Posts Tagged Automobile racing

Mercedes drivers fastest in Hungarian GP practice

Britain's  Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes  waits  in the paddock during the first practice session at the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 25, 2014. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July, 27, 2014. (AP Photo/MTI, Szilard Koszticsak)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first and second practices for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday, with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg second.

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Azerbaijan set to host F1 race in Baku in 2016

Azerbaijan is set to host a Formula One race in 2016.

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Ryan Dalziel takes Brickyard Grand Prix pole

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Defending race winner Ryan Dalziel earned his first IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship pole position of the season Thursday in qualifying for Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix.

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Hamilton hoping to extend Mercedes contract

(front row left to right) Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne of France, Force India driver Sergio Perez of Mexico, Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela, (back row left to right) Caterham driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan, Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez  of Mexico, Caterham driver Marcus Ericsson of Sweden, attend a press conference at the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Hungarian Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton says he and Mercedes would like to extend his contract with the Formula One team beyond next year, although they have yet to hold formal talks about a new deal.

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South African race track lives on; Porsche buys

A partial view of the Kyalami race track is seen Thursday July 24, 2014 north of Johannesburg. The South African unit of sports car maker Porsche bought the Kyalami race track for $19.5 million at an auction easing concerns among racing enthusiasts that the winning bidder would tear up the track and build office or commercial buildings in its place. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s most famous motor racing track just got an extension.

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