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Max Verstappen Wins A Tactical Duel in Austin

Record crowds were in attendance today at the Circuit of the Americas as Formula One held its first race in the United States in two years. Like the sea of spectators seen on Friday, the main championship protagonists came wheel-to-wheels earlier than expected. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen…

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Fabio Quartararo Becomes 2021 MotoGP World Champion

Today’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in Misano ended up providing a stunning conclusion for the championship fight in MotoGP between Yahama’s Fabio Quartararo and Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia. Quartararo entered Sunday only needing to finish ahead of Bagnaia to become champion, while Bagnaia needed to outscore Quartararo…

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The First Race In Texas Was A Hot Mess

When Dallas hosted the Formula One World Championship for the first time in 1984, it was imagined that the race would be the inaugural edition of a long-standing event. An event that would elevate Dallas, Texas to being a major city on the international stage. According to the New York Times, the race organizers spent…

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NYC Delays Fifth Avenue Revamp Again

There are only two times in my life that I can remember being on Fifth Avenue and there was absolutely no traffic. The first time was when I got to march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade as a boy scout. The second time was in the dead of night at around 2 a.m. There were literally no vehicles on Fifth Ave. except for…

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Is the U.S. Ready For Three F1 Races Again?

In 1982, the United States became the first country to host three races in a single Formula One World Championship season. The trio of events featured races in Long Beach, downtown Detroit, and Las Vegas in the infamous parking lot at Caesars Palace. Another country wouldn’t hold three F1 races in the same year until…

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