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Sebastien Bourdais Handed 25s Penalty

Following his tangle with Felipe Massa during the closing stages of the Japanese Grand Prix, Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Sebastien Bourdais has been given a 25s penalty.

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Sports news

Zero-X Electric Off-Road Motorcycle: Electric Goodness

The Zero-X electric off-road motorcycle is powered by a 17kW motor capable of 23 peak horsepower, can go 0-30 mph in less than 2 seconds with top speeds of 60 mph. The motorcycle recharges in less than 2 hours for a cost of about $0.25 per charge. Sounds like fun to me.

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Sports news

Grid Girls – Engines aren’t the only things hot in racing!

Cool collection of Grid Girls and Pit Girl pictures from car races around the world.

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Microsoft

Microsoft Sues DHL After Train Dumps 21,600 Xboxes

Microsoft is suing U.S.-based cargo-delivery service DHL Express for allegedly losing 21,600 Xbox game consoles because of a train derailment in Texas, according to court documents.

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Entertainment

Screen Actors Guild to go on Strike?

SAG will possibly strike in November. The writers’ strike affected the entire entertainment industry, and this would certainly rattle the industry just as much, if not more.

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Sports news

4 year old go-karter tipped to be the next Lewis Hamilton

The school pupil’s lap times in his 60cc model, which can hit speeds of more than 50mph, are quick enough to qualify for competitive racing – although he will have to wait another four years before he is old enough to officially compete. In the meantime, a consortium of sponsors has already recognised his rare talent and backed him with $30,000.

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Sports news

Canada dropped from F1 calendar

The Canadian Grand Prix has been dropped from the 2009 Formula One calendar and replaced with the inaugural race in Abu Dhabi.

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Sports news

Economic crisis forces Formula 1 to tighten its belt

As the global economic crisis deepens, Formula One is starting to feel the pinch. The sport’s lavish image is in stark contrast to the belt-tightening going on in the outside world. Many in F1 are well aware that the sport will have to make changes to how it does business to ensure it emerges from the credit crunch mostly intact.

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Gaming news

Report: Wii HD Due by 2011

Nintendo is beginning to present its next generation hardware, dubbed Wii HD, to game developers and publishers, according to a report from What They Play.

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