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Nov 6 - Joey Logano won the Nascar Cup Championship today, driving for Team
Penske. In 31 years, this is the first time the team has won both the IndyCar
championship and the Nascar Cup championship in the same year.
Nov 11 - A big surprise in qualifying today at the Brazilian Grand Prix when
Kevin Magnussen put his Haas F1 car on pole (for the Sprint Qualifier).
This is Magnussen's and Haas' first F1 pole.
Nov 13 - George Russell captured his first career F1 win in Brazil. After years of
domination, this was Mercedes F1's first win of the year.
Nov 17 - After two years with the team, Haas F1 has cut 23-y/o rookie Mick
Schumacher. 35-y/o Nico Hulkenberg will replace him in 2023; the team citing
their need for an experienced driver.
F1's New American Driver
Nov 21 - After achieving the requisite number
of Super License points, American Logan
Sargeant has been hired by Williams F1 team
to compete in 2023. He is 21 years old.
He finished 4th in F2 this year, and 3rd in F3 the
two season before that.
Sargeant, whose grandfather made billions in
the oil industry, made his practice debut for
Williams in the first practice session at COTA
in Austin earlier this fall. When he lines up for
the Bahrain Grand Prix in March he will be the
first American to race in F1 since Alexander
Rossi in 2015.
Rossi raced in five races in 2015 for the defunct
Manor Marussia team and had a best finish of
12th at the United States Grand Prix. Scott
Speed is the last American to race full-time in
Formula 1 after he competed in all 18 races in
2006 and 10 of 17 races in 2007.
If Sargeant finishes in the top 10 at any point
in his F1 career he will be the first American
driver to score a point in F1 since Michael
Andretti in 1993. Andretti finished third in his
final F1 race at Monza that season.
A top-10 would be a fantastic result for
Sargeant in 2023 unless Williams makes an
unexpected leap forward. Albon and Latifi
finished 19th and 20th in the standings among
the 20 full-time drivers in 2022 and had six
combined points while Nyck DeVries also
scored two points with a ninth-place finish
subbing for Albon at Monza.