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Feb 24

SportsCars: GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Suspends Operations For 2014 Season

The #99 Gainsco/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP driven by Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law is loaded on to a wrecker following in an incident during the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on Jan 25, 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

The #99 Gainsco/Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP driven by Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Memo Gidley and Darren Law is loaded on to a wrecker following in an incident during the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway on Jan 25, 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Following the accident that saw No. 99 GAINSCO Auto Insurance Corvette Daytona Prototype driver Memo Gidley suffer severe injuries at this year’s Rolex 24 At Daytona, GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racings has elected to suspend operations for the balance of the 2014 season.

Feb 24

F1: Ferrari Tech Boss James Allison Believes F14 T On Schedule

 

Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari exits his team garage to drive during day four of Formula One Winter Testing in Bahrain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari exits his team garage to drive during day four of Formula One Winter Testing in Bahrain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari technical director James Allison says that the Italian team made progress at the first Bahrain test.

Although Kimi Raikkonen had a crash right at the end of the last day the F14 T ran an encouraging number of test laps.

Feb 24

F1: Susie Wolff To Run FP1 Sessions For Williams

Susie Wolff of Great Britain and Williams F1 will run two FP1 sessions for the team during the 2014 season. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Susie Wolff of Great Britain and Williams F1 will run two FP1 sessions for the team during the 2014 season. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Susie Wolff will run two FP1 sessions for Williams this season in her ongoing role as a development driver, the team has confirmed.

She’ll be the first female driver to take part in official track action on a Grand Prix weekend since Giovanna Amati tried to qualify for three races with Brabham in 1992.

Feb 23

NHRA: DeJoria Races To Her First Funny Car Victory

Alexis DeJoria (pictured) defeats Robert Hight to win the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. (Photo: Facebook - Alexis DeJoria)

Alexis DeJoria (pictured) defeats Robert Hight to win the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. (Photo: Facebook – Alexis DeJoria)

Alexis DeJoria raced to her first career Funny Car victory Sunday in the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, beating Robert Hight in the final.

DeJoria, the wife of television personality Jesse James and daughter of entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria, had a run of 4.043 seconds at 309.63 mph in her Toyota Camry. Hight’s Ford Mustang lost traction.

Feb 23

SBK: Laverty Breaks Suzuki Drought In Aussie Superbike

Eugene Laverty (58) leads Marco Melandri (33) during the Superbike opener. (Photo: Getty Images)

Eugene Laverty (58) leads Marco Melandri (33) during the Superbike opener. (Photo: Getty Images)

Eugene Laverty of Ireland gave Suzuki its first World Superbike victory since 2010, winning the first race of the championships’ opening round on Sunday.

Laverty overcame a slow start from the second row of the grid to take the lead on the 17th of 22 laps, then pulled away to win by almost three seconds over Marco Melandri of Italy, riding an Aprilia.