Weekend in review – September 17

by Samarth Kanal on 17th September 2018

The best motor sport highlights from the weekend, including the start of the NASCAR Cup playoffs at Las Vegas, the Blancpain Sprint Cup finale, WRX Latvia, Australian Supercars and more


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NASCAR

Las Vegas: Brad Keselowski delivers Team Penske's 500th win in a lengthy Las Vegas bout with a late red flag and numerous collisions.

Blancpain Sprint Cup

Nürburgring: Raffaele Marciello and Michael Meadows win the Blancpain Sprint Cup Championship in race two at the Nürburgring from second, jumping the no6 Mercedes after pitting. The no1 Audi missed out, needing fourth to seal the championship.

WRC

Turkey, stages 5-17: Ött Tanak capitalises on tough conditions and Andreas Mikkelsen's woes to win Rally Turkey and move up to second in the championship behind Thierry Neuville.

Supercars

Sandown 500: Holdens dominate the Sandown race as reigning champion Jamie Whincup and Paul Dumbrell win from the front row.

WRX

Latvia, final: Defending champion Johan Kristoffersson takes his eighth win of the season in round nine of the 2018 WRX championship.

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