WE ARE RACING ON TUESDAY 29th SEPTEMBER !

BOOKING NOW OPEN FOR TUESDAY 29th SEPTEMBER – BURTON BUGGY CLUB MEMBERS ONLY

Four Heats of GT12 and one Heat of LMP12 are planned
The number of Persons allowed inside the venue is limited to 30
DRIVERS MUST PRE-BOOK TO RACE – by text message to the Club Secretary.
WHEN PRE-BOOKING IS CONFIRMED THEY WILL BE SENT A CONFIRMATION TEXT

Booking will close at 8-00am on Tuesday 29th.
Information provided must include
1. Drivers name and class of racing i.e. GT12 or LMP12.
2. Contact phone number (Mobile preferred) to be used for Trace and Trace if not already supplied.
DRIVERS WITHOUT A CONFIRMED PRE-BOOKING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO RACE.

RACING WILL START AT 7-00PM PROMPT
A reminder as before:-
DRIVERS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN PPE – Tough gloves suitable for marshalling, Hi-Viz vest jacket, Face mask and hand sanitiser (70% alcohol minimum)
THE EXACT CASH must be tendered for payment of race fees which must be dropped into the receptacle provided on their first visit to the rostrum. (Member £5, Junior Member £4)
NO Change will be given

The usual door used for access will be open until 7pm, it will then remain closed until the evenings racing is complete and then re-opened for egress.

Before entering the venue, everyone must apply hand sanitiser.
The ONE-WAY systems in place must be observed at all times.

22-09-20 Clubnight

Another fantastic evenings racing with sixteen drivers taking part this week.

After the three rounds of qualifying Karl Norris was quickest, closely followed by Simon Pole and Darren Ford.


The C Final was won by McKenzie Wallace with some great driving, Mike Simpson was second and Paul Carter third.

Stephen Deacon was the winner of the B Final being a lap ahead of second place driver Stuart Evans with Benn Norris taking third place.

The A Final promised to be a tremendous race and it did not disappoint. With all six drivers lapping at seven seconds or less the pace was very quick. Karl Norris, Simon Pole and Darren Ford pulled away from the rest of the field and the race finished in this order.
It does not get much better to watch than this!!!!

Many thanks to everyone who helped setup and put all the equipment away in record time.

Note that due to a minor issue with the website this weeks race results are posted under “League Results and Personal Bests” on the results page.

15-09-20 Return to racing Clubnight

It was good to see the Club open for racing again.
Everything went smoothly, the track looked good and a great evening was had by everyone with some excellent driving.
Many thanks to all the members who helped sort out everything at the venue on the previous Tuesday evening.


Booking for next week by text message is now open for members only.

Racing restarting Tuesday 15th September FOR MEMBERS ONLY

BURTON BUGGY CLUB
RETURN TO RACING TUESDAY 15th September 2020
CLUBNIGHT FOR BURTON BUGGY CLUB MEMBERS ONLY
(A responsible adult may attend to accompany and supervise a driver under 16 years of age)

Four Heats of GT12 and one Heat of LMP12 are planned
Maximum number of drivers per heat 5
Track five carpets wide to enable social distancing

NO VISITORS OR SPECTATORS ALLOWED
The number of Persons allowed inside the venue is limited to 30
DRIVERS MUST PRE-BOOK TO RACEinitially by text message to the Club Secretary.
WHEN PRE-BOOKING IS CONFIRMED THEY WILL BE SENT A CONFIRMATION TEXT
Pre-Booking will open on Wednesday 9th September and close at 8-00am on Tuesday 15th. Information provided must include
1. Drivers name and class of racing i.e. GT12 or LMP12.
2. Contact phone number (Mobile preferred) to be used for Trace and Trace if not already supplied as requested on previous email.
DRIVERS WITHOUT A CONFIRMED PRE-BOOKING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO RACE.
A reminder:-
DRIVERS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN PPE – Tough gloves suitable for marshalling, Hi-Viz vest jacket, Face mask and hand sanitiser (70% alcohol minimum)
THE EXACT CASH must be tendered for payment of race fees which must be dropped into the receptacle provided on their first visit to the rostrum. (Member £5, Junior Member £4)
NO Change will be given

The usual door used for access will be open until 7pm, it will then remain closed until the evenings racing is complete and then re-opened for egress.

Before entering the venue, everyone must apply hand sanitiser.
The ONE-WAY systems in place must be observed at all times.

17-03-20 Spring League Round 7

The last race meeting before closing until further notice due to the COVID-19 virus.

Just three heats in each round but still producing some very competitive races.


Karl Norris was top qualifier with Darren Ford second, Chelle Snowden third, Kayleigh Knight Fourth and Stephen Deacon Fifth, these drivers making up the A Final.

Finals
The GT12 C final saw a fine race between McKenzie Wallace and Simon Honeysett, at the finish McKenzie was the winner by just over 3 seconds with Caleb Jones in third place.

In the B Final Bob Harley took the win, Benn Norris was second and Mike Simpson third.

Darren Ford won the A Final, Karl Norris looked to be assured of a win but finished in second place following a racing incident on the penultimate lap. Kayleigh Knight finished third with Stephen Deacon fourth and also being top F2 driver.

Current League Positions

GT12 F1
Karl Norris remains in the lead with Darren Ford moving up into second place and Kayleigh Knight third.

GT12 F2
Nick Wallace is the league leader, Benn Norris remains second and Mike Simpson third.

GT12 F3
Simon Honeysett is the new league leader pushing the leader since the first round Jack Walsh down into second place, Freddie Parker remains third.

LMP12
No changes, Fred Hatfield leads, Ashley King is second and Gavin Maciver third.

Many thanks to Courtney Orme for running race control and everyone else who helped set out the track and store all the equipment away at the end of the evening.

10-03-20 March Trophy Meeting

The first Trophy Meeting of 2020, Karl Norris was quickest in GT12 qualifying to take pole position in the A Final with Simon Pole second, Kayleigh Knight third followed by Chelle Snowden, Stephen Deacon and McKenzie Wallace.

Steve Donald took pole position in the LMP12 Final with Louis Parker car 2 and Fred Hatfield car 3.

Finals
It was good to see Richard Carnwell racing again at Burton starting with a win in the GT12 C final, Paul Carter took second place, Freddie Parker finished third and Ian Craig fourth.

The B Final was won by Bob Harley, Mike Simpson was a close second, Benn Norris third and Nick Wallace fourth with only 1/100th second difference in best lap times between Mike, Benn and Nick.

In the A Final another win for Karl Norris lapping all the other drivers, Chelle Snowden took second place by less than a second from Kayleigh Knight and a great drive from McKenzie Wallace earned him fourth place and the Best Junior trophy.

The last race of the evening was the LMP12 Final, could Steve Donald win the race from pole position ahead of Louis Parker?
As usual it was a superb race to watch with all the drivers lapping very quickly, Louis was the eventual winner, Steve taking a very close second place, both being two laps ahead of Fred Hatfield in third place.

Another competitive and entertaining evening, congratulations to the trophy winners.

Next week is round 7 of the Spring League and for those drivers who have raced in every round so far a chance to produce a good result and discount their worst round score to date.

03-03-20 Spring League Round 6

Three qualifying rounds as usual after which Simon Pole was quickest in GT12 followed by Karl Norris and Justin Heath

In LMP12 Ashley King was top qualifier, Steve Donald second and Fred Hatfield third.



Finals

The GT12 C Final winner was Paul Carter with Freddie Parker taking second place and also setting the quickest lap of the race, McKenzie Wallace finished third.

In the B Final Chelle Snowden won by two laps from Nick Wallace with Mike Simpson third.

Another great A Final this week, Karl Norris starting from second place on the grid won by one second after a tremendous race with Simon Pole. Kayleigh Knight took third place just over a second in front of Justin Heath.

After the excitement of the previous race we were not to be disappointed with the LMP12 Final which was run at a very fast pace. Steve Donald set the fastest lap, but Ashley King was the victor in a close finish with Steve, Guy Rogers finished in third place.

Several changes to the leading league positions after the evenings racing.

GT12 F1
Karl Norris remains in the lead with Kayleigh Knight moving up into second place and Bob Harley into third.

GT12 F2
Nick Wallace is the new league leader, Benn Norris remains second and Mike Simpson is now third.

GT12 F3
Positions remain unchanged with Jack Walsh leading, Simon Honeysett second, however Freddie Parker in third place picked up a very useful 100 maximum points being the top F3 driver this week.

LMP12
No changes, Fred Hatfield leads, Ashley King is second and Gavin Maciver third.

JUST THREE MORE ROUNDS REMAINING WITH THE BEST SIX ROUND SCORES TO COUNT

25-02-20 Spring League Round 5

Qualifying
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.


Finals
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