No. 807,
July 29, 2015

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JULY 29, 2015

(Photo by Getty Images courtesy of Shell)
Sebastian Vettel (Scuderia Ferrari SF15-T) won the Hungarian Grand Prix Sunday, which turned out to be a relatively entertaining Formula 1 race by modern standards. Daniil Kvyat (Red Bull-Renault) and Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing-Renault) finished second and third, respectively, which for that struggling - and constantly complaining - team was a huge deal. It was a race with many twists and turns, including seeing championship leader and pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) get blown off at the start, then having a wild day with a penalty thrown in for good measure, which had him charging back up to finish sixth at the end. Next up? Spa for the Belgian Grand Prix, after almost a month off.

(Infiniti Red Bull Racing)

(Photo by Chris Cross/Indianapolis Motor Speedway)
Kyle Busch (No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Skittles Toyota Camry) celebrates after winning the 2015 Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Busch has been the most dominant driver in the last five weeks in NASCAR, winning three straight races (and four out of five). It was his 33rd win in NASCAR's Sprint Cup series. Joey Logano (No. 22 Team Penske Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion) finished second, and Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Jimmy John's/Budwieser Chevrolet SS) was third. Busch also won the Xfinity race on Saturday, giving him the weekend sweep. Get more NASCAR info here.

(Red Bull Global Rallycross photo by Larry Chen)
Ken Block (No. 43 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta) won his sixth career Red Bull Global Rallycross race in Detroit on Saturday. Scott Speed (No. 41 Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Beetle) was second and Sebatian Eriksson (No. 93 Red Bull Olsbergs MSE Ford Fiesta ST) was third. On Sunday, Patrik Sandell (No. 18
Bryan Herta Rallysport Ford Fiesta ST) earned his first win of the 2015 Red Bull Global Rallycross championship season, in the second of two races in the Detroit doubleheader held on Belle Isle. Scott Speed was second and Sebastian Eriksson finished third on Sunday. The win was the first for Bryan Herta Rallysport since the team joined Red Bull GRC at the start of 2015.

(Red Bull Global Rallycross image)

Scott Speed (No. 41 Kinetic Vision Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Beetle GRC) battled his way to back-to-back second-place finishes in Saturday and Sunday’s Global Rallycross races in Detroit. Next up is the event in Washington, D.C., which will be televised live on August 15 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern, on NBC.

Nick Catsburg, Lucas Luhr and Markus Palttala (No. 46 BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS BMW Z4 GT3) won the 67th running of the 24-Hour race at Spa-Francorchamps over the weekend. It was BMW's 22nd overall victory at this race.