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Formula 1 – Vietnam is to host Formula One races from 2020

Formula 1 – Vietnam is to host Formula One races from 2020

The Vietnamese capital of Hanoi will host a Formula One Grand Prix for the first time in 2020. “This is a fulfilment of one of our primary goals,” Formula One (F1) Commercial Managing Director Sean Bratches exclusively told CNBC at the announcement. “Historically Formula One has been very reactive in terms of people coming to…

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Formula 1 – International Media Name Formula 1 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Best Race of the Season

Formula 1 – International Media Name Formula 1 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Best Race of the Season

5 December 2018 17:47 (UTC+04:00) 655 Baku City Circuit (BCC) is pleased to announce that most recent Formula 1 race held in Baku has been selected as the best race of the 2018 season by some of the world’s most prestigious international media outlets including The Times (London) and The Guardian.   As a result of…

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Formula 1 – Baku preparing for Formula 1 Grand Prix races

Formula 1 – Baku preparing for Formula 1 Grand Prix races

4 December 2018 12:38 (UTC+04:00) 358 By Leman Mammadova The fourth Formula 1 Grand Prix, to be held in Baku on 26-28 April 2019, attracts greater interest rather than previous ones, Nigar Arpadarai, head of the Marketing and Communications Department of the Baku City Circuit, told Trend. She said that the interest to the Grand…

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Sports Car – Why your next sports car will be an SUV

Sports Car – Why your next sports car will be an SUV

It all started with the Porsche Cayenne. In 2002 the German carmaker sent shock waves through the Paris auto show when it presented the Cayenne, a bulkier version of its venerated 911 sports car. Porsche executives assured automotive analysts that the brand’s racing heritage and prowess on the track had not been compromised in its…

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Formula 1 – F1 can be successful in the US, says McLaren Racing CEO

Formula 1 – F1 can be successful in the US, says McLaren Racing CEO

Formula One — the popular motor racing event — has had a hard time cracking the U.S. market, but it may finally be on the right track, the chief executive of McLaren Racing said. “Well, they’re starting to get it right now. What they got wrong is they didn’t have the same venue that they…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 tickets on sale

Formula 1 – Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 tickets on sale

20 November 2018 17:00 (UTC+04:00) 593 Baku City Circuit (BCC) has announced that tickets for the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 will be available to purchase online via www.bakucitycircuit.com from today. The fourth successive Formula 1 race to be staged on the streets of Azerbaijan’s capital city is taking place on the weekend of…

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Formula 1 – Netherlands looks set to regain Grand Prix slot in Formula One calendar

Formula 1 – Netherlands looks set to regain Grand Prix slot in Formula One calendar

A Formula One (F1) Grand Prix in the Netherlands is a frontrunner to be added to the motorsport’s calendar from 2020, after senior figures within the group talked up its potential this past weekend. Dutch interest in F1 has risen again with the emergence of the Red Bull driver Max Verstappen. The Dutch national has…

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NASCAR – NASCAR stars reveal what they did with their first big paycheck

NASCAR – NASCAR stars reveal what they did with their first big paycheck

NBC | NBCUniversal | Getty Images Martin Truex Jr. and Megyn Kelly on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 NASCAR star Martin Truex Jr., 38, was frugal with his early earnings. “I can remember when I was younger, I would get paychecks and I would kind of like let them stack up in my drawer,” Truex tells…

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NASCAR – NASCAR makes offer to acquire International SpeedWay for $42 per share

NASCAR – NASCAR makes offer to acquire International SpeedWay for $42 per share

NASCAR announced on Friday it offered to acquire International Speedway for $42 per share. This will combine the two companies into one private company under the France family. “In a highly competitive sports and entertainment landscape, a more unified strategic approach is important to our future growth,” said Jim France, chairman of ISC and chairman…

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Formula 2 – Possible link between baby formula, deaths in Joburg hospital – The Citizen

Formula 2 – Possible link between baby formula, deaths in Joburg hospital – The Citizen

A possible link between baby formula and necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) in premature babies could explain the deaths of nine babies recently at Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital in Johannesburg, an expert has suggested. But Stasha Jordan, director at SA Breastmilk Reserve, warned that while studies suggest a correlation between the use of formula in…

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MotoGP – Spencer joins the MotoGP stewards panel – The Citizen

MotoGP – Spencer joins the MotoGP stewards panel – The Citizen

MotoGP legend Freddie Spencer will become chairman of the MotoGP stewards panel next year, travelling to all the season’s races. The MotoGP stewards panel has three people, the chairman and two other stewards. They meet whenever required during MotoGP events and are responsible for disciplinary decisions, the imposition of penalties and the adjudication of protests.…

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Formula 1 – Ferrari’s influence is being felt all around Formula One — except on the track

Formula 1 – Ferrari’s influence is being felt all around Formula One — except on the track

Resul Rehimov | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari competes on track during the 4th round of Formula One World Championship Azerbaijan Grand Prix. It’s been nearly a decade since Ferrari last drove its way to a Formula One Drivers’ Championship, but the iconic Italian brand remains one of motorsports biggest assets.…

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Formula 1 – Ticket sales on Formula 1 Grand Prix of Azerbaijan started

Formula 1 – Ticket sales on Formula 1 Grand Prix of Azerbaijan started

17 October 2018 16:37 (UTC+04:00) 437 By Narmina Mammadova Ticket sales for the Formula 1 Azerbaijani Grand Prix, which will be held in 2019, has already begun, the head of the marketing and communication department of the Baku City Circuit (ВСС) Nigar Arpadarai said on October 16. She added that tickets can be purchased at…

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Formula 1 – Ticket prices for 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix revealed

Formula 1 – Ticket prices for 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix revealed

17 October 2018 10:23 (UTC+04:00) 261 By  Trend The ticket prices for the 2019 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix have been made public, Head of the Commercial Department of the Baku City Circuit (BCC) Bulent Ozerdim said. Early bird 4-day adult ticket prices range from 190 manats to 660 manats, while 4-day junior tickets range from…

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Formula 1 – All-female motor racing series aims to break through Formula One’s ‘glass-ceiling’

Formula 1 – All-female motor racing series aims to break through Formula One’s ‘glass-ceiling’

However, British racer Pippa Mann, a winner in the U.S. Indy Lights series and who has competed six times in the Indianapolis 500, declared the latest move “a sad day for motorsport.” “Those with funding to help female racers are choosing to segregate them as opposed to supporting them,” she said on Twitter Wednesday. “I…

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Formula 1 – Baku City Circuit talks forthcoming Formula 1 races

Formula 1 – Baku City Circuit talks forthcoming Formula 1 races

13 September 2018 16:45 (UTC+04:00) 676 By Naila Huseynli Interest in the Formula 1 races increases and a great interest to them is shown by both local residents and foreign guests. Head of the Marketing and Communications Department of the Baku City Circuit (BCC), Nigar Arpadarai reported that this year the sale of tickets is…

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NASCAR – Meet the recent grad whose resume is plastered on a NASCAR car 

NASCAR – Meet the recent grad whose resume is plastered on a NASCAR car 

“This is the craziest opportunity! I just graduated college and quickly realized how hard it is to land a job right away. I saw Natty Light was going to help someone get noticed, help them get a job and had to send in my resume,” Starr tells CNBC Make It in a statement. “To win…

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WRC – Awesomely fast Rally Finland experienced – The Citizen

WRC – Awesomely fast Rally Finland experienced – The Citizen

Our publication is one of the very few titles that still puts the time and effort into not only providing much needed support and ink to local motorsport, but covers international motorsport too. NEW FORMULA. Michael Stephen (Engen Extreme Audi S3) leads MathewHodges (VW Motorsport Jetta) and Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW GTC)in yesterday’s inaugural Sasol…

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NASCAR – Natty Light contest winner will have resume printed on a NASCAR car

NASCAR – Natty Light contest winner will have resume printed on a NASCAR car

Bust open a brew, beer lovers — the latest Natural Light sweepstakes is here to help you land your dream job. During the Super Bowl, the beer brand, better known as “Natty Light,” ran a commercial advertising a competition in which they gave away $1,000,000 to help 25 lucky drinkers pay off their student debt.…

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Formula E – Why Formula E racing champion Jean-Eric Vergne never bought a car 

Formula E – Why Formula E racing champion Jean-Eric Vergne never bought a car 

So why does Vergne refuse to purchase a car? It’s his fear of depreciation. “I refuse to spend money on the things that lose their value, if you’re talking about investments. I would never spend money on a car that would lose value,” the French racer tells CNBC Make It. “I would never spend the…

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