Rounds 3 - 4
Rounds 3 & 4 Silverstone GP circuit
Qualifying saw 29 trying to claim pole in each of the classes
A1 saw an impressive Wells taking pole by 1 second from Reid. Whittaker had car issues & saw him down at 5th on the grid
Crisp took A2 pole in his awesome looking 1 Series from Baker who lost his passenger door round the Silverstone GP
A3 was taken by Darren Morgan-Owen over Cheverall
B2 was fought over by Miller & Montgomery as Trevor Ford’s car failed to finish qualifying as his car lost oil & came off
CC was claimed by 2016 Champion Russell Dack, from Denwood. Denwood was lucky to on the circuit after breaking his gearbox in testing yesterday
D Class was claimed by Callari but he was being chased by newcomers Neal & Harper
Weather is looking like we could see rain so some of drivers will like that & some won’t I’m sure we will see some exciting racing for Rounds 3 & 4
Awesome racing from all the classes in Round 3 of the 2018 Championship
Sun was shining, track dry… perfect
30 cars entered but only 29 started round 3, with Trevor Ford not being able to make the start of the race due to oil leaking from the engine.
First corner it was neck & neck between Wells, Reid & Fielding with Reid running wide giving Evans & Whittaker an opportunity to overtake him. Card who started at the back of the grid was up to 12th . Wells started to pull out a lead with Fielding & Whittaker chasing hard. By lap 4 Whittaker was in the groove and made a move on Wells taking the lead. Wells wasn’t going to let Whittaker out of his sight and gave chase with Wells taking the lead again when Whittaker’s tyres started to go off. Fielding made a great move on Reid to take 2nd with Reid 3rd.
Crisp had a great start, with West following close behind him, so close that he managed to take Crisp for 1st in class. Crisp kept the pressure on West and by the 3rd lap Crisp was away in front. West kept Crisp in his sights but just couldn’t keep the pressure on. Baker on his return to the Championship took a tidy 3rd place after losing his passenger door in qualifying.
Darren Morgan-Owen took a comfortable win as his weekend challenger, Cheverall forgot to tighten his wheels, so had to come in after the first couple of laps
Miller took the spoils with Montgomery coming 2nd. Both drivers matching each other’s times throughout the race, but Miller pipped Montgomery to take the glory.
Russell Dack had a great start with Denwood struggling with lack of power. Dack controlled his race and the Class with Mason and Woody giving the most entertaining driving swapping places and Woody coming up top for 3rd place. McGuire had a great tussle with Callari in Class D
Callari again controlled his race and had fun playing with some of the Class CC cars but the 2nd & 3rd wasn’t deicide until the last couple of laps with Harper coming in 2nd and Neal 3rd and giving Harper his first driver of the day award for his great pressure and skills against Neal.
Round 4 Round 4
After a fantastic Round 3 it was onto Round 4 early afternoon with the track temperature higher & sun beating down.
28 cars on the grid ready for race 2 of the weekend. Unfortunately we lost Jas Sapra & Piers Reid due to mechanical problems but gain Trevor Ford after most of the drivers & their mechanics fixed his car for the second race.
Flying start from Fielding as he took the first corner in the lead with Wells, Evans & Whittaker on his boot. Wells & Fielding tussled for the lead & but Wells made a move on Fielding to take the lead. Another tussle was brewing between Evans & Card, which ended with Evans hitting Card sending him out of the race. Evans managed to get back on the track with a damaged front bumper to finish 4th. Whittaker finished 3rd but with new slicks which just did not work for him in this race.
Crisp & West carried on from where they left off in Round 3, swapping places & again Crisp to top spot from West, which lead to Crisp getting driver of Day for this race. Barker kept his door & came home in a comfortable 3rd.
Darren Morgan-Owen took his 2nd win of the weekend with Cheverall couple of positions back.
Miller took the spoils with Ford coming 2nd from the back of the grid. Montgomery came into the pits half way through the race thinking he’d lots his exhaust but only to find that it was his window that had popped out. Montgomery came back into the race but had lost time so finished 3rd in Class
Dack took his 2nd win of the weekend after Denwood decided to remove the rear wing to reduce drag but the car didn’t handle well so Denwood had no chance of catching his team mate Dack. Mason came a solid 3rd with McGuire having an interesting race with Callari. Video can be seen on our Facebook page
Callari again controlled his race and had a great race McGuire. Neal took a great 2nd place from Harper in 3rd
Only a couple of weeks till Donington & we can’t wait
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