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INDYCAR: Ferrucci fastest in Gateway practice 1

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Rookie Santino Ferrucci was fastest in the first practice session for the Bommarito 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway Friday afternoon, posting a lap of 184.804 mph (24.3501 seconds) around the 1.25-mile oval.

Fellow IndyCar rookie Marcus Ericsson ended the session second-fastest with a 184.527 mph. Championship contender Scott Dixon finished the session third fastest at 184.433 mph.

Current IndyCar point leader Josef Newgarden was fourth-fastest with his 184.348 lap, while Sebastian Bourdais finished the session fifth-fastest with a 184.123 mph lap.

Alexander Rossi (183.658 mph) and Will Power (183.607 mph) ended the session sixth and seventh fastest, respectfully, while Takuma Sato (183.593 mph), Ryan Hunter-Reay (183.177 mph), and Colton Herta (182985 mph) rounded out the top 10.

Indy 500 winner and championship contender Simon Pagenaud finished the session 14th-fastest with a 182.342 mph lap.

Live coverage of  Bommarito Automotive Group 500  qualifying begins later this evening at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

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MotoGP points leader Fabio Quartararo scores third win of season

MotoGP Fabio Quartararo
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Fabio Quartararo won the Catalan Grand Prix, recapturing the MotoGP points lead and his championship momentum Sunday with his third victory of the season.

Quartararo, who opened the season with his first two career victories in the premier series, took his first checkered flag in two months by winning at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya aboard his Petronas Yamaha SRT.

The French rider opened an eight-point lead (108-100) over Joan Mir, who finished second Sunday. Alex Rins was third.

After winning the previous race, Maverick Vinales slipped to 18 points behind Quartararo after a ninth-place finish.

Andrea Dovizioso was the points leader entering the race but crashed his Ducati in the second turn and placed last. Dovizioso fell three spots to fourth in the championship rankings, 24 points behind Fabio Quartararo in MotoGP.