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Dec 15

Sports Cars: Porsche Officially Reveals LMP1 Challenger, Driver Lineup

The Porsche 919 Hybrid is unveiled on stage at Porsche's "Night of Champions" in Weissach, Germany. (Photo: Porsche)

The Porsche 919 Hybrid is unveiled on stage at Porsche’s “Night of Champions” in Weissach, Germany. (Photo: Porsche)

Porsche officially revealed their LMP1 challenger and its complete driver lineup Saturday at its annual “Night of Champions” party held in Weissach, Germany.

The all-new 919 Hybrid will compete in the top ranks of the World Endurance Championship beginning in 2014. Porsche adds Brendon Hartley and Marc Lieb to an already impressive lineup consisting of Timo Bernhard, Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and ex-Formula One driver Mark Webber.

Dec 15

MotoGP: Dorna Sports To Release Film Reliving Marquez’s 2013 Season

Behind the scenes photo from the 82 minute-long documentary. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

Behind the scenes photo from the 82 minute-long documentary. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

MotoGP rights holder Dorna Sports SL is set to release a feature-length documentary reviewing Marc Marquez’s first season in MotoGP, in which he emerged as the best newcomer of 2013 in spectacular style.

The rider from Cervera, Spain, who had already taken World Championship titles in the 125cc and Moto2 tiers – had a brilliant first year in the premier class, fighting for the title with teammate Dani Pedrosa and double World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, as well as his childhood idol Italian rider Valentino Rossi.

Dec 14

F1: Andretti Family To Organize Formula E Race In Miami

Miami, Fla. will play host to Round 7 of the inaugural Formula E Championship. (Photo: FIA Formula E)

Miami, Fla. will play host to Round 7 of the inaugural Formula E Championship. (Photo: FIA Formula E)

The Andretti family will organize a race featuring electric cars on the streets of Miami in March 2015.

Andretti Sports Marketing announced Friday that it had been appointed by Formula E to conduct the race.

Formula E is the world’s first fully electric racing series. It will feature open-wheel cars powered exclusively by electricity. It’s designed to promote interest and investment in electric vehicles and sustainable motoring.

Dec 14

F1: German Bank To Sue Ecclestone For Staggering $400 Million

Bernie Ecclestone's legal troubles continue in Germany. (Photo: Getty Images)

Bernie Ecclestone’s legal troubles continue in Germany. (Photo: Getty Images)

Another front has opened up amid Bernie Ecclestone’s legal woes, as it emerges the state Munich bank BayernLB plans to sue the embattled Formula One chief executive.

The 83-year-old Briton is already the subject of criminal proceedings in Germany, while the German media company Constantin pursues him for over $100 million in London’s high court.

Dec 14

ARCA And FOX Sports Announce 2014 TV Schedule

FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 will air 10 ARCA races in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 will air 10 ARCA races in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) and FOX Sports announced Saturday the FOX Sports broadcast schedule for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards for the upcoming 2014 season.

The FOX Sports family of networks will televise 10 ARCA Racing Series events as part of a multi-year agreement. The broadcast schedule kicks off with ARCA’s 51st consecutive visit to Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 15. The Lucas Oil 200 precedes the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited and will be held the day before qualifying for the Daytona 500.