Two for the Show
Bourdais, Conway win Honda Indy Toronto races
Mike Conway was the surprise winner of a collision-filled second race at the Honda Indy Toronto. Conway, a street-course specialist, skipped a late pit stop for new tires to take the lead and win the 11-turn, 2.81-kilometre race at Exhibition Place on Sunday. Sebastien Bourdais won the opening race from the pole for his first IndyCar victory in six years. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Nico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix on Sunday to stretch his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after starting 20th. Hamilton, who crashed in qualifying and survived a number of scrapes throughout the race, could not get past Valtteri Bottas in the closing laps and the Finn took second to give Williams its 300th F1 podium finish. Full Story.
Can't Catch Chase
Chase Elliott held off Trevor Bayne to win the Nationwide Series stop at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night. Elliott had a strong car all day long for JR Motorsports, qualifying third and leading a race-high 85 laps. Bayne tried to chase him down on fresh tires in the final laps, but ran out of time. Full Story.