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Nico Rosberg celebrates an easy 5th win of the season in his superior Aldo Costa designed Mercedes
The winning 24 Hours of leMans No. 2 Porsche team cannot believe their good fortune after almost certain defeat at the hands of Toyota
The No. 2 Porsche takes the checkered flag for the win
Based on their facial expressions, Porsche brass look set for sure defeat until the Toyota broke down with 2 min. to run - Fritz Enzinger (Vice President LMP1), Oliver Blume (Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG), Dr. Wolfgang Porsche (Chairman of the Porsche Supervisory Board) (l-r)
The poor Toyota team saw the No. 5 break down 1 lap before the end with a comfortable lead and the No. 6 Toyota inherited 2nd place as a result
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch was on hand in Baku to see his NASCAR owner's F1 team (Haas). Here he trades helmets with Lewis Hamilton
Night scene at LeMans
Top Fuel driver Steve Torrence lines up before a packed house in Thunder Valley
Baku Azerbaijan hosted its first ever F1 race. Note the unique architecture
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Q&A with IndyCar 24 Hours of LeMans drivers
From Road AmericaDrivers
Q&A with Johnson, Busch and Larson
Jimmie Johnson - #48 Chevy
Kyle Busch - #18 Toyota
Kyle Larson - #42 Chevy
Chip Ganassi Press Conference Q&A
CHIP GANASSI, TEAM OWNER, CHIP GANASSI RACING, met with members of the media at Sonoma Raceway to discuss the state of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team, how important pit crews are in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and many other topics.
IndyCar Road America Friday Press Conference
Top-2 in practice from Elkhart LakeDrivers
1st - Graham Rahal (Rahal Honda)
2nd - Will Power (Penske Chevy)
Allmendinger Looks To Rebound At Sonoma
by Pete McCole
If there's a favorite among the drivers entered in this weekend's road course race at Sonoma Raceway, A.J. Allmendinger can certainly be counted among them. For a proven winner with an extensive road-racing background, Sunday's race might be just what Allmendinger needs to get his team out of a slump and back into the Chase for the Sprint Cup field.
A Pro-Racer Driven To Make Tracks Safer
By Richard RJ Valentine
In my 40 years as a pro-racer, there have been memorable highlights and multiple finishes, but there have also been serious injuries. Same can be said for many other drivers but, in some cases, they lost their racing career and in others, their life. I have always contended that it's impossible to understand how critical track safety is, unless you've personally been behind the wheel, racing at 100+ miles per hour, knowing you could hit a wall that might maim or kill you. The bottom line is track operators aren't the ones risking their lives in the driver's seat.
IndyCar Road America preview
KOHLER Grand Prix
Road America is one of the flagship tracks not only in America, but globally, and everyone is excited that the Verizon IndyCar Series is returning this year.The KOHLER Grand Prix will be the first Indy car event conducted at Road America since 2007 and the 26th Indy car race at the track since it hosted its first Indy car event in 1982. Can the qualifying record set by Dario Franchitti, 1:39.866, 145.924 mph, Aug. 19, 2000 in a CART IndyCar be beaten or are the current IndyCars too lame? We are about to find out.
Scenes from the 24 Hours of LeMans
by Gary Parravani
The 24 Hours of LeMans is in the record books with Porsche recording a surprise win over the No. 5 Toyota on the last lap. Gary Parravani captured many of the highlights of the event in this 129 photo album.
Langdon, Johnson, Jr., Line Winners at Bristol
by Pete McCole
Funny Car driver Tommy Johnson, Jr. collected his first win of the season in classic drag-racing duel with his teammate Matt Hagan to win Sunday’s 16th
annual NHRA Mello Yellow Drag Racing Series Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Shawn Langdon also scored his first 2016 victory in the Top Fuel final, while Pro Stock point leader was a winner for the sixth time this season.
European GP Sunday Press Conference
1st - Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
2nd - Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
3rd - Sergio Perez (Force India)
Rosberg takes easy flag-to-flag win in Baku
Aldo Costa designed cars make F1 boring. Just ask Michael Schumacher (if you could). Costa rolled out a new rear wing for Mercedes in the European GP and the Mercedes' cars were untouchable all weekend. Nico Rosberg took a dominating win in the European GP Sunday by almost 17 seconds over the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel and the Force India of Sergio Perez. Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton rounded out the top-5.
Toyota fails handing Porsche shock win at LeMans
Japanese embarrassed with victory in grasp
The No. 5 Toyota Hybrid lost a race long battle with the No. 2 Porsche in the 84th 24 Hours of LeMans when the leading Toyota came to a stop in front of the pits with 3 minutes left to run. The No. 6 Toyota finished 2nd 3 laps down. The No. 68 Ganassi Ford GT driven by IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais, Dirk Muller and Joey Hand gave Ford victory in their return to LeMans winning a race long battle with the privateer Risi Ferrari 488.
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