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Oct 29

IndyCar: JR Hildebrand Tells Would-Be Attacker To “Get Lost”

IndyCar: JR Hildebrand Tells Would-Be Attacker To "Get Lost"

JR Hilderbrand poses for a portrait during the IZOD IndyCar Series media day at Barber Motorsports Park. (Photo: Getty Images)

As originally reported by FOX 59 News (Indianapolis, IN)

IndyCar driver J.R. Hildebrand knows a fake gun when he sees one.

Around 8 p.m. Monday, Indianapolis Metropolitan police were called in response to a report of an attempted armed robbery at 50th Street and Washington Boulevard. According to an incident report, they encountered Hildebrand, who said he was watching a video on his phone and walking his dog when a man approached him with a gun.

Hildebrand said the man walked up behind him and said, “Drop it! Give it to me!”

Oct 29

MotoGP: Hayden Discusses Disappointment In Japan GP Finish

MotoGP: Hayden Discusses Disappointment In Japan GP Finish

Nicky Hayden of USA and Ducati Marlboro Team heads down a straight during MotoGP of Japan qualifying. (Photo: Getty Images)

Nicky Hayden was naturally disappointed to have fallen to ninth place in the Japanese Grand Prix, having started on the front row of the grid at Twin Ring Motegi.

The Ducati Team rider’s third position in qualifying on Saturday marked his first front row start since the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez. However, the American lost positions as soon as the race began at Motegi.

Oct 28

SportsCars: FIA GT Series World Baku Challenge, 30 Car Entry List

Inaugural Baku World Challenge

Inaugural Baku World Challenge. (Photo: Courtesy of FIAGTseries.com)

In just under one month’s time the atmospheric streets of Baku, the historic capital of Azerbaijan, will host the inaugural Baku World Challenge by Aztexnika. Today, a stellar grid of 30 FIA GT Series cars is announced, featuring some of the best teams and drivers currently competing on the international GT stage.

Get the full entry list here

With 20 cars entered in the Pro category and 30 in total, the Baku World Challenge by Aztexnika will display the one of the most competitive grids seen in GT sprint racing since the first season of the FIA GT1 World Championship in 2010.