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Dec 6

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Schedule

What To Watch: Your Weekend Racing Schedule

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

Friday, December 6

On Demand – Ferrari Challenge | Mugello (www.Speed2.com)

9 p.m. – NASCAR Awards Ceremony | Las Vegas (FOX Sports 2)

Saturday, December 7

On Demand – Superstars International | Season Review (www.Speed2.com)

5 p.m. – NASCAR Awards Ceremony | Las Vegas (FOX Sports 2)

8 p.m. – Lucas Oil Drag Boats | Marble Falls (FOX Sports 2)

9 p.m. – Lucas Oil Drag Boats | Wheatland (FOX Sports 2)

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

Sunday, December 8

On Demand – Maserati Trofeo | Shanghai (www.Speed2.com)

6 p.m. – FIA World Touring Car Championship | Portugal (FOX Sports 2)

7 p.m. – FIA GT1 World Championship | Baku (FOX Sports 2)

8 p.m. – Lucas Oil Off Road | Lake Elsinore (FOX Sports 2)

9 p.m. – Lucas Oil Off Road | Lake Elsinore (FOX Sports 2)

**All times Eastern Standard

Dec 5

IndyCar: Catching Up With James Hinchcliffe

IndyCar: Catching Up With James Hinchcliffe

Canadian IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe poses with members of the Andretti Autosport team. (Photo: Getty Images)

It’s been an off-season filled with travel for James Hinchcliffe. Fresh from a career-best season that saw him take his first three IndyCar wins, the Mayor of Hinchtown headed to Europe to celebrate his brother’s birthday, and will head off on a weeklong cruise of the Pacific Ocean on Dec. 7.

In the latest addition of “Catching Up With…” the Andretti Autosport driver talks of his travels, the changes his team will have as it approaches the 2014 season, and why today may be the last time we wish him a Happy Birthday.

Dec 5

F1: Analyst Believes 2014 Rules Are ‘An Opportunity For Small Teams’

F1: Analyst Believes 2014 Rules Are 'An Opportunity For Small Teams'

A former Grand Prix driver thinks 2014 could be an opportunity for F1′s smaller teams to compete with their powerful rivals. (Photo: Getty Images)

Some believe that with the sweeping rule changes, the teams with the biggest budgets, best resources and longest experience will tower over their smaller competitors even more than in 2013, at the end of a period of relative stability.

But Ivan Capelli, a F1 driver in the ’80s and ’90s turned commentator for Italian television, is not so sure.

Dec 5

F1: Ferrari Influence Revealed — Able To Veto FIA And Ecclestone Successor

F1: Ferrari Influence Revealed — Able To Veto FIA And Ecclestone Successor

Ferrari President Luca Cordero di Montezemolo. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari’s political power extends even to the identity of Bernie Ecclestone’s eventual successor.

Amid his legal troubles surrounding the Gerhard Gribkowsky corruption scandal, 83-year-old Ecclestone recently named Red Bull team boss Christian Horner as his preferred successor.