Carlos Sainz Jr. made no secret of his frustration after a puncture brought his Belgian Grand Prix to an early end while running inside the points. Toro Rosso arrived in Belgium skeptical of its chances given the advances made by other teams running 2016-spec engines, with the Italian team still using a 2015-spec Ferrari power unit. Sainz qualified a lowly 15th on Saturday, but a flying start saw him rise up to seventh at the end of the first lap. However, a tire blow-out while approaching 200 mph on the Kemmel Straight ruined Sainz’s race. A vain attempt to return to the pits only caused more damage to his car, tearing the rear wing off before the Spaniard eventually parked up at the side of
Kyle Larson got his first points win on Sunday (Getty). Kyle Larson sprinted away from Chase Elliott on the race’s final restart to grab the first Sprint Cup Series win of his career at Michigan on Sunday. Elliott was the leader on that restart, which came with nine to go.
Here are details and times for this weekend’s Lucas Oil Pro Motocross action, the season finale Ironman National from Crawfordville, Ind. Notes via an NBC Sports Group Press Box press release are below. All streams are at motostream.nbcsports.com via NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App. LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP IRONMAN NATIONAL – SATURDAY AT 6 P.M. ET ON NBCSN NBCSN presents the final race of the 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this Sunday at 6 p.m. ET with the Ironman National from Crawfordville, Ind. Ken Roczen clinched his second 450 Class season title in three years with a sweep at Budds Creek last weekend, while Cooper Webb clinched the 250 Class season title with