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Weekend Recap: July 14 - 18

Jul 192021

Check out this week's Monster athletes dominating Formula 1, Motocross, and more...

Formula 1

 

The storied Silverstone Circuit in England, a high-speed 3.661-mile, 18-turn racetrack situated along the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury, has played host to the British Grand Prix Formula 1 race since 1948 and that’s exactly where Monster Energy-powered racers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas competed on Sunday afternoon. Despite a massive opening lap crash and being issued a 10-second penalty, Hamilton roared back to the delight of 140,000 spectators to win the British Grand Prix for the eighth time in his remarkable career. Third on the sunny afternoon in Great Britain was Bottas.

U.S. Motocross

 

The Spring Creek Motocross Park in Millville, Minnesota hosted the sixth round of the 12-round Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship on Saturday afternoon. Jeremy Martin of the Monster Energy/Star/Yamaha Racing team absolutely dominating the 250MX classification with resounding 1-1 moto scores. Third overall in the 250MX class at Millville fell to Martin’s teammate Justin Cooper, the New York-based racer now leading the 250MX championship chase with a six-point lead. Next stop: Also competing at Millville was the 450MX classification, Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Eli Tomac motoring to a runner-up finish. Third on the day and now holding a commanding 32-point lead in the 450MX title fight was Dylan Ferrandis of the Monster Energy/Star/Yamaha Racing team. Fourth overall at Millville fell to Monster Energy-backed racer Chase Sexton of Team Honda HRC.

MXGP

 

The Oss circuit in Holland hosted the MXGP of The Netherlands on Sunday. Belgian Jago Geerts of the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team storming to the overall victory with a double moto sweep in the Dutch sand. Fourth on the afternoon and continuing to pull away in the MX2 World Championship was Maxim Renaux of the Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team. Also racing in Holland was the MXGP Classification, Monster Energy racer Romain Febvre placing third and holding steady in third place in the premier class World Championship title chase.

Speedway

 

The Monster Energy Speedway Grand Prix ran at Marketa Stadium in Prague, Czech Republic over the weekend with Monster Energy pilot Tai Woffinden sliding to steady, encouraging third and ninth place finishes. Only a handful of events into the 2021 season, Woffinden promises to be a threat in the World Championship.

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