Dec 14

F1: Andretti Family To Organize Formula E Race In Miami

Miami, Fla. will play host to Round 7 of the inaugural Formula E Championship. (Photo: FIA Formula E)

, Fla. will play host to Round 7 of the inaugural Championship. (Photo: Formula E)

The Andretti family will organize a race featuring electric on the streets of Miami in March 2015.

Andretti Sports Marketing announced Friday that it had been appointed by Formula E to conduct the race.

Formula E is the world’s first fully electric racing series. It will feature open-wheel cars powered exclusively by electricity. It’s designed to promote interest and investment in electric vehicles and sustainable motoring.

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Dec 6

F1: Jean Todt Re-Elected As FIA President

Jean Todt was re-elected for a second term at today’s Annual General Assembly. (Photo: FIA)

was re-elected for a second term at today’s Annual General Assembly. (Photo: )

Jean Todt unanimously won a second term as president of motorsport’s governing body FIA on Friday, running unopposed.

The Frenchman’s main rival, of Britain, pulled out of the race last month because of a lack of backing.

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Dec 5

Cars: 2015 Ford Mustang — Unveiling Of An American Favorite

Cars: 2015 Ford Mustang — Unveiling Of An American Favorite

Motor Co. reveals the 2015 . (Photo: Courtesy of Motor Co.)

America’s first pony car — the Ford Mustang — is celebrating its 50th birthday with a swoon-worthy new design and plans to go global.

Ford Motor Co. was to reveal the 2015 Mustang Thursday morning at events in New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Sydney, Barcelona and its hometown of Dearborn. It goes on sale next fall in North America and will arrive later in Europe and Asia.

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Dec 1

IndyCar: Officials, O2 Racing Technology Resolve Issues From Milwaukee 2011

O2 Racing Technology competes in the Firestone Indy Lights Championship. (Photo: O2 Racing Technology)

O2 Racing Technology competes in the Firestone Championship. (Photo: O2 Racing Technology)

and team owner have resolved issues stemming from a race in 2011.

Olson, the owner of Indy Lights O2 Racing Technology, was suspended from the series through the end of 2012. He allegedly encouraged others to break contracts with IndyCar and withdraw from the Indy Lights race in Milwaukee in June 2011.

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