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Ex-Schumacher Ferrari F1 car sells for record $7.5M

The car which helped Michael Schumacher dominate the 2001 Formula 1 World Championship has sold at auction for $7,504,000, a record amount for a modern-era F1 car. Interestingly, the car was sold by Sotheby's at one of the auction house's contemporary art events, which took place on Thursday in New York City. It was the first time a car was sold at a...

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Alonso tests Toyota LMP1, Hartley signed by Toro Rosso F1 team

Fernando Alonso is testing the waters in more race series outside of Formula 1 than just the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Spaniard is already confirmed to be competing in the 24 Hours of Daytona next January, the opening race of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and now he's spent some time testing Toyota's TS050...

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Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro promises F1-like track times

Aston Martin's Valkyrie is already pushing the limits of car design but there's a more powerful, more hardcore version coming, and it's set to rewrite the rule book on the performance potential of road car-based track specials. The track-only version of Aston Martin's hypercar will be called the Valkyrie AMR Pro, and based on...

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Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix preview

Round 19 of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship takes us this weekend to the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Sao Paolo, Brazil. And although the championship has already been decided this year, the Brazilian Grand Prix is a race that shouldn't be missed. And also upping the excitement factor will be the top teams testing parts that could...

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F1 calendar revealed, includes renewed French Grand Prix

The calendar for the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship has been revealed, and among the 21 stops next season will be France. Yes, the French Grand Prix is making a return after a 10-year hiatus. It will be held at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, located near Marseille. Also making a return in 2018 will be the German Grand Prix which was absent in 2017...

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Felipe Massa retires from F1, again

Felipe Massa on Saturday announced he will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the 2017 season. It is the second time in less than two years the Williams driver has made the announcement, though this time he really means it. After first announcing his retirement in September 2016, Massa stayed on at the request of Williams to help provide experience for the...

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