BEN PEARSON WINS ROUND 5 OF THE BLUE CHALLENGE
Ben Pearson with a 3rd grid start and 3rd place finish wins Round 5 of the Formula Blue challenge at Mansell Raceway. Anthony Cleal and David Watts finished equal 2nd with 7 points each. This result maintains the lead in the series, that Cleal had already established but moves Pearson up into 2nd place.
In the Blue Master sub-group, it is Cleal who tops the field with 3 points on the day. In 2nd place is Russell O’Neill with 6 points and Rob mortimore in 3rd with 8 points. Cleal, as a consequence, increases his series lead with Russell O’Neill moving up into 2nd place.
Anthony Cleal also won the Veteran section, this time from Mortimore, David Waldron, Ron Shone and Robin Stoddart-Stones. In the overall standings, Cleal now has a fair lead over the chasing group with Stoddart-Stones now up into 3rd position.
The Blue Legend group has Ron shone as the day’s winner, chased home by Stoddart-Stones and Stuart Gray.
Ben Pearson, having won the open class also took the podium in the Top Weight section, this, in turn, moved him up to 2nd place overall in the sub-group.
The challenge now moves on to the Clay Pigeon Circuit on the 9th of June, for Round 6.
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