Raikkonen tests Cup car at Virginia
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Kimi Raikkonen is testing a Sprint Cup series car for the first time on Tuesday at Virginia International Raceway as he continues to immerse into his stock car foray.

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Infiniti Etherea Concept ? Prototype Drive
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We drive Infiniti’s one-of-a-kind Geneva concept and upcoming Audi A3 fighter. It is extremely rare for automakers to invite journalists to drive their concepts, so we didn?t hesitate for a second when Infiniti Europe’s Wayne Bruce offered to let us take a spin behind the wheel of the compact Etherea. Launched in March at the [...]

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Hamilton: McLaren can beat Red Bull
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Lewis Hamilton thinks he and McLaren have what it takes to beat Red Bull Racing in a straight fight in the races - but they need to start getting ahead of their main title rivals on the grid. On the back of an encouraging performance in Spain last weekend, where Hamilton pushed Sebastian Vettel all the way to the chequered flag despite being well adrift of his pace in qualifying, the Briton is upbeat about his chances for the rest of the campaign. But with Red Bull Racing having been on pole position at every race so far this year, Hamilton thinks that getting track position at the start of the race is going to be a key factor in securing more race victories

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Hyundai Debuts Production Genesis Prada Sedan in Seoul, Purse Not Included
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The Hyundai Genesis sedan is the company?s first foray into the luxury segment?but even if it won over Lexus buyers, it wasn’t fit for Monaco chauffeur duty. With a fresh injection of Prada luxury, will the Genesis finally be chic enough to satisfy the world’s ultraluxury consumers? Er, no. But it’s pretty awesome. Hyundai showed [...]

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Villeneuve returns to Nationwide
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Jacques Villeneuve will return to the NASCAR Nationwide Series this year in selected races with Penske Racing. The former world champion, who recently tested with the team at Road Atlanta, will join the outfit for the two upcoming road races in Road America on June 25 and Montreal on August 20. The Canadian, who will drive the #22 car, will be replacing Brad Keselowski, who will be on Cup duties during those weekends.

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Mercedes admits it needs improvement
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Mercedes GP needs to bring bigger improvements to its car if it is going to launch a serious challenge against the front-running Red Bull Racing and McLaren teams later this year. That is the view of Mercedes-Benz motorsport boss Norbert Haug, who thinks that although the outfit has struggled to consistently get the best out of its package, it must not ignore the fact that it needs to deliver a faster car. "I think speed wise we should have a better potential I would say," Haug told AUTOSPORT.

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FIA agrees to Monaco tunnel DRS ban
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Formula 1 drivers will be banned from using the DRS in the tunnel at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix after the FIA reacted to drivers' concerns on Monday, AUTOSPORT can reveal. On the back of continued fears from drivers that it could be too dangerous to use the DRS through the tunnel in practice and qualifying, FIA race director Charlie Whiting wrote to the Grand Prix Drivers' Association members on Monday to tell them he agreed with their stance. To prevent the possibility of drivers being forced to take risks through the tricky right-hander in the tunnel by trying out DRS for a speed boost, Whiting told drivers that he was stamping out the possibility

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Kimball fastest, Carpentier crashes
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Charlie Kimball was quickest for Ganassi in morning practice ahead of Bump Day qualifying for the Indianapolis 500, as the cars fighting for the final nine spots in the field came to the fore. Neither of Ganassi's new second team cars made the top 24 cut yesterday, with Kimball edged out near the end of the day, and his team-mate Graham Rahal struggling with engine and fuel issues.

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NASCAR Day Unites Industry For Children?s Charities
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First NASCAR Day Car Wash For Kids Generates Volunteerism, Funds NASCAR Unites logoCHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 25, 2011) ? The inaugural NASCAR Day Car Wash for Kids, an initiative of NASCAR Unites, brought together the motorsports community and collectively washed more than 1,600 cars and raised nearly $30,000 for children?s causes on NASCAR Day. Car washes...more»

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Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Baggett Starts Season with First Career Motocross Win at Hangtown
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Monster Energy Kawasaki Irvine, Calif. (May 23, 2011) Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Blake Baggett earned his first-career motocross win with a 2-1 finish at the AMA Motocross Championship season opener at Hangtown MX in Rancho Cordova, Calif. The win comes in...

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