Onchan Raceway Karting sponsored Saturday evening’s stock-car racing, after a mostly wet day the sun came out in time for racing.
#800 Macauley Teare took the first chequered flag of the evening winning the Chemical Services white and yellow roof Junior Rod driver’s race ahead of #113 Sorcha Wade, #118 Harry Merryweather and #111 Sam Cracknell.
The Window Wizard Junior Rod’s then all took to the track where Macauley again got off to a great start leading the race until the red flag came out after #41 Nicole Astell-Burt collided with the safety fence. On the restart Macauley made another great start just being pipped for the flag by #825 Cian Peers, Macauley took second ahead of #26 Shannon Moore, #58 Rio Osborne, #119 TJ Teare, Sorcha Wade, Harry Merryweather and Sam Cracknell.
Race two saw Shannon Moore hold on to take the honours after a hotly contested race between the top four, Rio Osborne took second ahead of Cian Peers, Shane Ellison, TJ Teare, Sorcha Wade, Harry Merryweather and Sam Cracknell.
The final race of the evening for the juniors was also closely contested and ended a couple of laps early after Shane Ellison collided with an infield tyre rolling his car, Shannon Moore was declared the winner ahead of Cian Peers, Rio Osborne, Sorcha Wade, TJ Teare, Harry Merryweather and Sam Cracknell.
The Onchan Raceway Karting trophies were awarded to 1st Shannon Moore, 2nd Cian Peers and 3rd Rio Osborne.
Over the three meetings held this week the juniors have also been contesting the Minty Shield awarded to the highest point scoring driver over the three meetings, friend’s of the Minty family James and Harry Yule on holiday from Scotland presented the Minty shield to Cian Peers. Keeping with tradition Cian, James and Harry ran around the banked track with the Minty shield and chequered flag held high.
The Mike’s Motor’s Production Rod’s were next out on track with #420 Lee Freestone returning to claim the honours in race one just ahead of #46 Steve Luton, #538 Ian Kneale claimed third ahead of #1 Nick Ford, #240 Lewis Keightley, #327 Vinnie Magee, #358 Mark Hargreaves, #88 Callum Tilley and #34 Jamie Dale.
Race two saw Steve Luton take the honours from Lee Freestone with Ian Kneale third. Jamie Dale took fourth ahead of Mark Hargreaves, Nick Ford, Lewis Keightley, Vinnie Magee and Callum Tilley.
Race three saw Lee Freestone back at the front chased hard throughout by Steve Luton who took second ahead of Ian Kneale, Nick Ford, Mark Hargreaves, Jamie Dale, Lewis Keightley, Callum Tilley and Vinnie Magee.
The final race of the evening saw Lee Freestone make it a hat-trick followed by Steve Luton, Ian Kneale, Nick Ford, Mark Hargreaves, Jamie Dale, Lewis Keightley and Callum Tilley.
The Onchan Raceway Karting trophies were awarded to 1stLee Freestone, 2ndSteve Luton and 3rd Ian Kneale.
The visiting Heritage F2’s were last out contesting their final round of their visit, Heat one saw #537 Charles Barnes take a flag to flag victory ahead of #64 Paul Sykes, #135 Jim Cannon, #728 Graham Bunter, #533 Andy Kaye, #218 Phil Hiles and #23 John Clements.
Heat two was won by Graham Bunter ahead of Jim Cannon, Andy Kaye, Paul Sykes, Charlie Barnes, John Clements and Phil Hiles.
On to their final and Paul Sykes looked comfortable at the front of the pack but with only 2 laps to go Jim Cannon came through to take the victory from him, Paul Sykes held on to second ahead of Graham Bunter, Charles Barnes, Andy Kaye, Phil Hiles and John Clements.
This ended an enjoyable 2021 Race Week, a big thank you must go to track marshals, medics and staff and the Department of Enterprise for their help and assistance in attracting the visiting driver’s to visit the Isle of Man and compete at Onchan.