Kiwi driver Fabian Coulthard collected two podium finishes in V8 Supercars first showing on American soil.
New Zealand's Scott Dixon has qualified in 16th place for Indianapolis 500.
Kiwis topped the opening three sessions at practice but it Craig Lowndes who stole the V8 limelight in Texas.
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World championship leader Marc Marquez, riding a Honda, has his second pole position in MotoGP.
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