Motor sport video highlights – May 20

by Web Editor on 20th May 2019

Watch coverage from last weekend's racing, as Fernando Alonso was eliminated from the Indy 500, Andrew Jordan dominated the BTCC rounds at Thruxton and Billy Monger won with a sensational drive in the Pau Grand Prix 

Indy 500 qualifying

Indianapolis, Indiana

To describe Indy 500 qualifying as nail-biting doesn't do justice to the drama of the two-day spectacle. It ended with a downcast Fernando Alonso eliminated from the race a week before it starts – missing out on the last, 33rd, place on the grid by 0.019mph - and Simon Pagenaud celebrating pole position.

See footage of the final shoot-outs from the second day of qualifying and read analysis from Chris Medland, as we look at what went wrong for Alonso.

The first day of qualifying was no less dramatic, as you'll see below.

Moto GP

Le Mans, France

Marc Márquez cruises to his third win of the season. View highlights in our separate article as Mat Oxley asks, can Márquez be stopped?

W Series

Zolder, Belgium

Jamie Chadwick remains the W Series championship leader, but the weekend didn't go entirely her own way. The British driver took pole, then lost the lead to Beitske Visser at the start. It set up a gripping duel for much of the race.

View short highlights below, or watch the full race on All 4.

NASCAR

Charlotte, North Carolina

Kyle Larson takes his first victory of the season from the back of the grid to win $1 million in the non-championship All-Star Race.

The short race ended in fisticuffs between Ryan Newman and Clint Bowyer.

BTCC

Thruxton, Hampshire

A double victory for Andrew Jordan helps the BMW driver forget about the disappointment of sitting out most of the previous weekend's action at Donington. 

View 60-second highlights of the three races below and view full coverage on ITV Hub.

DTM

Zolder, Belgium

Philipp Eng wins his maiden DTM victory in the first two races at Zolder, then the BMW driver finishes second in the closely-fought final – behind René Rast – to top the championship table.

NÜRBURGRING 24HR QUALIFICATION RACE

Nürburgring, Germany

The six-hour qualifying race for next month's Nürburgring 24 Hours finishes with BMW taking all three podium places, as the winning Walkenhorst Motorsport car makes a late pass to claim victory.

Euroformula Open

Pau, France

A switch from slick tyres to wets after the formation lap dropped Billy Monger to the back of the pack at the Pau Grand Prix. but the decision to pit proved inspired as the 20-year-old double amputee driver stormed through the field to take victory.

 

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