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IndyCar: Long Beach
Toyota GP of Long Beach winner Mike Conway celebrates
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IndyCar: Long Beach
Race winner Mike Conway (C) circulates around the track to the cheers of the crowd with 2nd place Will Power and 3rd place Carlos Munoz
IndyCar

IndyCar: Long Beach
The first standing start for IndyCar went off perfect. The lights are out and everyone burns rubber. It was the best start in Long Beach history
IndyCar

IndyCar: Long Beach
The IndyCars scream away from and exciting standing start
IndyCar

MotoGP: Austin
Race winner Marc Marquez celebrates with a reverse wheelie
Repsol Honda

MotoGP: Austin
Honda teammates Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa run 1-2 to the finish
Repsol Honda

NASCAR: Darlington
#4 Bojangles Southern 500 winner Kevin Harvick
Chevy Racing

Indy Lights: Long Beach
Colombian Gabby Chavez celebrates his close race win over Zach Veach
IndyCar

NASCAR: Darlington
Bojangles Southern 500 winner Kevin Harvick celebrates with donuts
Chevy Racing
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Gene Haas Announces F1 Team
  by Pete McCole
Championship-winning NASCAR owner Gene Haas announced today his newly-formed Haas Racing Developments will be moving forward with the creation of an American-based Formula 1 team after being granted a license by F1’s governing body, the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). Haas’ new F1 operation will be called Haas Formula and will be based around the existing facilities of Stewart-Haas Racing in Kannapolis, N.C., as well as satellite operations based in Europe.
Long Beach GP Sunday Press Conference
  IndyCar
An interview with:
1st MIKE CONWAY
2nd WILL POWER
3rd CARLOS MUNOZ
Brown, Hight, Alund, Hines Four-Wide Winners
  by Pete McCole
Jimmy Alund scored the biggest win of his drag racing career on Sunday, as the 46-year old fill-in driver from Norrkoping, Sweden beat out three other drivers to win the Pro Stock final at the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway. Antron Brown won out in the Top Fuel division, Robert Hight took the top spot in the Funny Car division and Andrew Hines took the win in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
Conway outduels Dixon and Power to win Long Beach
  by Brian Carroccio
Mike Conway drove the #20 Fuzzy's Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet to victory in today's 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. It was the third career Verizon IndyCar Series victory for Conway and second at Long Beach. Will Power finished second in the #12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, 0.9005 seconds behind Conway.
Harvick outduels Dale Jr. at Darlington
  Bojangles Southern 500
The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has been one of feast or famine for Kevin Harvick and on Saturday night at Darlington Raceway, Harvick enjoyed the delectable taste of victory. Passing Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the next-to-last lap of the second attempt at a green-white-checkered-flag finish, Harvick won Sunday's Bojangles' Southern 500 and all but locked himself into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as the first two-time winner in the series this year.
Langdon, Capps, McGaha, Ray Fastest at zMax
  by Pete McCole
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) took the top qualifying positions in Saturday’s final round of qualifying for Sunday’s fourth-annual Four-Wide Nationals NHRA Mello Yello Drag racing Series event at zMax Dragway. Qualifying in quadruple sets of four-wide action on the NHRA’s only four-lane dragstrip, the top drivers in all four major divisions remained unchanged from Friday’s afternoon session.
Pruett and Rojas win Long Beach Tudor USCC race
  Tudor USCC
After earning pole position yesterday, Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas drove the #01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley to victory in today's Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase. Ricky and Jordan Taylor were second in the #10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP 0.759 seconds behind the Chip Ganassi Racing duo. Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia drove the #3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R to victory in the GTLM class.
Hunter-Reay wins Long Beach Pole
  by Brian Carroccio
With a lap of 1:07.8219 seconds, Ryan Hunter-Reay won the pole for tomorrow's Verizon IndyCar Series Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. It's the sixth career pole for the driver of the #28 DHL Honda, and first at Long Beach. Teammate James Hinchcliffe, driver of the #27 United Fiber & Data Honda was a tenth of a second behind Hunter-Reay and will start second. Sebastien Bourdais was third in the #11 Mistic KVSH Racing Chevrolet.
Pruett wins Prototype and Magnussen GT pole in LB
  Fords start 1-2
It’s been a month since Scott Pruett drove his Ford EcoBoost-powered Riley to Sebring’s victory lane. That didn’t stop him from carrying momentum into Round 3 of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Pruett placed his Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates prototype on pole for the Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase on the famed streets of Long Beach.
Mario Andretti honored by RRDC in Long Beach
  Including a dazzling video tribute to Andretti written and narrated Sam Posey
In front of a capacity crowd of auto racing dignitaries, sanctioning group and series' representatives, corporate executives and champion race-car drivers, Mario Andretti was honored by the Road Racing Drivers Club at the "RRDC Evening with Mario Andretti presented by Firestone" prior to the running of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Q and A with Andretti Team drivers
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An Interview With:
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JAMES HINCHCLIFFE
RYAN HUNTER REAY
CARLOS MUNOZ
Long Beach Preview
  by Brian Carroccio

For this upcoming season, AutoRacing1.com columnist Brian Carroccio will preview all Formula 1 and IndyCar races. Below, is Brian's preview of this weekend's 40th running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Enjoy!

Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series race will be the 40th installment of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and 31st running as an Indy car style race. Al Unser, Jr. has the most wins of any driver (6), while both Mario Andretti and Paul Tracy have won the race 4 times. Andretti interestingly has won both the Indy car and F1 versions of the event. Andretti (F1 and CART) Tracy (CART and Champ Car), and Will Power (Champ Car and IndyCar) are the only drivers to have won the race under multiple sanctioning. 

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