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Jun 7

SportsCars: RSR’s Cumming Takes Surprise Pole At Kansas

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Chris Cumming won the pole for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Kansas. (Photo: IMSA)

Chris Cumming has secured the Prototype Challenge pole position in qualifying for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Kansas, which featured an abnormal qualifying format compared to most other TUDOR United SportsCar Championship rounds.

Per the event supplementary regulations, each team’s Silver or Bronze-rated driver qualified, and will race in race one of the two 45-minute segments on Saturday evening. The Gold or Platinum-rated driver takes over for Saturday’s second 45-minute race.

Jun 7

IndyCar: Power On Pole In Texas, Castroneves Expects Tougher Race

Will Power will lead the field to green in Saturday night's IndyCar Series showdown at Texas Motor Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images)

Will Power will lead the field to green in Saturday night’s IndyCar Series showdown at Texas Motor Speedway. (Photo: Getty Images)

Will Power is thinking only about racing, not points. Helio Castroneves is focusing on what he needs to do each day.

Those similar philosophies are working quite well for the Team Penske drivers, who are 1-2 in season points and trying to get Roger Penske his first IndyCar season title since 2006.

Jun 6

IMSA Co-Founder John Bishop Passes Away

John Bishop was 87. (Photo: IMSA)

John Bishop was 87. (Photo: IMSA)

Sports car racing’s John Bishop, co-founder of the International Motor Sports Association, has died. He was 87.

Bishop died Thursday in San Rafael, California, of complications from a recent illness, according to a release from the sports car sanctioning organization.

Bishop co-founded IMSA in 1969 with wife Peggy and NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. after a surprise telephone “cold call” from France.

Jun 6

F1: Mercedes top timing sheets with 1-2 in Friday practice

The Hamilton/Rosberg feud looks set to continue if Canada with both the silver arrows at the top of the timing sheets ... again. (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

The Hamilton/Rosberg feud looks set to continue in Canada with both the silver arrows at the top of the timing sheets … again. (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

MONTREAL (AP) — Formula One leaders Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg had the fastest times in practice on Friday for the Canadian Grand Prix.

The two Mercedes drivers are leading the championship standings. They have won all six of the races so far this season.

Jun 6

Video: Why do they do it? – Two riders killed in 2014 Isle of Man TT

“Unless I am very much mistaken … this is the greatest motorsport event in the world,” says long-time legendary Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker.

In a world where SAFER barriers, grandstands, tire barriers and run-off areas are made mandatory at most modern motor racing circuits, a 37-mile course stands that seems to have withstood the test of time.