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Jun 1

IndyCar: Castroneves Wins Second Detroit Grand Prix Race

Helio Castroneves won Race 2 of the Detroit Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Helio Castroneves won Race 2 of the Detroit Grand Prix. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Helio Castroneves celebrated in his signature style, climbing a fence, in the same place where he did it for the first time many years ago.

Castroneves’ crew joined him above the track in front of roaring fans and it was fitting because his behind-the-scenes teammates helped him have his way with the competition.

Jun 1

SportsCars: Toyota 1-2 In Le Mans Test Day

The No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi was quickest in Sunday's official Le Mans test day. (Photo: Toyota Racing)

The No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi was quickest in Sunday’s official Le Mans test day. (Photo: Toyota Racing)

Toyota has shown that it may be the team to beat this year at Le Mans, as the Japanese manufacturer led the way in Sunday’s official test day for the 24-hour endurance classic.

Pitted against fellow LMP1 factory efforts from Audi and newcomers Porsche, it was the No. 8 Toyota TS040 Hybrid of Sebastien Buemi that was quickest. The Swiss driver reeled off a best lap of 3:23.014, set early in the four-hour afternoon session.

Jun 1

IndyCar: Sato Earns Pole For Second Detroit Race

Takuma Sato is on pole for the second Detroit race. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Takuma Sato is on pole for the second Detroit race. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Takuma Sato has earned the pole position for Sunday’s second race of the Detroit Grand Prix.

Sato’s final lap in the second of two qualifying sessions knocked Helio Castroneves out of the top spot. Castroneves, who won the pole and finished fifth in Saturday’s first race, will start third under the IndyCar series qualifying rules.

Jun 1

Sir Jackie Stewart Visits IndyCar Paddock At Detroit’s Belle Isle

Sir Jackie Stewart took in the sights and sounds from Race 1 at Detroit's Belle Isle. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Sir Jackie Stewart took in the sights and sounds from Race 1 at Detroit’s Belle Isle. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

There he stood in the Target/Chip Ganassi area of the paddock at Belle Isle resplendent in his Scottish plaid beret, a blue sport coat and tan slacks talking with team personnel on Saturday morning hours before the Verizon IndyCar Series Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit.

It was one of the greats in auto racing history, three-time Formula 1 World Champion Sir Jackie Stewart.