INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Joao Barbosa won the Brickyard Grand Prix on Friday night, stretching his fuel to the limit in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race. Barbosa, teaming with Christian Fittipaldi in the Action Express Racing No. 5 Corvette DP, finished 48.964 seconds ahead of Scott Pruett in the 2-hour, 45-minute race on the at the 2.439-mile road course.
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - Jim Irsay was back on the Colts practice field Friday, his 43rd year at a training camp. He's still not sure how much he'll be involved with the team this season. Irsay is awaiting a decision from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell about a possible punishment following his March arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated and driving with a Schedule I or II controlled substance in his body. Irsay did not discuss the legal case or Goodell's possible decision at camp.
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - Colts running back Vick Ballard was carted off the field Friday with a lower left leg injury. Team owner Jim Irsay says Ballard would have an MRI. Ballard appeared to hurt his ankle on a pass play during Indy's afternoon practice. After initially limping, Ballard was taken to the locker room on a golf cart. Ballard ran for 814 yards and two touchdowns as a rookie in 2012, and had 13 carries for 63 yards in last year's season opener. But before the Colts second game, Ballard tore the ACL in his right knee.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. One night only in a guest star role for Team Penske, The Colombian is entered in the Brickyard 400 for the explicit purpose of winning at Indy in NASCAR and giving team owner Roger Penske one of the few trophies missing from his collection. Although he won the Indy 500 in 2000, Montoya was winless in seven NASCAR starts at the Brickyard and let two near-victories slip away.
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