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United SportsCar Championship for Rookies [Part I]

April 25, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

Flags

As high-tech as auto racing has become with spotters, computer links and radio communications, the key to understanding what is happening on the track is the flags used by race officials and corner marshals.

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“Lone Star Le Mans”: COTA’s Double Header

April 18, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

We’ve all experienced or felt it at some point or another, that feeling you get when you can finally go pick up your brand new fluffy puppy or that feeling 30 feet before crossing the finish line, that’s how we feel about the all new, highly anticipated, “Lone Star Le Mans” series at Circuit of The Americas!

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He's Back! F1's Kamui Kobayashi

April 17, 2014 By Kellie Canosa
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MotoGP™ Rider Feature: Stefan Bradl

April 16, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

 

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Let's Recap the MotoGP Race, but First 'Let Me Take a Selfie'

April 16, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

The second race of the 2014 MotoGP™ calendar concluded with Marc Marquez winning yet again at the Circuit of The Americas™ this past Sunday. The reigning world champion claimed a dominant win while teammate Dani Pedrosa claimed second. But! Did they win the other championship? Did they also claim top 'selfie' honors?

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My COTA Experiences at MotoGP 2014

April 15, 2014 By Tiffany Doolittle

Last weekend was one of the best weekends in sports for all motorcycle and racing fans in the United States, and many worldwide. MotoGP™ debuted in Austin, Texas in 2013 at the Circuit of The Americas™ and only grew in popularity over the last year making this year’s event incredible.

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Who is Formula 1’s Marcus Ericsson?

April 15, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

Rookies, rookies! Get your rookies here! Read all about ‘em! Marcus Ericsson is one of three rookies in the Formula 1™ field for the new 2014 season.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Winning 2015 MotoGP™ COTA

April 15, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

That’s right, we’ve got the secret on how to and how not to win at COTA. This past weekend, Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas has completed hosting the second round of the 2014 MotoGP™ season.

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Changes to TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

April 11, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

In response to problems at the first two weeks of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship™, the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced modifications to its competition procedures, along with an investment in new technology to help assist officials in race control.

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Meet Racing Legend Mario Andretti

April 11, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

Mario Andretti, that’s right, YOU can meet THE Mario Andretti! For those of you who don’t know who this iconic racing legend is, let’s take a quick drive down the decades.

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MotoGP in Austin – Race 2 Preview

April 10, 2014 By Tiffany Doolittle

As of tomorrow, MotoGP™ will continue the 2014 World Championship in Austin, Texas for the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas.

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6 Different Ways to be at The 2014 MotoGP Austin Grand Prix

April 04, 2014 By Niala Samnarine

We are officially one week away from the heart pounding action and roar of motorcycle engines that accompanies a MotoGP™ Championship race. On April 11 through April 13, fans will experience some of the best riders in the world battling it out for the title of the 2014 MotoGP™ Champion at Circuit of The Americas™ in Austin, Texas!

Think it’s too late to get in on the action? Think again!...

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5 Facts about the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

April 03, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

What exactly is the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship™ and the FIA World Endurance Championship™ anyway? In 2014, a new era of sports car racing begins, as the American Le Mans Series and Rolex Sports Car Series come together to become the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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The F1 Driver From Way Down Under: Daniel Ricciardo

April 03, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

G’day Sheila’s and Bloke’s! Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo is a true blue Aussie, meaning totally Australian in down under lingo. Ricciardo’s season has been off to a tough start, he was disqualified from a stellar second-place finish at the season-opener in Australia, and this past weekend at Sepang after a series of events, he culminated in a 10-place grid penalty for the next F1 race in...

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The “Texas Tornado”: Colin Edwards

April 02, 2014 By Kellie Canosa

Where do we begin with the superstar Colin Edwards? From the country of the red, white and blue, Colin Edwards, better know as the “Texas Tornado,” is a World Superbike Champion and Yamaha MotoGP™ veteran. He and teammate Aleix Espargaro will be a hot item in the upcoming race at the Circuit of the Americas on April 13th. 

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About the Bloggers

Darragh Farrelly

410-Blogger-Darragh-Farrelly-48eb94555a7e887e43b7859670f8fa79Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Darragh made the move to North Carolina a little over three years ago. An avid sports fan, he earned his BA in Journalism from Griffith College Dublin, which led him to various roles covering sports in Ireland. When he's not watching the New England Patriots win, Darragh enjoys going to concerts and following the English Premier League.

Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Adminstration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England, she grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011. She attended Winthrop University where she received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Science and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, shopping and watching golf and Manchester United with her family.