MotorSportsTalk 2014 IndyCar Season Review: All posts, one place

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With the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season officially in the rear view mirror, and all our specific postseason content out of the way, we thought it easier to round up all posts into one place in case you missed any.




1.  Will Power
2.  Helio Castroneves
3.  Scott Dixon
4.  Juan Pablo Montoya
5.  Simon Pagenaud
6.  Ryan Hunter-Reay
7.  Tony Kanaan
8.  Carlos Munoz
9.  Marco Andretti
10. Sebastien Bourdais
11. Ryan Briscoe
12. James Hinchcliffe
13. Josef Newgarden
14. Charlie Kimball
15. Justin Wilson
16. Mikhail Aleshin
17. Jack Hawksworth
18. Takuma Sato
19. Graham Rahal
20. Carlos Huertas
21. Sebastian Saavedra
22-23. Ed Carpenter/Mike Conway
24-36. All remaining part-timers

Valtteri Bottas fastest in Friday F1 practices for Russian Grand Prix

F1 Sochi Valtteri Bottas
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SOCHI, Russia — Valtteri Bottas paced both F1 practices Friday for the Russian Grand Prix on Friday as Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was slowed by damaged tires in the first session.

Bottas turned a fast lap of 1 minute, 33.519 seconds in the second session that bettered Hamilton’s 1:33.786.

Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo was more than a second behind Bottas in third at 1:34.577, followed by the McLaren Racing duo of Carlos Sainz Jr. (1:34.723) and Lando Norris (1:34.847).

In the first F1 session at Sochi, Valtteri Bottas set the pace with a time of 1 minute, 34.923 seconds, beating Ricciardo by half a second. Max Verstappen was third quickest in his Red Bull, a further 0.147 back.

Hamilton could only manage 19th fastest after locking up his tires and leaving them with a flat spot. Ferrari again struggled to find pace with Sebastian Vettel ninth and Charles Leclerc 11th.

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The first session was briefly red-flagged when Nicholas Latifi crashed his Williams. Carlos Sainz Jr. spun his McLaren backward into a barrier and broke off his rear wing.

Verstappen spun during the second session but avoided damage to his car.