May 5, 2021
  • 9:27 pm Kansas & Atlanta – May 2021
  • 12:23 am Abu Dhabi GP, December 2020
  • 1:01 am Turkish GP, November 2020
  • 7:33 am Phoenix Raceway, November 2020
  • 6:39 pm Martinsville & Imola, Oct & Nov. 2020

Kansas Speedway Forecast – May 2021 (NASCAR)

3:55 PM CT @KansasSpeedway #NASCAR update – End of Stage Two, Cloudy, 75°F, SSE winds, 14G18 mph. Moderate showers about 50 miles SSE of track moving north & still forecast to stay east of track.

A trough of low pressure extending across the Iberian Peninsula will continue to interact with a ridge extending over the east Atlantic. Through the day, a low is expected to develop across southern Spain. Fortunately, this will only bring increasing clouds, but no rain.

Sun 5/2 – Portuguese GP (TV: 3:00 PM LT/10:00 AM ET, ESPN), Increasing clouds, NNW winds, 20-25 kph (12-18 mph), 18/9 (65°F/46°F)

Updated: Sun. May 2, 9:15 AM EDT

All schedule times are CDT.

Texas Motor Speedway (IndyCar)

Algarve International Circuit Forecast (Formula One)

A trough of low pressure extending across the Iberian Peninsula will continue to interact with a ridge extending over the east Atlantic. Through the day, a low is expected to develop across southern Spain. Fortunately, this will only bring increasing clouds, but no rain.

Sun 5/2 – Portuguese GP (TV: 3:00 PM LT/10:00 AM ET, ESPN), Increasing clouds, NNW winds, 20-25 kph (12-18 mph), 18/9 (65°F/46°F)

Updated: Sun. May 2, 9:15 AM EDT

Atlanta Dragway Outlook (NHRA)

A cold front will push through the region bring with it some showers and cooler temperatures. By Sunday, temps should rebound  with prevailing southerly winds.5/1 Saturday: Mostly sunny, Southerly winds, 10-15 mph, Hi: 77

5/2 Sunday: Increasing cloudy, Southerly winds, 10-15 mph, 81/64

A trough of low pressure extending across the Iberian Peninsula will continue to interact with a ridge extending over the east Atlantic. Through the day, a low is expected to develop across southern Spain. Fortunately, this will only bring increasing clouds, but no rain.

Sun 5/2 – Portuguese GP (TV: 3:00 PM LT/10:00 AM ET, ESPN), Increasing clouds, NNW winds, 20-25 kph (12-18 mph), 18/9 (65°F/46°F)

Updated: Sun. May 2, 9:15 AM EDT

Extended outlooks:

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Darlington (NASCAR): Week of May 3-9: Temperatures: Moderate to strong signal for above normal, Rainfall: Weak signal for above normal, & Wind: Weak signal for above normal

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya – Spanish GP (Formula One): Week of May 3-9: Temperatures: Weak signal for above normal, Rainfall: Moderate signal for below normal, & Wind: Weak signal for below normal

Dover (NASCAR): Week of May 10-16: Temperatures: Weak to moderate signal for above normal, Rainfall: No strong signal, & Wind: No strong signal

Circuit of the Americas (NASCAR): Week of May 17-23: Temperatures: No strong signal, Rainfall: No strong signal, & Wind: No strong signal

Circuit de Monaco – GP of Monaco (Formula One): Week of May 17-23: Temperatures: No strong signal, Rainfall: No strong signal, & Wind: No strong signal

This forecast is updated twice weekly.

Updated: Sun. May 2, 12:30 AM EDT

Meteorologists

NHRA & IMSA Mark Sweeney

NASCAR, Formula One, & Extended outlook Aaron Studwell, Ph.D.

F1 at Yas Marina Circuit (Dec 11 – 13)

Forecast – 12/10

A dry race weekend is on tap as a ridge of high pressure is expected to remain positioned over eastern Saudi Arabia. While cloud cover will be variable, conditions are expected to remain dry.

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Fri Dec 11 – FP1 & FP2: Sunny, NW winds, 16-24 kph (10-15 mph), 27/20 (80˚F/68˚F)

Sat Dec 12 – FP3 & Qualifying: Mostly sunny, AM Light & variable winds, PM NW winds, 10-20 kph (6-12 mph), 26/19 (78˚F/67˚F)

Sun Dec 13 – Abu Dhabi GP: Partly cloudy, AM Light & variable winds, PM NW winds, 10-20 kph (6-12 mph), 25/19 (77˚F/67˚F)

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Formula One at Istanbul Park (Nov 13 – 15)

Forecast – 11/14


A low over the eastern Black Sea will bring northerly winds. Coupled with an upper-level disturbance moving north of the region, this will bring a risk of showers through the afternoon hours.

Sun Nov 15 – Formula One: Mostly cloudy, isolated showers, northerly winds, 8-15 kph (5-10 mph), 14/9 (57˚F/49˚F)

Extended Outlook (Updated: Nov 14 – Next scheduled update: Nov 17 evening)

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F1 at Bahrain International Circuit (Nov 27 – Nov 29)

There are weak signals for above normal temperatures & below normal rainfall.

F1 at Bahrain International Circuit (Dec 4 – Dec 6)

There are weak signals for above normal temperatures & below normal rainfall.

F1 at Yas Marina Circuit – Abu Dhabi (Dec 11 – Dec 13)


There is a weak signal for above normal temperatures & no signal for any departure from normal rainfall.