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F1 – Bottas edges Hamilton to take pole in Russia as Vettel qualifies third

F1 – 2018 Russian Grand Prix – Qualifying Valtteri Bottas claimed the sixth pole position of his career and his first since the Austrian Grand Prix in July beating Mercedes team-mate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton to the front of the Russian Grand Prix grid by 0.145s. Title contender Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari, was forced to settle for third place and ...

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Brad Keselowski goes fastest in final Roval practice, then wrecks

Keselowski topped the final 50-minute NASCAR Cup Series practice session Saturday with an average lap speed of 105.596 mph. However, about 40 minutes into the session, Keselowski jumped the curb on the exit of the frontstretch chicane and he slammed head-on into the oval track wall in the area, doing extensive damage to his No. 2 Ford. Keselowski will move ...

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F2 – Albon wins Sochi Feature Race for DAMS 1-2

F2 – 2018 Race of Russia – Feature Race Thai driver collects fourth victory of the season in Russia Alexander Albon swept to his fourth win of the year in the FIA Formula 2 Championship Feature Race at Sochi, Russia, powering ahead of polesitter Nyck de Vries in the pitstops and working his way through the alternate strategy-runners to claim ...

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Chase Briscoe earns first Xfinity win in inaugural Roval race

Running only a partial Xfinity Series schedule and with a season’s best finish of ninth, Briscoe was likely not among picks for favorites for the inaugural race on the Roval at Charlotte Motor Speedway. But Briscoe cleared Daniel Hemrick on a restart with 10 of 55 to go and then held off veteran Justin Marks to claim the win in ...

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F2 – Post Feature Race Press Conference

FIA Formula 2: Hello and welcome to the press conference following today’s FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race in Sochi. Joining us are race winner Alexander Albon for DAMS, Nicholas Latifi, also for DAMS, and Nyck de Vries for PERTAMINA PREMA Theodore Racing. Alex, it’s your fourth win of the season – what was the key to it today? Alexander ...

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ETRC – Hahn and Kursim Take Saturday Glory at Le Mans Bugatti

2018 Race of Le Mans –  Race 1 and 2 Jochen Hahn is on the cusp of taking the 2018 FIA ETRC title after winning the first race at Le Mans Bugatti today. The German, who is aiming to make history by becoming a five-time champion, controlled the race after capitalising on a slight error by pole-sitter Sascha Lenz. Hahn now ...

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Daniel Hemric “frustrated at myself” after costly late-race error

A mishap late in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Saturday on the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval while running second cost Daniel Hemric a chance at his first series win. Hemric was running just behind eventual race winner Chase Briscoe on the last restart of the race with 10 laps to go when he drove through the chicane on the frontstretch ...

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Ibrahimovic scores twice in Galaxy's 3-0 win over Whitecaps

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored in each half in the Los Angeles Galaxy’s 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. The Swedish star opened the scoring with a penalty kick in the fourth minute, finishing into the lower left corner. Romain Alessandrini drew the foul against Marcel de Jong. The Galaxy (12-11-8) made it 2-0 in ...

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Rookie Vargas helps D-backs clinch winning season

SAN DIEGO — Rookie Ildemaro Vargas hit his first home run, got his first stolen base and drove in three runs to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-4 victory against the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Vargas hit an RBI single in the first inning and a two-run homer in the fourth, both off rookie <a href="https… FOX ...

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