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The late Ayrton Senna honored on his birthday with Google Doodle

One of the best drivers the world has ever seen was born March 21, 1960.

Audi, Porsche and others test at Sebring this week

A handful of prototype and GT cars hit the Florida track to prepare for their respective seasons.

Could this be the new Porsche 919 Hybrid livery?

Leaked photos of the new prototype could be real.

"Rush" stunt double Michele Pane killed in accident

This is the second accident to take the life of a person related to the film's production.

42 entries announced for the 2014 season

The European Le Mans Series looks to continue its growth in 2014 begun with a rebirth last year.

The 56 entries invited to the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours

The official list of invited teams was made public during the traditional ACO press conference in Paris on Thursday.

This is why Sébastien Ogier won the Rallye Monte Carlo - video

If you have 16 minutes to spare, you should spend it looking at this. All of it.

Sébastien Ogier takes control in the Rallye Monte Carlo

Ogier has edged a step closer to victory in this year’s Rallye Monte-Carlo after a nearly perfect second day performance.

Daytona 24 entry list announced

18 Prototype (P), 9 Prototype Challenge (PC), 11 GT Le Mans (GTLM) and 29 GT Daytona (GTD) entries.

Jenson Button's father dies at 70

The F1 world lost a great supporter on Sunday.

Rain thwarts plan for Wallace to drive Keselowski's car

Racing legend and NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace was scheduled to hop back into the 2 car he made famous and turn laps in the afternoon testing session at Daytona on Thursday.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. crew chief Letarte to move to television after 2014 season

Junior will have to find a new leader for the 88 team come 2015.

Prosecutor gives few details about Schumacher's accident investigation

Investigators are still examining about two minutes of footage from Schumacher's helmet camera.

Schumacher's condition improves - doctors hopeful

Positive signs for the F1 legend, who remains in an artificial coma following a ski accident on Sunday in the French Alps.

Fellow drivers express their support for Schumacher on social media

Current and former drivers take to Twitter to wish Schumacher a speedy recovery.

UPDATE: French media reporting Schumacher suffered from brain hemorrhage

An official statement from Schumacher's management stated he arrived at the hospital in a coma.

Michael Schumacher hospitalized after ski accident

The German champion taken by helicopter to hospital after a head injury.

Top 20 moments of 2013, #14: Volkswagen and Ogier take World Rally title

The German marque took top honors in their rookie season.

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing chooses the ORECA 03

Two-time champions, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing picks the successful LM P2 car for its 2014 season.

Allan McNish announces retirement from racing

Three time Le Mans winner ends 33-year racing career.

The clash: Formula One and NASCAR weekends compete in Texas

On paper the timing of the two races certainly doesn't make sense. But does it actually matter?

Pikes Peak rewind. Love this place.

A photographer's look back at this years Pikes Peak Hillclimb.

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Mark Webber at Porsche for Le Mans 2014? We want to believe.

Porsche not denying the possibility of Webber joining the team for their return to La Sarthe next year.

Why can't Le Mans-style racing find success in Asia?

It looks like the newest incarnation of the Asian Le Mans Series is struggling to get off the ground, just like all of its predecessors.

Jacques Villeneuve to drive a Ferrari 458 in French GT Tour

The Canadian driver will make his debut at the Le Mans round (April 27-28) with teammate Eric Cayrolle.

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Vettel apologizes to Webber after late on-track battle at Sepang

It's tense in the Red Bull Racing camp after Sebastian Vettel ignored team orders to maintain position behind the leading Mark Webber.

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Renault could make return to prototypes in 2013

The ACO has called a press conference for this Friday and could answer many questions about Renault's potential involvement at Le Mans.

Fifth Aston Martin entry granted after ESM's withdrawal from Le Mans

With Extreme Speed Motorsport's withdrawal, the spot goes to Aston Martin Racing, first reserve.

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Williams F1 unveil FW35 challenger

The last team has finally unveiled their 2013 car - the Williams FW35

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The 2013 ELMS grid set with 29 entries - updated

After a small field of cars last year, 2013 is on the up with entries in P2, PC, GTE and GTC

The 2013 ELMS grid set with 29 entries

After a small field of cars last year, 2013 is on the up with entries in P2, PC, GTE and GTC

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Maserati enters the GranTurismo Mc into the ever-growing GT3 class

Pending FIA approval, Maserati will have a contender in sanctioned GT3 events.

JRM confirms entry for Blancpain Endurance Series

JRM Racing joins a growing list of teams entering the BES for 2013.

Giedo van der Garde confirmed as Caterham F1 Team race driver

Caterham F1 Team has today confirmed that Giedo van der Garde, the team’s 2012 Reserve Driver, has been promoted to a full-time race seat, completing the team’s 2013 driver line-up with Charles Pic.

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Top moments of 2012, #1: Sébastien Loeb's 9th consecutive championship

Sébastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena will run a limited World Rally Championship schedule in 2013 as he plans his future endeavors in sports car and touring car events. With 9 titles, Loeb deserves the #1 spot in our 2012 top 20 moments.

Top moments of 2012, #11: A fight in NASCAR: Nothing new right?

The 11th top moment was an easy decision by the staff at The Clint Bowyer/Jeff Gordon fight at Phoenix which, of course, included their teams!