Mark Webber Monaco, Dario Franchitti Indy: Major drivers of the weekend!
Two of the three most prestigious appointments motorsport took place last weekend, with the presentation of the Monaco Grand Prix (Formula 1) and Indianapolis 500 (IndyCar).
In Monaco, after the surprise pole position Michael Schumacher (Mercedes) Saturday is Mark Webber (Red Bull-Renault) who started first, German being in effect forced to start from the sixth position after a penalty recue the previous Grand Prix Bruno Senna to get out. If the race "Schumi" was disastrous (cup by Lotus Grosjean departing, he gave up then because of a fuel pressure problem) that Webber was perfect. The Australian has won against Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) always on his heels, as the other four drivers back elsewhere. Because if there was little overtaking, the narrow streets of the Principality maintained the suspense remains with low deviation from beginning to end. Alonso (Ferrari) completes the podium ahead of Vettel (Red Bull-Renault), Hamilton (McLaren-Mercedes) and Massa finally good class with the second Ferrari.
Meanwhile, Indianapolis has
In Indianapolis, once COMPLETED protocol ceremonies (they were particularly moving this time with multiple tributes to Dan Wheldon sorry, laureate of the year ordeal password), track action was important because no less than thirty-four lead changes were accounts. In the end, Dallara-Honda Team Chip Ganassi were well strongest, Dario Franchitti won for the third time the ordeal before his teammate Scott Dixon. Team Ganassi yet had a scare on the last lap, when Takuma Sato tried to steal the Command Franchitti. But the maneuver was too osee and the Japanese driver hit the wall. Toronto's James Hinchliffe finished sixth and twelfth Quebecois Alex Tagliani, after an impeccable race with a material still far from the level of the best stables.
On the side of NASCAR ...
NASCAR, other racing very large importance: 600000 Charlotte. The longest race of the year in Sprint Cup was won by Kasey Kahne (Chevrolet). The Nationwide series also occurred in Charlotte in support. This time it's Brad Keselowski (Dodge) that is required.
...then the dimension of Europe
Two more world championships were also a the PIECE during this weekend more occupied, the FIA GT and rally (WRC). On the circuit of Los Arcos in Spain, Team Hexis, which deals with the commitment of McLaren MP4-12C GT3 has straightened the bar after a disappointing debut season tres, winning-proof thanks to its pilots No.1 car, French Fred Makowiecki and Stef Dusseldorp Dutch.
World Championship Rally happened to him in Greece, for the traditional Acropolis Rally. Once again, the Fiesta RS WRC Team Ford Motorsport montrees are the swiftest but its drivers are out driving again! So Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena teammate that offer new Citroen victory.
Congratulations Antoine and Nathalie!
Finally, still in the rally, the fifth round of the North American Cup took place in Alberta, in the Rocky Mountain Rally. The Quebecois Antoine L'Estage and his co-driver Nathalie Richard have imposed their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo.10.
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