! “Jordan Loves Stickers” Premieres

Following the Internet-acclaimed “Intergalactic” and “Good Vibrations” music videos, driver and friends have released their latest , in a SPEED Blog exclusive premiere.

YouTube sensation, and current Daytona Prototype championship leader Taylor, fresh off victory in last weekend’s SFP Grand Prix at , teamed up with brother Ricky and fellow GRAND-AM drivers , and for production of their third music video, filmed in the Kansas paddock.

Featuring the ‘90s hit single “The Right Kind of Love” from Jeremy Jordan, the video portrays 22-year-old Taylor’s affection towards Continental tires, the series-wide tire partner of the Rolex Series. Included are some hilarious scenes from the rest of the gang, in what could be described as one of the most entertaining motorsports-related music videos of the summer.

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