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Dec 22

SportsCars: Countdown – Top 5 Teams of 2013

The AF Corse Ferrari squad competed in seven different series and walked away with countless victories. (Photo: John Dagys)

The AF Corse Ferrari squad competed in seven different series and walked away with countless victories. (Photo: John Dagys)

5.Wayne Taylor Racing: It often seemed as though Wayne Taylor Racing was in a class of its own this year. While the driving combination of Max Angelelli and Jordan Taylor netted five victories and the 2013 DP drivers’ championship, the Simon Hodgson-led organization had its Dallara-chassied Corvette DP dialed in, nearly at every round, showing the strength of the package and team throughout the final year of the Rolex Series.

4.Black Falcon: The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 team shined in the key international endurance races this year, with overall victories in the 24 Hours of Dubai, Nurburgring 24 and Gulf 12 Hours. A regular front-runner in the Blancpain Endurance Series and VLN, the German outfit, managed by Sean Paul Breslin, has quickly established itself as one of the top GT endurance teams in the business.

Dec 21

SX: Countdown – Top Five Races Of 2013

The battle between Ryan Villopoto (left) and Ryan Dungey (right) at Minneapolis was one of the top moments of the season, but was it number one? (Photo: Frank Hoppen/Supercrossonline.com)

The battle between Ryan Villopoto (left) and Ryan Dungey (right) at Minneapolis was one of the top moments of the season, but was it number one? (Photo: Frank Hoppen/Supercrossonline.com)

With Anaheim 1 rapidly approaching, we wanted to help you get pumped up for what is sure to be a thrilling 2014 Monster Energy Supercross season.

What better way to do that than by looking back at the best moments from last season? Here’s a look at the top five races from 2013.

Dec 21

F1: Montezemolo Believes Double Points Rule Will Be Short-Lived

Luca di Montezemolo believes the double points rule will be axed. (Photo: Getty Images)

Luca di Montezemolo believes the double points rule will be axed. (Photo: Getty Images)

Luca di Montezemolo, one of the most powerful figures in Formula 1, thinks the highly-controversial new double points rule might live a short life.

Reaction to the plan for double points in Abu Dhabi next year, to keep the championship alive throughout the season, has been generally negative.

And Montezemolo, the Ferrari president with an unique veto over key Formula 1 decisions, warned: “I’m not a fan of the double points.

Dec 21

IndyCar: Seven Teams Complete Pre-Holiday Test At Sebring

James Hinchcliffe was on hand for the Sebring test to help develop Andretti Autosport's new Honda-powered Indy car. (Photo: Getty Images)

James Hinchcliffe was on hand for the Sebring test to help develop Andretti Autosport’s new Honda-powered Indy car. (Photo: Getty Images)

Eleven IndyCar Series drivers representing seven teams got a jump on the 2014 season with a two-day test Dec. 18-19 at Sebring International Raceway.

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, Andretti Autosport, Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, A.J. Foyt Racing, Dale Coyne Racing and Ed Carpenter Racing tested on the track as teams continued their 2014 preparations.

Dec 21

F1: Sauber Confirms Gutierrez As Second Driver

Esteban Gutierrez will return to Sauber for the 2014 season. (Photo: Getty Images)

Esteban Gutierrez will return to Sauber for the 2014 season. (Photo: Getty Images)

Esteban Gutierrez will remain with Sauber for the 2014 Formula 1 season, the team has confirmed.

The 22-year-old Mexican will partner with Adrian Sutil, whose signing was confirmed earlier this week.

The announcement comes just days after FOXSports.com’s Adam Cooper reported the team had a “change of heart” and wanted to retain Gutierrez.