The Onchan Raceway season finale was held on Sunday afternoon with the meeting sponsored by Jaks bar and grill.
The Chemical Services whites and yellows Junior Rod’s got proceedings underway and after a race long battle between #113 Sorcha Wade and #800 Macauley Teare, Sorcha collided with the safety fence as Macauley was making his way through. Macauley claimed the honours ahead of #118 Harry Merryweather and #111 Sam Cracknell.
Race one of the Window Wizard Junior Rod’s saw Macauley Teare make a flying start holding on to take the honours clear of the chasing pack, brother TJ Teare #119 took second ahead of #41 Nicole Astell-Burt, #26 Shannon Moore, #33 Shane Ellison, #825 Cian Peers, #58 Rio Osborne, Sam Cracknell and Harry Merryweather.
Race two saw a complete restart after a stoppage to remove Shane Ellison’s car from the fence following a first lap collision, the restarted race saw Macauley Teare chased all the way to the finish by Rio Osborne. Macauley took the honours, Rio Osborne was second ahead of Cian Peers, Nicole Astell-Burt, TJ Teare, Sam Cracknell and Harry Merryweather.
The final race of the season for the juniors was again dominated by Macauley Teare claiming the final chequered flag ahead of Nicole Astell-Burt, Shannon Moore, Cian Peers, Rio Osborne, TJ Teare, Sam Cracknell and Harry Merryweather.
The Jaks bar trophies were awarded to :-
1st Macauley Teare, 2nd Nicole Astell-Burt and 3rd Cian Peers.
Macauley was also awarded the whites and yellows race winner’s trophy.
Over the final three meetings of the season the drivers have been contesting the Manx Sword of State championship this was won by Macauley Teare.
The end of season presentations followed with the Window Wizard Point’s Championship being won by TJ Teare with Cian Peers and Shane Ellison taking second and third respectively.
The girl’s championship was won by Shannon Moore with Nicole Astell-Burt and Sorcha Wade second and third.
The Chemical Services whites and yellows championship was won by Macauley Teare, Harry Merryweather and Sam Cracknell taking second and third.
Harry Merryweather was awarded Best Presented Junior Rod and Macauley Teare best newcomer and also Roll of the year.
The A&J Butchers Bangers were next out on track with five cars lining up to take on race one, #24 Lee Jordan claimed the honours from #23 Jemma Moore-Faid,(who was celebrating after getting married on Saturday), held on to take second ahead of #666 Nick Collister, #171 Ryan Edmunds and #179 Jordan Halligan-Bunce.
Race two saw plenty of entertainment for the crowd with five cars starting and only Lee Jordan finishing the race.
The final banger race of the year was won by Lee Jordan with Jemma Moore-Faid second and Ryan Edmunds third.
The Jaks bars trophies were award to :-
1st Lee Jordan, 2nd Jemma Moore-Faid and 3rd Ryan Edmunds.
Lee Jordan won the Manx Sword of State Championship as the top point scorer over the final three meetings.
The end of year presentation followed with the A&J Butchers Point’s Championship being won by Nick Collister with Lee Jordan second and Jordan Halligan-Bunce third.
Nick Collister was awarded Bangers entertainer of the year and James Exon newcomer of the year.
The Mike’s Motor’s Production Rod’s were next out and lap one of race one had to be red flagged after #538 Ian Kneale rolled. The restarted race was again stopped at the half way point after #88 Callum Tilley spun, the race was won by #46 Steve Luton ahead of Callum Tilley, #98 Jordan Dougherty, #34 Jamie Dale and #77 Robert Hooper.
Race two saw Steve Luton again make his way to the front taking the chequered flag ahead of #36 Rhys Brown, Callum Tilley, Jamie Dale, and Jordan Dougherty.
The final race saw Steve Luton make it a hat-trick crossing the line ahead of a close chasing pack, Jason Dougherty took second ahead of Callum Tilley, Shannon Moore, Ian Kneale and Jamie Dale.
The Jaks bar trophies were awarded to :-
1st Steve Luton, 2nd Callum Tilley and 3rd Jordan Dougherty.
The Dagger of Honour held over the final three meetings was won by Steve Luton.
The end of season presentation followed with the Mike’s Motor’s Point’s Championship being won by Steve Luton ahead of #358 Mark Hargreaves and Callum Tilley.
Callum Tilley was awarded newcomer of the year with Jamie Dale being awarded best presented car, lady driver of the year and the Mike Booth challenge trophy.
The meeting also featured a ladies race won by Nicola Quayle ahead of Katie Robert’s, Breesha Moore and Mellisa Teare.
The meeting ended with the traditional end of season Demolition Derby which saw some great action between Nick Collister, Mark Brew, Ryan Edmunds, Steven Harris, Jack Sayle, Jordan Halligan-Bunce and Vinnie Magee after several minutes of action and big hit’s Jack Sayle was awarded the win as the last car mobile.
As always a big thank you must go out to our medic’s, St John Ambulance and Hogg Rescue, and to our loyal band of Track staff, Catering staff, sponsors, driver’s and race team’s for making the 2021 season a success.