Jul 6

Montoya Wins First IndyCar Race In 14 Years

Juan Pablo Montoya won from pole position at Pocono. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

won from pole position at . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Juan Pablo Montoya has won the race at Pocono Raceway, the highlight of a triumphant return to open wheel racing after seven years in NASCAR.

was second to make it a 1-2 finish Sunday for team owner Roger Penske. Montoya won for the first time in the CART/IndyCar Series since 2000 and had his first major victory since he won a road course race at Watkins Glen in NASCAR in 2010.

With double points awarded in the 500-mile races, Castroneves moved into a tie for the points lead with Team Penske teammate . Power was hit with a blocking penalty on Castroneves late in the race and had to serve a drive through penalty, costing him a shot at racing for the win. He finished 10th.

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Jul 6

F1: Hamilton Wins Home Grand Prix As Rosberg Retires

Lewis Hamilton drove to his fifth race win of the season on Sunday. (Photo: Getty Images)

drove to his fifth race win of the season on Sunday. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton won a crash-hit British Grand Prix on Sunday to cut Mercedes teammate ’s lead in the drivers’ championship from 29 points to just four after the German had his first non-finish of the season.

Hamilton, the 2008 champion, started sixth on the grid. The British driver leapt to fourth on the opening lap before it was red-flagged, and suspended for an hour, following a crash involving 2007 champion of Ferrari and Felipe Massa of Williams.

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Jul 6

VIDEO: IndyCar Driver Hawksworth Out With Heart Contusion

Jack Hawksworth will miss Sunday's IndyCar race at Pocono. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

will miss Sunday’s race at . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

IndyCar driver Jack Hawksworth will miss Sunday’s race at Pocono with a heart contusion.

Hawksworth was injured on Saturday in an accident during the second practice session.

He was evaluated and released from the infield care center. Hawksworth was later transported to a local hospital where he stayed overnight for observation.

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Jul 5

IndyCar: Penske’s Montoya On Pole For 500-Mile Race At Pocono

Juan Pablo Montoya will lead the field to green in Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 500. (Photo: Getty Images)

will lead the field to green in Sunday’s 500. (Photo: Getty Images)

In open wheel or a stock car, Juan Pablo Montoya knows how to top the speed chart at Pocono Raceway.

Driving for Team Penske in his open-wheel return after seven years in NASCAR, the Colombian knocked off Penske teammate on the final qualifying run Saturday.

Montoya had a two-lap average of 223.871 mph for both a track record and his first career IndyCar pole.

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Jul 5

F1: Frustrated Alonso Questions Ferrari Tactics At British GP

Fernando Alonso failed to advance out of Q1 for the first time since 2010. (Photo: Getty Images)

failed to advance out of Q1 for the first time since 2010. (Photo: Getty Images)

Two-time champion Fernando Alonso questioned his Ferrari team’s tactics and decision-making strategy Saturday after he was eliminated early from qualifying for the British Grand Prix.

The Spaniard had failed to make the cut to Q2 for the first time since the 2010 Monaco Grand Prix.

“We know there are two Williams and two Ferraris out of Q1, so there’s definitely something wrong compared to the other teams because, when both cars are out in a session like this, it’s because you were in the wrong moment with the wrong tire,” Alonso said.

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