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INTERVIEW: SODA President Willie Freshour shakes the can

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2022 GMR Grand Prix: The Rookie Report

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PREVIEW: 2022 FIA European Rallycross Championship – Nyirád, Hungary

Formula 1

Formula 1

"We still have to fine tune the balance" - Charles Leclerc

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Ferrari have set the pace so far at Monaco, and will be hoping to carry the momentum forward into Qualifying on Saturday.
Formula 1

Leclerc Enjoys Perfect Day After Topping Second Practice Session

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Charles Leclerc is the driver to beat at the Monaco Grand Prix, after ending the opening day on top.
Formula 1

Leclerc Tops Tantalisingly Tight Opening Free Practice

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Charles Leclerc topped FP1 at the Monaco Grand Prix, where the top three were separated by just +0.007s.

Sports Cars

Porsche SeriesRally

Block reveals the "Hoonipigasus" 1400hp AWD Porsche for Pikes Peak

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Ken Block has revealed his new purpose built 1,400hp AWD Porsche 911 nicknamed “Hoonipigasus” which he will use for the 2022 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event in Colorado
24 Hours of Le MansFeaturesFIA WECIMSA

Lamborghini Announce 2024 LMDh Program

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Joining the ranks of Toyota, Peugeot, Ferrari and Porsche, Lamborghini have announced they will launch a LMDh car to join the grid in 2024.
FIA WEC

FIA WEC 6 Hours of Spa: Toyota Win Rain and Caution-Filled Race

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Toyota Gazoo Racing and AF Corse reigned victorious at a turbulent FIA World Endurance Championship 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.

Open Wheel

IndyCar

Tony Kanaan soars to top of Carb Day charts as Herta literally soars

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Chip Ganassi Racing cars occupied three of the top four spots in Indy 500 Carb Day led by Tony Kanaan, but the day was overshadowed by Colton Herta’s wild ride that ended with him on his roof, though he walked away unscathed.
IndyCar

Pato O'Ward inks contract extension with Arrow McLaren SP through 2025

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In perhaps a no-brainer, Arrow McLaren SP has signed Pato O’Ward to a contract extension that keeps him within the organisation through the 2025 IndyCar season.
IndyCar

IndyCar to use fully renewable Shell fuel in 2023

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Just a day after announcing Shell as the exclusive fuel supplier, IndyCar intends to use 100% renewable race fuel starting with the 2023 season. This will make IndyCar the first major North American series with such fuel.

Touring Cars

BTCC

Turkington bounces back with brilliant Brands Hatch Indy Race Three win

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Colin Turkington finally sealed a BMW one-two alongside Jake Hill in a superb drive to seal Round Six of BTCC at Brands Hatch Indy.
BTCC

Cook secures Brands Hatch Indy double after defensive masterclass, Chilton on reverse grid pole

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Rich Energy BTC Racing’s Josh Cook produced a defensive masterclass to hold off Dan Cammish and seal a Brands Hatch Indy double at Round Four of the 2022 BTCC season.
BTCC

Cook breaks down BMW dominance to seal Race One win at Brands Hatch Indy

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After BMW dominance in qualifying, it was Josh Cook’s Rich Energy BTC Honda that took Round Four of the 2022 BTCC season at Brands Hatch Indy ahead of championship leader Tom Ingram and Dan Cammish.

NASCAR

NASCAR Truck Series

Ross Chastain capitalises on Hocevar, Preece contact for NCEL 200 win

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While Ryan Preece was mad at Carson Hocevar for squeezing him into the wall as they fought for the win, Hocevar’s team-mate Ross Chastain celebrated his NASCAR Truck win at Charlotte.
IndyCarNASCAR

Tony Kanaan in talks for 2 NASCAR road races in 2022

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Speaking to Grande Prêmio, Tony Kanaan revealed he is talking with an undisclosed NASCAR team for 2 road course races. IndyCar team-mate Jimmie Johnson is helping with negotiations
NASCAR Cup Series

Kimi Raikkonen joins Trackhouse for NASCAR Cup debut at Watkins Glen

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Now retired from Formula One, Kimi Räikkönen will return to NASCAR by entering the Cup Series race at Watkins Glen, driving the #91 for Trackhouse Racing Team.

Off Road

Off Road

Honda Talon Factory Racing unveils new livery

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Breaking away from the traditional red and white/silver, Honda Talon Factory Racing’s three UTVs will add two shades of blue to their liveries beginning with the Baja 500 in June.
Off Road

TRANSCRIPT: TCF Interview with Willie Freshour

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The full transcript of The Checkered Flag’s interview with SODA president Willie Freshour.
InterviewsOff Road

INTERVIEW: SODA President Willie Freshour shakes the can

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The Checkered Flag talks with SODA President Willie Freshour about topics like the season opener at Slinger, fans attending races vs. online streaming, and SODA’s place in Midwestern off-road racing.