IndyCar Overtakes F1

The opening paragraph of a Formula 1 article on Motorsport.com yesterday from Tom Errington:

Only five overtakes were completed in the season-opening race following the first lap and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen said he would have turned the TV off rather than watch a “worthless” Grand Prix.

I’m not even sure how I came across this, because I never bother to follow F1 — for this very reason. But as soon as I read this, my brain instantly went into comparison mode.

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Roczen Impresses at Monster Energy Cup

The unique Monster Energy Cup took place last night in Las Vegas and saw the current and future faces of Supercross do battle on a unique track inside and outside Sam Boyd Stadium.

The premier “Cup” class, featuring the sport’s biggest names including reigning Supercross champion Ryan Dungey and new Lucas Oil Pro Motocross champion Ken Roczen, hit the track three times throughout the night. The format is much simpler than the one utilized during a traditional evening of Supercross: three races/main events. Win all three, you leave $1 million richer.

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