The Onchan Raceway stockcars were held in perfect conditions on Monday evening, ending what had been a busy eight days of racing.
The Chemical Services whites and yellows Junior Rod’s race saw #113 Sorcha Wade claim her maiden victory after a race long battle with #800 Macauley Teare, #118 Harry Merryweather took third ahead of #111 Sam Cracknell in fourth.
The Window Wizard Junior Rod’s provided some great close racing throughout the evening, #825 Cian Peers took control of race one holding off strong competition from #58 Rio Osborne, #41 Nicole Astell-Burt took third place ahead of #119 TJ Teare, Sorcha Wade, #26 Shannon Moore, Harry Merryweather and Sam Cracknell.
Race two saw Rio Osborne hold off Cian Peers to claim his first victory of the evening, Cian held on to second ahead of Shannon Moore, Nicole Astell-Burt, TJ Teare, Sorcha Wade, Harry Merryweather and Sam Cracknell.
Race three saw Rio Osborne make a quick start and securing his second win of the evening ahead of Cian Peers, Shannon Moore, Nicole Astell-Burt, TJ Teare, Harry Merryweather and Sam Cracknell.
The final race of the evening saw another close race with the top four positions being battled closely throughout, Cian Peers eventually came through on the last lap to take the honours ahead of Nicole Astell-Burt, Shannon Moore, Rio Osborne, TJ Teare, Sorcha Wade, Harry Merryweather and Sam Cracknell.
The Onchan Raceway trophies were awarded to 1st Cian Peers 2nd Rio Osborne and 3rd Nicole Astell-Burt with Sorcha Wade taking the white and yellow roof award.
The A&J Butchers Bangers were next out, again adopting the spin to win rules which provided the crowd with plenty of action throughout each race.
Race one saw #24 Lee Jordan get to work from the drop of the flag ensuring he got the bumper in spinning his opponents and claiming the first victory of the evening ahead of #171 Ryan Edmunds, #666 Nick Collister, #179 Jordan Halligan-Bunce, #23 Jemma Moore and #980 Jamie Exon, with #188 Ashley Harrison’s race ending early.
Ryan Edmunds took the early lead in race two before Lee Jordan came through to take control at the midway point, with a lap to go the race ended early when not only did the racing heat up, the cars were on fire, !! Nick Collister collided with the fence causing a fire. Lee Jordan won the race ahead of Ryan Edmunds, Nick Collister and Jordan Halligan-Bunce.
Race three also saw the action heat up this time with Ryan Edmunds car picking up damage and bringing out a red flag due to a fire in his engine compartment, he quickly escaped his car and got the fire out. The restarted race saw only two finishers with Jamie Exon claiming his maiden victory on his track debut, ahead of Jordan Halligan-Bunce who limped around with a puncture.
Race four ended spectacularly as Jamie Exon rolled his car down the start finish straight, Lee Jordan claimed the honours ahead of Jamie Exon.
The Onchan Raceway trophies were awarded to 1st Lee Jordan, 2nd Jamie Exon and 3rd Jordan Halligan-Bunce.
The Mike’s Motors Production Rod’s were next out and again saw plenty of fast, close racing throughout the evening as they contested the final round of their Sword of State championship. #46 Steve Luton took the honours in race one followed by #538 Ian Kneale, #420 Lee Freestone, #358 Mark Hargreaves, #34 Jamie Dale, #240 Lewis Keightley and #88 Callum Tilley.
Race two saw bumper to bumper and mirror to mirror action through from Steve Luton and Lee Freestone with the latter holding on to take the chequered flag ahead of Steve Luton, Mark Hargreaves, Ian Kneale, Jamie Dale, and Lewis Keightley.
Race three saw Lee Freestone hold off Steve Luton to take his second victory of the evening, Steve Luton was second ahead of Mark Hargreaves, Ian Kneale, Jamie Dale and Lewis Keightley.
The final race of the evening saw Steve Luton power into the lead chased hard by Lee Freestone but the gap was too big to close, Steve Luton claiming the final victory of the evening followed by Lee Freestone, Ian Kneale, Mark Hargreaves, Jamie Dale and Lewis Keightley.
The Onchan Raceway trophies were awarded to 1st Steve Luton, 2nd Lee Freestone and 3rd Ian Kneale.
The replica Sword of State trophy, was awarded to Steve Luton being the highest point scoring driver over the three rounds with a total of 66 points.
Racing resumes next Monday 9thAugust at 7:30pm, and every Monday throughout August.