18-02-20 Superleague Round 1

Despite the flooded roads and it being school half term holiday week there were eighteen drivers present for the first round of this years Superleague, which comprises of six rounds run on alternate months through the year.

After the three qualifying rounds Karl Norris was quickest in GT12 with 42 laps, with Darren Ford, Chelle Snowden and Richard Norris all on 41 laps followed by Kayleight Knight with 40.

Highest place Junior member was Jack Walsh with 37 laps with Benn Norris on 36.

In the LMP12 class Simon Pole had 59 laps, Fred Hatfield 58, Guy Rogers 56 and Mckenzie Wallace 47.

First up was the GT12 C Final where Simon Honeysett won after a close race with Paul Carter who finished second with Alfie Hart taking third place.

Stephen Deacon won the B Final being a lap clear of Benn Norris who had a great drive to finish in second place with Mike Simpson third.

The A Final was the most exciting race of the evening, Karl Norris was the winner with 41 laps but behind him there was a titanic battle for the remaining four places between Chelle Snowden, Darren Ford, Kayleigh Knight and Richard Norris. At the end of the race they finished in that order but with just 1.66 seconds between second and fifth places. It does not get much better than that!

Things were a bit more relaxed in the LMP final, Simon Pole starting from pole position was the winner by two laps, Fred Hatfield took second place, Guy Rogers was third and Mckenzie Wallace fourth.

So after round 1 in GT12 Karl Norris leads F1, Stephen Deacon F2 and Jack Walsh F3
In LMP12 Simon Pole is the leader.

Next week is Round 5 of the Spring League.