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Indy 500 2019 news: McLaren, Fernando Alonso, Zak Brown, crash, video, latest, F1

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The comedy of errors that doomed McLaren’s disastrous return to the Indianapolis 500 began months before Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the race. How bad was it? A week before Alonso’s first test in the car, the team realised it didn’t even have a steering wheel.

McLaren CEO Zak Brown acknowledged Monday the team was woefully unprepared and small oversights snowballed into the final result. Bob Fernley, the head of the operation, was fired hours after Alonso missed the race and Brown returned to England to digest the embarrassment of his venture.

Brown on Monday provided The Associated Press a detailed timeline of the bloopers and blunders that led to Alonso missing the race, the last piece the two-time Formula One champion needs in his quest to win motorsports’ version of the Triple Crown.

“I don’t think we came into this arrogant, I think we were unprepared,” Brown said. “We didn’t deserve to be in the race and it’s our own fault. It’s not like we showed up and gave our best. We defeated ourselves.”

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Silverstone MotoGP 2019, Alex Rins, Marc Marquez finish video, Andrea Dovizioso crash video

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Alex Rins had a day to remember as he defeated Marc Marquez on the line to win the British Grand Prix, but confusion nearly cost the Suzuki rider a second premier class win.

Rins and Marquez were locked in battle at Silverstone in a race that was decided by a mere 0.013s, with the former sneaking inside the championship leader exiting the final corner on the final lap.

However, Rins admitted his “very big mistake” in losing track of the laps in the race, which left him guessing until the chequered flag flew.

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Silverstone MotoGP 2019, crash video, Andrea Dovizioso, Fabio Quartararo

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Andrea Dovizioso and Fabio Quartararo have both escaped serious injury after being hospitalised following their shocking Lap 1 crash at Silverstone.

While the race was memorable for the last-gasp finish between Alex Rins and Marc Marquez, it began with high drama as Quartararo fell and wiped out Dovizioso at the high speed Copse corner.

Quartararo highsided exiting the first corner of the race and Dovizioso had nowhere to go, the Ducati rider flying off Quartararo’s Yamaha and landing heavily in the run-off area.

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Scott McLaughlin records, Craig Lowndes, Supercars 2019

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Matching a record is one thing, but breaking it — and taking it away from one of your heroes — is as sweet as it gets.

That’s the situation facing Scott McLaughlin after he equalled Craig Lowndes’ record of race wins in a season.

McLaughlin took his 16th win of 2019 at the OTR SuperSprint on Sunday, and drew level with the record set by Lowndes 23 years ago.

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