The epic Indy 500 race was celebrated by Juan Pablo Montoya, who won in front of his teammate from Penska, Will Power. Otherwise, as many as nine racing cars with Chevrolet cars came in the top eleven. This is Montoya's second victory at India, but the previous one is 15 years old. Well, today Juan was honestly trying to win, as Simona de Silva collided under the yellow flags, which made him need a new rear wing, but in the end it paid off: "Behind us is a good race in which there was no sign of victory, but in the second half everything turned around and I came to the top. " Slightly more disappointed was Power, who believes he could have won with some luck: "I was second, I don't like second, and Indy is on top of that. Maybe I was overwhelmed with Montoya, for the second time
James Hinchcliff had a serious accident during today's training of the Indy 500 series. On the Schmidt-Peterson Honda car, the front right suspension failed, driving Hinchcliff straight into the third-turn guardrail. The car caught fire and most of the right side of the car was destroyed. The car, of course, bounced off the concrete wall, and tires flew into the air, which could almost have hit Canadian Sebastien Saavedra. However, Hinchcliff was taken to a local hospital, but training was interrupted and resumed three hours later. However, Hinchcliffe suffered injuries to his upper thigh. He is currently undergoing surgery, but according to IndyCar official doctor Michael Olinger, his health is stable. He finds it
Jacques Villeneuve said that the first appearance of 17-year-old Max Verstappn in the formula will be taken as an insult, as all racers, including him, unlike the Dutchman, had to prove themselves much more and prove themselves in many lower categories. "Are they aware at Red Bull that they are going to seat a child in a Formula One car?" wondered the 1997 season champion. "I have no doubt he's fast, but he has no experience. I got into Formula One myself when I was 25 after winning Indy Car. Before you play with the lives of others, you have to learn racing and the role of Formula One is not learning, ”said the universally critical Canadian, who believes the newly adopted age limit of 18 is still too low. "The limit should be at 21. You should get into Formula One as a winner with a lot of experience. F1 is not a place where
The race of champions has been organized since 1988 and will be on the program this season as well, but this year for the first time in Barbados. Let’s mention that the race was canceled last year, and this year it will be scheduled for December 500th and 1th at Bushy Park Circuit. The title will be defended by Romain Grosjean, a Lotus Formula One racer who will fight alongside Tom Kristensen of Le Mans legend. This year's Indianapolis 2012 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay will also join, and rallycross rider Peter Solberg will not be missing either. Attendance was also confirmed by Susie Wolff. Susie is a former DTM Series racer and current Williams-Martini F73 team development racer. Wolff has not competed in the DTM since 4, and even then she won only XNUMX points out of XNUMX races! Otherwise, he has only four rankings on stage for zm
Mikhail Aleshin, an SMP Racing racer, is in serious but stable condition after a horrific accident in training before the last race of the Indycar season in Fontana. Aleshin was injured in the last training session before the race, just as he finished the fast lap, he lost control of the car at a speed of around 345km / h and slipped against a firewall, colliding with another racer Charlie Kimbal. Aleshin's race car flew into the air and spun violently several times after contacting the safety net above the wall that ripped the bike off the race car. The racer was immediately taken by helicopter to hospital, where he was found to have been taken away with a concussion, broken ribs, a broken collarbone and other chest injuries. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v
In the terrible accident of Dario Franchitti at the Indy Car series race in Houston, USA, the flying remains of the race cars injured as many as 14 spectators. Dario was also injured in the collision, suffering a double fracture of the spine, concussion, and a broken right ankle. In the last lap of the race, Franchitti was involved in an accident with a former Formula One racer, Takumo Satom, during which his car was lifted and thrown against a safety net. Dario underwent ankle surgery immediately after the accident on Sunday, and spinal injuries will not require surgery, according to the Ganassi team, for which the three-time champion is racing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kg3PekixKvc
Marc Marquez is the winner of the Inidanapolis Grand Prix. The Spaniard lost two places at the start, but soon made up for them during the race and led to the finish line with more than a three-second advantage over his teammate at Repsol Honda, Dani Pedrosa, and Jorge Lorenzo at Yamaha. Fourth was Italian Valentino Rossi, who managed to overtake Cal Crutchlow and Alvaro Baoutisto in the last laps, who finished the race in fifth and sixth place, respectively. Stefan Bradl was seventh, and Ben Smith was happy to take eighth place in the last corner as a gift from Ducati racers Nicky Hayden and Andrea Doviziosa, who got involved in a duel and drove off the track in the last corner.