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everybody behind. sato's biggest problem is rahal. half a lap to go. popping the curb is bourdais. very few corners left. he has no reason to look in his mirrors. all he has to focus is about what's ahead of him and just hope there's enough fuel in the car. >> checkered flag is waving. he'll have enough fuel to make it. the winner of dual in detroit race number two sebastien bourdais. >> woohoo! all right, bud. great job. awesome job, brother. awesome job. >> woohoo! great job! way to go.
>> wow. >> great job guys. great job. >> those last two laps were unbelievable. he won by a 1.7 second gap scott. >> and you can hear the relief on his voice because it's a win that everybody is wondering whether anybody can beat penske and ganassi this year and yes, juan pablo was running out of the fuel. >> had contact coming to the checkered flag as he raced with gabby chavez as montoya was running out of fuel and chavez edged him for that position. montoya after leading 35 of 68 laps finishes in 10th as the championship leader. great result for sato also.
>> well doc, the circumstances all worked out in their favor and for jimmy vassar and his driver a win today. >> he's pumping his fist. you said it was close. how close was it? you had to be worried. >> i think we could have done one more. the race got short in the one lap. all credit to these guys and the team and the chevrolet power here and winning in detroit is extra special. he's a great champion and he's been there before. we had the right guy in the seat. >> go celebrate. >> thank you. >> alan. >> 33rd career win for bourdais. led the last 18 laps and set his fastest lap of the race and the fastest lap of the race on the last lap. >> as bourdais makes his way back around all i can think of is what challenges these teams faced and the track promoter and the weather conditions and
changeable conditions and so on. what an exhausting weekend for all of these folks. >> and preparing the cars from when you come from a place like indy and also for the drivers to change their mentality to race here. this is the most exciting racing i have seen. >> that's a little embarrassing to have it stall in the front stretch. >> if you're going to win with a gm engine nothing better than winning here in detroit. >> you talk about different racetracks. i've always said that indycar drivers are most divorce in the world. you go from indianapolis to 235 miles an hour and come here -- you can hear the fans applauding -- to this type of a street road course and off to texas a high bank track. drivers and teams do a tremendous job. >> how bad do you think he wanted that? >> we all sat down with jimmy and sebastian yesterday, friday it was and they talked about how
close they were. but yet, how elusive the little missing piece was. >> and the frustration from sebastien bourdais that he had not yet won yet because he knows how close he has been. >> juan pablo montoya walking back. >> not the way he thought the weekend was going to end. >> great team. great driver. and they won here in detroit. with a chevy. >> teams put so much effort into racing. when you're close like that, you can't get a win, it just builds up so much pressure on the team and it's great to see it released with a win like that today. bts >> sebastien bourdais. that's how close it was. you couldn't make it back. >> no. i just had too long in first gear. too much grip from the first on tires. couldn't spin the wheels. >> what does this mean to you?
you worked so hard to get this team back. >> yeah it's -- man, it's just a heck of a feeling after yesterday's debacle, we couldn't get it more wrong yesterday. you know today just did everything wrong yesterday and everything right today. the strategy the pit stops. you know the management of the fuel. the guys did awesome. couldn't be -- chevrolet at home man. >> a big win for chevrolet. sebastien bourdais goes back to victory lane for the first time in almost a year. >> what a weekend in detroit. what a finish. sebastien bourdais the winner of dual in detroit number two. local news is next. >> we end in detroit with sebastien bourdais celebrating his first win of the season. the seventh different winner in the last eight races in indycar.
welcome to "world news tonight". train crash. the high-rise scare. a giant piece of equipment breaking free, falling 30 stories. the damage and injuries. remembering beau biden. the vice president's son. a husband, father, veteran, and promising political figure. his brave fight against brain cancer. gathering storms.
heavy rain moving across the east. millions bracing for possible strong winds and flash flooding. done danger. enrique iglesias reaching out, the risky move that backfired. and trash to treasure. the very old computer a widow gaves a away. now, the hunt in order to share the wealth. thanks for joining us on sunday, i'm tom llamas, and in new york city where a construction accident happened. a towering crane dropped a massive piece of equipment, leaving a trail of destruction
as it fell. let's get right to linzie janis. >> reporter: tonight, officials looking at what caused a cable to snap sending an air conditioner smashing to the ground. sending debris raining onto madison avenue. >> i looked out the window the street was not visible. it was like a bomb hit. >> reporter: filming the after aftermath. >> thank god this incident occurred at an hour of the day, on a weekend when not too many people were around. >> reporter: new york city has a history of deadly crane
accidents. in 2008 a crane came crashing down flattening a townhouse and killing seven people. people in this neighborhood tell us they're shaken up. crews working to clear the destruction as it's pouring rain. and the city vowing to find out what happened. in texas tonight, they're breathing a little easier. for the first time in a week there is no rain forecast. but take a look at this cowboys herding cattle as the river continues to rise. now, the troubling weather on the move. a tornado touching down in indianapolis. and winds clocking up to 90 miles per hour. and tonight, the east on the alert. rob marciano in dallas tonight with the forecast.
rob? >> tom the road behind me is flooded. a lot of that happening, and the rain is moving northeast. it's raining heavily along the i-95 corridor. and this push will stall out. it's a two and in some cases three-day event east of the mississippi river. we could see one to three inches of rainfall and that could cause flash flooding in new york new jersey and connecticut. and good news, in texas, at least one more day in texas. >> thank you, rob. tonight, the condolences pouring in after the death of beau biden, the vice president's oldest child. he's being remembered as a public servant, and a beloved
son by the vice president. jim avila with a look back. >> reporter: handsome with a great military record, his career could only be stopped by a five-year battle with brain cancer. the vice president mourning saying he was the best he's ever known. seen here in 2010 volunteering to serve in iraq. >> choices have consequences which i signed up for. but they have consequences for my wife and family. >> reporter: vice president biden and his oldest son have a bond from tragedy. he was sworn in from their hospital room in 1974, from a
car crash that killed his mother and sister. >> the bond is not one that i'm not sure i would have had had i not been through what i went through. >> reporter: back in 2008 the son introduced father at the democratic national convention. >> my friend my father, my hero. >> reporter: a genuine moment cherished by biden. >> i'm a success because he turned out better than i did. i'm a hell of a success. i love you, and i'm so proud of you. >> reporter: and at the white house, where he visited often, president obama called him a close friend full of love, honor and service, that will
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>> lack of a proper education is the same as drowning. >> reporter: even lunch became an event. and soon enough, the grades went from "d"s to "a"s. jones and smith call these kids their kids. the kids think of them as parents. >> i'm crying because i know that they are here for me. and i'm very thankful that they are, because i never really had anyone close to me besides my mom. >> reporter: next year, they'll welcome 50 new kids. they just have to figure out where to put them. >> we thank matt for that story, and thank you for watching. "gma" first thing in the morning, david muir will be back tomorrow night. i'm tom llamas in new york. have a great evening. good night.
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