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Mar 12

12 Hours Of Sebring — GT Le Mans And GT Daytona Preview

Eleven GT Le Mans cars and 27 GT Daytona entries are set to do battle on Saturday, with most picking up where they left off on the high banks of Daytona, following the historic, yet controversial first round of the TUDOR Championship. (Photo: John Dagys)

Eleven GT Le Mans cars and 27 GT Daytona entries are set to do battle on Saturday, with most picking up where they left off on the high banks of Daytona, following the historic, yet controversial first round of the TUDOR Championship.
(Photo: John Dagys)

While having served as the kickoff to the American Le Mans Series season for the last decade-and-a-half, America’s oldest endurance race takes on new heights this year by playing host to the second round of the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

The 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring (Saturday, 10 a.m. ET, Live! FOX Sports 1), sees new and returning manufacturers, teams and drivers to the famed 3.7-mile Florida airfield circuit, including one of the largest fields of GT machinery for the once-around-the-clock endurance classic.

Mar 12

Jenson Button Opens Up On The Impact Of His Father’s Death

Jenson Button (R) of Great Britain celebrates with his father John Button (L) after clinching the F1 World Drivers Championship during the Brazilian Formula One GP at the Interlagos Circuit on Oct 18, 2009. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jenson Button (R) of Great Britain celebrates with his father John Button (L) after clinching the F1 World Drivers Championship during the Brazilian Formula One GP at the Interlagos Circuit on Oct 18, 2009. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jenson Button has spoken at length for the first time about the impact of the death of his father John, who passed away at the age of 70 earlier this year.

Speaking to British newspaper journalists he made it clear that the Australian GP will be an emotional weekend.

Mar 12

Alonso Motivated And Ready For 2014 Season

Fernando Alonso talking to the press previewing Australian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso talking to the press previewing Australian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso was in an optimistic mood in Melbourne today, and the Spanish ace says that Ferrari is well prepared for the start of the season – and he’s fully motivated.

“It’s a good challenge this year with all the changes in the regulations and all the possibilities we have in this new championship,” said Alonso. “I’m motivated and I’m ready, and optimistic as well. Every new season you think you can do well, and this year is no different.

Mar 12

Boullier Confident That McLaren Can Progress

McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier is seen during day two of Formula One Winter Testing. (Photo: Ker Robertson/Getty Images)

McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier is seen during Formula One Winter Testing. (Photo: Ker Robertson/Getty Images)

New McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says that the team still has to find performance – but he’s confident that the new car has a lot of potential to be tapped.

“Our winter test preparations have been largely trouble-free,” said the Frenchman. “Our aim with MP4-29 was to deliver a solid and reliable platform, which we can develop throughout the season. In terms of full performance, we’re not there yet, but there’s more to come, not least because there’s a hunger and belief that’s evident throughout the entire McLaren organization.