Jun 11

IndyCar Hands Down Penalties From Texas Race

Sebastien Bourdais (11) was penalized after the race at Texas Motor Speedway. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

(11) was penalized after the race at Motor Speedway. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Sebastien Bourdais was fined $10,000 and placed on probation for the rest of the season Wednesday for unsafe driving during last weekend’s race in Texas.

Bourdais was penalized after saying he thought he had positioned himself to prevent Justin Wilson from passing him on Lap 121. When Wilson tried to make the move, the two cars crashed.

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Jun 8

F1: Ricciardo Earns First Career Win In Thrilling Canadian GP

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates after winning the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

celebrates after winning the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Daniel Ricciardo may be coming out of the shadow of his more celebrated Red Bull teammate.

The 24-year-old Australian won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to earn his first career Formula One victory, joining four-time defending world champion on the podium and snapping Mercedes’ stranglehold on the circuit this season.

Ricciardo’s win was the first win this year for any driver other than , the pole-sitter and championship leader, and , a three-time champion. But the twin Mercedes Silver Arrows were forced to slow down midway through the race to keep their brakes from overheating, and Ricciardo was able to take advantage.

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Jun 8

From Red Flag At Indy To Green-White-Checkered Finish At Texas

Ed Carpenter leads the field back to green for a two-lap shootout. (Photo: Getty Images)

leads the field back to green for a two-lap shootout. (Photo: Getty Images)

brought up the idea of how cool he thought green-white-checkered finishes could be for only moments after his third-place finish at Motor Speedway.

“No way,” quickly responded. “Not in IndyCar.”

Except that is exactly what had just happened Saturday night after a late caution led to a restart with two laps left at the 1 1/2-mile, high-banked track.

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Jun 7

IndyCar: Carpenter Holds On To Win Firestone 600 At Texas Motor Speedway

Ed Carpenter takes the checkered flags at Texas Motor Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images)

takes the checkered flags at Motor Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images)

owner Ed Carpenter now drives his car only on ovals. He does it well.

Carpenter stayed in front of during a two-lap shootout to win at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night after a late caution night wiped out his huge lead. The victory came two weeks after a late accident took away any chance to win the Indianapolis 500.

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Jun 7

F1: Montreal Extends Formula 1 Deal For 10 More Years

The Canadian Grand Prix will continue to be held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve through 2024. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The Canadian Grand Prix will continue to be held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve through 2024. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The Canadian Grand Prix is staying in Montreal through 2024 after an agreement with the Group worth more than $200 million.

The grand prix’ future in Montreal was secured with the help of substantial governmental investment: $62 million from the federal government, $50 million from Quebec, $62 million from Tourisme Montreal, and at least $32 million from the City of Montreal.

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