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MotoGP: Mugello
Marc Marquez took the lead in the final turn but Lorenzo powered by him at the line in a photo finish
MotoGP

MotoGP: Mugello
Race winner Jorge Lorenzo and his adoring fans
MotoGP

NASCAR: Charlotte
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint All-Star Race
Getty Images for NASCAR

IndyCar: Indianapolis
Rookie Spencer Pigot plasters the Indy wall
IndyCar

IndyCar: Indianapolis
Derek Daly, father of Conor Daly, wears old goggles and helmet from the early days at Indy
IndyCar

IndyCar: Indianapolis
American Alexander Rossi looks dejected with his 11th fastest qualifying time after he was hoping to challenge for pole. He was the fastest qualified rookie in the field
IndyCar

MotoGP: Mugello
Honda F1 driver Fernando Alonso was on hand to congratulate Marc Marquez on a great race - finishing 2nd in a photo finish
MotoGP

ndyCar: Indianapolis
Outside front row starter Ryan Hunter-Reay poses with the Hot Wheels replica of the Borg Warner Trophy
IndyCar

IndyCar: Indianapolis
Some young fans ham it up for the camera
Tim Wohlford/AR1.com
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Q&A with Indy 500 polesitter
  James Hinchcliffe
James Hinchcliffe

Today's guest won his first Verizon IndyCar Series pole position and did it for the biggest race of the season, the 100th Indianapolis 500. We welcome to the call James Hinchcliffe of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. James is the driver of the No. 5 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda, and sits provisionally fifth in points after winning 42 points for winning the pole for Sunday's Indy 500.

Predicting who will win the 100th Indy 500
  by Brian Carroccio
We all know this coming weekend is an important one for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Verizon IndyCar Series. The week got off to a good start with a heartwarming run to pole position by James Hinchcliffe Sunday. And you know the story. The beloved Mayor of Hinchtown of course nearly died last year in practice for the Indianapolis 500, when his legs were shish-kebabed together by a metal rod after a vicious accident. However, Hinchcliffe will lead the field of 33 to the green flag this coming Sunday.
Monaco GP Wednesday Press Conference
  Thursday-Saturday-Sunday affair
DRIVERS
Jolyon PALMER (Renault)
Romain GROSJEAN (Haas)
Pascal WEHRLEIN (Manor)
Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull Racing)
Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes)
Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)
We drive the Dodge Challenger Scat Pack
  by Ali Arsham
The Dodge Challenger has always been the forgotten muscle car.  While the Camaro and Mustang get all the glory, the Challenger has been there sitting quietly in the corner.  It is too bad because as we found out, it is a hell of a car and it is not that quiet either.
100th Indy 500 Continues ABC Memorial Day Tradition
  ESPN’s Production Includes 100 Cameras, ESPN3 Second-Screen Experience
With a record 100 cameras in use, ABC will televise the historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29 at 11 a.m. ET. Annually one of ESPN’s largest and most complex television productions, the Indianapolis 500 telecast is even larger this year with the milestone of the 100th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Airing on ABC for the 52nd consecutive year, and streaming live on WatchESPN for the first time, the telecast begins with a pre-race show at 11 a.m. and then polesitter James Hinchcliffe will lead the field of 33 to the green flag at 12:17 p.m.
Kalitta, Hagan, Line Win at Topeka
  NHRA Kansas Nationals
Doug Kalitta raced to his third consecutive Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday and had to navigate Heartland Park Topeka's dragstrip in an ill-handling racecar to turn on the win light in the final round at the NHRA Kansas Nationals. Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) joined Kalitta in the winner's circle at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Indy 500 Pole Day Press Conference
  Top-3 Drivers
Drivers:
1st - James Hinchcliffe
2nd - Josef Newgarden
3rd - Ryan Hunter-Reay
Hinchcliffe wins pole for 100th Indy 500
  by Tim Wohlford
"The worst four laps of the month" is one of the more charitable things said about qualifying at Indy.  A few years ago, Dario quipped that he "talked to Jesus", to which Helio replied that he thought he saw Jesus during his run. By all accounts, it's the toughest thing you can do in auto sports.  And this year, everyone had to do this at least twice. When the dust settled, the crowd was treated to a thrilling shootout for the top 9 places, with James Hinchcliffe narrowly beating Josef Newgarden for the Pole.  Joining them on the top row will be Ryan Hunter-Reay.
New All Star Race Format Leads To Confusion
  by Pete McCole
If there was a theme to Saturday night's All Star Race, it was "I don't know what's going on", as confusion and questions regarding the new format left drivers and fans alike wondering exactly what happened to turn the race from what was a simple three-segment race into a bona fide mess.
Lorenzo wins last-lap photo-finish over Marquez
  At Mugello
For the first time since 2008, Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) lined up for the Gran Premio d'Italia TIM in pole. The last time he started from pole in Mugello he won, having not returned to the top step of the podium since 2008. Over 100,000 people lined the hillside stands of Mugello to see if ‘The Doctor' could win once more. But it wasn't going to be easy with Maverick Vinales (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Andrea Iannone (Ducati Team) right alongside him on the front row.
Joey Logano Wins Wild NASCAR Sprint All Star Race
  by Pete McCole

Full Moon Fever was in full effect in Saturday night's 32nd running of the NASCAR Sprint All Star Race, as Joey Logano came out on top in a race that was both thrilling and confusion and left a lot of people scratching their heads. Logano got past Kyle Larson with two laps to go to score his first-career All Star Race victory, bringing home a $1million-dollar payday and denying Larson the chance to become the fourth driver to win the all-star event after racing their way into the field.

Indy 500 Saturday Qualifying Press Conference
  Six Drivers
Drivers
James Hinchcliffe
Juan Pablo Montoya
Ryan Hunter-Reay
Mikhail Aleshin
Townsend Bell
Will Power
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