Daily Archives: August 20, 2017

BMW's Marco Wittmann disqualified from Zandvoort DTM win

BMW driver Marco Wittmann has been stripped of his first DTM victory in 2017, giving Audi a top-four lockout in the Sunday race at Zandvoort

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Pocono IndyCar: Ryan Hunter-Reay cleared to race at Pocono

Ryan Hunter-Reay has been cleared to drive in today’s IndyCar race at Pocono after his heavy crash in qualifying

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Zandvoort DTM: Augusto Farfus claims pole in BMW 1-2-3

Augusto Farfus took his first DTM pole since 2015 in Sunday’s second qualifying session at Zandvoort, as BMW drivers once again locked out the top three positions

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Photos show thousands of counterprotesters descending on Boston to drown out a right-wing 'free speech' rally

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Roughly 40,000 people descended on Boston Common on Saturday to protest a controversial right-wing “free speech” rally that had been planned.

The event came one week after violence and chaos erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia during a white nationalist rally. One woman died after an apparent white supremacist plowed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters.

In contrast, Saturday’s demonstrations in Boston remained largely peaceful, despite some skirmishes with police. Twenty-seven people were ultimately arrested, police told media.

Here’s how the day unfolded:

SEE ALSO: Trump labels Boston protesters ‘anti-police agitators,’ then praises them for ‘speaking out against bigotry and hate’

A right-wing rally for ‘free speech’ had been planned for Saturday

But many feared it would draw white supremacists and neo-Nazis

Roughly 40,000 people showed up to protest against the rally

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Bristol NASCAR: Kyle Busch denies Erik Jones first win

Kyle Busch took his sixth NASCAR Cup victory at Bristol in a hard-fought race with rookie Erik Jones

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