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Jan 7

F1: Update — Sources Indicate ‘Relief’ Over Schumacher Improvement

Ferrari flags fly outside the Grenoble University Hospital Centre where former German Formula One driver Michael Schumacher is being treated for a severe head injury following a skiing accident. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari flags fly outside the Grenoble University Hospital Centre where former Formula One driver Michael Schumacher is being treated for a severe head injury following a skiing accident. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nine days into his coma, positive news is finally emerging from the Michael Schumacher camp.

Multiple authoritative media sources, including major German news agencies and television broadcasters, cited the 45-year-old’s manager Sabine Kehm in reporting that Schumacher’s life is no longer in imminent danger.

“This is a certain relief,” she is quoted by Spain’s El Mundo. “For the family, the situation is calmer.

Jan 7

F1: Formula E On The Vegas Strip — An American Debut

The new Formula E car, the Spark-Renault SRT_01E, outside the world-renowned Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. (Photo: Lesley Ann Miller/LAT Photo)

The new Formula E car, the Spark-Renault SRT_01E, outside the world-renowned Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. (Photo: Courtesy of Formula E)

The future of auto racing hit the Las Vegas Strip on Monday when the FIA Formula-E electric car made its debut.

Less than 18 months after signing an agreement with the Federation Internationale  de l’Automobile the public witnessed the FE’s electric powered car which compete in 10 races on city-centre circuits starting this September 13 in Beijing. The season will conclude in London on June 27, 2015.

Jan 6

SX: The Holeshot — 22 Takeaways from Anaheim Round 1

#94 Ken Roczen in his first career Monster Energy Supercross 450SX victory. (Photo: FOX Sports)

#94 Ken Roczen in his first career Monster Energy Supercross 450SX victory. (Photo: FOX Sports)

The first round of the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross season is in the books with a memorable debut on FOX Sports 1 filled with incredible racing, wild incidents, and a pair of unexpected winners.

Each week, The Holeshot will provide 22 takeaways – a full starting gate – from the most recent round of action.

1. As mentioned earlier, the sport couldn’t have asked for a better debut on its new national sports network. Viewers at home got to witness a little bit of everything that makes supercross such a captivating and unpredictable sport.

Jan 6

Cars: Mopar Power On Display At Barrett-Jackson

A “hero car” from the “Fast and Furious 4” and “Fast Five,” this was built out of parts from 1968, ’69 and ’70 Chargers for the Vin Diesel movies. The supercharged hot rod sold for $95,700 at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale last year. Photo credit: Barrett-Jackson

A “hero car” from the “Fast and Furious 4” and “Fast Five,” this was built out of parts from 1968, ’69 and ’70 Chargers for the Vin Diesel movies. The supercharged hot rod sold for $95,700 at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale last year. Photo credit: Barrett-Jackson

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Click here for Barrett-Jackson TV Schedule. You can watch the action live on FOX’s family of networks beginning Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2. In total, there will be 36 hours and six-consecutive days of live, high-definition auction coverage across five channels.

Jan 6

F1: New Lotus Not Ready For First 2014 Test In Jerez

Romain Grosjean of France and Lotus drives during practice for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 22, 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

Romain Grosjean of France and Lotus drives during practice for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 22, 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lotus is the first team to confirm that it is skipping the Jerez test at the end of this month, and the Enstone outfit will instead debut its 2014 car at the second test in Bahrain.

In effect teams a choice between missing the test and opting for extra R&D time, or attending it and spending the interval before Bahrain reacting to what was learned.