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May 31

MotoGP: Wrist Injury Forces Hayden Out Of Mugello Race

Nicky Hayden will not race in the Grand Prix of Italy. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

will not race in the Grand Prix of Italy. (Photo: Dorna Communications)

DRIVE M7 Aspar’s Nicky Hayden was unable to ride at on Saturday due to wrist pain and plans to undergo surgery in Italy on Tuesday.

After completing just 11 laps on Friday, Hayden took the decision just moments before FP3 at the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM that he will take no further part in the sixth round of the World Championship.

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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

MotoGP: Marquez Meets Alonso, Admits Interest In Trying F1

MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez (left) is seen with F1 driver Fernando Alonso (right) prior to the Grand Prix of Italy. (Photo: Getty Images)

World Champion (left) is seen with F1 driver (right) prior to the Grand Prix of Italy. (Photo: Getty Images)

Two giants of world motorsport came together at the Circuit when Marc Marquez and Fernando Alonso got together on the eve of Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix.

The two Spanish stars met in Marquez’s Repsol Honda garage after he claimed pole position for the 23 lap race, his sixth consecutive pole this season.

Marquez, 21 and the youngest ever MotoGP World Champion, later revealed that one day he would like to try an F1 car but not in a race.

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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 31

MotoGP: Marquez Takes Mugello Pole To Extend Perfect Run

Marc Marquez has won all six poles in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

has won all six poles in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Having taken pole at the Gran Premio d’Italia TIM on Saturday afternoon, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) heads the grid again for Sunday’s sixth race of the year, with (Pramac Racing) and (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) also featured on the front row.

A 1:47.270 lap gave Marquez his sixth consecutive pole this year and his seventh successive top grid spot including Valencia last year, as his perfect form continued.

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