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20hLaurence Edmondson

Hamilton beats Rosberg to crucial Austin pole

Lewis Hamilton took a crucial pole position at the U.S. Grand Prix to line up ahead of title rival Nico Rosberg on Sunday's grid.

Hamilton sends Rosberg message with pole (0:51)
Legard: Ricciardo keen to prove himself (1:05)
Vettel second best to Raikkonen (1:05)
Ricciardo lives like a Texan (1:27)
Fast and Furious - Rosberg-Hamilton take rivalry to Texas (1:18)
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4dJohn Oreovicz

Charting the IndyCar changes

IndyCar fans used to having months off will want to pay attention this offseason. From Alexander Rossi coming back to Ganassi switching manufacturers, change is in the air, writes John Oreovicz.

Andretti: US drivers in a Catch-22 (3:26)
4dLaurence Edmondson

Top ten dream F1 venues in the United States

With F1's new owners promising more races in America, ESPN looks at its ten dream U.S. venues for the sport -- and you can vote on your own favourite.

2017 an important year for Haas (1:34)
Dream venues for the USA Grand Prix (1:42)
4dBob Pockrass

Haas & Steiner Q&A: The Haas blueprint beyond 2016

Ahead of the U.S. Grand Prix, Haas owner Gene Haas and team boss Guenther Steiner talk the team's debut season, the feasibility of running the operation full-time from America in future.

5dBob Pockrass

Haas F1 Team readies for United States debut

The Haas F1 Team is readying for its first race on American soil this weekend. Team owner Gene Haas said he has no regrets spending millions to enter the world's biggest racing series.

Webber to focus on family (1:03)
Mark Webber retires from racing (0:57)
What's the thinking behind Hulkenberg's move? (0:51)
11dNate Saunders

Ferrari 'a group of scared people', not a team

Ferrari is no longer a team but a "group of scared people" afraid of being "fired in disgrace", according to former chief engineer Luca Baldisserri.

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Briscoe clinches ARCA championship at Kansas

Chase Briscoe, 22, wrapped up the ARCA championship title Friday night, when he took to the track at Kansas Speedway for the series finale, a race he went on to win.

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Bourdais returns to Dale Coyne Racing for 2017

Sebastien Bourdais will return to Dale Coyne Racing next year along with two new engineers -- one of whom guided the Frenchman to four consecutive championships in Champ Car.

12dNate Saunders

'Oh, the annoying octopus is back!'

ESPN rounds up the weird and wonderful driver radio messages from the Japanese Grand Prix, including a Pirelli octopus and more gold from an angry Sebastian Vettel.

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13dJohn Oreovicz

Roger Penske and his IndyCar team keep getting better

Roger Penske had a very good week. First he celebrated another IndyCar Series championship, then capped it off by signing Josef Newgarden, the hottest young driver in the series.

Hamilton's poor starts under scrutiny (2:10)
'Verstappen has done far worse' (1:52)
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14dLaurence Edmondson

Rosberg takes big win in Japan, Hamilton third

Nico Rosberg took a big step towards a maiden world championship with a controlled victory in Japan, as Lewis Hamilton had to settle for third position after a bad start.

17dLaurence Edmondson

Honda: F1's sleeping giant?

Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa talks to ESPN about the Japanese manufacturer's 2016 recovery and how it plans to catch up with Mercedes without an engine token system next year.

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19dJohn Oreovicz

Indianapolis Motor Speedway on a roll with latest race

Finding a way to keep Indianapolis Motor Speedway busy year round is a challenge. Last weekend's Red Bull Air Race was just the latest success story for the iconic track.

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Yates, who wrote 'The Cannonball Run,' dies at 82

Longtime auto racing journalist Brock Yates, perhaps best known for writing the hit film "The Cannonball Run," died Wednesday at age 82, his son, Brock Yates Jr., said.

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Pagenaud celebrates first IndyCar season title

Simon Pagenaud collected a $1 million champion's check on Tuesday night after winning a series-high five races and seven poles this season to claim the IndyCar Series title.

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