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American
24 January 1983 (38)
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about Scott Speed

Scott Andrew Speed (born January 24, 1983) is an American race car driver, who currently races in Global Rallycross for the Andretti Autosport team.

In 2006, Speed became the first American driver to race in Formula One since Michael Andretti in 1993, when he made his début at the 2006 Bahrain Grand Prix for Scuderia Toro Rosso. He contested 28 races, before he was fired midway through the 2007 season and replaced by Sebastian Vettel. Speed later turned his career towards stock car racing; specifically NASCAR, where he drove for Red Bull Racing Team, Whitney Motorsports and Leavine Family Racing in the Sprint Cup Series. Subsequently, he moved into Global Rallycross with Andretti Autosport, winning the title in 2015, 2016 and 2017.


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2006, 2007,

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2006 Vitantonio Liuzzi
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2007 Vitantonio Liuzzi
Sebastian Vettel
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The battle on track between F1's top two teams this year has been accompanied by a fight off it amid recent questions being posed by Red Bull about the Mercedes rear wing.<br>Red Bull suspects that Mercedes has been running a flexible rear wing to boost its top speed, and has based its suspicion on photos that it believes shows score marks on the inside of endplates.<br>Mercedes insists that it is ...

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Lewis Hamilton's top speed advantage at Interlagos last weekend helped him pull off a sensational weekend when he came from starting last in the sprint race to winning the grand prix.<br>The edge he had over Red Bull in particular helped fuel further intrigue from the Milton Keynes-based squad about Mercedes having found some clever way to increase top speed.<br>It does have suspicions about the ...

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After being excluded from qualifying for a technical infringement, Hamilton recovered from 20th on the grid to finish fifth for Mercedes in the 24-lap sprint race at Interlagos, pulling off a number of passes at the end of the start-finish straight.<br>The charge came following intrigue from Red Bull over Mercedes’ rear wing design that prompted technical chief Adrian Newey to make an enquiry ...

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Described as a device to help lower the W12 at high speed, it's worth pointing out that the discussion actually centred on a well known suspension 'trick' that's been in operation in Formula 1 for a number of years, rather than a new device that's suddenly appeared on the car as it might have come across.<br>Furthermore, it's not just Mercedes that utilises this trick, as most of the grid uses ...

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Jack Aitken and Davide Rigon were both hospitalised after a multi-car accident at Raidillon, the high-speed section at the top of the hill after the Eau Rouge lefthander.<br>Williams reserve driver Aitken was more seriously hurt of the two, suffering fractures to his collarbone and a vertebra. He will be allowed to return to the UK on Thursday to continue his recovery.<br>The incident involved a ...

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The Japanese rookie has had a rollercoaster season for AlphaTauri so far, after making the jump up to grand prix racing from Formula 2.<br>After impressing on his debut in Bahrain, he endured more difficult times with a big qualifying crash at Imola, criticised his team after a frustrating time in Spain and having a practice smash in Monaco.<br>He was back in the points at the Azerbaijan Grand ...

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Ferrari came into the Monaco weekend as a dark horse for the podium after impressing in Barcelona's slow third sector, which is often a good indication of Monaco pace.<br>But the Scuderia performed beyond its wildest expectations by setting the pace around the streets of the principality. Charles Leclerc took pole, while his late Q3 crash prevented teammate Carlos Sainz from getting near Leclerc's ...

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Perez made his first public appearance with Red Bull during F1 pre-season testing in Bahrain last week following his winter switch from Racing Point.<br>The Mexican driver enjoyed one-and-a-half days behind the wheel of the Red Bull RB16B, giving him a more limited window than normal in which to get up to speed with a new team and a new car.<br>Teammate Max Verstappen finished testing with the ...

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Ferrari slumped to its worst season for 40 years in 2020 as the team struggled with both a draggy car and a poor performing power unit, making its straight-line speed a particular weakness.<br>The team worked hard over the winter to resolve the issues, with an all-new power unit being designed ahead of the 2021 season in a bid to recover the deficit.<br>Ferrari F1 chief Binotto reported last month ...

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The Italian outfit endured a frustrating 2020 campaign, with its SF1000 hampered by both a down-on-power engine and too draggy aerodynamics.<br>It left drivers Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel down on top speed for the straights, which hampered hopes against rival teams.<br>The team has worked hard over the winter at its Maranello base to address the deficits, and it has confidence that it ...

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That is because beyond the natural evolution of designs, there are some new rules regarding floor area and other car components that are aimed at cutting performance.<br>The target of the changes – which include the removal of an area of the floor and new limits on brake ducts and diffuser dimensions – was to cut downforce by around 10 percent.<br>It was prompted by the fact that Pirelli's ...

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With Russell having qualified on the front row in Bahrain after a last-minute call up by Mercedes to replace Lewis Hamilton, the young Briton looks on course to take the first points and potentially the first podium of his career.<br>And while many of his rivals say they are not surprised that Russell has done so well straight out of the box, Sainz believes that the situation proves that the ...

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Ocon returned to F1 action with Renault for 2020 after missing 2019 as a result of losing his seat at Force India, which was rebranded as Racing Point for the start of last season, and also missing out on a seat for last year with his current employer when it signed Daniel Ricciardo to partner Nico Hulkenberg.<br>Renault currently occupies third place in the 2020 constructors' championship, but ...

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The nature of the Sochi circuit, with very few heavy braking zones and long flat-out sections, make it hard for the turbo hybrid engines to recover enough power throughout each lap to run at maximum boost for the entire length of the circuit.<br>That results in what is known as 'clipping' - when the power unit runs out of the extra 160hp battery boost towards the end of the straights.<br>With Red ...

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But despite the likelihood of lap records being broken, and drivers raving about the flat-out challenges of some of the greatest corners in grand prix racing, it will not stop those who think F1 is missing something.<br>Indeed, Carlos Sainz recently sparked some debate on social media about whether TV images were not doing a good enough job in showing just how great current F1 cars are.<br>Having ...

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Ocon crashed into the wall towards the end of final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix after taking evasive action to avoid a slow-moving Magnussen between Turn 3 and Turn 4.<br>Magnussen was on a slow lap in a bid to cool his tyres, while Ocon was trying to get his tyres up to temperature after exiting the pits, explaining the speed difference.<br>Both the drivers ...

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With grand prix racing's chiefs still hoping to be able to put on a full schedule later this year, one possible way of getting things rolling would be to impose a strict testing regime to ensure anyone working at the race was not carrying the virus.<br>However, Seidl says that F1 needs to be cautious about the lengths it goes to in its desire to get back to business, because it needs to be mindful ...

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Albon, who contested his first season in grand prix racing last year, was promoted to the main Red Bull outfit from Toro Rosso midway through the campaign to replace Pierre Gasly.<br>He scored 76 points to Verstappen’s 97 over the nine remaining races of the season, although the Dutchman’s advantage in terms of pure pace was clear and he ended the year responsible for all three of Red Bull’s ...

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