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F1’s Schumacher in medically induced coma

F1’s Schumacher in medically induced coma

December 30th, 2013 7:27 pm by GRAHAM DUNBAR, Associated Press

Doctors offered a grim assessment of Michael Schumacher’s head injuries Monday, providing no prognosis for the Formula One driving great after his skiing accident in the French Alps.

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Update: Former F1 champ Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accident

Update: Former F1 champ Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accident

December 29th, 2013 2:26 pm by Associated Press

Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was in critical condition after undergoing brain surgery following a skiing accident in the French Alps on Sunday, doctors said.

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Franchitti planning to keep his hands on racing

Franchitti planning to keep his hands on racing

December 19th, 2013 1:54 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

More than after a month announcing his retirement, the four-time IndyCar Series champion finally felt well enough to take questions at Ganassi's race shop in Indianapolis.

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Kahne, Stewart entering Chili Bowl in remembrance of Leffler

Kahne, Stewart entering Chili Bowl in remembrance of Leffler

December 18th, 2013 9:50 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kasey Kahne and Tony Stewart are entering next month’s Chili Bowl Nationals in honor of late racer Jason Leffler, who died from injuries suffered in a June sprint car crash.

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Labonte to enter Daytona 500 with Phoenix Racing

Labonte to enter Daytona 500 with Phoenix Racing

December 17th, 2013 4:32 pm by Associated Press

Veteran NASCAR Driver Bobby Labonte will attempt to qualify for the season-opening Daytona 500 for Phoenix Racing.

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Andretti helps PlayStation promote Gran Turismo 6

Andretti helps PlayStation promote Gran Turismo 6

December 16th, 2013 11:06 pm by Associated Press

Mario Andretti is helping PlayStation promote its new video game, Gran Turismo 6. PlayStation is marking the game's launch with the social video documentary “First Love,” which focuses on Andretti and the moment he fell in love with his 1948 Hornet.

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Ganassi hires Briscoe to drive fourth car

Ganassi hires Briscoe to drive fourth car

December 13th, 2013 11:06 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

Ryan Briscoe was hired by Chip Ganassi on Friday as the fourth driver on the series’ most dominant IndyCar team, filling the vacancy left by Dario Franchitti’s retirement.

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Update: Threat of rain cancels burning of Mayfield's former home

Update: Threat of rain cancels burning of Mayfield's former home

December 13th, 2013 2:03 pm by Associated Press

The scheduled burning of the million-dollar home once owned by former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield as part of a fire training exercise has been canceled.

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Iconic No. 3 returns to Sprint Cup Series

Iconic No. 3 returns to Sprint Cup Series

December 11th, 2013 2:24 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The move has been long anticipated because car owner Richard Childress has allowed his grandson to use the No. 3 as he's moved through NASCAR's ranks.

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Johnson and Knaus are NASCAR's magical combination

Johnson and Knaus are NASCAR's magical combination

December 9th, 2013 12:18 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Johnson has won 66 races since Hendrick paired him with Knaus for the start of the 2002 season. They reeled off an unprecedented five consecutive Cup titles from 2006 through 2010, and after a two-year hiatus they captured No. 6.

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