Drivers arrive at Le Mans from Texas, Berlin races

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This weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans features a number of drivers who were in action this weekend at either Texas Motor Speedway for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Rainguard Water Sealers 600, or at the Tempelhof Airport circuit for the FIA Formula E Championship’s Berlin ePrix doubleheader.

Here’s how they fared this weekend:

INDYCAR (4)

  • Tony Kanaan, finished 2nd, missed scrutineering due to required ACO Simulator session; will share No. 68 Ford Chip Ganassi Team USA Ford GT with Dirk Mueller, Joey Hand in GTE-Pro
  • Scott Dixon, finished 9th (contact), arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 69 Ford Chip Ganassi Team USA Ford GT with Richard Westbrook, Ryan Briscoe in GTE-Pro
  • Mikhail Aleshin, finished 14th (contact), arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 27 SMP Racing Dallara P217 Gibson with Sergey Sirotkin, Victor Shaytar in LMP2
  • Townsend Bell, called race for NBCSN, arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 62 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 488 GTE with Cooper MacNeil, Bill Sweedler in GTE-Am

FIA FORMULA E (9)

  • Felix Rosenqvist, finished 1st and 2nd, arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 21 DragonSpeed – 10Star Oreca 07 Gibson with Henrik Hedman, Ben Hanley in LMP2
  • Sebastien Buemi, excluded, then 1st, arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid with Anthony Davidson, Kazuki Nakajima in LMP1
  • Lucas di Grassi, finished second and third, arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 51 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE with James Calado, Alessandro Pier Guidi in GTE-Pro
  • Jose Maria Lopez, finished fourth and fifth, arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 9 Toyota TS050 Hybrid with Stephane Sarrazin, Yuji Kunimoto in LMP1
  • Stephane Sarrazin, finished 11th and 14th, arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 9 Toyota TS050 Hybrid with Jose Maria Lopez, Yuji Kunimoto in LMP1
  • Jean-Eric Vergne, finished eighth and sixth, arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 24 CEFC Manor TRS Racing Oreca 07 Gibson with Tor Graves and Jonathan Hirschi in LMP2
  • Sam Bird, finished seventh and seventh, arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 71 AF Corse Ferrari 488 GTE with Davide Rigon, Miguel Molina in GTE-Pro
  • Nelson Piquet Jr., finished 12th and 12th, arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 13 Vaillante Rebellion Oreca 07 Gibson with David Heinemeier Hansson and Mathias Beche in LMP2
  • Nicolas Prost, finished fifth and eighth, arrived for scrutineering; will share No. 31 Vaillante Rebellion Oreca 07 Gibson with Bruno Senna and Julien Canal in LMP2

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Video highlights from Stage 13 of the Dakar Rally

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Friday’s Stage 13 of the 40th Dakar Rally went from San Juan to Cordoba to set up the concluding stage of the event.

The video highlights of Stage 13 will air on NBCSN on Saturday at 6:30 pm ET, but here are some of the highlights from Friday:

CARS

Nassar Al-Attiyah strengthened his hold on second with a stage win as defending winner Stephane Peterhansel crashed in the penultimate stage.

BIKES

Toby Price won his second stage of the 2018 Dakar, his ninth overall, while Matthias Walkner retained the lead ahead of the final stage.

TRUCKS

Eduard Nikolaev continued to make a case for his second consecutive Dakar win after an epic battle to capture Stage 13.

QUADS

Jeremias Gonzalez took Stage 13 of the quads, tightening his grip on third overall in the 2018 Dakar Rally.