May Motorsport Roundup
The last month has seen a huge increase in motorsport activity. From Nascar to the World Rally Championship, each sport offered something new and exciting, tantalizing viewers all around the world. But with so much going on, it can sometimes be overwhelming keeping track. In order to keep you on track, we at Nationwide Vehicle contracts have delved into some of the most popular motorsports in order to provide a brief synopsis of what you’ve missed. So without further adieu, let’s get started!
Nascar has seen some fantastic races the past month opening with Regan Smith’s fantastic win at the 2013 Talladega race. A very close Coca-Cola 600 race, it set the pace for the weeks ahead, climaxing at the crash-filled Charlotte Motor Speedway. Here, on top of his Truck Series victory earlier in the week, Kyle Busche managed to snag his sixth Nationwide Series victory. A fantastic win, May was truly an expectational month.
Europe was treated two spectacular F1 races in May. The first took place in Spain and saw Alonso storming to victory. The Scuderia Ferrari driver took the lead after a long battle with Rosberg’s Mercedes as well as Vettel’s Red Bull. The second of these exciting races too place in unforgettable Monaco. Rosberg led his Mercedes from the pole position straight to victory, despite pressure from Hamilton, Vettel, as well as Webber.
The Indianapolis 500 has seen an epic conclusion with the Lebanese-Brazilian Tony Kanaan winning an awesome victory. He led 221 laps without breaking a sweat, making history in the sport. Having finished second in 2004 and finishing in third place twice, this will be the drivers first victory. As a result his name will go on the Borg-Warner Trophy, commemorating his victory for many years to come.
World Rally Championship
This month saw one heck on an exciting race in Argentina where the unbeatable Sebastien Loeb managed yet another victory. This race marks the drivers eight victory in his Citroen and 78th career win. While the driver intends on retiring to his home in France in October, there are still many races left in the season, so keep your eyes on Nationwide Vehicle Contracts for the latest updates.