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Returning Button hit with 15-place penalty for engine change

MONACO (AP) — Jenson Button's one-off return to Formula One at the Monaco Grand Prix is proving problematic.<p>The veteran British driver is likely to start Sunday's race from the back of the grid after his struggling McLaren team was forced to make an unscheduled change to the car's power unit and …

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Vettel fastest in final Monaco practice

MONACO (Reuters) - Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel was faster than ever in final Monaco Grand Prix practice on Saturday while Formula One title rival Lewis Hamilton remained well off the pace in his Mercedes.<p>The German lapped the winding harborside street circuit in a best time of …

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Vettel shows speed again with fastest time in final practice

MONACO (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel warmed up for qualifying at the Monaco Grand Prix with the fastest time in the third and final practice session on Saturday.<p>The four-time Formula One champion looks in scintillating form, clocking the fastest-ever lap time in Monaco to top Thursday's …

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The model too beautiful for Formula 1 racing is back

The racing world has long been a world far removed from most people’s realities.<p>It’s a world where rich, famous and good-looking people mingle in a …

Monaco Grand Prix

The McLaren P1 LM Just Smashed The Nürburgring Production Car Record

All hail the McLaren P1 LM, the new dominant king of the ‘Ring. The McLaren P1 LM set a ridiculously quick lap time of 6:43.2—over two seconds …

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Jack Harvey, the British driver making his Indy 500 debut in Alonso’s shadow

Fernando Alonso’s debut for Andretti at the Brickyard this weekend has made all headlines but an exciting young British driver will also make his bow<p>Making history is the target for Fernando Alonso when he takes to the track for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday afternoon. The …

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Nature’s Bakery to sponsor Danica Patrick, Clint Bowyer

Wow. How about this for a holiday weekend Friday afternoon shocker? Stewart-Haas Racing has dropped its $31 million lawsuit against Nature’s Bakery …

Danica Patrick

Dispelling myths about IndyCar

Fernando Alonso's decision to contest this year's Indy 500 is a supreme PR coup for McLaren and Honda, but most of all for the IndyCar series which …

Autos

Stewart-Haas reaches agreement with former Danica Patrick sponsor

Stewart-Haas Racing and snack company Nature's Bakery have agreed to settle a $31 million breach-of-contract lawsuit the team had filed in a dispute with Danica Patrick's former sponsor.<p>The team said Friday that Nature's Bakery would serve as the primary sponsor for four NASCAR Cup Series races. …

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Monaco Grand Prix 2017: What time does the race start, what TV channel is it on and how will Jenson Button fare on his F1 return?

What is it?<p>It's the Monaco Grand Prix, the sixth round of the 2017 Formula One World Championship.<p>When is it?<p>It's this weekend – on Sunday, May 28.<p>What time does the race start?<p>The race is scheduled to start at 1:00pm BST.<p>What TV channel is it on?<p>The Monaco GP is on both Channel 4 and Sky Sports F1.<p>…

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Lewis Hamilton fans' most popular driver, Ferrari wins teams vote

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari have been voted Formula 1's most-popular driver and team in …

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Rossi leaves hospital after motocross accident

FILE PHOTO - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi celebrates with trophy after finishing third in the German Grand Prix MotoGP at the Sachsenring circuit in the eastern town of Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany, July 12, 2015. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo<p>(Reuters) - Italian MotoGP great …

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Honda problem gives Jenson Button grid penalty for Monaco GP

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Jenson Button is set for a 15-place grid penalty for his Formula 1 comeback at the …

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Red Bull have a tight hold on their drivers, says Horner

MONACO (Reuters) - Australian Daniel Ricciardo and Dutch teenager Max Verstappen have no escape clauses in their contracts and will remain with Red Bull in 2018, team principal Christian Horner said on Friday.<p>Asked at the Monaco Grand Prix if the two drivers had performance-related elements that …

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F1 Monaco Grand Prix Live Stream: How to watch all the GP action online – and in 4K

<b>The 2017 Formula One season continues with the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend. Here’s a complete guide to how to watch the race.</b><p>This weekend the …

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Monaco Grand Prix 2017: Nelson Piquet Jr.'s dream weekend in Principality

<b>(CNN) —</b> Monaco is a home from home for a number of leading motorsport drivers and of course once a year they even get to race around the Principality's racing circuit, either in Formula One or Formula E.<p>So who better than Formula E driver Nelson Piquet Jr -- the son of triple F1 world champion …

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Racy poster that distracted F1 drivers is returning for the Grand Prix

<b>An advert that reportedly cost Lewis Hamilton racing glory is returning after being labelled ‘distracting’.</b><p>The piercing eyes of supermodel Jessiqa …

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5 drivers to watch in the 2017 Indianapolis 500

Helio Castroneves, who won his third Indy 500 in 2009, would be one of four drivers with four victories if he wins on Sunday.

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AJ Allmendinger<p>Aric Almirola<p>Austin Dillon<p>Brad Keselowski<p>Carl Edwards<p>Chase Elliott<p>Clint Bowyer<p>Dale Earnhardt Jr.<p>Danica Patrick<p>Darrell Wallace Jr.<p>Denny …

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Formula 1 fans reject the introduction of gimmicks, survey reveals

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Fans have once again rejected the introduction of gimmicks to enhance Formula 1 racing, …

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Value exists outside of Alonso, Dixon

If anyone associated with Indycar, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway or open wheel racing was worried about how the 2017 Indy 500 could live up to last …

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How David Letterman became 1 driver's Indy 500 'good-luck charm'

INDIANAPOLIS – As IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal continues the racing legacy his father, 1986 Indy 500 champ Bobby Rahal, left behind, he hopes his 10th start in the prestigious race will give him his first win.<p>But, as the drivers know, there’s always a little bit of luck involved, especially …

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Jet skis, celebrities, selfies - and some F1: Monaco Grand Prix 2017 in pictures

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2017 Glen Helen MX | In & Out

The 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship continues with round two of the season, the 2017 Glen Helen MX. Although the track is considered one of …

Motocross

'There's no room!' Force India mechanic explains why Monaco Grand Prix is the hardest garage in Formula 1

Mastering the streets of Monte Carlo is one thing, but working in the heart of the pit is another according to a Formula 1 insider.<p>Curtis Stones, the …

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We make our picks for Monaco, the Indy 500 and Coke 600

Tim Durr - Monaco GP - Sebastian Vettel<p>Ferrari's speed has improved this season and closed the gap with Mercedes. Because of that, I'm going with …

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Toto Wolff wants F1 to move away from 'supermarket car park' tracks

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has urged Formula One’s new owners to move away from the “supermarket car park” tracks that have joined the …

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Science inspired female chief engineer to climb through the auto racing ranks

May 26,2017<p>INDIANAPOLIS — Cara Adams isn’t in marketing. It took some time for drivers to realize that.<p>Adams was the only female engineer in the IndyCar pits when she started at Firestone Racing in 2008. Sometimes she would ask drivers questions about the tires’ performance and receive generic …

Formula Racing

Is McLaren’s lack of competitiveness harming their reputation and heritage?

McLaren’s blank season needs to get going this weekend at Monaco although the team admit they show little sign of improving any time soon<p>When Howden Ganley arrived for his first day at work with Bruce McLaren, as the team’s third employee, he found a concrete prefab full of earthmoving equipment on …

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Coca-Cola 600: NASCAR weekend TV schedule from Charlotte

There’s plenty of racing to watch this weekend, including 600 miles of Cup Series action from Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night.<p>The Daytona …

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