RallyX sees closest ever finish: 5 moments you missed in motorsport this weekend

There are just too many wonderful motorsport events and series to fit into a comparatively short weekend. Sadly because of this, many exciting moments go unnoticed to the oblivious racing fan. But that’s a thing of the past, thanks to Motorburn’s weekly roundup.

Motorsport is more than just a few people putting their feet down hard to the floor. It’s the culmination of humankind’s drive to go faster, further, more efficiently and effortlessly. Essentially, motorsport is the root of automotive technology, from where the branches of transport hardens and flourishes.

Showcasing the best of wheel-based technology this weekend were some of the world’s premier series, from endurance racing to four-lap sprint mayhem. So here are five of the most incredible moments you might have missed.

1. WEC drivers brave torrential rain in Texas, Audi triumphs

The WEC — the world’s premier endurance championship — returned from its long post-Le Mans break this weekend, but the Texan weather was anything but accommodating. At the drenched Circuit of the Americas the Audi Team Joest made it a one-two, with the Toyota Racing TS 040 coming in third. But perhaps the most impressive moment of the race came courtesy of IndyCar driver Mike Conway‘s ridiculous wet weather skills.

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