Newgarden and Dismore Jr. (IndyCar photo)

Newgarden joins 2013 winner list in RoboPong kart race

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One of IndyCar’s emerging young talents, Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing sophomore Josef Newgarden, captured the win in Sunday’s RoboPong 200 three hour and 45-minute endurance go-kart race. The event was held at New Castle (Ind.) Motorsports Park, where on Saturday, the Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am race occurred.

Newgarden co-drove with Mark Dismore Jr., son of the former IndyCar driver Mark Sr., for his second win in three years in the event. Dismore’s win is his third.

Six other drivers who made starts in IndyCar this year (Will Power, Simona de Silvestro, Ed Carpenter, Stefan Wilson, Conor Daly, James Davison) competed in the 43-kart field. Firestone Indy Lights champion Sage Karam captured the pole.

Offseason track time is sparse for the IndyCar field for the rest of this calendar year before testing ramps up for the 2014 season.

Lewis Hamilton reflects on journey to top of F1 (VIDEO)

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In “The Value of Difference,” a video piece produced by Mercedes AMG Petronas partner UBS, Lewis Hamilton’s journey to the top of the Formula 1 world is chronicled.

Hamilton’s rise came through his youthful years and took a lot of people to believe in him. But even as he’s made it to become a four-time World Champion, he still has more to learn and further to grow.

“I’m at the pinnacle of motorsport right now, but naturally everyday I feel like I’m growing, I’m always learning something new,” Hamilton said in the video.

“I’m not perfect by any means. I’ve got so much to learn. Of course I’ve gone through ups and downs, I’ve definitely gone through fears and worries and where I’ve come from, I’ve come from the ground up.”

You can watch the video above.