25-02-20 Spring League Round 5

Karl Norris was top qualifier in the GT12 class closely followed by visiting driver Peter Stockton with Darren Ford third, all three drivers with 40 laps.

Richard Norris was best in F2 with 39 laps, Stephen Deacon was in second place just over a second adrift and a great performance by Mckenzie Wallace earned him third place and the top Junior driver with 38 laps.

Simon Honeysett was quickest in F3 on 36 laps being a lap clear of league leader Jack Walsh, Adam Hancock was third with 34 laps.

In LMP12 Louis Parker won all three rounds to take pole in the final, James Hart was just over a second slower in second place these two drivers being two laps clear of Ashley King in third place.

The GT12 C Final saw a good race for the win between pole position driver Simon Honeysett and F3 League leader Jack Walsh who made a great start to gain an early advantage. In the latter stages of the race Simon was catching up but Jack held on to win the race. Simon was second and Adam Hancock third.

The B Final was dominated by “Team Norris” with Kayleigh Knight winning from pole position on the grid also setting the quickest lap and Benn Norris finishing in second place and second quickest lap time after starting at the back of the grid. Mike Simpson was third two seconds behind Benn.

The A Final was run at a very fast pace and great to watch, Peter Stockton set the fastest lap but at the finish Karl Norris was the winner – yet another for “Team Norris”. Peter was second and Darren Ford third – as in qualifying all on 40 laps.

The LMP Final was the last race of the evening, Louis Parker took the win with James Hart second, both drivers on 44 laps and setting equal fastest laps of 7.65 seconds, Ashley King finished third place on 43 laps. A spectacular race!!!!!

League Positions
No change in GT12 F1 with Karl Norris leading, Darren Ford second and Kayleigh Knight third.
Bob Harris still leads F2 but Benn Norris moves up into second place ahead of Nick Wallace.
Jack Walsh increases his lead to two points in F3 with Simon Honeysett second place and Freddie Parker third.
Fred Hatfield still leads the LMP F1 league, Ashley King is second and Gavin Maciver third

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.

11-02-20 Clubnight

The February clubnight gave a break from the recent run of league meetings.

Some superb racing during the evening, James Hart won the GT12 A Final with Karl Norris second and Darren Ford third.

Adam Hancock back racing at Burton after a break was the winner of the B Final by the narrow margin of 0.62 seconds from Simon Honeysett in second place and Freddie Parker third.

Louis Parker had a fine win in the LMP12 A Final being two laps ahead of everyone else and also setting the fastest laptime. Steve Donald took second place, just over a second quicker than third placed driver Ashley King.

In the B Final Guy Rogers won by three laps, Chelle Snowden finished in second place just ahead of Richard Parker who was third.

Many thanks to all who assisted in setting out the track and packing away afterwards.

Remember – Next week is the first round of the 2020 Superleague.

04-02-20 Spring League Round 4

Benn Norris won the GT12 C Final, Simon Honeysett was second and Paul Carter third.

The B Final was a great race with Kayleigh Knight winning ahead of Bob Harley second and Stuart Evans taking third place.

James Hart was the winner of the A Final, Karl Norris took second place and Darren Ford third.

Louis Parker won in LMP being a lap clear of Ashley King with Fred Hatfield third.

Some changes to the league positions after round 4.

Karl Norris now leads F1 by two points from Darren Ford, James Hart scores maximum points this week..

Stuart Evans is now the outright leader in F2 moving two points ahead of Bob Harris.

Jack Walsh lost his tremendous unbeaten record in F3 and now leads by just a single point from Simon Honeysett who scored maximum points this week with Freddie Parker in third place.

Fred Hatfield is the leader of the LMP12 league moving three points ahead of Gavin Maciver in second place. Maximum points for Louis Parker this week.