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The Galveston County Daily News : Auto-racing

January 31, 2015

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First glimpse of 2015 F1 season as pre-season testing begins

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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Larson wants to build his own legacy in Ganassi's No. 42
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 7:03 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson, flashing his new Rolex watch, was unfazed Thursday after learning Chase Elliott was going to replace Jeff Gordon in the iconic No. 24.

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Austin Dillon looks to join 'chaos' in Year 2 in No. 3 car
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 4:05 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While driving Dale Earnhardt's legendary black No. 3 Chevrolet last season was the experience of a lifetime for Austin Dillon, "nothing crazy happened" in his rookie season.

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Rejuvenated McLaren shows off new Honda-powered car for 2015
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 3:00 pm

WOKING, England (AP) — Energized by a restructured driver lineup and a renewed relationship with Honda, McLaren showed off its new Formula One car that the English team expects will restore its fortunes.

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