May 11

F1: Hamilton Wins Fourth Straight Race At Spanish Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium after winning his fourth straight race. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates on the podium after winning his fourth straight race. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and sped away to their fourth straight one-two finish at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday in a dominant performance that does not bode well for the rest of the Formula One field.

Hamilton took off from pole position and stayed ahead of Rosberg — despite the German closing to less than a second in a tense final lap — to record a fourth consecutive victory and move ahead of his teammate in the overall standings.

Hamilton’s 100 points after five races put him three points ahead of Rosberg, who failed to find a way in front of his main rival for a fourth straight time after winning the season opener.

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May 10

IndyCar: Hinchcliffe Suffers Concussion At Indy GP

James Hinchcliffe will be re-evaluated before stepping back into a race car. (Photo: Getty Images)

will be re-evaluated before stepping back into a race car. (Photo: Getty Images)

James Hinchcliffe suffered a concussion Saturday when he was hit in the head with debris in the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Hinchcliffe suddenly pulled off the road course at following a restart and could be seen holding his head with both hands as he exited his car. The Canadian was taken from the track on a stretcher and transported to a hospital.

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May 10

IndyCar: Pagenaud Stretches Fuel To Win On Indy Road Course

Simon Pagenaud celebrates after winning the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after winning the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. (Photo: Getty Images)

officially opened for the month of May with a chaotic road course race that started with a wreck, saw James Hinchliffe and the mayor of the city injured by flying debris, and, finally, Simon Pagenaud celebrate a fuel-mileage victory.

Pagenaud won the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday, the first Series race on IMS’ road course, by stretching his fuel the final 29 laps.

The Frenchman was one of several drivers to gamble on gas, and he took the lead when Oriol Servia had to stop with four laps remaining. Pagenaud managed to make it to the finish for his third series victory despite having to keep an eye on his mirrors.

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May 10

IndyCar: Qualifying Crash Costs Hunter-Reay Pole At Grand Prix of Indy

Ryan Hunter-Reay sits in his damaged race car during qualifying at Indianapolis. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

sits in his damaged race car during qualifying at . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Ryan Hunter-Reay took the two toughest hits Friday in qualifying at Indianapolis.

First, he damaged his car, then he was stripped of his two fastest laps — costing him the pole position for Saturday’s inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

The 2012 Series champ said afterward that he was OK, though the ramifications of his late crash will linger all night.

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May 10

F1: Hamilton Edges Teammate Rosberg For Spanish GP Pole

Lewis Hamilton used a late flyer to capture pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

used a late flyer to capture pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton earned his fourth pole position of the Formula One season Saturday as Mercedes was again in a class of its own at the Spanish Grand Prix, while four-time champion was left stranded by his faulty Red Bull.

Hamilton clocked a leading lap of 1 minute, 25.232 seconds on the sunny and dry Barcelona-Catalunya circuit for his 35th career pole.

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