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FIA Awards Gala: Paris
2016 F1 World Champion Nico Rosberg and his wife Vivien. Rosberg won his lifetime dream them promptly quit.

NASCAR: Las Vegas
7-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson, his wife Chandra and their daughters Genevieve(left) and Lydia attend the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards
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IMSA: Daytona
Cadillac unveiled their DPi-V.R car for the 2017 Weathertech Sports Car Championship

F1: Brackley
When Nico Rosberg announced his surprise retirement all the drivers called Mercedes trying to get the ride and this cartoon appeared

FIA Awards Gala: Paris
The top-3 drivers in F1 receive their awards, from left, Lewis Hamilton (2nd), Nico Rosberg (1st) and Daniel Ricciardo (3rd)

NASCAR: Las Vegas
Recording artist Sting performs during the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards show
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NASCAR: Las Vegas
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson does a burnout as he drives down the Las Vegas Strip
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NASCAR: Las Vegas
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson(center), team owner Rick Hendrick(left), and his crew chief Chad Knaus pose for a portrait prior to the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards at Wynn Las Vegas
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Ferrari World Finals: Daytona
Michael Schumacher era Ferraris race around the Daytona infield road course
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Unique Customized Mustang a Petty Labor of Love
  Third in a series
The winning bidder for the Petty's Garage 2017 Ford Mustang GT will receive not only a one-of-a-kind customized, high-powered vehicle, he or she will own a labor of love from Richard "King of NASCAR" Petty himself. It's the third time Petty's Garage is providing the Paralyzed Veterans of America with a high-powered car to auction off. The 2017 Mustang will be auctioned off on Jan. 14, 2017, at Mecum Auto Auction in Kissimmee, Florida. Petty will be there to support the event and ensure bidders of the Mustang's uniqueness, and that 100 percent of the sales proceeds will go to the Paralyzed Veterans.
Q&A with Earnhardt Jr. and Rick Hendrick
  Feeling healthy and ready to talk contract extension
DALE EARNHARDT, JR. DRIVER OF THE NO. 88 CHEVROLET SS AND RICK HENDRICK, OWNER OF HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS, spoke with members of the media via teleconference today to discuss Dale's return to the seat of the No. 88 Chevrolet SS for on-track competition in 2017. Dale Jr. tested Darlington On Wednesday, which was the final step before being medically cleared for competition.  How did it feel to be back behind the wheel of a racecar and how did the test go overall from his perspective? Read to find out.
Q&A with Ganassi IndyCar driver Max Chilton
Earlier today Chip Ganassi Racing announced that Max Chilton will return to the team and will again race the No. 8 IndyCar with sponsorship from Arthur J. Gallagher - returning to Chip Ganassi Racing for a second season in the Verizon IndyCar Series. He will again team with Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan and Charlie Kimball.
Chevrolet's First 9-Speed Auto Debuts in 2017 Malibu
  Compact, efficiency-optimizing design contributes greater fuel efficiency, refinement
Chevrolet's first nine-speed automatic transmission makes its debut in the 2017 Malibu and will be available in the 2017 Cruze Diesel and 2018 Equinox, advancing a legacy of multispeed transmissions designed to optimize efficiency, performance and refinement. The new, General Motors-developed Hydra-Matic 9T50 nine-speed is paired with the available 2.0L Turbo engine in the Malibu, contributing to an EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway -- a 3 percent increase over the 2016 model with the six-speed automatic.
Artificial intelligence - a human-centered approach?
  "Artificial Intelligence" Future Talk in Berlin
How is artificial intelligence (AI) influencing tomorrow's mobility? How can we use its ideas today? How intelligent will the car of the future be? And above all: what role will people play in this? These were the central questions discussed by Mercedes-Benz experts at the fourth Future Talk in Berlin in duologue with scientists, engineers and journalists. In the past few years the Mercedes-Benz Future Talk has dealt with the subjects of utopia, robotics and virtuality. This time, the focus was on the integration of artificial intelligence in the field of mobility and the interaction of humans and machines.
NASCAR Honors Seven-Time Champ Jimmie Johnson
Jimmie Johnson was unfailingly humble, even on a night when the NASCAR community came together to honor his monumental accomplishment. With a victory on Nov. 20 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Johnson claimed his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Nevertheless, the driver of the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet was reluctant to claim the same stature as the two seven-time champions who preceded him – Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt.
Nico Rosberg announces shock retirement
  2016 FIA F1 World Champion quits immediately
Rosberg retires as champion2016 FIA Formula One World Champion elect Nico Rosberg today announced that he will stop racing in Formula One with immediate effect. In an emotional address prior to the 2016 FIA Prize Giving in Vienna, Austria, Nico revealed the reasons behind his decision, which was reached following his crowning achievement in Abu Dhabi last Sunday. Nico has competed in a total of 206 Grands Prix and won 23 of them, placing him joint 12th on the all-time list alongside Nelson Piquet. He has scored 30 pole positions (8th all time) and 20 fastest laps. 

NASCAR Announces Monster Energy As New Sponsor
  by Pete McCole
NASCAR has announced that Monster Energy will replace Sprint as the new title sponsor for their premiere series starting in a multi-year agreement beginning with the 2017 season.
John Force and Robert Hight recap 2016 season
  Talks about his personal goals for 2017
The chase for the 17th NHRA Funny Car championship may have come up short for John Force, but the 147-time winner won four races, made a run at sweeping the Western Swing and was in half of the final rounds of the Countdown to the Championship. The winningest driver in NHRA history wrapped up the season in 4th place in the Mello Yello Funny Car point standings.
FIA announces World Motor Sport Council decisions
  World Council ratifies LMP1 tech freeze
The FIA held its last World Motor Sport Council of the year today as part of its Annual General Assembly and Prize Giving week in Vienna. During the meeting, the following decisions were taken:
FIA Formula One World Championship Calendar
FIA Formula 3 European Championship Calendar
FIA Formula 3 World Cup Calendar
FIA Formula E Championship Calendar
FIA World Endurance Championship Calendar
Touchdown for the 2016 FIA F1 World Champions!
  Rosberg stops by Petronas headquarters to start victory tour
Rosberg celebrates with Petronas workersAhead of the FIA Prize giving ceremony in Vienna, Austria, on Friday when he will be officially crowned, 2016 Formula One World Champion-elect Nico Rosberg yesterday touched down in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the first stop of a whistle-stop global celebration tour. Fresh from his triumph and celebrations in Abu Dhabi, Nico made the home of the team's title partner PETRONAS his first destination to celebrate his maiden world title.
Get to Know Jamie Little
  FOX NASCAR Reporter and Las Vegas Native
This extended Q&A marks the next in a series with FOX Sports motor sports personalities to be highlighted over the next several months. FOX NASCAR reporter Jamie Little, who also covers Supercross for FS1, hails from Las Vegas, site of this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony and NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion's Week. As part of the 2016 celebration, Little will host Thursday's NASCAR Victory Lap on the Strip.
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