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Motorsport update (Bank Holiday Special)

1st June 2021
Posted by Gateway 97.8

The Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May brought with it some entertaining motorsport action especially across the pond in the United States. The Indy 500 took place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of the NTT Indycar Series and featured a 4th time winner, whilst the Nascar Cup Series headed to Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina for the longest race of the season, the Coca Cola 600.

Indy 500 top 5 drivers:

  • 1st Helio Castroneves
  • 2nd: Alex Palou
  • 3rd: Simon Pagenaud
  • 4th: Patricio O’Ward
  • 5th: Ed Carpenter

Indycar’s next meeting will be a double header the Chevrolet Detriot GP which will be held on between the 12th-13th June 2021.

Nascar Coca Cola 600:

  • 1st: Kyle Larson (Chevrolet),
  • 2nd: Chase Elliott (Chevrolet),
  • 3rd: Kyle Busch (Toyota),
  • 4th: William Byron (Chevrolet),
  • 5th: Alex Bowman (Chevrolet).

The Nascar Cup’s next meeting is the Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma on the 6th June 2021.

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