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2014 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

BorgWarner trophies awarded to Indy 500 winner Tony Kanaan, team owners Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven

3:31 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2014
Tony Kanaan, winner of the 2013 Indianapolis 500, was presented with the BorgWarner Championship Driver's Trophy on Wednesday night at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit. Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven also joined Kanaan in receiving the BorgWarner Championship Team Owner's Trophy....
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RICHARD JOHNSON

How Granatelli broke the code, saved his life

11:07 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2014
Andy Granatelli, the renowned race-car owner and STP oil treatment mogul who died last week at age 90, is best remembered for the cars that won the Indianapolis 500 in 1969 and 1973, and for building and sponsoring Parnelli Jones' radical turbine car that almost won the 500 in 1967....
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Ex-Chevy vet Dewar shifts to NASCAR

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 16, 2013
While the auto world focused on all the personnel changes at General Motors last week, a former GM stalwart quietly snagged a big job. Ex-Chevrolet brand boss and racing enthusiast Brent Dewar was named the COO of NASCAR....
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Former GM exec Brent Dewar named NASCAR COO

3:29 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 11, 2013
NASCAR, amid slumping attendance and TV ratings, has appointed former Chevrolet executive Brent Dewar as COO, effective Jan. 6....
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Renault backs electric Formula E motor racing series

Nov. 13, 2013 06:01 CET
Renault is backing a new electric motor racing series that will aim to boost the market for EVs and advance the technology behind them....
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MARK RECHTIN

Ron Howard's race flick a reel 'Rush'

2:53 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 13, 2013
There have been many dramatic movies made about auto racing: the wooden but accurate Le Mans, fictional but sprawling Grand Prix, overzealous and unrealistic Days of Thunder and the simply awful Driven. In director Ron Howard's Rush, reality is better than fiction, a path Howard has taken skillfully before with Apollo 13 and Frost/Nixon, amidst his prolific filmmaking oeuvre....
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2013 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Ferrari's 458 Speciale to sell for 238,000 euros

Sept. 10, 2013 16:39 CET
Ferrari's 458 Speciale, which will cost 238,000 euros in Italy, is targeting customers seeking a more extreme driving experience, the company's Chairman Luca di Montezemolo said....
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Carmakers look to video games for new routes to market

Aug. 26, 2013 06:01 CET
Automakers are increasingly strengthening their relationships with video-game manufacturers as they seek to promote their vehicles and woo young gamers as future customers....
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