LONG POND, Pennsylvania -- Kurt Busch stretched his fuel to the checkered flag and won the NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway on Monday.
Spanish Moto2 rider Luis Salom died Friday after crashing in free practice for the Grand Prix of Catalunya in Barcelona.The 24-year-old was struck by his motorbike which bounced against the outer wall at the Montmelo track after he fell at Turn 12 in the second practice session.
Alexander Rossi spent the biggest weekend in auto racing last year in Monaco, looking for a television that was broadcasting the Indianapolis 500. Back then, American was still hoping he could land a full-time ride in Formula One.
Daniel Ricciardo secured his maiden pole position for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix with a stunning fastest lap for Red Bull in an incident-filled qualifying session on Saturday.
Martin Truex Jr. put himself in good position for another strong showing at the Coca-Cola 600, a race he thought he should have won last year.
Lewis Hamilton offered his sympathy to Daniil Kvyat on Thursday and pleaded for more understanding of the pressures heaped on young drivers in Formula One.
Kyle Busch has seemingly dozens of reasons to despise Kansas Speedway, from the two times he crashed out of Chase races to the innumerable misfortunes in other series.
Formula One leader Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Russian Grand Prix while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was 10th after another car failure ended his qualifying session early on Saturday.
Helio Castroneves made Team Penske 3 for 3 in qualifying this season when he won the pole Saturday for the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Mercedes has become used to starting on the front row after a dominant couple of years in Formula One. Not so much from the back of the field.