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Want­ing to boost F1’s pop­u­lar­ity in Amer­ica, Ec­cle­stone’s sec­ond poll asks the USA fans to vote to cre­ate a sec­ond all-amer­i­can team to run along­side Haas GP. Trump GP is cre­ated off the back of the vote’s shock re­sult. Ser­gio Perez retires from the sport as a con­se­quence.

Thierry Neuville records a 0-60mph time of 0.4s in his Hyundai i20 World Rally car dur­ing the Rally Swe­den event.

Jim­mie John­son wins the Day­tona 500 af­ter a great bat­tle with Joey Logano through­out the show­piece event. Step­ping from the car, he an­nounces his re­tire­ment from the sport. Cham­pi­onship in 2016, Chan­nel 4 com­mis­sions a soap opera based around the BTCC. The cast­ing process be­gins im­me­di­ately.

Fer­rari’s Se­bas­tian Vet­tel causes out­rage in Mel­bourne when his ra­dio trans­mis­sion back to the pit wall is trans­mit­ted. He is heard to say: “Tell Charlie he is a ******* rot­ten sausage.” is trans­mit­ted dur­ing the Russian Grand Prix. He shouts: “Charlie is a ******* nin­com­poop”.

Dur­ing Rally Ar­gentina, Juho Han­ni­nen sets a new fastest av­er­age speed for a spe­cial stage of 207.41mph. On Rally Por­tu­gal, Citroen’s Craig Breen breaks the sound bar­rier as he pulls away from the start line in Porto.

Re­nault experiments with new-style dif­fuser

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