IndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy. The series had planned to run one race Saturday and one on Sunday until rain washed out the first event.

Instead, Race No. 1 began Sunday morning, five hours before the start of the second race, and it was won by Sebastien Bourdais. He broke a 52-race losing streak dating to 2007 in claiming a dominating win on a dry 1.75-mile street course.

"I've got a big smile across my face," Bourdais said after his win.

But the rain returned for the second race, and officials moved the start up 10 minutes in an attempt to run as much as possible in dry conditions. The race, which had been scheduled for 65 laps or 80 minutes, whichever came first, became a timed race.

The sky eventually did open, the track became slick, and drivers darted to pit road for rain tires. When the track began to dry, Mike Conway gambled and made an early stop to remove his rain tires. A caution minutes later sent the bulk of the field to pit road to change their tires, and Conway shot up the leader board.

A multicar accident stopped the clock for a cleanup with 4 minutes, 32 seconds left, and set up a final restart. Conway pulled away on the restart and easily held off Tony Kanaan.

"It was really difficult conditions," Conway said.

Kanaan, third in the first race of the day, was the only driver to finish on the podium in both events.


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The rain during Race 2 caused one frightening moment. Juan Pablo Montoya slipped off course into a tire barrier and was hit from behind by Mikhail Aleshin. The contact lifted Montoya's car off its back wheels, Aleshin slid under the car, and Montoya's car landed on top of Aleshin. Montoya's car had to be lifted by a tow truck off of Aleshin, and it dangled in the air with the Colombian still in the cockpit.

An uninjured Aleshin returned to his pit stand and showed off his helmet, which was marred by visible tire marks.

"It was not nice at all because I was sitting under the car," he said. "I couldn't breathe at all because the car is very hot."

NHRA: J.R. Todd earned his first Top Fuel win of the season at the Mopar Mile-High Nationals in Morrison, Colorado. Todd outran Brittany Force with a pass of 3.878 seconds at 317.87 mph to the losing pass of Force at 3.968 at 297.35. Robert Hight (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners at Bandimere Speedway. The Sonoma Nationals are at Sonoma Raceway this weekend.

Formula One: Nico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix to stretch his points lead to 14 over Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after starting 20th. "It's an amazing feeling to win at home," said German Rosberg, who led wire-to-wire at the 2.84-mile Hockenheim circuit.