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13hJohn Oreovicz

Oreovicz: NHRA U.S. Nationals a major opportunity

The NHRA U.S. Nationals, already considered a "major" on the series calendar, have added importance this season with the reintroduction of bonus points for wins, John Oreovicz writes.

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2dNate Saunders

Pirelli back in the spotlight at Monza

ESPN looks ahead to the Italian Grand Prix and why all eyes are on tyre suppliers Pirelli ahead of the weekend's action at Monza.

Mission accomplished for Dixon in season finale (0:42)
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2dLaurence Edmondson

Button urges F1 to adpot closed cockpits

McLaren driver Jenson Button says Formula One must find a way to introduce cockpit canopies following the recent death of IndyCar's Justin Wilson.

Is Hamilton unbeatable? (2:30)
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2dNate Saunders

Williams retains Bottas and Massa for 2016

Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa will remain team-mates for a third season after confirming they have been kept on at Williams for 2016.

Dixon wins title, remembers Wilson (1:10)
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8dNate Saunders

Verstappen, Ferrari rumours continue

Italian media says Ferrari is lining up Toro Rosso rookie for 2017, with developments in Red Bull/Renault saga potentially crucial in Dutch teenager's future.

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Rossi wins British GP, retakes lead in MotoGP

Valentino Rossi won the British Grand Prix in wet conditions Sunday to reclaim the outright lead in the MotoGP championship, with Marc Marquez crashing out in another blow to his title defense.

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8dNate Saunders

McLaren expects more pain at Monza

McLaren drivers think team will continue Spa struggles at Italian Grand Prix before unleashing 'A-game" with Honda's new engine at Singapore.

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Karam sought counseling in light of Wilson's death

Sage Karam, whose IndyCar nosecone broke off and struck Justin Wilson, says he has sought counseling this week from a psychologist to deal with his emotions following Wilson's death.

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Deaths robbing Letterman of his love for racing

Retired late-night talk show host and IndyCar team co-owner David Letterman wonders if "we've reached diminishing returns at making this sport safer" after the death of Justin Wilson.

9dNate Saunders

F1 drivers pay tribute to Justin Wilson

F1 drivers past and present pay tribute to former Minardi and Jaguar driver Justin Wilson, who died on Monday following injuries he sustained in an IndyCar race on Sunday.

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Vautier penalized for avoidable contact at Pocono

Tristan Vautier lost three points, was fined $10,000 and will miss the first two hours of Sonoma practice after taking himself and championship contender Graham Rahal out of the Pocono race.

14dLaurence Edmondson

McLaren drivers hit with 105-place grid penalties

McLaren fitted new engines to both its cars ahead of final practice and qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix in order to increase its pool of fresh power units for future rounds.

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16dJohn Oreovicz

Oreovicz: IndyCar 2016 schedule taking shape

The 2016 IndyCar Series schedule is starting to take shape with officials eyeing a longer calendar and a return to venues where open-wheel racing previously flourished.

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18dJohn Oreovicz

Reinvented team made Beckman best he's been

After winning the 2012 Funny Car championship, Jack Beckman went without a win all through 2013 and '14. But after gaining new leadership for his crew, Beckman has the most wins on the circuit.

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19dLaurence Edmondson

Haas targets driver signing by September

Team principal Guenther Steiner looking for an experienced candidate who can help guide development from his current shortlist of 10 drivers.

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Beckman breaks own record with fastest Funny Car

Jack Beckman had the quickest Funny Car run in NHRA history Saturday, powering his Dodge Charger to a 3.901-second pass in qualifying for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.

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22dBob Pockrass

Pockrass: Penske driven to succeed

Roger Penske has been a tremendous success on and off the track, in the car business and outside of it. That success is about people, those around him say. For Penske? It all comes down to cars.

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Dungey clinches motocross title with Utah sweep

Ryan Dungey wrapped up his third Lucas Oil Pro Motocross season title with one event left, sweeping the Utah National motos Saturday at Miller Motorsports Park.

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23dNate Saunders

Mercedes torn over Red Bull engine deal

Toto Wolff admits a Mercedes-Red Bull engine partnership would benefit both parties but knows it is also not ideal to 'strengthen a competitor' in Formula One.

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22dNate Saunders

Half term report - The Big Four

ESPN looks at how Mercedes, Red Bull, Ferrari and McLaren have fared in the opening ten rounds of 2015.

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22dNate Saunders

Half-term report - The rookies

ESPN assesses the performances of rookies Max Verstappen, Carlos Sainz, Felipe Nasr and Roberto Merhi after ten races.

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