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The Galveston County Daily News : Auto-racing

February 1, 2015


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Hamilton wants more competition for his F1 title defense

JEREZ, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton hopes to have several challengers, rather than just his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, when he defends his Formula One title this season.

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Sunday 02/01/2015
Red Bull, Williams, Mercedes launch their F1 cars for 2015
Updated: February 01, 2015 - 3:00 pm

JEREZ, Spain (AP) — Red Bull and Williams have launched the Formula One cars they hope will be able to better compete with Mercedes when the new season starts in six weeks' time.

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Vettel fastest on 1st day of pre-season F1 testing
Updated: February 01, 2015 - 3:00 pm

JEREZ, Spain (AP) — Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest lap for Ferrari on the first day of pre-season Formula One testing, while last year's championship runner-up Nico Rosberg clocked a massive 157 laps.

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Saturday 01/31/2015
First glimpse of 2015 F1 season as pre-season testing begins
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 5:00 pm

JEREZ, Spain (AP) — With six weeks to go before the start of the Formula One championship, the first pre-season testing session in Jerez will offer early clues as to whether any team can stop Mercedes from crushing its rivals again.

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Friday 01/30/2015
Elliott headlines 5 drivers in NASCAR Hall of Fame class
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 12:06 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bill Elliott headlined the sixth class of inductees into NASCAR's Hall of Fame, a group that included three champions, the first African-American winner and a driver with movie star looks.

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Brazilian officials say canceled IndyCar race was too costly
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

SAO PAULO (AP) — The IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil was canceled after public prosecutors warned it would cost the local government too much and waste public funds, organizers said on Friday.

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Ferrari unveils new 'sexy' car for 2015
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — After a year to forget, Ferrari unveiled the Formula One car it hopes will help drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen get the Italian team back to winning ways.

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IMSA strips Wayne Taylor Racing of 3rd place in Rolex 24
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 12:03 pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Wayne Taylor Racing has been stripped of its third-place finish in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

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Thursday 01/29/2015
Brazilian organizers say IndyCar opener has been canceled
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 11:03 pm

SAO PAULO (AP) — The IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil's capital was canceled on Thursday.

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