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Dec 7

Sports Cars: 2014 Asian Le Mans Schedule Released

The 2014 Asian Le Mans Series will kick off in Inje, Korea on July 6. (Photo: Asian Le Mans Series)

The 2014 Asian Le Mans Series will kick off in Inje, Korea on July 6. (Photo: Asian Le Mans Series)

The Asian Le Mans Series will expand to a five-race schedule, while also seeing a change in its class structure for next year, series officials announced Saturday.

The 2014 calendar will make return visits to its existing venues at Inje (Korea), Fuji (Japan), Zhuhai (China) and Sepang (Malaysia), while adding a new round at the Shanghai International Circuit.

Dec 7

KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak Captures Fifth Straight Endurocross Title

Taddy Blazusiak captures fifth straight Endurocross title in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo: KTM Racing)

Taddy Blazusiak captures fifth straight Endurocross title in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo: KTM Racing)

Red Bull KTM Factory rider Taddy Blazusiak was crowned the AMA National EnduroCross Champion after an epic battle for the title with fellow KTM rider, Factory FMF/KTM’s Mike Brown.

The two KTM riders came into the final round tied for the points lead, with each having scored exactly the same finishes in the first six rounds. With 130 points apiece, the stage was set for the great battle and Brown and Blazusiak did not disappoint. 


Dec 7

F1: Google Street View Puts You Inside McLaren Technology Center

The Mercedes McLaren MP4-28 is seen at the McLaren Technology Center. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Mercedes McLaren MP4-28 is seen at the McLaren Technology Center in the UK. (Photo: Getty Images)

McLaren and Google have teamed up to allow race fans to take a truly one-of-a-kind journey around the McLaren Technology Center.

The center, home to the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula One team, does not allow fans to visit the actual building yet, but thanks to the Google Street View team, you can take a self-guided virtual tour around the legendary factory based in Woking, UK.

Dec 7

F1: Hamilton Urges Ricciardo To ‘Attack’ Vettel

Lewis Hamilton (left) has words of wisdom for the young gun Daniel Ricciardo (right). (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton (center) has words of wisdom for the young gun Daniel Ricciardo (right). (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton has advised Daniel Ricciardo to “attack” his high-profile teammate from the very first corner of 2014.

As a rookie in 2007, Briton Hamilton was paired at McLaren with the reigning world champion Fernando Alonso.

But Hamilton got his Grand Prix career off to a surprising start, overtaking Alonso at the very first corner in Melbourne.

Dec 7

Sports Cars: Matsuda, KCMG Take Asian LMS Pole In Malaysia

KCMG's Tsugio Matsuda drives during qualifying at Sepang. (Photo: John Dagys)

KCMG’s Tsugio Matsuda drives during qualifying at Sepang. (Photo: John Dagys)

KCMG denied OAK Racing a clean sweep of pole positions in the Asian Le Mans Series Saturday, as Tsugio Matsuda took his Morgan-Nissan to the top spot for tomorrow’s season-ending Three Hours of Sepang.

The Japanese Super GT ace reeled off a best lap of 1:57.579 late in the 30-minute combined Prototype/GT qualifying session, edging out the No. 24 OAK Racing Morgan-Judd of Ho-Pin Tung by 0.285 seconds.