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The Galveston County Daily News : Auto-racing

September 19, 2014


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Alonso beats Mercedes at opening Singapore session

SINGAPORE (AP) — Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso set the fastest time in the opening practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, upstaging Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg on Friday.

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Friday 09/19/2014
F1 changes radio ban after team concerns
Updated: September 19, 2014 - 7:01 am

SINGAPORE (AP) — Formula One has significantly altered its proposed ban on pit-car radio transmissions after teams raised concerns, with information on car performance allowed for the rest of the season.

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Thursday 09/18/2014
F1 enters radio silence era in Singapore
Updated: September 18, 2014 - 10:00 am

SINGAPORE (AP) — As the Formula One season exits Europe and heads to Asia for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix, teams and drivers are preparing for a new challenge, with the sport now banning a large amount of radio messages during races.

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Wednesday 09/17/2014
Top TV doc Dempsey makes name in sports-car racing
Updated: September 17, 2014 - 10:03 pm

Patrick Dempsey's character in "Can't Buy Me Love" spent all summer mowing lawns to save up for a telescope.

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JGR adds Stanley, DeWalt for Edwards and Kenseth
Updated: September 17, 2014 - 2:01 pm

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs Racing has partnered with both Stanley and DeWalt to sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth next season.

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Tuesday 09/16/2014
Russian driver released from hospital
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 8:00 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been released from an Indianapolis hospital and is expected to make a full recovery from injuries suffered in a crash last month.

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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart
Updated: September 16, 2014 - 6:00 pm

The decision whether to charge three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York will be up to a grand jury.

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Monday 09/15/2014
Short stay at NASCAR's party for AJ and Almirola
Updated: September 15, 2014 - 9:01 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship.

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Mercedes promotes Wehrlein to reserve driver
Updated: September 15, 2014 - 11:02 am

BRACKLEY, England (AP) — Mercedes has promoted 19-year-old Pascal Wehrlein to reserve driver, less than a week after the German teenager got behind the wheel of a Formula One car for the first time.

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