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IndyCar: Toronto – Power beats Castroneves, Hinchcliffe

Photo: Joe Skibinski Will Power claimed his third win of the season and third on the streets of Toronto’s Exhibition Place by 1.5275 sec over Penske teammate Helio Castroneves, driving directly into the 2016 championship conversation in the process. Power now sits second in the standings despite missing the season opener, 47 points behind teammate Simon Pagenaud. (Honda Indy Toronto box score) "Getting close, that's good," said Power, who sat out the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersbur...

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IndyCar: Iowa – Newgarden dominates for the win

Photo: Chris Owens Points lead Simon Pagenaud (#22 Team Penske Chevy) started on the pole, followed by Josef Newgarden (#21 Ed Carpenter Racing Chevy), Helio Castroneves (#3 Penske), rookie Max Chilton (#8 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevy), Charlie Kimball (#83 Ganassi), Tony Kanaan (#10 Ganassi), Ed Carpenter (#20 Ed Carpenter Racing Chevy), Will Power (#12 Penske), and Mikhail Aleshin (#7 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports) in the first Honda (P9). Newgarden took the lead from the start, followed by Pag...

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IMSA: Mosport – Action Express 1-2, Ford GT tops in class

Chrisitan Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa (#5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP) came into the race with a 7 point lead in the championship over both teammate Dane Cameron and Eric Curran (#31 Action Express) and Ricky and Jordan Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing Corvette DP). The #55 Mazda Prototype, however, started on pole driven by Tristan Nunez, with the #10 lined up second, the #70 Mazda (Tom Long) third, and the #5 fourth Antonio Garcia (#3 Corvette Racing C7.R) took the GT Le Mans pole, less ...

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F1: Great Britain - Hamilton takes fourth British GP victory

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) won the pole, a record fourth at Silverstone, with teammate and driver championship points leader (by 11) Nico Rosberg lined up next door, the fifth Mercedes lockout of the season. An all-Red Bull second row featured Max Verstappen (P3) and Daniel Ricciardo (P4). Heavy clouds and rain were reported as the drivers took their seats for the tenth of 21 rounds this season. Race control decided to start the race behind the safety car. Brake and tire temperatures were both f...

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IMSA: 6 Hours of the Glen – Action Express, Ford GTs both finish 1-2

  Johannes van Overbeek put the #2 Extreme Speed Motorsports Ligier JS P2-Honda on the pole, with Tristan Nunez in the #55 Mazda Racing Prototype next door. Oz Negri Jr. (#60 Michael Shank Racing Ligier JS P2-Honda) started third and Ricky Taylor (#10 Wayne Taylor Racing) was the first Corvette DP on the grid, starting P4. Richard Westbrook (#67 Ford Chip Ganassi Racing GT) led the GT Le Mans field to the starting line, followed by Dirk Werner (#25 Team RLL BMW M6), Jon Edwards (#100 BMW)...

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F1: Austria – Hamilton, Rosberg collide in final lap; Hamilton wins

Track-temperature on raceday was 50 deg. Cooler than it had been for qualifying. A combination of rain in Q3 and drivers’ inability to stay off the Red Bull Ring’s new curbs shuffled the starting grid away from what’s been typical in recent races. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) won his fifth pole of the season. Teammate Nico Rosberg originally qualified second but lined up P6 due to a gearbox-replacement penalty. Nico Hulkenberg (Force India) moved to the front row as a result, the...

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IndyCar: Road America – Power beats Kanaan and Rahal

Photo: Joe Skibinski Simon Pagenaud (#22Team Penske, Chevy) came into Road America with an 80-point lead on Scott Dixon (#9 Chip Ganassi Racing, Chevy) and an 86-point edge on teammate Helio Castroneves (#3). Will Power (#12 Penske) started on pole next to Dixon. Another Ganassi-Penske split occupied Row 2, Tony Kanaan (#10 Ganassi) starting third and Pagenaud fourth. Castroneves started P5, ahead of the best-qualifying Honda, Graham Rahal (#15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing). Power, Dixon, a...

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NHRA: Thunder Valley – Tommy Johnson Jr. takes first 2016 Funny Car win

Ronn Capps came to Bristol, Tenn., on a two-race Funny Car winning streak. Greg Anderson was on the same streak in Pro Stock. Doug Kalitta was the Top Fuel points leader, 53 up on Antron Brown and 60 up on Steve Torrence. Pat Dakin beat Clay Millican in the first heat of Top Fuel Round 1, using a 0.038 RT and a 3.821-sec elapsed time. Shawn Langdon topped Terry McMillen with a 3.817. Kalitta took out Kyle Wurtzel with a 3.783. Capps led the Funny Car standings at race-start, ahead of Jack Beck...

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F1: Europe - Rosberg wins inaugural Azerbaijan race

A temporary street circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan, is home for the return of the Grand Prix of Europe. Championship points leader Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) started on pole, with Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) qualifying P2. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) posted an identical time to Ricciardo, but the Red Bull did it first and Vettel lined up third, teammate  Kimi Raikkonen started next door. Rosberg held the lead through Turn 1, followed by Ricciardo and Vettel. The running order remained in place at ...

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WEC: 24 Hours of Le Mans – Leading Toyota stops on track in last lap, Porsche wins

Photo: Adrenal Media-Gabi Tomescu With 10 hr left in the race the track still in complete darkness, the #6 Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 Hybrid (Stephane Sarrazin, Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi) led overall. The #36 Signatech Alpine A460-Nissan (Gustavo Menezes, Nicolas Lapierre, Stephane Richelmi led LMP2, the #82 Risi Competitzione Ferrari 488 (Giancarlo Fisichella, Toni Vilander, Matteo Malucelli) GTE Pro, and the #62 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Italia (Bill Sweedler, Townsend Bell, Jeff Segal) GT...

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