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May 3

Matech Ford GTs to make U.S. debut at Carlisle

(Photo courtesy Carlisle Events)

The only four Matech Ford GT1 cars left in the world will be presented in their original race liveries at the 2014 Carlisle car show. (Photo courtesy Carlisle Events)

Ford was already set to make headlines at the 2014 Carlisle Events in Carlisle, Pa. this June, with the company celebrating its 110th anniversary as well as the 50th anniversary of the Mustang.

Now add to that list the only four Matech Ford GT1 cars in the world, rolling out onto U.S. soil for the first ever time.

May 3

Maldonado paid $25 million to leave Williams

Maldonado during qualifying for the 2013 Brazilian GP, his final race with Williams. (Photo: Getty Images)

Maldonado during qualifying for the 2013 Brazilian GP, his final race with Williams. (Photo: Getty Images)

A $25 million termination payment from Pastor Maldonado’s sponsor helped Williams to drive back into profit.

The publicly-listed British team released its 2013 financial results on Friday, showing a $20m operating profit despite a poor season on track.

May 3

MotoGP: Rossi in best seat at Jerez

Valentino Rossi, seem here in the paddock in Jerez, will start fourth in tomorrow's Grand Prix of Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi, seen here in the paddock in Jerez, will start fourth in tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Spain. (Photo: Mirco Lazzari/Getty Images)

Valentino Rossi has the best seat in the house for the Spanish civil war which is set to break out before a capacity crowd at Jerez.

Tensions are at fever-pitch especially amongst the partisan fans who are reveling in thought of a race with home heroes Marc Marquez, Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa on the front row.

May 3

MotoGP: Marquez stays hot, smashes Jerez pole record

Marc Marquez is the reigning MotoGP World Champion. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marc Marquez is the reigning MotoGP World Champion. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marc Marquez will be on pole for Sunday’s MotoGP race at the Gran Premio bwin de España, with Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa joining him on the front row.

On his 100th Grand Prix weekend Marquez produced a superb late 1:38.120 lap to smash the pole record at Jerez, qualifying 0.421s ahead of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Lorenzo and 0.510s in front of his Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa.