Report 31st July 2017
Tonights meeting was kindly sponsored by JCK LTD
MANN CONSTRUCTION NATIONAL MINISTOX T.T. FINAL.
J.C.K. sponsored Monday evenings stockcar meeting, the final meeting of this year’s National Ministox T.T.
National Champion #1 Charlie Guinchard held a slender 2 point lead after Saturday first round, over #381 Tyrone Evans with twin brother Lewis Evans #392 a further point behind. Race 1 saw blue grade drivers #418 Mitchell Driver and #405 Josh Hampstead race well, with the lead changing several times, Mitchell just crossing the line slightly ahead of Josh to take the win. Charlie Guinchard came 3rd with #798 Finn Sargent 4th. Race 2 saw Tyrone Evans overhaul the flying blue tops to win from #124 Kyle Gray, Josh Hampstead and Mitchell Driver. Charlie finished 5th. Entering the last race of the series both Charlie Guinchard and Tyrone Evans had scored equal points. The race was led at different stages by Josh Hampstead, Tyrone Evans, Kyle Gray and Finn Sargent. Charlie Guinchard made his way into second place but was put into the barrier and out of the race. Finn Sargent won the 1 lap restart after the race had to be stopped to remove the stricken Charlie Guinchard car. Tyrone Evans finished 2nd with Kyle Gray crossing the line 3rd.
2017 MANN CONSTRUCTION MINISTOX T.T.
1st # 381 TYRONE EVANS 58 points
2nd #1 CHARLIE GUINCHARD 49
2nd #124 KYLE GRAY 49
4th #392 LEWIS EVANS 43
5th #405 JOSH HAMPSTEAD 42
#77 Robert Hooper raced to victory in all 3 Production Rod races, behind him the positions changed regularly with #28 India Cowin, #53 Josh Ffrench and #134 Leonie Marchbank all claiming a runners up place. Race 3 had a good close battle withLeonie Marchbank finishing ahead of #59 Sarah Wass and Josh Ffrench. The J.C.K. Trophies were presented to 1st Robert Hooper, 2nd Leonie Marchbank and 3rd India Cowin. Leonie Marchbank also received the Victory Lane Ladies trophy.
A&J QUALITY BUTCHERS BANGERS.
Action in the Bangers saw #34 Josh Callin lead race 1 until passed by eventual winner #9 Spud Collister, #420 Colin Clague came 2nd ahead of #188 Ashley Harrison. In race 2, a large pile up on the back straight claimed many of the pack, the race was declared finished with one lap to go with Colin Clague the leader at the time of the stoppage. Spud Collister continued his good form taking the win in race 3 finishing ahead of Ashley Harrison and #146 Scott Farthing.The J.C.K. trophies were awarded to :-1st Spud Collister, 2nd Ashley Harrison, 3rd #26 Jason Collister.
After a hectic week, racing returns to regular Monday evenings throughout August until the 2017 season ends on Sunday 10th September.