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11 May 2008: F1: Massa magic conjures victory in Turkey

Lewis Hamilton tried a sneaky three-stop strategy, Kimi Raikkonen fuelled up and ran a long first stint, but neither of them could find an answer to Felipe Massa who won the Turkish Grand Prix by the simple tactic of driving very fast from the front.

11 May 2008: F1: Turkish GP in six words

The perfect antidote to processional racing – today the lead swapped hands and raw speed was traded against strategy for a gripping race at the Istanbul circuit. You’d venture out to put the kettle on at your peril – but at least no drivers were felled by hitting stray dogs, as happened to Bruno Senna in the GP2 race…

11 May 2008: F1: Turkish Grand Prix live blog

On the surface it looks like more of the same – Ferrari’s Felipe Massa on pole for the third year running and seemingly on his way to another big stack of points for Ferrari. But look a little deeper and this has the potential to be a really interesting race.

11 May 2008: GP2: Grosjean wins race dogged by incident

Adam Carroll’s hopes of winning the GP2 Turkish sprint race from pole ended with an early gearbox failure – but the prize for unlucky exits went to Bruna Senna, eliminated from the race after he hit a stray dog on the track.

11 May 2008: IRL: Dixon and Wheldon nail Indy500 qualifying

Target Chip Ganassi Racing confirmed their status as the team to beat by seizing the first two qualifying positions for the Indy500 in a tactically intriguing pole shoot-out at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

10 May 2008: GP2: Pantano unchallenged for Turkey win

Adam Carroll will start on pole in tomorrow’s GP2 sprint race after his return to the series saw him squander an impressive qualification performance in the feature race to finish eighth.

10 May 2008: IRL: Lloyd to miss qualifying after crash

Rookie Alex Lloyd will sit out weekend qualifying on medical advice after hitting the wall during Indy500 ‘Fast Friday’ practice.

10 May 2008: IRL: Howard dropped for Indy500

Jay Howard has lost his chance to drive in this year’s Indy500 after his struggling team decided to drop him for the race and bring in veteran John Andretti.

10 May 2008: F1: Massa dominates Turkey qualifying

A grumpy Lewis Hamilton struggled through qualifying at the Turkish Grand Prix and admitted to wrong decisions – but still managed to take third and expects to challenge the Ferraris.

8 May 2008: IRL: ‘slow’ Lloyd is fastest rookie on day two

From IndyCars’ official YouTube channel comes this brief interview with Alex Lloyd, who went fastest on day two of the Indy 500 rookie orientation.

 
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