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RACING ROUND-UP - PUBLISHED ON JULY 27TH 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
 
 

Signed as a stop-gap while Helio Castroneves was on trial, retained on a part-time basis because he was too quick to let go, Will Power outperformed his full-time team-mates to claim his first IndyCar Series win on a Penske dominated weekend at Edmonton.

Many in the paddock were keeping an eye on events over at the championship's spiritual home Indianapolis, where Juan Pablo Montoya looked set to take his first NASCAR victory on oval before a penalty allowed champion Jimmie Johnson to take the spoils.

The two-wheeled world delivered its most eventful MotoGP race of 2009 so far, as Donington Park's swanswong featured crashes for both Yamahas and a bizarre tyre gamble remove Ducati from contention, allowing Andrea Dovizioso to take his first win under massive pressure from Colin Edwards and Randy de Puniet.

A potentially pivotal weekend in GP2 saw Nico Hulkenberg leave Hungary with an extended points lead thanks to his third straight win and more disasters for Romain Grosjean. Giedo van der Garde took his maiden win in race two.

THE ACTIONWill Power

British F3: Ricciardo ends losing streak at Spa

British F3: Buzaid takes maiden win at Spa

GP2: Hulkenberg continues winning run

GP2: Van der Garde scores first GP2 win

NASCAR Nationwide: Edwards beats Busch to win

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Johnson beats Martin at Indy

125cc: Simon beats Corsi in restarted race

250cc: Aoyama takes commanding win

MotoGP: Dovizioso takes shock Donington win

F1: Hamilton takes first GP win of 2009

FIA GT: PK Corvette wins Spa 24 Hours

250cc: Aoyama takes commanding win

IndyCar: Power takes dominant maiden win

  FEATURES FROM JUL 23, 2009 - JUL 29, 2009
The Hungarian GP preview
By Edd Straw
The Weekly Grapevine
By Dieter Rencken
Donington: MotoGP will miss the place
By Toby Moody
Brawn starts to feel the heat
By Adam Cooper
Grand Prix Gold: Hungary 1989
By Nigel Roebuck
Stat Attack: Hungary
By Michele Merlino
The complete 2009 Hungarian GP review
By Matt Beer and Pablo Elizalde
Hungary news wrap-up
By Matt Beer
Racing review: All the results
By Matt Beer
Henry Surtees, personal recollections
By Steven English
Dodgy Business: Toughening up on safety
By Tony Dodgins
Stat Attack: Hungary (post-race)
By Michele Merlino
Pikes Peak: Racing for the clouds
By Jeremy Hart
Bamber's Week
By Jim Bamber
Online: Don't pick on the new boy
By Jonathan Noble
The Weekly Grapevine: Why BMW pulled the plug
By Dieter Rencken
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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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