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Dec 15

MotoGP: FIM Updates 2014 Calendar

The 2014 MotoGP season kicks off with the Qatar Grand Prix at Losail International Circuit on March 23. (Photo: Getty Images)

The 2014 MotoGP season kicks off with the Qatar Grand Prix at Losail International Circuit on March 23. (Photo: Getty Images)

The FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix calendar has been updated ahead of the 2014 season, with this latest version being published on Friday.

In comparison with the earlier version of the provisional 2014 calendar, the Spanish event at Jerez is no longer Subject to Contract (STC).

Dec 15

VIDEO: Caterham F1 Team Passes 2014 Crash Test

Caterham has yet to announce their 2014 driver lineup. (Photo: Getty Images)

Caterham has yet to announce their 2014 driver lineup. (Photo: Getty Images)

Caterham is the second team to announce the homologation for its 2014 chassis, confirming they have passed the mandatory FIA crash tests.

The Leafield-based outfit joins Sauber as the only teams to report positive completion of the frontal impact and fuel cell integrity tests, which are needed to finalize the homologation process.

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.