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Jun 4

MotoGP: Lorenzo Opens Contract Talks With Yamaha

Jorge Lorenzo wants to stay with Yamaha during his MotoGP career. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo wants to stay with Yamaha during his MotoGP career. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jorge Lorenzo opened talks with Yamaha for a new contract at Mugello this past weekend and has dismissed rumors that he wants the power to decide his teammate for 2015.

While Lorenzo claims that his “priority” is to remain at Yamaha and become a life-time MotoGP rider with the team, he continues to be linked to rumors of big money Ducati offer.

Jun 4

Test drive: 2014 Chevy SS like a spacious four-door Camaro

Airplane not included. (Photo: Tom Jensen)

The new 2014 Chevrolet SS is fun to drive, powerful, roomy, and costs around $45,000. Airplane not included. (Photo: Tom Jensen)

The most surprising thing about the all-new 2014 Chevrolet SS isn’t any particular facet or feature of the car itself. Rather, it’s that General Motors built the car at all.

The Australian-built SS is the production version of the car that Chevrolet races in NASCAR. It’s also the first rear-wheel-drive performance sedan Chevrolet has sold in the United States since 1996.

Jun 3

IndyCar: Indy 500 Champ Hunter-Reay Endures Downer In Detroit

Ryan Hunter-Reay sits third in the championship standings after the doubleheader in Detroit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ryan Hunter-Reay sits third in the championship standings after the doubleheader in Detroit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Just one week after winning the biggest race of his life – the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 – Ryan Hunter-Reay followed with a downer in Detroit.

The 2012 Verizon IndyCar Series champion arrived at Belle Isle looking like the king of the racing world and for a good reason. He won one of the most thrilling Indy 500s in history when he defeated three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves by just 0.0600 seconds in the second-closest Indianapolis 500 finish in history. Then it was off to New York for a victory tour that included ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange and an appearance on “Today” before jetting down to Dallas and a stop at Texas Motor Speedway for more media appearances.

Jun 3

Benz Buddies: Hamilton tweets pic of him with Rosberg on unicycles, says ‘still friends’

 

Mercedes GP driver Lewis Hamilton is no stranger when it comes to stirring things up on Twitter, and the 2008 Formula 1 World Champion created quite a buzz on the popular social media site last weekend when he tweeted this picture of him with teammate Nico Rosberg riding unicycles, announcing that they were “still friends.”

However, that hasn’t seemed to stop speculation as to what we’re going to see go down at next weekend’s Formula 1 race in Montreal.

Jun 3

Carlisle Events To Host Special 50th Anniversary Mustang Celebration

The 1968 'Going Thing' Ford Mustang will be featured at the 2014 Carlisle Ford Nationals, which takes place from June 6-8.

The 1968 ‘Going Thing’ Ford Mustang will be featured at the 2014 Carlisle Ford Nationals, which takes place from June 6-8. (Photo: Carlisle Events)

It’s a summer of celebration for Carlisle Events and the Carlisle Ford Nationals in 2014. The event runs June 6-8 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds and hosts arguably the biggest summer celebration of them all — a nod to Ford, its 110-year history and the 50th anniversary of the iconic Ford Mustang. Though the fun runs the entire weekend at Carlisle, Friday June 6 at 5 p.m. will drop the event into fifth gear with a unique Mustang birthday party.