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F1 News: Lewis Hamilton Is All Smiles Over Newly Found Mercedes Performance, But Russell Is Pessimistic

Lewis Hamilton was full of smiles after a successful FP2 for Mercedes at the Spanish Grand Prix. George Russell and Hamilton put down the second and third fastest times on the timesheet respectively, with the latter reporting much reduced porpoising. The Spanish Grand Prix brings a host of upgrades across the grid and Mercedes is […] The post F1 News: Lewis Hamilton Is All Smiles Over Newly Found Mercedes Performance, But Russell Is Pessimistic appeared first on Grand Tour Nation.
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F1 LIVE: Spanish Grand Prix practice times and results as Lewis Hamilton shows improvement and Leclerc fastest

Follow live updates from the opening day of action at the Spanish Grand Prix, as Formula One returns to the Circuit de Catalunya for practice ahead of the sixth race of the season this weekend. The talk among the paddock is all about Mercedes, after the team reportedly held a secret testing session in an attempt to figure out their performance struggles and catch up on the early pace set by Red Bull and Ferrari. F1 teams allow for two filming days a year where teams can run up to 100km in their current cars, enabling them to trial...
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Rick Mears: Consequences If Helio Castroneves Wins Fifth Indy 500

When Autoweek asked Rick Mears during Friday’s Team Penske press conference just how supportive he’s going to be for former teammate Helio Castroneves’ bid to win a record-breaking fifth Indianapolis 500 on May 29, Mears responded with a straight face, “I’m not going to be supportive.”
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Indy 500 qualifying weekend schedule

The pace starts to pick up today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway where teams are given maximum boost to prepare for two days of qualifying for the Indy 500. Here’s a quick rundown of the schedule, and for a look at the intricate procedures in place for qualifying, click here.
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Texas Race Results: May 20, 2022 (NASCAR Truck Series)

Tonight, the NASCAR Truck Series takes the stage in Fort Worth, Texas. The 1.5-mile of Texas Motor Speedway is set to host the SpeedyCash.com 220. View Texas results for the NASCAR Truck Series below. All-Star Race Menu. Truck: Prac/Qual | Race. Xfinity Prac/Qual | Race. Cup: Prac | Qual |...
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Daly amazed after tailwinds deliver "insane" speeds at IMS

Conor Daly made use of a hellacious tailwind during Fast Friday running at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to reach a top speed of 244.4mph heading into Turn 3 during the six-hour practice session. The combination of high turbocharger boost settings to perform qualifying simulation runs ahead of pole weekend and...
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F1 qualifying: What time is Spanish Grand Prix today and how can I watch?

After F1’s spectacular debut in Miami a fortnight ago, the action returns to Europe at the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend. Max Verstappen’s second consecutive victory means the reigning world champion trails Charles Leclerc by just 19 points in the drivers’ standings heading into the weekend. All the teams have used the break to test possible upgrades to their cars, with Mercedes hoping to finally solve the porpoising issue that has hampered their start to the season. George Russell has outperformed Lewis Hamilton thus far, but team principal Toto Wolff laughed off suggestions a changing of the guard might be...
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Muscle Car Drag Race: Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Vs. Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Since the beginning of time, Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger owners have lined up at the drag strip to test their machinery against each other, and the tradition continues today. Dodge encourages the activity and created a temporary donut maker position to promote its muscle car wares. Though it's not part of Dodge's sanctioned hooning program, the following video shows a drag race between a 2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 and a Dodge Challenger Hellcat. Unsurprisingly, the car with more power and less weight won more races, but the differences between the two aren't as stark as you might think.
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F1 News: Ferrari Reveals Major Upgrades For Spanish Grand Prix

Ferrari has revealed its first major upgrade as testing for the Spanish Grand Prix began today. This is the first large upgrade the F1-75 has seen so far this F1 season, with the floor of the car seeing small changes throughout pre-season testing. Ferrari has admitted that it hasn’t changed its car because of the […] The post F1 News: Ferrari Reveals Major Upgrades For Spanish Grand Prix appeared first on Grand Tour Nation.
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Red Bull Hilariously Slams Aston Martin After Team Investigated Over Car Similarities

Several teams have made significant changes to their cars as they enter the weekend of the Spanish Grand Prix, but Aston Martin has seen headlines for only one reason: the upgrades they brought make the AMR22 look very much like a Red Bull. Both Lance Stroll and Sebastian Vettel have been running this upgrade during […] The post Red Bull Hilariously Slams Aston Martin After Team Investigated Over Car Similarities appeared first on Grand Tour Nation.
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VIDEO: F1-style pitot tubes appear along Indy 500 pitlane

There aren’t a lot of areas left open for NTT IndyCar Series teams to develop as they desire, which makes the appearance of a few new pitot tube designs an interesting thing for tech-minded fans to spot on pit lane at the Indy 500. Take a look at the...
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Something's Missing: No Bump Day at Indy 500 Leaves Empty Feeling

Sunday’s so-called “Bump Day” for the Indianapolis 500 will be a Bump Day in name only. With 33 cars to make up the full field for the May 29 Greatest Spectacle In Racing already in place, and without any additional entries, there will be no bumping per se on Sunday. Instead, we’ll see additional qualifying for the top 12 qualifiers plus the Firestone Fast Six to set the first two rows at the front of the field for next Sunday’s race.
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Sato rockets to the top again on Fast Friday

Three Indy 500 practice sessions down; three times Takuma has rocketed to the top of the speed chart late in the day. Alexander Rossi set Fast Friday’s early fast speed at 231.883mph. It stood for most of the afternoon until two-time 500 winner Sato went 232.789mph in the No. 51 Dale Coyne Racing with Rick Ware Racing Honda come Happy Hour.
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