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ROTAX ROUND 2 ROWRAH: 17/18.04.10
MiniMax: Timed Qualifying, Heat 1, Heat 2, Heat 3, Heat 4, Final 1 , Final 2, Points Table
Max: Timed Qualifying, Heat 1, Heat 2, Heat 3, Heat 4, Repechage, Final 1, Final 2, Points Table
Junior Max: Timed Qualifying, Heat 1, Heat 2, Heat 3, Heat 4, Repechage, Final 1, Final 2, Points Table
Max 177: Timed Qualifying, Heat 1, Heat 2, Final 1, Final 2, Points Table
All points are provisional
Newsletter (download if required) and Race Report:
The second round of the Super One Rotax, ABkC National Championships and UK’s Max Challenge qualifiers threw up a completely different set of winners, except in Max 177 where Lucas Orrock and Stephen Cobb shared the wins. Tom Fawcett dominated senior Max with double wins, whilst in Junior Max Andy King took the first but was thwarted in the second letting Sean Babington slip by. Harry Webb came up from third to beat first final winner Sam Ward in MiniMax.
Supported by StingrayRV the series went north to the Cumbrian idyll of Rowrah in England’s Lake District. The circuit is notable for its tight hairpins, a fearsome blind uphill turn into the chicane, and a fast downhill run into a ninety right hander.
Former World Champion Mike Wilson (pictured left) was on hand to mentor the Canadian driver Lance Stroll.
After two red flagged aborted starts, the race finally got underway without Lemuel Pay who suffered a hand injury. Ward led a threesome with Myers under great pressure from Webb after England succumbed and fell to sixth. Jack Aitken had an impressive run to fourth ahead of Bobby Thompson.
the second final, Ward and Webb energetically traded the lead whilst Russell
couldn’t sustain his third place and fell to twelfth. Samuel Oram-Jones
crashed out whilst Webb had his hands full defending from Myers until Aitken
stormed past both. Aitken challenged Ward at the Pits corner, impeding them
both enough for Webb to nip through and take the win from a distant Ward.
Aitken fell to eight, behind the huge third place battle, Ryan Norris just
ahead of Thompson and Myers.
Rotax Junior Max
King had it all covered at the start of the second final, chased by Parry until he lost his front fairing and had to pit leaving Hand second. Marshall and Babington skipped by Hand, and chased down the gap both passing King. Marshall had a lap in the lead before Babington took up the running then it all became rather controversial. King dived into the lead, putting Babington third, then Marshall challenged King at the penultimate corner taking them both wide and allowing Babington to sail past for the win.
Junior Max Final 1 1 Andy King Gillard 2 Jack Marshall Tonykart 3 Matthew Parry Kosmic Final 2 1 Sean Babington Alonso 2 Marshall 3 King
ABkC Rotax Max
Ball briefly led the first final from Fawcett whilst Holland and Graham came off at the first hairpin, and Nagabuchi at the second. Recovering from an off in the second heat, and being forced into the repechage which he won, John Stewart stormed through to tenth. Fawcett finally established his lead on lap five, with Brand a safe third. The various incidents had promoted Lewis Brown, Jack Dex and Will Hunter, the latter two having swapped places half way through.
Fawcett dominated the second final, eking out a two second win over Ball, who threw off a challenge from Jack Dex. Stewart worked his way up to third, with Graham recovering ahead of Wylie and Holland up to seventh from the back, taking fastest lap on the way. Brand went out on lap three. Senior Rotax Max Final 1 1 Tom Fawcett Tonykart 2 Jake Ball Gillard 3 Edward Brand Birel Final 2 1 Fawcett 2 Ball 3 John Stewart Tonykart
ABkC Rotax Max 177
The next Rotax round is on 8/9 May at Whilton Mill. Full results and championship points on www.s1series.co.uk
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