28-01-20 Spring League Round 3

After round 2 Karl Norris and Darren Ford were joint leaders of the F1 league, so the pressure was on to be the league leader at the end of the evening.

On completion of the qualifying it was advantage Darren who was top qualifier with 42 laps, just over a second quicker than Karl with Chelle Snowden in third place 1/100th second ahead of Guy Rogers.

Stuart Evans was best in F2 with Bob Harris second and Nick Wallace third ahead of Junior member Benn Norris who was fourth.

Jack Walsh was the highest placed F3 driver with Simon Honeysett second and James Krych third.

In LMP12 Simon Pole was quickest with 91 laps, followed by Gavin Maciver and Fred Hatfield.

The first race was the GT12 C Final where all of the drivers had excellent races. The result was very close with the first three drivers all achieving 38 laps. McKenzie Wallace was the winner, Simon Honeysett just two second adrift in second place with Peter Lax another seven seconds behind taking third.

The B Final developed into a great battle between Nick Wallace an Bob Harley, both drivers finished with 40 laps with the victory going to Nick by two seconds. Benn Norris was third on 39 laps

The A Final was next, could pole position driver Darren Ford win and take the outright lead in F1. Karl Norris had other ideas and made a tremendous start to the race from second position on the grid. A thrilling race to watch this with these two finishing a clear two laps ahead of the rest of the field, Karl taking the win by less than a second from Darren in second place with Guy Rogers an excellent third. A great race!

The LMP Final was won by Fred Hatfield, Simon Pole was second and Gavin Maciver third. Well done Fred!

So after three rounds Karl Norris leads F1 by a single point from Darren Ford
In F2, maximum points this week moves Stuart Evans into the joint lead with Bob Harris.
Jack Walsh stays at the top of F3 being the only driver to have scored maximum points in all three rounds, Simon Honeysett remains second.
Gavin Maciver and Fred Hatfield are the joint leaders in LMP

Round 4 is next week.