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8 Jun 2008: F1: Canadian Grand Prix in six words

We don’t know what sort of words were exchanged between Hamiltons senior and junior when Lewis made it back to the McLaren garage after his accident – and we’ll probably never find out. So, instead, here are our six-word summaries of how all the teams and drivers performed.

8 Jun 2008: IRL: Dixon extends championship lead with win

For the second outing in a row, a late Marco Andretti crash meant that the race finished under caution and Scott Dixon was denied a duel to the finish line with a Team Penske driver.

7 Jun 2008: F1: Hamilton stands firm as track crumbles

Lewis Hamilton made short work of a treacherous, crumbling track to seize a dominant pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

7 Jun 2008: IRL: Dixon takes pole in Texas

Qualifying at the Texas Motor Speedway mirrored the big picture of the season so far: Scott Dixon came out on top, and only Helio Castroneves was close to challenging him.

6 Jun 2008: IRL: Wheldon expects to qualify despite big crash (photos)

Dan Wheldon has been cleared as fit to run in qualifying for the Bombardier Learjet 550k despite a high-speed crash that left him briefly pinned in his overturned car.

5 Jun 2008: IRL: Close finishes in Texas (video)

The Indy Racing League hits the Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday for the Bombardier Learjet 550, as the season ramps up the action with races almost every weekend between now and early September.

3 Jun 2008: F1: Rumour mill sends Coulthard to Renault

David Coulthard could see out the rest of the F1 season partnering Fernando Alonso at Renault before retiring, according to a strange and rather silly rumour doing the rounds.

1 Jun 2008: IRL: Briscoe bounces back in Milwaukee

Under-fire Aussie Ryan Briscoe silenced his critics with a hard-fought victory over Indy500 champion Scott Dixon at a traffic-strewn Milwaukee Mile.

31 May 2008: IRL: Wilson aims for one better at Milwaukee

The definition of ‘rookie’ is a pretty flexible one in the Indy Racing League this year – just ask Justin Wilson, who is classed as one even though his last visit to the Milwuakee Mile saw him lead 61 laps on his way to second place in Champ Cars’ 2006 Time Warner Cable Road Runner 225.

31 May 2008: IRL: Roth breaks promise to bring back Howard

Jay Howard, the IRL rookie who was controversially dropped by his team for the Indianapolis 500, will not be returning to the track any time soon.

 
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