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Formula One Sets Minimum Age For Aspiring Racers

Formula One is the premier racing league. Racers from all over the world have aspirations to compete in the Formula One, but some racers won’t be able to compete come 2016. Reuters reports the Formula One racing league will impose an age limit of 18 starting in 2016. The age limit isn’t the only thing the International Automobile Association has …

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Carl Edwards Leaving Roush Fenway Racing in 2015

This summer, it seems as if the grand majority of attention in the sports world has gone toward players switching teams, whether it be the LeBron saga or pushes from MLB teams to move players before the deadline. However, one of the biggest team moves this summer comes from a sport in which many fail to recognize the existence of …

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Courtney Force Makes History By Scoring 100th Female NHRA Win

Courtney Force may be most well-known as the daughter of 16-time NHRA Funny Car national champion John Force, but she’s an accomplished NHRA racer as well. In fact, she just accomplished something that most NHRA racers never see. NBC reports that Courtney became the 100th female driver to score a win in the NHRA over the weekend. In a race …

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Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard, Dies at 72

Richard Petty Motorsports has announced that the NASCAR Hall of Famer’s wife Linda had passed away Tuesday at 72. Lynda Gayle Owens Petty died peacefully at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina, after battling cancer for the past several years. Lynda Petty first revealed that she had central nervous system-related Lymphoma that had affected her brain in 2010, and …

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Dario Franchitti to Drive Indy 500 Pace Car

Retired, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will be this year’s celebrity pace car driver, which will air live on ABC on May 25th. While Franchitti drove a Honda-powered car during his last nine Indy 500 appearances, his pace car will be an all-black Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. Franchitti confirmed his role in the role this morning on Good Morning America, …

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