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Racing Reports from all Over the World

Bobby Brooks 02.07.2012 23:43
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This is your world racing report from all of latest racing events from Formula One, Indy Car, Nascar, Lemans, World of Outlaws, and even MotoGP.



Fernando Alonso Victorious in Valencia

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Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso secured his second Formula One victory of the season at the European Grand Prix on Sunday, achieving a seemingly impossible bid after starting the race from eleventh on the grid. In a quite extraordinary day at the Valencia Street circuit, Alonso was able to take full advantage of a set of track misfortunes that ended with him securing his 29th career victory, and the lead in the Formula One World Championship. www.f1.com

 

Second Straight win for Ryan Hunter-Reay

Ryan Hunter-Reay's second consecutive short track victory was reason enough to celebrate. Closing to three points of IZOD Indy Car Series championship front-runner Will Power was a bonus. Hunter-Reay, led teammate Marco Andretti by 1.2223 seconds on Lap 247 of 250 when the yellow flag flew the next lap for the No. 6 car driven by Katherine Legge making contact with the SAFER Barrier exiting Turn 2. www.indycar.com


Clint Bowyer Shines in Sonoma

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Clint Bowyer held off Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch to win Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma. He fought off a hard charging Busch in the closing stages of the 110-lap race around the 1.99-mile road course to take the sixth Nascar Sprint Cup Series victory of his career. www.nascar.com

 

The 24 hours of Le Mans - Audi clinches top 3 spots

Audi claimed victory in the #1 Audi R18 e-Tron Quattro after a dominant if not quite flawless performance over the course of 378 laps in the Le Mans 24 hours. Going into the final four hours, there had been no question that the two Audi’s only a few seconds apart as they moved urgently past the slower traffic on track even if it meant going three-wide and putting two wheels off onto the grass in the process. http://www.lemans.org/en

 

Big Day for Nelson Piquet Jr.

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Nelson Piquet Jr. scored his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory Saturday when he took the checkered flag in the Sargento 200 at Road America. The former Formula One driver and son of the legendary Nelson Piquet used his extensive road racing career to excel in the third race held at the four-mile road course for the Nationwide Series. www.nascar.com/nationwide-series

 

Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas Get First Win of 2012

The winless streak for co-drivers Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas. They hadn’t won since New Jersey Motorsports Park in 2011. “We’ve worked real hard: A late caution-lap crash by race leader Ricky Taylor in the No. 10 SunTrust Corvette DP opened the door for Pruett’s first 2012 triumph. www.grand-am.com

 

Kraig Kinser Takes Dodge City Finale

The hottest driver on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series picked up yet another victory at the hottest race of the season. Kinser led all 30 laps and held off his father, 20-time World of Outlaws champion Steve Kinser, to record his third win in the past seven events on a day when the temperature climbed into the mid-100s and wind gusts of more than 40 miles per hour bombarded the 3/8-mile track. www.worldofoutlaws.com

 

Jorge Lorenzo carves through for British MotoGP win

Jorge Lorenzo wins the British MotoGP at Silverstone, injured Cal Crutchlow last to sixth! Lorenzo's third win in a row means he is now 25 points (one race win) ahead of Stoner in the standings. www.motogp.com



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