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RACING ROUND-UP - PUBLISHED ON JULY 13TH 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
 
 

A perfect weekend for Nico Hulkenberg at his home track thrust the German rookie into the lead of the GP2 Series, as his dominance of both races in tricky conditions coincided with a variety of disasters for the rest of the title contenders.

There was a change of championship leader in the IndyCar Series too, as momentum swung back towards Dario Franchitti in a spectacular Toronto race. Just a week after a Watkins Glen spin let his Ganassi team-mate Scott Dixon make a break in the championship, Franchitti struck back by emerging in front in Canada once the strategies and incidents had played out.

Elsewhere in America, Mark Martin underlined his status as a serious contender for this year's NASCAR Sprint Cup crown by leading Hendrick team-mate Jeff Gordon following a commanding performance at Chicagoland.

THE ACTIONNico Hulkenberg

NASCAR Nationwide: Logano takes Chicagoland victory

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Martin wins at Chicagoland

V8 Supercar: Whincup takes Townsville race one

V8 Supercar: Courtney wins race two in Townsville

IRC: Skoda clinches one-two in Russia

GP2: Hulkenberg dominates in Germany

GP2: Hulkenberg completes double win

F1: Webber overcomes penalty for first win

IndyCar: Franchitti wins amid Toronto mayhem

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  ABOUT MATT BEER
Matt Beer originally joined autosport.com as a weekend editor in the website's early days from 1998 to 2001, before spending several years writing for other motorsport websites, covering UK national racing, working for teams and drivers, and getting some degrees.

He returned to the autosport.com fold for the start of the 2006 season and has remained on board ever since. Alongside his journalistic career, Matt is a director of a company that runs several award-winning theatres at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
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