Weekend Review: 5-7 November

Monday 08 November 2021

As another weekend finishes, we are another step closer to crowing all our 2021 champions across the wide range of UK motorsport disciplines. Here’s a look back at a selection of the motorsport action the weekend had to offer.

British Rallycross Championship – Round 5 at Lydden Hill 

The drivers pushed themselves and their cars to the limit at the home of British Rallycross on Saturday and Sunday. It was action-packed day-to-night racing across the eleven series, with Jack Thorne taking the Supercar victory alongside Jason Bleasdale, who claimed the Motorsport UK Supernational Championship win. Jos Sterkens, Steve Cozens, Andy Grant, Dave Bellerby, Adrian Turner, Darren Scott and Patrick O’Donovan all led in the penultimate round in their respective categories.

Who will take home the silverware at the season finale? Get the latest British Rallycross Championship updates here.

Motorsport Days Live at Silverstone Circuit 

Motorsport UK exhibited at the two-day Motorsport Days Live event held at the home of British motorsport, Silverstone. In addition to a full schedule of exciting on-track action, spectators had the opportunity to find out more about getting started in motorsport with the help of the Motorsport UK team. Across the weekend, our team spoke with several keen motorsport enthusiasts ready to take the first step in one of our pathways into the sport, whether competing, volunteering or simply getting closer to the action with a Trackside membership.

Keep informed about future Motorsport Days Live events over on the website.

Formula 1 Gran Premio De La Ciudad De México 2021

It was an intense battle at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, with Max Verstappen claiming an early lead in the race after Valtteri Bottas spun in the first corner. British driver Lewis Hamilton defended his second-place position against Sergio Perez at his home race, extending the battle between the seven-time World Champion and Verstappen.

Motorsport UK Academy alum Lando Norris worked his way up the grid to finish within the top ten, following a penalty due to an engine change. Young driver George Russell completes the British line-up, finishing in sixteenth place.

With only four races left on the calendar, the battle for the 2021 championship win is set to intensify. Get the latest updates over on the F1 website.


Image credits: British Rallycross Championship