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UPDATE 1-Motor racing-Alonso to retire from F1 at end of season
Aug 14 (Reuters) - Double world champion Fernando Alonso will retire from Formula One at the end of the season, his team McLaren said in a statement on Tuesday.
Sailing-Pirelli joins Prada as Luna Rossa America's Cup sponsor
Aug 13 (Reuters) - Tyremaker Pirelli will co-sponsor America's Cup challenger Luna alongside luxury fashion house Prada, backing the Italian team's attempt to beat holders Emirates Team New Zealand in 2021.
NASCAR notebook: Austin Dillon finds lot to like in Michigan
BROOKLYN, Michigan - Kevin Harvick won Sunday's Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway, but Austin Dillon made the save of the day.
Harvick prevails at Consumers Energy 400 for seventh victory
Kevin Harvick collected his series-leading seventh victory of the season when he drove away from the field late in the race to win the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.
Reports: Kurt Busch leaving Stewart-Haas for Ganassi after season
Kurt Busch is leaving Stewart-Haas Racing after the season to join Chip Ganassi Racing, according to multiple reports on Saturday.
Ford unveils new Mustang for 2019 NASCAR season
DEARBORN, Michigan - Tony Stewart climbed into a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car on Thursday for the first time since 2016. He fired the Mustang up, stepped on the gas, and felt the car roar to life underneath him. Alas, he never got out of second gear as he drove from Ford's Flat Rock plant to the world headquarters in Dearborn.
UPDATE 2-Motor racing-Stroll leads rescue deal for Force India F1 team
LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The Force India Formula One team will come out of administration after a rescue deal involving a consortium of investors led by Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll, administrators and management said in a statement on Tuesday.
Motor racing-F1 champions Mercedes sign virtual champ for esports team
LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes Formula One team launched an esports program on Tuesday with another British world champion, Brendon Leigh, lined up to compete for them in the virtual world.
NASCAR notebook: Kyle Busch overcomes fueling snafu to finish 3rd
If there were a "Driver of the Race" award in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it would be difficult to give it to anyone other than Chase Elliott, who held off reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr. over the final 32 laps to win Sunday's Go Bowling at the Glen.
Elliott claims first career Cup win, holds off Truex at Watkins Glen
Chase Elliott's days as a non-winner in NASCAR's premier series came to an end Sunday when he drove to victory in Sunday's Go Bowling at The Glen Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Watkins Glen International circuit in Upstate New York.
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