Dec 30

Surgeons say Schumacher is ‘fighting for his life’

GRENOBLE, FRANCE - DECEMBER 30: (FRANCE OUT)  Neurosurgeon Stephan Chabardes, anesthetist Jean Francois Payen, Assistant director general of CHU Grenoble Hospital Marc Penaud and Chief of Neurosurgery Emmanuel Gay are seen during a press conference at Grenoble Hospital on Michael Schumacher's medical state following his skiing accident on Sunday in Meribel on December 30, 2013 in Grenoble, France.

Photo Credit: by Michel Cottin/Agence Zoom/Getty Images

At a press briefing at the Grenoble hospital on Monday morning, surgeons confirmed that remains in a critical condition and is “fighting for his life.”

They confirmed that he has had only one operation thus far, to relieve pressure in his head, and that a second is not planned as of yet. Schumacher remains in an artificially induced coma.

The surgeons noted that he had suffered an impact on the right side of his head, and that without a helmet, “he would not be here.”

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Dec 29

Granatelli, Indy 500-Winning Car Owner, Dies At 90

Andy Granatelli (right) is seen with driver Mario Andretti (left) on July 4, 1970. (Photo: Getty Images)

(right) is seen with driver Mario Andretti (left) on July 4, 1970. (Photo: Getty Images)

Andy Granatelli, the former CEO of STP motor oil company who made a mark on motorsports as a car owner, innovator and entrepreneur, has died. He was 90.

Granatelli’s son, Vince, said his father died Sunday of congestive heart failure at a Santa Barbara hospital.

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Dec 29

F1: Schumacher In Critical Condition After Brain Surgery Following Skiing Accident

Michael Schumacher (right) is seen with fellow German driver Sebastian Vettel (left). (Photo: Getty Images)

(right) is seen with fellow German driver Sebastian Vettel (left). (Photo: Getty Images)

Michael Schumacher is in critical condition and has been placed in a coma as a result of a head injury he suffered while skiing in the French Alps on Sunday.

Although initial reports stated that Schumacher’s injury was not life threatening, the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble released a statement Sunday night stating Schumacher’s condition has since worsened.

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Dec 29

Sports Cars: Car Maniacs – Life With Le Mans

The Jaguar XJ220LM and Porsche 962C are seen on the streets of Japan. (Photo: Maiham-Media.com)

The Jaguar XJ220LM and Porsche 962C are seen on the streets of Japan. (Photo: Maiham-Media.com)

“Motorhead” magazine and Maihem-Media.com have struck sports car gold with their latest short film titled “Car Maniacs : Life With Le Mans.”

The short nine minute features three car enthusiasts doing what most of us could only dream of – driving iconic race cars on every day streets. The Mazda 767B, Jaguar XJ220LM and the already famous road going Porsche 962C are without a doubt the stars of the film.

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Dec 29

SX: Class In Session – Miss Supercross SX Ed Ep. 4

Miss is back with another SX Ed session. This time around, she helps and get into shape for the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross season.

We are less than a week away from the season opener in Anaheim, Calif. Coverage begins Jan. 4 at 10 p.m. ET live on FOX Sports 1.

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