Jun 2

IndyCar: Castroneves Has His Eye On Texas After Detroit Triumph

Helio Castroneves celebrates after winning the second race at Belle Isle. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates after winning the second race at Belle Isle. (Photo: Getty Images)

Helio Castroneves thinks he might be hitting his prime — now that he’s celebrated his 39th birthday.

Castroneves capped a dominant weekend for Penske Racing in with a cruise down a bumpy street on Belle Isle, where he won the first of his 29 open-wheel races in 2000.

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Jun 1

IndyCar: Sato Earns Pole For Second Detroit Race

Takuma Sato is on pole for the second Detroit race. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

is on pole for the second race. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Takuma Sato has earned the pole position for Sunday’s second race of the Detroit Grand Prix.

Sato’s final lap in the second of two qualifying sessions knocked out of the top spot. Castroneves, who won the pole and finished fifth in Saturday’s first race, will start third under the series qualifying rules.

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May 31

IndyCar: Power Holds Off Rahal To Win First Of Two Detroit Races

Will Power celebrates after winning the first Chevrolet Indy Dual In Detroit. (Photo: Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)

celebrates after winning the first Chevrolet Indy Dual In . (Photo: Michael L. Levitt/LAT for Chevy Racing)

Will Power gave Roger Penske and Chevrolet what they desperately wanted by winning the first of two races at the Detroit Grand Prix.

“On his home track and in Chevy’s backyard, it’s a perfect day,” Power said Saturday. “If we can do it again tomorrow, it’ll be even better.”

Power finished 0.3308 seconds ahead of on the bumpy, 13-turn, 2.36-mile street circuit on Belle Isle.

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May 31

IndyCar: Castroneves Wins Pole For First Detroit Race

Helio Castroneves captured pole position for the first of two IndyCar races at Belle Isle. (Photo: Getty Images)

captured pole position for the first of two races at Belle Isle. (Photo: Getty Images)

Helio Castroneves has won the pole for the first race of the Grand Prix doubleheader.

The Brazilian heads into Saturday afternoon’s race coming off a close runner-up finish to in the Indianapolis 500. Castroneves has two victories at Belle Isle, including the first win of his career, in 2000.

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May 25

F1: Rosberg Takes Second Straight Monaco GP Win

Nico Rosberg raced to his second victory of the 2014 season. (Photo: Getty Images)

raced to his second victory of the 2014 season. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nico Rosberg won the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to take the overall championship lead from his teammate , who came second to give Mercedes a fifth straight 1-2 finish.

The German driver clinched his second victory of the season and fifth of his career, making a strong start and holding off Hamilton to repeat his maiden GP win from pole here in Monaco last year.

“The pressure was on all the way but I kept it cool and was able to win,” said Rosberg, who celebrated by hugging his team engineers.

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