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Motor racing-Alonso's Le Mans hopes on the rise as day dawns
LE MANS, France, June 17 (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso's hopes of winning the Le Mans 24 Hours race at the first attempt were on the rise on Sunday after his number eight Toyota regained the lead from the Japanese manufacturer's seven car.
UPDATE 2-Motor racing-Toyota dominant as Le Mans heads into the night
LE MANS, France, June 17 (Reuters) - Dominant Toyota led the Le Mans 24 Hours race into Sunday but Fernando Alonso's hopes of winning at the first attempt took a knock when Swiss team mate Sebastien Buemi collected a one minute stop-go penalty that left him a lap down.
Motor racing-Nadal gets Le Mans started with Buemi leading from pole
LE MANS, France, June 16 (Reuters) - French Open tennis winner Rafael Nadal got the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans started on Saturday, with Fernando Alonso's Swiss team mate Sebastien Buemi leading from pole position in the number eight Toyota.
Alonso's Toyota on pole for Le Mans 24 Hours
LE MANS, France (Reuters) - Toyota swept to a one-two in qualifying for the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Thursday with Fernando Alonso's number eight car on pole position for the Spaniard's debut.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Will Launch Motorsports Show on NBCSN
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. will launch a new weekly half-hour show devoted to motor sports on NBCSN as part of NBC Sports' fourth season of Nascar coverage.
Motor racing: Nakajima puts Alonso's Toyota on provisional pole at Le Mans
LE MANS, France (Reuters) - Japanese driver Kazuki Nakajima put the Toyota he shares with double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso on provisional pole for the 24 Hours of Le Mans sportscar race on Wednesday night.
Motor racing-Nakajima puts Alonso's Toyota on provisional pole at Le Mans
LE MANS, France, June 13 (Reuters) - Japanese driver Kazuki Nakajima put the Toyota he shares with double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso on provisional pole for the 24 Hours of Le Mans sportscar race on Wednesday night.
Motor racing-F1 to review procedures after early flag in Canada
MONTREAL, June 10 (Reuters) - Formula One said on Sunday it will review its procedures after the Canadian Grand Prix ended in confusion and embarrassment when a celebrity waved the checkered flag a lap too soon.
Motor racing-Verstappen out of Red Bull doghouse
MONTREAL, June 10 (Reuters) - Max Verstappen checked out of the Red Bull dog house on Sunday, with a polished error-free weekend that ended with a third place finish at the Canadian Grand Prix.
Motor racing: Vettel takes 50th win and F1 championship lead in Canada
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel capped an emotional weekend for Ferrari with a clinical pole-to-flag win at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the lead in the Formula One world championship from Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton by a single point.
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