Jaks bar and Steak house sponsored the 2020 season final stock car meeting held on Sunday, Onchan Stadium was full with spectators ready for the action ahead.
First out were the Window Wizard Junior Rods. Cian Peers made his way to the front of the pack quickly in race one to claim the honours ahead of Rio Osborne, Shannon Moore, Nicole Astell-Burt and Kian Staniford.
Staniford came out on top in race two after making a quick start he held off the chasing pack to take the chequered flag, a collision on the last bend saw Moore spun and Astell-Burt stopped to avoid further damage, Osborne took second with Peers third, Moore and Astell-Burt recovered to cross the line fourth and fifth respectively.
Race three again had to be stopped for cars to be recovered and re join the race, Staniford again held on to take the honours ahead of Peers, Astell-Burt, Osborne and Moore.
Race four was won by Osborne with Peers second and Moore third.
The Jaks Bar trophies were awarded to 1: Cian Peers, 2: Rio Osborne and 3: Kian Staniford.
The racing was followed by the end of season presentation, the Window Wizard points championship was won by Cian Peers, Rio Osborne took second place with Shannon Moore third. Cian Peers was also awarded the Jack and Marjorie Whitehead memorial award for the highest place Junior driver of the meeting. Peers was also crowned the Sword of State champion as the highest points scoring driver over the last three meetings.
The A&J Quality Butchers Bangers were next out on the track with plenty of action to entertain the large crowd, Robert Hooper claimed the honours in race one followed by Lee Jordan, Tom Westbrook, Jemma Moore, Tom Richards and William Caine.
Race two saw Hooper again take the early lead not to be caught, Westbrook took second ahead of Jordan, Ryan Edmunds and Moore.
Race three saw Hooper make it a clean sweep taking his third victory of the day followed by Westbrook, Jordan, Caine and Moore.
The Jaks trophies were awarded to 1: Robert Hooper, 2: Tom Westbrook and 3: Lee Jordan.
The A& J Quality Butchers championship was won by Lee Jordan with Tom Westbrook taking second and Jemma Moore third.
Lee Jordan was awarded the bangers Sword of State as the highest points scoring driver over the last three rounds. Tom Westbrook won the Ronnie Caulfied shield as the highest point scoring driver over the last five meetings and was also awarded the Bangers Entertainer of the Year award. Jordan Halligan-Bunce was named as the Bangers new comer of the year. Jemma Moore was crowned Bangers lady of the year.
The Swift Motors Production Rods were last out on the track, Jamie Turnbull made a quick start and took the honours in race one followed by Steve Luton, Mark Hargreaves, Josh Ffrench, Lee Merryweather, Tommy Atkins and Ian Kneale.
Turnbull continued to hold off strong challenges from Luton to claim victory in race two ahead of Luton, Hargreaves, Merryweather, Ffrench, Atkins and Kneale.
Race three saw Turnbull complete the hat-trick taking another victory ahead of Luton, Hargreaves, Ffrench, Merryweather, Atkins and Kneale.
The Jaks trophies were awarded to 1: Jamie Turnbull, 2: Steve Luton and 3: Mark Hargreaves.
The Swift Motors points championship was won by Nick Ford, Team #337 (Lee Merryweather and Steve Luton) took second ahead of Mike Craine in third.
Jamie Turnbull won the Dagger of Honour as top point scorer over the last three rounds. Georgina Moore was awarded the Lady driver of the year award, Mike Savino the newcomer of the year and Steve Luton the Entertainer of the Year award.
The afternoon ended with the event the crowd had all been waiting for, the End of Season Demolition Derby in which 15 drivers lined up on the track ready to send off the season with a bang, Dylan Cormode, Grant Crellin, Nick Collister, Jordan Halligan-Bunce, Danny Quayle, Martin Faid, Tom Richards, Ryan Edmunds, Tom Westbrook, Mark Brew, Robert Hooper, Tommy Atkins, Charlie Sigley, Jack Sayle and Steve Luton all entertained the crowd with lots of fast, hard hits around the track much to the delight of the spectators. Damaged stricken cars were scattered all around the raceway after many hard hits Robert Hooper and Martin Faid were declared joint winners as both cars died at the same time.
A big thank you must go out to the Medic’s who attend each meeting, Hogg Rescue and St John Ambulance, the Track marshals and staff, driver’s, mechanic’s and sponsors for making the 2020 season a success.