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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)

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

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

“No way,” Will Power 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.

Jun 8

F1: Newey Signs Long-Term Contract With Red Bull, But Role To Change

Adrian Newey's role at Red Bull is set to extend outside of Formula 1. (Photo: Getty Images)

Adrian Newey’s role at Red Bull is set to extend outside of Formula 1. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull has put a stop to speculation about Ferrari’s interest in Adrian Newey by confirming that he will be with the company for the long haul.

Intriguingly he will get involved in some new projects, and it’s apparent that he will be taking a step back from his current Formula 1 duties.

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)

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

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

Carpenter stayed in front of Will Power 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.

Jun 7

F1: Hamilton Optimistic Despite Qualifying Error In Montreal

Lewis Hamilton (left) and Nico Rosberg (right) talk to media after qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton (left) and Nico Rosberg (right) talk to media after qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton had to face being beaten to pole for the second race in a row after a great effort by Nico Rosbeg secured the top spot in Montreal.

Hamilton was fastest in FP3, Q1 and Q2, but lost out when it mattered in Q3.

“It wasn’t a great lap to be honest,” said a frustrated Hamilton. “And to be honest I really should have got the banker lap in before, a bit like in Monaco, and I didn’t. Nico did a great job today.

Jun 7

Scott Speed, Andretti Autosport Win Gold At X Games Austin

Scott Speed leads the field during the Global Rallycross final at X Games Austin. (Photo: Red Bull GRC)

Scott Speed leads the field during the Global Rallycross final at X Games Austin. (Photo: Red Bull GRC)

Ex-Formula 1 and NASCAR driver Scott Speed raced to his second career X Games Rallycross gold medal on Saturday at Circuit of The Americas.

Speed, who earned his first X Games gold medal last season in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, dominated Saturday’s proceedings at the state-of-the-art circuit which usually plays host to Formula 1 and MotoGP races. After winning both of his heats and the two qualifiers, Speed led all 10 laps in the final to clinch X Games gold.