Latest Stories http://www.racer.com/latest-stories Thu, 05 May 2016 16:58:25 -0700 en-gb VIDEO: Meet the real Valentino Rossi http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129182-video-meet-the-real-valentino-rossi http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129182-video-meet-the-real-valentino-rossi VIDEO: Meet the real Valentino Rossi

Twenty years of MotoGP and Grand Prix successes have surely secured Valentino Rossi's sporting immortality ... but do you really know him? Valentino Rossi: The Doctor Series is told through the words...

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Latest Stories Thu, 05 May 2016 20:55:10 -0700
NHRA: Gittings becomes sport's fourth chief starter http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129181-nhra-gittings-becomes-sport-s-fourth-chief-starter http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129181-nhra-gittings-becomes-sport-s-fourth-chief-starter NHRA: Gittings becomes sport

NHRA officials announced today that Mike Gittings, most recently the chief starter in NHRA's Northwest Division and a certified team member of the NHRA Safety Safari presented by AAA, has been named ...

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Latest Stories Thu, 05 May 2016 20:25:27 -0700
F1: Haas to run upgraded Ferrari engine in Spain http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129178-haas-to-run-upgraded-ferrari-engine-in-spain http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129178-haas-to-run-upgraded-ferrari-engine-in-spain F1: Haas to run upgraded Ferrari engine in Spain

The Haas Formula 1 team has decided to run the new-spec Ferrari engine at next weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, Autosport has learned. Ferrari used three of its engine development tokens as part of an u...

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Latest Stories Thu, 05 May 2016 17:30:13 -0700
PRUETT: Navigating IndyCar's aero road map http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129177-pruett-navigating-indycar-s-aero-road-map http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129177-pruett-navigating-indycar-s-aero-road-map PRUETT: Navigating IndyCar

It started with a majority of IndyCar team owners expressing their interest in a world free of aero kits. Citing high costs and a lingering competitive imbalance between Chevy and Honda, most team ow...

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Latest Stories Thu, 05 May 2016 17:21:03 -0700
F1: Mercedes forced into problems by Ferrari http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129174-mercedes-forced-into-problems-by-ferrari http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129174-mercedes-forced-into-problems-by-ferrari F1: Mercedes forced into problems by Ferrari

Mercedes' technical problems in recent races are a result of the growing threat of Formula 1 rival Ferrari, according to team chief Toto Wolff. The world champion team was very reliable in pre-season...

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Latest Stories Thu, 05 May 2016 15:30:11 -0700
WEC: Toyotas move ahead in FP2 at Spa http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129173-toyotas-move-ahead-in-fp2-at-spa http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129173-toyotas-move-ahead-in-fp2-at-spa WEC: Toyotas move ahead in FP2 at Spa

Stephane Sarrazin headed a Toyota one-two in the second free practice for the second round of the World Endurance Championship at Spa. The Frenchman set the #6 Toyota TS050 HYBRID's best time of 1m58...

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Latest Stories Thu, 05 May 2016 15:00:29 -0700
MOTOGP: Rossi happy with Pedrosa or Vinales in 2017 http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129172-rossi-happy-with-pedrosa-or-vinales-in-2017 http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129172-rossi-happy-with-pedrosa-or-vinales-in-2017 MOTOGP: Rossi happy with Pedrosa or Vinales in 2017

Valentino Rossi says it makes no difference whether Dani Pedrosa or Maverick Vinales is his Yamaha MotoGP teammate in 2017. Suzuki's Vinales has long been considered the front-runner to replace the D...

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Latest Stories Thu, 05 May 2016 15:00:21 -0700
F1: Verstappen move eases Toro Rosso 'unrest' http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129171-verstappen-move-eases-toro-rosso-unrest http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129171-verstappen-move-eases-toro-rosso-unrest F1: Verstappen move eases Toro Rosso

Max Verstappen's promotion to Red Bull was done to ease "the considerable unrest" at Toro Rosso between the teenager and Formula 1 teammate Carlos Sainz Jr, according to Helmut Marko. Marko has also ...

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Latest Stories Thu, 05 May 2016 15:00:12 -0700
F1: Las Vegas plans 'struggling,' says Ecclestone http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129170-f1-las-vegas-plans-struggling-says-ecclestone http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129170-f1-las-vegas-plans-struggling-says-ecclestone F1: Las Vegas plans

Above: Jacques Laffite (Ligier JS17-Matra) leads Gilles Villeneuve (Ferrari 126CK) during the 1981 Las Vegas Grand Prix. A Formula 1 race in Las Vegas is not a safe bet. A month after hinting that th...

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Latest Stories Thu, 05 May 2016 14:49:55 -0700
F1: Russian GP boss expecting night race http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129168-russian-gp-boss-expecting-f1-night-race http://www.racer.com/latest-stories/item/129168-russian-gp-boss-expecting-f1-night-race F1: Russian GP boss expecting night race

The promoter of the Russian Grand Prix believes the event will become a night race at some stage before 2020. The track, which winds its way through the Olympic park used for the 2014 winter games, h...

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