START 10 EDITOR’S COLUMN
12 THE SPIN
Jeff Gordon retires with dignity – and speed – intact; Red
Bull, Renault kiss and make up; VW Group to stay in racing
MAIN 22 THE FASTEST MAN IN FORMULA 1
Few would dispute that Lewis Hamilton is the fastest guy
out there in F1, but where does that speed come from?
32 INDYCAR’S STEALTH FIGHTER
Why Scott Dixon prefers to do his talking on the track...
40 KING OF THE ROAD (AND OVAL)
Who came out top on IndyCar’s road courses and ovals?
44 PILET PILOTS PORSCHE PERFECTION
Patrick Pilet and the 911 RSR ruled IMSA’s GTLM class.
PLUS: Down-to-the-wire battles in Prototype, GTD and PC
54 C’EST MONSIEUR VERSATILE
For Sebastien Bourdais, variety is the spice of life
56 THEM’S THE BREAKS...
Kyle Busch’s amazing ride to the NASCAR Sprint Cup title
60 WEBBER’S FEAT OF ENDURANCE
The ex-F1 star’s switch to WEC proves a great choice
66 HERE’S JOHNNY...
O’Connell heads Pirelli World Challenge’s 2015 champs
68 ANOTHER SEASON, ANOTHER SEB WIN
For 12 seasons, guys named Sebastien have ruled in WRC
70 OFF-ROAD TURNING POINTS
The major moments that defined the Lucas Series
74 INSIGHT: TELEMETRY JUST GOT SMARTER
FINISH 88 SLOT CARS I DIARY I DIGEST I REAR VIEW
PLUS! IMSA WEATHERTECH
2016 SEASON PREVIEW
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