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Qualification report for Detroit Supercross

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After back to back weeks without a top-five finish, Eli Tomac led both qualification sessions for Round 8 of the Supercross season.

Tomac’s fastest lap of 46.841 beat Dean Wilson (46.893) by .052 seconds.

Justin Brayton (47.478), Joey Savatgy (47.573) and Ken Roczen (47.606) rounded out the top five.

Cole Seely took a rock to the chest in the first round of qualification after setting the third-fastest time in that session. He came out to ride gingerly in the second session, but did not post a single fast lap. His status for the features is questionable.

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In the 250 class:

Chase Sexton topped the leaderboard with a time of 47.149 seconds in Round 2 of qualification.

Points leader and winner of the first two 250 East races Austin Forkner was .155 seconds behind in second.

Alex Martin, Justin Cooper and Martin Davalos rounded out the top five.

In the Triple Crown format, the top 18 drivers lock into the features. Two riders from Group B were fast enough to advance with Ramyller Alves (16th fastest overall) and Steven Clarke (18th) making their way in. Joey Crown missed the top 18 by .002 seconds and will have to fight his way through the Last Chance Qualifier.

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Qualification each week can be seen live with NBC’s Sport Gold Supercross / Motocross season pass, which can be purchased at https://www.nbcsports.com/gold.

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IndyCar teams with NASCAR on IMS road course doubleheader in 2021

IndyCar NASCAR doubleheader 2021
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The NTT IndyCar Series will be sharing Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the NASCAR Cup Series in a race weekend doubleheader for the second consecutive season, but both series will be on the road course in August 2021.

IMS announced Wednesday that IndyCar will hold an Aug. 14, 2021 race on its 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course. It’ll be a day before NASCAR’s premier series runs the same layout for the first time after the Brickyard 400 was contested on the 2.5-mile oval for the first time in 27 years.

This season’s rescheduling of the IndyCar GMR Grand Prix to July 4, 2019 (a day before the Brickyard 400) led to the first NASCAR-IndyCar doubleheader weekend. The Xfinity Series also raced on the IMS road course for the first time July 4 after the IndyCar race ended.

INDYCAR AT IMS THIS WEEKEND: Harvest GP schedule, entry lists

IndyCar will be holding its second race weekend this year at the IMS road course Friday and Saturday with the Harvest GP.

“Our first NASCAR-INDYCAR weekend was a big success last July, with positive feedback from
our loyal fans who watched the races on NBC and from the drivers, teams and participants
involved,” IMS president Douglas Boles said in a statement. “The Xfinity Series’ debut on the IMS road course provided exactly the kind of thrilling action from the green to checkered flags that we anticipated, so we know the teams and drivers of the Cup Series will put on a great show as they turn left and right for the first time at IMS.

“We can’t wait to welcome back fans to see NASCAR and INDYCAR together during this
exciting weekend as we add another memorable chapter in the long, storied history of the
Indianapolis Motor Speedway.”

It also will mark the first NASCAR Cup-IndyCar doubleheader with a crowd as fans weren’t permitted at IMS in July because of the novel coronvavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Over the course of Wednesday, NASCAR is releasing its 36-race slate for next season. IndyCar has yet to release its full 2021 schedule.