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RACING ROUND-UP - PUBLISHED ON MAY 25TH 2009
Racing review: All the results
AUTOSPORT brings you the definitive who won what, and where, round-up from throughout the racing world last weekend

  By Matt Beer
 
 

It was only a few weeks ago that Helio Castroneves was awaiting his fate in a Miami court room and Jari-Matti Latvala was rolling his car 17 times down a Portuguese cliff.

This weekend, both put their careers firmly back on track with superb victories, and while Castroneves' third Indianapolis 500 win was by far the higher-profile achievement, Latvala's triumph in the Rally Sardinia will be just as vital for the rising star's future.

In Monaco, Romain Grosjean's flawless start to the GP2 season continued with pole and a feature race win, then became less perfect when he went flying into the catch fencing on Saturday. Pastor Maldonado emphasised his Monaco ace reputation with victory in that race, while Oliver Turvey chose a fine venue for his maiden Formula Renault 3.5 victory in that series' Monte Carlo showpiece.

No drivers were attempting NASCAR/Indy 500 double duty this year, but it would have been far easier than usual if they had been, for the Sprint Cup's Lowe's event was rained off until Monday.

THE ACTIONJari-Matti Latvala

GP2: Grosjean dominates Monaco feature

GP2: Maldonado wins shortened sprint

NASCAR Nationwide: Bliss wins Nationwide at Lowe's

NASCAR Cup: Race postponed until Monday

Formula Renault 3.5: Turvey takes first win in Monaco

WRC: Latvala ends Loeb's winning streak

F1: Button takes dominant Monaco win

IndyCar: Castroneves claims third Indy win

  FEATURES FROM MAY 21, 2009 - MAY 27, 2009
The Monaco GP preview
By Edd Straw
Stat Attack: Monaco
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The best ever Monaco Grand Prix
By Thomas O'Keefe
Indianapolis 500: Runners and riders
By Matt Beer
Grand Prix Gold: Monaco 1961
By Gregor Grant
The complete 2009 Monaco GP review
By Matt Beer and Pablo Elizalde
MPH: Mark Hughes on...
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Monaco news wrap-up
By Matt Beer
Racing review: All the results
By Matt Beer
Stat Attack: Monaco (post-race)
By Michele Merlino
Dodgy Business: What happened to the heavies?
By Tony Dodgins
The Weekly Grapevine
By Dieter Rencken
Online: Can anyone stop Jenson now?
By Jonathan Noble
Bamber's Week
By Jim Bamber
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  ABOUT MATT BEER
Matt Beer starting freelancing for AUTOSPORT.com in the first week of its existence in 1999, and spent the next decade-and-a-half dovetailing increasing amounts of time contributing to it with working for other Haymarket motorsport websites, UK national reporting, co-managing award-winning Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatres, racing driver and team PR, and getting some degrees, plus contributions to an AUTOCOURSE Champ Car yearbook and the FIA Institute's in-house magazine. Now deputy editor of AUTOSPORT.com, he also oversees AUTOSPORT's talent development programme for emerging motorsport writers.
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