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May 10

F1: Hamilton Edges Teammate Rosberg For Spanish GP Pole

Lewis Hamilton used a late flyer to capture pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

used a late flyer to capture pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton earned his fourth pole position of the Formula One season Saturday as Mercedes was again in a class of its own at the Spanish Grand Prix, while four-time champion was left stranded by his faulty Red Bull.

Hamilton clocked a leading lap of 1 minute, 25.232 seconds on the sunny and dry Barcelona-Catalunya circuit for his 35th career pole.

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May 9

IndyCar: Saavedra Takes Pole For Inaugural Grand Prix Of Indianapolis

Sebastian Saavedra poses in front of the pagoda after winning pole position for the GP of Indy. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

poses in front of the pagoda after winning pole position for the . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Sebastian Saavedra won the first pole of his career Friday when was penalized for bringing out a session-ending red flag during qualifying at the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

“We definitely gave that one away,” Hunter-Reay said.

Hunter-Reay had just moved to the top of the Fast Six leaderboard when he spun exiting the final turn of his next lap. It looked as if the 2012 champion may have hit a patch of water exiting Turn 14 at , where showers changed track conditions for each of the four qualifying sessions.

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May 9

F1: Vergne to receive 10-place grid penalty

Jean-Eric Vergne and Toro Rosso have been penalized after leaving a wheel loose during FP2 Friday afternoon. (Photo: Getty Images)

and have been penalized after leaving a wheel loose during FP2 Friday afternoon. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jean-Eric Vergne has been given a 10-place grid penalty for an unsafe release in FP2, while Toro Rosso has been given a €30,000 fine.

The Frenchman lost a rear wheel immediately after leaving the pits towards the end of FP2.

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May 9

F1: Di Montezemolo To Take Bigger Role With Ferrari F1 Team

Luca di Montezemolo vows to play a bigger role in the Ferrari F1 team. (Photo: Getty Images)

vows to play a bigger role in the F1 team. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo made an appearance in the Barcelona paddock Friday, in essence to underline his support for new team boss .

De Montezemolo stressed that Mattiacci will need time to settle in, and until he does, Luca himself will remain closer to the F1 team than usual. He also stressed how disappointed he is with the current performance.

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May 9

MotoGP: Pedrosa’s Doctor Gives Update After Arm Pump Surgery

Dani Pedrosa should be clear to race next weekend at Le Mans. (Photo: Getty Images)

should be clear to race next weekend at Le Mans after undergoing surgery for arm pump. (Photo: Getty Images)

Dr. Xavier Mir believes Dani Pedrosa will be able to take part in next weekend’s Monster Energy Grand Prix de France, with the Repsol Honda Team rider having undergone surgery for arm pump on Tuesday afternoon.

Having been in pain en route to third place during last weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix, Pedrosa underwent an operation at Barcelona’s Quiron Dexeus University Hospital.

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