May 9

IndyCar: Saavedra Takes Pole For Inaugural Grand Prix Of Indianapolis

Sebastian Saavedra poses in front of the pagoda after winning pole position for the GP of Indy. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

poses in front of the pagoda after winning pole position for the . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Sebastian Saavedra won the first pole of his career Friday when was penalized for bringing out a session-ending red flag during qualifying at the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

“We definitely gave that one away,” Hunter-Reay said.

Hunter-Reay had just moved to the top of the Fast Six leaderboard when he spun exiting the final turn of his next lap. It looked as if the 2012 champion may have hit a patch of water exiting Turn 14 at , where showers changed track conditions for each of the four qualifying sessions.

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May 9

F1: Hamilton Fastest In Spanish GP Practice, Vettel Sputters Out

Lewis Hamilton drives during second practice ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

drives during second practice ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

’s day ended with the four-time defending Formula One champion hitching a ride on a scooter after his Red Bull puttered out.

Lewis Hamilton finished Friday’s opening day of practice at the Spanish Grand Prix with the top times from both training sessions. The British driver is looking to add to his three poles positions and hat trick of wins after four races this season.

Mercedes teammate and F1 leader set the afternoon’s second best time after his crew fixed a cooling issue.

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May 8

VIDEO: Pennzoil’s ‘Yellow Submarine’ scheme back at Indy

Pennzoil will return its iconic “Yellow Submarine” paint scheme to the this month with three-time winner .

The bright, distinctive design earned its nickname in 1979 when Johnny Rutherford first used the scheme, then won in the car at a year later.

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Apr 27

IndyCar: Hunter-Reay Leads Andretti Autosport 1-2 Sweep In Alabama

Ryan Hunter-Reay picked up his first win of the season at Barber Motorsports Park. (Photo: Getty Images)

picked up his first win of the season at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Ryan Hunter-Reay deftly guided his car around the rain-soaked track, stayed out of trouble and wound up with a much happier ending.

Hunter-Reay coasted to his second straight victory at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday when the rain-shortened race finished under caution, with Andretti Autosport teammate behind him.

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Apr 26

IndyCar: Power, Chevy Take Pole In Alabama

Will Power rounds the corner during IndyCar qualifying at Barber Motorsports Park. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

rounds the corner during qualifying at . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Will Power and Penske Racing are back in a familiar position at Barber Motorsports Park: Starting in the pole position at a track where they dominated until last year.

Power, a two-time winner, came out on top in a Fast Six qualifying Saturday that featured five drivers from IndyCar powerhouse teams Penske, Andretti Autosport and Ganassi Racing.

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