LOVECARS ON THE GRID. INDYCAR – ROMAN GROSJEAN POLE! MOTOGP, NASCAR. EP9
Welcome to Episode 9 of Lovecars on the Grid the global motosport roundup podcast, where we’re looking back at a weekend of Indycar, MotoGP plus some sportscar news in the mix and looking forward to a momentous motorsport moment this weekend – and no we don’t mean the Monaco Grand Prix!
First up Indycar, with Roman Grosjean sticking it on pole position! Not a great weekend for Britain’s Jack Harvey, but plenty of action including Reenus Veekay, whi seems to be Indycar’s version of Max Verstappen!
Indylights featured Brit Toby Sowery, and other single seater news included Guiliano Aleso who won the Japanese Super Formula in chaotic wet conditions!
Also plenty of rain for the MotoGP in Le Mans (not Tiff’s favourite circuit layout! with over 100 crashes and one of those that came down to earth with a bump was Suzi Perry’s new love Pedro Acosta, but a man who didn’t crash for first time this year was Scotland’s John McPhee with a solid 4th.
In Moto2 Sam Lowes Q10 to crash, Jake Dixon Q26 to 19th.
MotoGP included another win for Jack Miller in dry/wet race on his trusty Ducati, in a race that was briefly led by Marc Marquez, with the French coming in 2nd and 3rd.
ELMS sportscars in Austria … rain again … Robert Kubica wins again … best Brits 7th but Matt Bell part of winning LMP3 team.
Dry in USA where Oli Jarvis and Harry Tinknell picked up a 3rd for Mazda at Mid-Ohio … William Byron won the Drydene 400 NASCAR race and this weekend the big brutes head to Circuit of Americas for the Echod Park Texas Grand Prix – on a Grand Prix track.
But the big event this weekend is of course the Monaco Grand Prix which sees brilliant Gulf liveried McLarens – also World Rally in Portugal – British GT at Brands – and the Caterham Academy at Mallory Park!