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IndyCar: Indianapolis
Juan Montoya gets the traditional milk drink and wreath after winning the 2015 Indy 500
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NASCAR: Charlotte
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet, is involved in an on-track incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600
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IndyCar: Indianapolis
Indy 500 winner Juan Montoya is elated to win his 2nd Indy 500
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IndyCar: Indianapolis
Juan Montoya overcame this broken Butt Bumper on his Chevy to drive thru the field and still win the Indy 500
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F1: Monaco
Nico Rosberg (L) was gifted his 3rd straight Monaco GP by his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton (R) after Hamilton's team made a pit strategy mistake

F1: Monaco
Sebastian Vettel drove a perfect race to bring his inferior Ferrari home 2nd

IndyCar: Indianapolis
Roger Penske (left) celebrates the Indy 500 win with driver Juan Montoya and his family

F1: Monaco
Scenic Monaco GP

IndyCar: Indianapolis
Champion Racing legend Mario Andretti and rock icon Journey's Neal Schon exchange gifts on May 22nd at Indianapolis 500 Speedway. Neal gave Mario A personalized PRS NS-14 guitar and Mario gave Neal his Champion racing suit before giving him the ride of his life in Mario's 2 seater Formula Honda race car. Schon said it was the most exhilarating experience ever. Question to Neal what song on your new solo album reminds you most of your ride with Mario? Answer - NS Vortex which is the name Carlos Santana had given him.
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Indy 500 postscript
  by Brian Carroccio
I doubt this was by design. However, if there was ever a better example of foreshadowing what lay immediately ahead than IMS chairman Mari Hulman George rather awkwardly rebuffing her daughter Nancy's assist to help complete another of her customary prolonged commands to start engines, I certainly don't remember it.
The Indy 500 is too good to not do it again
  by Mark J. Cipolloni
IndyCar put on another great show last Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Like last year, and the year before that, and the year before that, IndyCar had almost 300,000 fans screaming on the top of their lungs as the top drivers in the world put on a race to remember. For practically the entire distance, at least three cars dueled for the lead. They looked like earthbound fighter jets engaging in spectacular dogfights. They made NASCAR look bad. For most of the year IndyCar gets beaten up in the media for low attendance, low car counts, low TV ratings, ride-buying and the like, and a lot of it is deserved. But every Sunday on Memorial Day weekend that’s all forgotten as IndyCar puts on the best racing on the planet.  Period.
Q&A with the winner of the 2015 Indy 500
  Juan Montoya
Juan Pablo Montoya, No 2 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, Winner Of 99th Running Of The Indianapolis 500 met with media Monday and discussed his second victory in the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.  
THE MODERATOR:  We'll go ahead and get started with our availability with the winner of the 99th Indianapolis 500, Juan Pablo Montoya.  A little less than 24 hours since you took the checkered flag there.  Has it sunk in yet that you've won the Indy 500 for a second time? 
Carl Edwards wins his first Coca-Cola 600
  by Pete McCole
Carl Edwards rolled the dice and came up a winner as he stretched out his fuel just enough to cover the 600-mile distance to snap a 31-race winless streak and collect his first victory of the season in Sunday night’s Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Edwards ran the final 60 laps on a single tank of fuel and beat out his former teammate Greg Biffle to score his first-career Charlotte victory and his first driving for Joe Gibbs Racing. It was also the 300th NASCAR victory for Toyota. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. came home third, followed by Matt Kenseth and Martin Truex, Jr.
Indy 500 post-race notes and quotes
Jeff Gordon has set the pace plenty of times in his incredible NASCAR career, but the former Pittsboro, Ind., resident couldn't wait to lead the Indianapolis 500 field to the green flag as driver of the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pace car. "What a thrill it is to be here on race day," Gordon said shortly before climbing into the car. "I certainly had plenty of opportunities to make laps around this track before, but never have I had the experience like I'm having here today, to be honored as being the pace car driver, to get the chance to drive that amazing Corvette Z06."
Indy 500 Sunday Press Conference
  Winning team
An interview with:
Roger Penske
Tim Cindric
Juan Pablo Montoya
Montoya outduels Power to win Indy 500
  by Tim Wohlford
In another exciting Indy 500 finish, Penske drivers Juan Montoya and Will Power swapped the lead back and forth several times over the final laps before Montoya got in front for good with two laps to go and held off Power to win the 99th running the biggest race in the world by just 1/10th of a second. American Charlie Kimball came home third with Scott Dixon and Graham Rahal rounding out the top-5.
Monaco GP Sunday Press Conference
  Formula 1
1 - Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes)
2 - Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)
3 - Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
Rosberg wins 3rd-straight Monaco GP
  by Mark J. Cipolloni
Lewis Hamilton was cruising to an easy win in the Monaco GP until a caution caused by Max Verstappen crashing hard at Ste. Devote with 16 laps to go. After building a lead of 15-seconds over Rosberg, the Mercedes team brought Hamilton in for a switch to super soft red tires but Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel remained out and a furious Hamilton came out in third place.
Bud Moore Set to Celebrate 90th Birthday
  World War II Hero and NASCAR Legend
On Monday, Memorial Day, as people across America pause to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country, a truly outstanding member of the Greatest Generation celebrates a milestone birthday. Walter "Bud" Moore, World War II hero and NASCAR legend, turns 90 years old on Monday. Moore, a life-long resident of Spartanburg, S.C., is like many a member of America’s Greatest Generation.
Austin Dillon Wins Charlotte Xfinity Race
  by Pete McCole
Austin Dillon raced to his second NASCAR Xfinity Series win of the season on Saturday with a victory in the Hisense 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Dillon rallied back after falling out of the lead on the final restart, getting past Denny Hamlin with a three-wide pass with 15 laps to go and leaving the field in his dust – taking the checkered flag by nearly 2.7 seconds over Hamlin.
Monaco GP Saturday Press Conference
  Formula 1

1 - Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes)
2 - Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes)
3 - Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)

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