Swift Motors LTD sponsored Monday evenings Stock car meeting held in perfect conditions with just two formulas racing, the Swift Motors Production Rods and A&J butchers bangers, both classes contested five races and didn’t fail to entertain the crowd.
The production rods were first out and provided plenty of close, fast racing. Mike Craine took the early lead followed closely by Georgina Moore and Nick Ford, Ford spun out on lap seven while going for the lead, waved yellow flags saw the race stopped so Nick could safely remove his car and re-join the race. Craine kept the lead to claim the honours ahead of Josh Ffrench, Mark Hargreaves, Moore and Ford. Race two saw Moore take the lead pushed hard by the chasing field; Ford came through to take the honours in a dash to the line with Moore second followed closely by Ffrench, Craine and Hargreaves. Craine again led race three before Ford came through to take the lead when the three laps to go board was shown, Ford claimed the victory ahead of Craine, Hargreaves, Moore and French. Race four was won by Ffrench who come through to take the lead on lap eleven of twelve, Craine took second followed by Ford, Moore and Hargreaves. Race five saw a three way battle for the lead on the closing stages with Ffrench taking the chequered flag ahead of Ford, Craine, Moore and Hargreaves. The Swift Motors trophies were awarded to Josh Ffrench, Nick Ford and Mike Craine with Georgina Moore taking the Victory Lane ladies award.
The ever entertaining bangers followed with plenty of action from the drop of the green flag, race three saw carnage in turn three with four cars all coming together, James Cain managed to stay at the front of the pack claiming the honours in race one ahead of Chris Crellin, Dave Sutcliffe, Steven Guest, Ashley Harrison, Chris Moore and Ryan Edmnuds. Race two saw Chris Moore lead the opening laps before Gary Crellin came through to take the lead sliding his way around the track leaving the carnage behind him to claim the honours ahead of Sutcliffe, Lee Jordan, Ashley Harrison, Moore and Edmunds. Race three saw G. Crellin again take the lead before coming together with Edmunds ending both their races, Sutcliffe came through to take the honours ahead of Jordan, C. Crellin, Guest and Robert Hooper. Race four Sutcliffe again take control of the race claiming his second victory of the evening ahead of C.Crellin, Edmunds, Jordan and Hooper. Race five again saw plenty of action with Hooper and Collister coming together at the end of lap one, Edmunds took the lead before Sutcliffe came through on lap four to take the lead, Collister found himself pushed into the fence on the start finish straight leaving him out of the race, Guest came though on the last lap to clinch the honours ahead of Sutcliffe, Jordan and Hooper. The Swift Motors Ltd trophies were awarded to Dave Sutcliffe, Lee Jordan and Chris Crellin. Racing resumes next Monday 12thAugust at 7:30pm with gates opening at 7pm.