Fan invades track during Singapore GP (VIDEO)

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Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix was interrupted when a fan was found to have invaded the track during the grand prix, forcing officials to send out a safety car and slow the field down.

On lap 37 of the race, the stewards deployed the safety car despite there being no debris on track or cars in trouble, prompting confusion for those watching.

Race leader Sebastian Vettel quickly radioed his Ferrari team, saying: “There’s a fan on track!” to alert them to the intruder.

Track invaders are rare in F1, but this does mark the second incident of the season. During practice for the Chinese Grand Prix earlier this year, a fan ran across the main pit straight and to the garages, believing that his ticket to watch the session also included a drive in a Ferrari F1 car.

Hildebrand enters Indy 500 with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing

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INDIANAPOLIS — J.R. Hildebrand will race in the Indianapolis 500 with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in a second entry dedicated to the late Dan Gurney.

Hildebrand will pilot the No. 48 as a nod to the number used by Gurney, a racer, car builder and team owner who died in 2018. Hildebrand will be teammates with Sage Karam and his car will be sponsored by Salesforce.com.

Hildebrand has eight previous Indy 500 starts and was leading on the final lap as a rookie in 2011 when he crashed in the final turn. Dan Wheldon slipped past for the victory and Hildebrand finished second.

Hildebrand also drove for DRR last season.

DRR is also fielding the #24 Chevrolet in this year’s Indy 500 for Sage Karam.