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Dec 27

F1: Ferrari ‘Not Necessarily’ Good Move For Vettel Says Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone (right) believes Ferrari might not be the right move for Sebastian Vettel (left). (Photo: Getty Images)

Bernie Ecclestone (right) believes Ferrari might not be the right move for Sebastian Vettel (left). (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel has been voted Sportsman of the Year by European news agencies.

Organized by the Polish news agency PAP, 21 European outlets cast their votes and the Red Bull driver emerged with more points than tennis’ Rafael Nadal and British athlete Mo Farah.

Vettel’s latest victory is despite widespread claims that the German is only dominating Formula 1 because of Adrian Newey’s design genius.

Dec 27

F1: Formula E Car To Make Public Debut In Las Vegas

Formula E is taking its new Spark-Renault SRT_01E to Las Vegas, Nev. for a public demonstration. (Photo: Formula E)

Formula E is taking its new Spark-Renault SRT_01E to Las Vegas, Nev. for a public demonstration. (Photo: Formula E)

Organizers of the FIA Formula E Championship have revealed that the first ever public demonstration of the new Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E car will take place in Las Vegas, Nev. on Jan. 6.

The fully-electric race car completed its successful test debut earlier this year and will now be showcased to invited guests, media and the public during a special event at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino – driven by former Formula 1 driver Lucas di Grassi.

Dec 27

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Schedule

Drivers compete at the Lisboa turn during the FIA World Touring Car Championship. (Photo: Getty Images)

Drivers compete at the Lisboa turn during the FIA World Touring Car Championship. (Photo: Getty Images)

Friday, December 27

On Demand – FIA European Rally | Season Review (www.Speed2.com)

Saturday, December 28

On Demand – FIA GT World Championship | Season Review (www.Speed2.com)

10 p.m. – Lucas Oil Drag Boats | Chandler, AZ (FOX Sports 2)

11 p.m. – Lucas Oil Drag Boats | Chandler, AZ (FOX Sports 2)

12 p.m. – Lucas Oil Drag Boats | Chandler, AZ (FOX Sports 2)

Sunday, December 29

On Demand – P1 Powerboats | Season Review (www.Speed2.com)

12 p.m. – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Portsmouth (FOX Sports 1)

1 p.m. – Lucas Oil Drag Boats | Chandler (FOX Sports 1)

2 p.m. – Lucas Oil Off Road Racing | Las Vegas (FOX Sports 1)

6 p.m. – FIA GT1 World Championship | Season Review (FOX Sports 2)

7 p.m. – FIA World Touring Car Championship | Season Review (FOX Sports 2)

8 p.m. – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Florence (FOX Sports 2)

9 p.m. – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Wheatland (FOX Sports 2)

**All times Eastern Standard

Dec 26

F1: Montezemolo States — James Allison Is Best Technical Boss Since Brawn

James Allison the Chassis Technical Director of Ferrari attends the official press conference following practice for the United States Formula One Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

James Allison the Chassis Technical Director of Ferrari attends the official press conference following practice for the United States Formula One Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

James Allison is Ferrari’s best technical director since Ross Brawn.

That is the view of the Italian team’s president Luca di Montezemolo, after a subtle reshuffle of responsibilities took place recently at Maranello.

Dec 26

F1: Change In Team Philosophy Helps Vergne Stay At Toro Rosso

ean-Eric Vergne of France and Scuderia Toro Rosso prepares to drive during qualifying for the United States Formula One Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jean-Eric Vergne of France and Scuderia Toro Rosso prepares to drive during qualifying for the United States Formula One Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Toro Rosso has tweaked its approach to formula one because it wants to take a step up in the pecking order.

That is the claim of the Faenza based team’s Jean-Eric Vergne, who after missing out on the Red Bull vacancy for 2014 has been retained by Toro Rosso.