A great start to the new league!
After three rounds of qualifying Karl Norris was quickest with 39 Laps, Bob Harley was second just in front on Kayleigh Knight in third place, both with 38 laps. Following these were a total of seven drivers on 37 laps with less than six seconds between them, setting up the prospect of some very close finals.
Before the Finals Bob Harley presented the Spring League Trophies to the winners present.
First up was the “D” Final where Caleb Jones had an excellent race to win by three laps from Kevin Flamson in second place. Fast improving Kevin Bates took third place and Ian Craig was fourth.
In the “C” Final Mike Simpson won by a lap from Richard Bates, Adam Cowell was third and Paul Dewsnap fourth.
Chelle Snowden was the winner in the “B” Final by just under a lap from Freddie Parker in second place who also set the fastest lap in the race. Dan Stones was just two seconds back in third place, Adam Hancock was fourth and Nick Wallace fifth.
Just the “A” Final remaining where “Team Norris” took the first three places for the third consecutive week. Karl Norris won and also set the fastest lap, Kayleigh Knight was second and Benn Norris third. Bob Harley was fourth and Justin Heath fifth.
Next week is round 2 of the Summer League, booking in via text message to the clubs mobile as usual..
Three qualifying rounds and a Final as usual for the Summer Trophy Meeting.
The top two places in the “C” Final went to new members, with Jack Southin winning and Chris Prophet taking second place. Adam Cowell was third.
Freddie Parker had a fine win in the “B” Final, Adam Hancock and Nick Wallace finished second and third respectively.
For the second week running the “Team Norris” took the first three places in the “A” Final. Karl Norris was the winner, Benn Norris second and Kayleigh Knight third.
The trophies were presented at the end of the evening by Courtney Orme.
See the results page for the full results.
Next week is the first round of the Summer League, the Spring League trophies will also be presented.
The track this week was designed by Simon Pole and produced some very close racing.
A great evening for “Team Norris” taking the first three places in the “A” Final.
Karl Norris was the winner, Benn Norris finished second and Kayleigh Knight third. Dan Stones was fourth and Adam Hancock fifth.
Simon Pole won the “B” Final ahead of Freddie Parker, Saul Theobold was third, Mike Simpson fourth and Nick Wallace fifth.
Richard Bates was the winner of the “C” final being a lap clear of Adam Cowell in second place, Caleb Jones finished third and Kevin Bates fourth.
We are now half way through the Superleague with the best 4 from a possible 6 round scores to count.
Next week is the Summer Trophy Meeting.
An ordinary club-night prior to the third round of the 2022 Superleague to be held next week.
After the three qualifying rounds Darren Ford was the top qualifier, a lap clear of Karl Norris, Simon Pole and Kayleigh Knight, with Benn Norris, Nick Wallace and Bob Harley all a further lap down.
Mike Simpson won the “C” Final with Euan Lees a lap behind in second place and Paul Carter third, just ahead of Caleb Jones.
A very close “B” Final with the first three drivers finishing on the same lap. The Club Chairman Bob Harley was the victor, Dan Stones was just under three seconds behind in second place and Chelle Snowden finished third.
Darren Ford was on pole position for the start of the “A” final, an exciting race this with Karl Norris winning on 40 laps, Darren finishing in second place with 39 and the remaining drivers Simon Pole, Kayleigh Knight, Nick Wallace and Benn Norris all completing 38 laps. A very competitive race!
Drivers – don’t forget to book in as usual for next weeks superleague.
A new Paul Dewsnap track design this week for the final round of the Spring League.
It was good to see Paul Galbraith and Darren Ford racing again at the club.
After the qualifying Karl Norris was quickest followed by Kayleigh Knight, Chelle Snowden, Darren Ford and Bob Harley.
The “D” Final was won by Nick Wallace, Caleb Jones was second, Kevin Bates third and Ian Craig fourth.
Visiting driver Josh Flanagan was the winner of the “C” Final being a lap ahead of Richard Bates and Paul Galbraith who were second and third respectively with Paul Dewsnap fourth a further two laps down.
Dan Stones had a good win in the “B” Final, Benn Norris finished in second place, Adam Hancock third, Freddie Parker fourth and Mike Simpson fifth.
Just the “A” Final left with second and third league positions yet to be decided. Karl Norris was the winner, Darren Ford was second, Kayleigh Knight took third place, Chelle Snowden fourth and Bob Harley fifth.
Congratulations to the league winners.
F1 – Karl Norris
F2 – Mckenzie Wallace
F3 – Adam Hancock
F3 Junior – Saul Theobold.
Thanks to all who helped put the equipment away at the end of the evening.
Next week Tuesday 7th June is an ordinary clubnight
The penultimate round of the Spring League this week.
Top qualifier was Karl Norris on 36 laps with Simon Pole, Kayleigh Knight and Chelle Snowden in second, third and fourth places with 35 laps.
Caleb Jones was the winner of the “D” Final being just over a lap ahead of second place driver Kevin Bates, Kevin Flamson finished third.
Another good week for Saul Theobold who won the “C” Final, Mike Simpson was second and Richard Bates third.
A close finish in the “B” Final with Nick Wallace winning and Dan Stones taking second place being just over two seconds adrift. Bob Harley and Adam Hancock were third and fourth being a lap down on the leaders.
Yet another exciting “A” Final with Karl Norris winning by just over two seconds from Simon Pole, both with 35 laps. Kayleigh Knight was third on 33 laps with Chelle Snowden in Fourth less than a second behind Kayleigh. McKenzie Wallace was the best junior member taking fifth place, Benn Norris was sixth.
See the “Results” page for the full results
The Final round of the Spring league is next Tuesday 31st May.
An additional Clubnight this month with some close competitive racing, three qualifying rounds and a final as usual.
Visiting driver Josh Flanagan won the “C” Final being two laps up on Richard Bates with Paul Carter taking third place a further lap down.
In the B Final Saul Theobold and Freddie Parker had a very close race with Saul winning, Freddie finishing in second place and Dan Stones third.
Karl Norris was the A Final winner being exactly seven seconds ahead of second place driver Simon Pole, Chelle Snowden was third, Kayleigh Knight fourth, Benn Norris fifth, Bob Harley sixth and Nick Wallace seventh.
Next week, Tuesday 24th May is Round 8 of the Spring League with the Final Round being held on Tuesday 31st May.
With several the top three places in each league yet to be decided I am sure it they be a very competitive evenings.
An ordinary club-night this week with the usual three qualifying rounds and a final.
Louis Parker was top qualifier followed by Simon Pole, both drivers having 38 laps. Chelle Snowden was third with 37 laps, there were four drivers on 35 laps, Adam Hancock, Bob Harley and Freddie Parker who took the remaining A Final places, and Saul Theobold who took pole position in the B Final.
A convincing win for Richard Bates in the C Final with 32 Laps, it was close for second and third places between Caleb Jones and Ian Craig with Ian finishing ahead to take second place and Caleb was third, both drivers with 25 laps.
Dan Stones was the winner of the B Final on 35 Laps with pole position driver Saul Theobold finishing second on 34 laps just over two seconds ahead of Mike Simpson in third.
The highlight of the evening was the A Final, with no championship points at stake the drivers elected to have a reverse grid start. So Freddie Parker in his first A Final started from pole position with top qualifier Louis Parker at the back of the grid.
Freddie made a great start and was the race leader for the first four laps of the race when Chelle Snowden took over the lead which she held until the halfway point. Louis Parker then made it to the front with Simon Pole second, Chelle third, Freddie fourth, Adam Hancock fifth and Bob Harley sixth. The race continued at a fast pace to a very close finish, Louis being the winner with 37 laps, Chelle Snowden finishing in second place 2.6 seconds adrift and 0.63 seconds ahead of Simon Pole in third place. Freddie Parker was fourth with 36 laps, Adam Hancock fifth on 34 and Bob Harley sixth with 32.
A fantastic race to watch and a great evening for “Team Parker”
Round 7 of the Spring League this week, Louis Parker was top qualifier with 42 Laps, Karl Norris was second on 41 with Kayleigh Knight and Simon Pole third and fourth respectively on 40 Laps.
The “C” Final was won by Mike Simpson a lap clear of both Paul Dewsnap in second place and Adam Cowell third who also had the quickest lap-time of the race.
The “B” Final was a great race with the first four drivers finishing less than seven seconds apart on 38 laps. Chelle Snowden was the winner, Bob Harley finished second. An outstanding performance from Saul Theobold earned him third place ahead of Dan Stones who finished fourth. Well done Saul!
The “A” Final provided a great race between Louis Parker and Karl Norris, with Louis wining on 41 Laps, a lap ahead of Karl on 40. It was also very close for the remaining places with Kayleigh Knight, Benn Norris, Simon Pole and Nick Wallace all finishing with 38 Laps. A great finish to the evenings racing.
NEXT WEEK TUESDAY 10th MAY WILL BE AN ORDINARY CLUBNIGHT
Karl Norris was top qualifier with 41 laps on a track design very similar to last week. There were five drivers all on 39 laps, Nick Wallace, Bob Harley, Mckenzie Wallace, Benn Norris and Kayleigh Knight taking second, third fourth, fifth and sixth places respectively with Dan Stones earning the remaining A final place with 38 laps.
First up was the “C” final which produced a thrilling finish with Richard Bates starting from last place on the grid catching and overtaking the leader Euan Lees on the final lap to win the race. Euan was second and Caleb Jones third.
The “B” Final soon developed into a battle between pole position driver Freddie Parker and car 3 Adam Hancock, It was a very close race right to the finish with Adam being the eventual winner by four seconds, Freddie was second and Mike Simpson third.
The “A” Final was won by Karl Norris with 40 laps, Kayleigh Knight took second place on 39 laps. McKenzie Wallace, Dan Stones and Nick Wallace were third, fourth and fifth with 38 laps. Bob Harley finished sixth with 37 and Benn Norris seventh on 36.
Next week is Round 7 of the Spring League.