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Oct 5

F1: Vettel Takes Pole For Korean Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel salutes the crowd after capturing pole for the Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel salutes the crowd after capturing pole for the Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel maintained his extraordinary dominance of Formula One on Saturday by claiming pole position for the Korean Grand Prix.

The German has now taken pole for three straight races and is aiming for a fourth successive win. He’s also chasing a hat trick of wins at the Yeongam circuit, and most importantly, a fourth consecutive F1 championship.

Oct 5

F1: Sauber Boss Rules Out Barrichello Return

Rubens Barrichello is F1's most experienced driver, and last competed in the sport with Williams in 2011. (Photo: Getty Images)

Rubens Barrichello is F1′s most experienced driver, and last competed in the sport with Williams in 2011. (Photo: Getty Images)

Formula One team Sauber has ruled out bringing back veteran driver Rubens Barrichello to the sport next season.

Team principal Monisha Kaltenborn had left the door open earlier in the week when asked about reports of Barrichello returning at the age of 41, but closed it on Saturday.

Oct 4

F1: Vettel Fastest In Final Practice For Korean GP

Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during practice for the Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during practice for the Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel set the fastest time in final practice for the Korean Grand Prix, indicating he will yet again be the man to beat in qualifying later Saturday.

Vettel had trailed Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in Friday’s sessions, but turned the table on Saturday with a lap of 1 minute, 37.881 seconds at the Yeongam circuit, a tenth of a second faster than teammate Mark Webber.

Oct 4

Dyson Racing’s Guy Smith Takes VIR Pole

Photo: John Dagys

Photo: John Dagys

Dyson Racing scored its first American Le Mans Series pole of the season following a duel in qualifying between Guy Smith and Muscle Milk Pickett Racing’s Klaus Graf for the top starting position at Virginia International Raceway.

Smith, making his return to the No. 16 Lola B12/60 Mazda, reeled off a best lap of 1:35.965 in the 15-minute P1/P2 qualifying session. The Englishman edged out Graf’s No. 6 HPD ARX-03c by 0.204 seconds.

Oct 4

SX: Dungey Engaged To Longtime Girlfriend

Ryan Dungey is all smiles after getting engaged to longtime girlfriend Lindsay Siegle. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ryan Dungey is all smiles after getting engaged to longtime girlfriend Lindsay Siegle. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sorry ladies, Ryan Dungey is off the market.

Dungey jumped on Twitter and Instagram Wednesday night to announce his engagement to longtime girlfriend Lindsay Siegle.

The news comes just days after Team USA – comprised of Dungey (MX1), Eli Tomac (MX2) and Justin Barcia (MX3/Open) – scored a runner-up finish to Team Belgium at the Motocross of Nations in Teutschenthal, Germany.