F1: Grosjean Lauds Haas F1’s Sixth-Place Australian Debut; Says “This Feels Like a Win”

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MELBOURNE, Australia — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sam Bloxham/LAT for Haas F1 photo — For the first time in 30 years, American motorsports fans had cause for celebration when Formula One cars rolled to the grid for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix Sunday at Albert Park. The Stars and Stripes were back on the grid …

F1: Vettel Hoping to Take Down Mercedes in 2016; Ferrari Driver Paces Preseason Testing

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BARCELONA, Spain — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — Sebastian Vettel, entering his second season driving Ferrari’s No. 5 SF16-H machine, paced the first day of pre-season testing for the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship at Circuit de Catalyuna (Barcelona, Spain) on Monday, leaving the four-time champion energetic for …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: The Curious Case of Manor F1; Can They Survive the Present Storm?

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DINNINGTON, U.K. and GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Manor F1 photo — What a day that was. Or wasn’t, depending on how you look at it. Manor, the F1 team formerly known as Marussia, was present the Australian Grand Prix this weekend. However, if you looked at the time sheets, they …

F1: Rolling with the Punches; Lotus Not Dwelling On Double Retirement in Australian Grand Prix

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MELBOURNE, Australia – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Mark Thompson/Getty Images AsiaPac photo – It was a long offseason for the Lotus F1 Team after switching to Mercedes engines and re-signing drivers Roman Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado for the 2015 season. With those adjustments, the team was hoping to improve upon their 2014 season statistics …

F1: No Slowing Down; Hamilton Begins Title Defense With Australian Grand Prix Victory

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MELBOURNE, Victoria — official series release — Dan Istitene/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Mercedes dominated Sunday’s 2015 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton winning by 1.36 seconds over teammate Nico Rosberg as the Silver Arrows again proved they are the team to beat. The win was Hamilton’s 34th career Grand Prix triumph, while Rosberg’s runner-up result proved the …

V8SC: Wurth Group to Sponsor Ambrose for Two V8 Supercar Events; Enters Strategic Partnership With DJR Team Penske

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STAPYLTON, Queensland — official team release — DJR Team Penske photo — DJR Team Penske has announced that Wurth Australia, the world market leader of assembly and fastening material, will sponsor Marcos Ambrose in the next two V8 Supercars Championship (V8SC) events. Ambrose’s No. 17 Ford Falcon will carry primary sponsorship from Wurth for the non-points Australian Grand Prix meeting …

V8SC: Upgrade; Reynolds to Switch to FG X Chassis for Australian Grand Prix

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CAMPBELLFIELD, Victoria — official series release — Robert Cianflone/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Chaz Mostert’s sizable crash at the Clipsal 500 has not set Prodrive Racing (Australia) back, with the team saying on Tuesday they plan to deliver David Reynolds an FG X for the upcoming Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix. With just eight days until the event, PRA team …

F1: Ricciardo Exclusion Upheld Following Red Bull Appeal

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April 15, 2014 — official release — AP photo — PARIS, France — Announced today, Red Bull has lost their appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s exclusion from last month’s Australian Grand Prix results. Ricciardo was disqualified from second place after his car was found to have exceeded the maximum permitted fuel flow rate. Following Monday’s sitting in Paris in which it …

RADIO/PODCAST: Swan Racing’s Kligerman, Bristol Mayhem and Shoutcast Debut Highlight Newest Motorsports Madness

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March 18, 2014 — RaceChaser Online/Speed77 Radio audio — CHARLOTTE, NC — Top o’ the evening! On last night’s all-new St. Patrick’s Day episode of Motorsports Madness, the RaceChaser/Speed77 cast of characters reconvened at the Roundtable for lively conversation that spanned the entire world of motorsports as the show made it’s long-anticipated debut on the ShoutCast Online Radio platform. Co-hosts Jacob Seelman …

F1: Ricciardo Excluded from Australian G.P. Results

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March 16, 2014 — staff report — photo courtesy Keith Collantine/F1 Fanatic — MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA — Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo has lost his second-place finish in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix after stewards decided his car had run with too high a fuel flow rate during the race. The team are to appeal the decision. Ricciardo crossed the line behind winner Nico …