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Tom Dillmann claimed the For­mula V8 3.5 ti­tle with vic­tory in the fi­nal race at Barcelona last week­end. He started in sev­enth, with ti­tle ri­val Louis Dele­traz on pole but the Swiss driver lost his ad­van­tage with a slow start. Dillmann worked his way up the or­der thanks to an ear­lier pit­stop and with Dele­traz only fin­ish­ing fourth the ti­tle was his. Egor Orudzhev won the first race in dom­i­nant style ahead of Dele­traz and Dillmann… Carl Ed­wards won a rain-de­layed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas last week­end, clinch­ing a spot in the Homestead cham­pi­onship de­cider. Joey Logano led in the early stages but Ed­wards used the un­der­cut to get ahead… Juan-pablo Mon­toya will only race in the In­di­anapo­lis 500 with Team Penske next year af­ter his full-time Indycar deal has been taken by Josef New­gar­den. New­gar­den’s seat at Ed Car­pen­ter Rac­ing has been taken by JR Hilde­brand, who last com­pleted a full Indycar sea­son in 2012… Lada is set to quit the World Tour­ing Car Cham­pi­onship at the end of the year. With Citroen also de­part­ing, that will leave Honda and Volvo as the only man­u­fac­tur­ers in the series next sea­son… For­mer Mclaren and Wil­liams tech­ni­cal chief Sam Michael will now work with the Triple Eight team in Aus­tralian Su­per­cars in a “part-time men­tor­ing role”…

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