A small race that pays a million has Jimmie Johnson!
The United States has beautiful suffer economically, there are traditions that do not get lost, especially in the midst of very conservative NASCAR! Last weekend, the Sprint Cup showed no ordeal championship but his famous "All Star", a race attended only by drivers who won a race the previous season, more than a few drivers "prompts". For this show, the drivers do not calculate this race divided into two segments and played on the oval of Charlotte (North Carolina) reporting no point, but a nice check for a million dollars to the winner.
In this game, the quintuple champion Jimmie Johnson was the best show for the third time in the History of this race. The Californian leads his Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet to victory, beating after 90 laps Brad Keselowski (Dodge), Matt Kenseth (Ford), Kyle Busch (Toyota) and still very popular Dale Earnhardt Jr (Chevrolet).
The regular season will resume this coming weekend, always on the oval of Charlotte, for the longest race of the season (600 miles).
Meanwhile, Nationwide and Camping World Truck
The Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Trucks were they to work for racing championship weekend. Nationwide, the race was a Newton (Iowa). Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Ford) has wins in front of his rival in the championship, Elliott Sadler (Chevrolet). In the series of trucks is in Charlotte that the pilots had to battle, the victory going to the first time at Justin Lofton (Chevrolet).
Tag qualifies for Indianapolis 500
On the side of Indianapolis, it was famous for qualifications 500,000 which will be held May 27 Australian Ryan Briscoe (Dallara-Chevrolet Team Penske) has realized the pole position, ahead of two riders from Team Andretti Autosport, Ontario's James Hinchcliffe and American Ryan Hunter-Reay. These three drivers share the first starting line Sunday.
The Quebecois Alex Tagliani has qualified eleventh, a more than promising results when we know that there his team still had no contract just two weeks with an engine after the abandonment of the partnership with Lotus. Henceforth equipped with a Honda engine, the car of "Tag" has shown its competitiveness outset while alone and unhappy two pilots standing with a Lotus engine found in the last row. We are talking about the Swiss Simona De Silvestro had yet demonstrated his talent in the past in the series, and Jean Alesi, the former F1 driver (winner of the Canadian GP 1995) which are the first laps Indianapolis has. They leave thirty-two and thirty-third, respectively.
In Europe, the DTM series presented his third race of the season on the English circuit Brands Hatch. Qualified in pole position, local favorite Gary Paffett leads his Mercedes AMG C-Coupe to an indisputable victory. It consolidated its leadership position in the championship. Bruno Spengler (BMW M3 DTM) finished second, another great result for the Quebecois who climbs and second in the championship. The German Mike Rockenfeller (Audi A5 DTM) completed the podium.
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