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MORRISON, Colo. (AP) Leah Pritchett took the No. 1 Top Fuel qualifying position Saturday in the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. Pritchett set an elapsed-time track record with a 3.733-second pass at 326.24 mph during the fourth and final qualifying session. She has four No. 1 qualifiers this year. ”We were definitely swinging …

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PARIS (AP) Motor sport’s governing body says the ”halo” cockpit protection system will be used on Formula One cars from next year onward. The FIA has been looking at ways to improve cockpit protection and limit the risk of head injuries, after French F1 driver Jules Bianchi died in July 2015 and British IndyCar driver …

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NEW YORK (AP) The roar of the engine was replaced by a furious whirring as the future of motorsports came to Brooklyn. Formula E took over part of the waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook on Sunday, the second of two race days for the Qualcomm New York City ePrix. The Formula One-style, open-wheel cars reach …

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SILVERSTONE, England (AP) Just like his tire, Sebastian Vettel’s championship lead was shredded at the British Grand Prix. A 20-point lead was slashed to a single point by Lewis Hamilton after the Mercedes driver led from start to finish to cruise to a fourth win of the season as Vettel capitulated halfway through the season. …

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SILVERSTONE, England (AP) Lewis Hamilton slashed Sebastian Vettel’s Formula One championship lead to one point by winning a record-equaling fifth British Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival was left reeling by a late puncture. Vettel was in third heading into the penultimate lap at Silverstone only to see his front left tire shred …

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SILVERSTONE, England (AP) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the fifth time at the British Grand Prix on Saturday, ahead of Ferrari rivals Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel in rainy conditions. But whether Hamilton starts from the front of the grid could depend on how stewards assess his alleged blocking of Romain Grosjean’s …

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SILVERSTONE, England (AP) Through all of the turbulence in Lewis Hamilton’s life, a return to his home circuit provides soothing certainty. For a fifth successive year, the three-time Formula One champion will start the British Grand Prix from pole on Sunday after a record-setting Silverstone lap qualified him ahead of Ferrari rivals Kimi Raikkonen and …

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SILVERSTONE, England (AP) Daniel Ricciardo’s pursuit of a sixth straight podium finish has been set back by a five-place grid penalty at the British Grand Prix. The sanction is the result of the Australian having to change the gearbox on his Red Bull before it had been used in six consecutive Formula One races. Ricciardo …

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NEW YORK (AP) What race car barely makes a sound while zipping through the streets of New York and major cities around the world? It’s a Formula One car with an electric engine. This weekend, a Brooklyn waterfront with a view of the Statue of Liberty will host the Formula E Championship series, where ”E” …

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SILVERSTONE, England (AP) Force India is set for a rebrand that strips the Formula One team of its association with the South Asian nation. The decision comes just as team co-owner Vijay Mallya is fighting extradition from Britain to his native India on charges of money laundering, and bank demands that he pay back more …

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