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May 4

F1: Rosberg selfie video in Fangio’s ’54 Mercedes

In 1954, five-time Formula 1 World Champion Juan-Manuel Fangio took his Mercedes W196 to six wins in the nine-race season.

60 years later and Nico Rosberg got to drive the legendary silver arrow around Hockenheim. Wanting to share the experience with his fans, Rosberg took a selfie video on his phone, which is now posted on his YouTube channel.

May 4

MotoGP: Marquez Maintains Perfect Record With Fourth Straight Win

Marc Marquez races for fourth straight victory. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marc Marquez races for fourth straight victory. (Photo: Getty Images)

A huge crowd of more than 115,000 fans saw Spaniard Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) take a fourth premier class victory in a row at the Gran Premio bwin de España, with Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) also on the podium at Jerez.

With victory in the south of Spain in his 100th Grand Prix Marquez becomes the first rider to win the opening four premier class races of the year since Mick Doohan in 1992. Marquez had never previously won at Jerez in the World Championship.

May 4

SX: Villopoto Wraps Up Title-Winning Season With Vegas Victory

Ryan Villopoto earned his 41st career Monster Energy Supercross victory in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto earned his 41st career Monster Energy Supercross victory in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo: Monster Energy Kawasaki)

Ryan Villopoto capped off his title-winning season with a dominant win in front of a sold-out crowd at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nev.

After wrapping up his fourth consecutive Monster Energy Supercross Championship last week in East Rutherford, N.J., the Monster Energy Kawasaki rider entered the season finale with no pressure and it showed. Villopoto kicked off the night with a masterful performance in his heat race and followed it up with a wire-to-wire victory in the 450SX main event.

May 3

TUDOR: Van Overbeek takes pole for Laguna Seca doubleheader

(Photo: Scott R LePage/LAT Photographic)

Sunday’s doubleheader will start at 1 p.m. ET with the PC/GTD race and will be followed by the P/GTLM race at 5:30 p.m. ET. (Photo: Scott R LePage/LAT Photographic)

Johannes van Overbeek captured the overall and Prototype class pole for Sunday’s Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix in his No. 2 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b, in a thrilling battle with Richard Westbrook for the top spot.

Meanwhile Antonio Garcia took Corvette Racing to its second straight TUDOR United SportsCar Championship pole – after co-driver Jan Magnussen did so in Long Beach – in GT Le Mans.