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Meeting Reports

BUXTON. 22-04-2018

A cracking meeting at Buxton for both formulas again yesterday with some excellent racing and again 6 different winners on the day.
The Juniors started proceedings with all the novices deciding to run from the front. 355 Aiden and 269 Jack made a break and had a cracking battle at the front while the battle for third was between 5 others. In the end it was 90 Joe Sheldon who managed to get from the back to take 3rd with 369 Jack in second and in only his second meeting Aiden 
Grindey 355 took the win.

Heat 1 for the seniors was again a 2 horse race. Early leader 810 Aimee Havercroft was eventually caught by 58 Dex Linden and 471 Alaster Houghton. Carl Nunn 265 and 229 Joe Higgins and 304 Nathan Topliff were batteling for the last podium spot and it was 265 Carl who took 3rd with 471 second and 58 Dex taking the win.

Heat 2 for the Juniors again saw 335 Aiden taking the lead but he was caught by a very quick 345 Thomas Andrew. Gold Top Champion 59 was making rapid progress and eventually passed 355 who ended up 3rd with 59 second and 345 Thomas taking his first win in the formula.

Heat 2 in the seniors was a heated affair with bumpers going in hard. 304 was away but a race caution brought the field back together allowing the superstars to close up. The Nunn brothers Danny 295 and Carl 265 battled it out for second and third with 295 Danny eventually coming out on top but out front it was 471 Alaster who took the win.

The Junior Feature had to have a full re-start after a lap 1 pile up. Brad Lawson 816 was the one to show first with a real turn of speed. Eventually 59 Connor managed to Haul him in, further down the field there were several battles going on with 257 Ben Limb and 21 Alex Butcher having to battle hard with several of the new drivers. Eventually it was (0 Joe Sheldon who took third with an impressive 2nd for 816 Brad Lawson and Victory for 59 Connor.

The heavens opened just before the senior feature so it was very tricky conditions. 35 Graham wheat opened up an impressive lead with 810 Aimee and 71 Thomas Gray chasing him down. 229 Joe Higgins made a break from the batteling Reds and Superstars. in the Yellows 304 Nathan and 143 Danny Hansford were having a great battle. 229 Joe managed to get clear of 35 and with 2 to go managed to get up the inside of 71 Thomas Gray in turns 3 & 4. The top 3 podium was 3rd 143 Danny Hansford, 2nd 71 Thomas Gray and the winner 229 Joe Higgins.

6 different winners on the day and all in all a good days racing especially in the Juniors.

Roll on Mildenhall !