Both Freddie Baker & Anthony Cleal maintain their positions at the head of each class going into the last round of the National Kart Racing Association Championships.
Freddie Baker took Pole Positions and Win in the Cadet Honda class increasing his lead over Charles Green.
Anthony Cleal also took a Pole Position, plus Win in the Formula Blue class, extending his overall lead. Second, on the day, was Toby Cook who moves up from 9th to 6th in the Championship positions. Third on the day was David Watts with 7 points, which in turn promoted him to 3rd overall. Ben Pearson, despite his non-racing attendance, remains in 4th place ahead of Taylor Waldron who was watching from the sidelines with a broken wrist.
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Anthony Cleal celebrates his hardest victory to date. Toby Cook and Russell O’Neill have risen through the ranks to where they are now ‘knocking on the front door! Add to the mix new boy David Watts and the racing at the front has become fiercely contested. So it was at the Blue Challenge round 7 at Clay Pigeon! An electric race with the front 5 locked together swapping places. In the end, it was the experience and determination of Cleal which came through as he crossed the line just ahead of Watts and Cook. Once the Championship points of Start and Finish positions were added together, Cleal was named as the day’s winner with Cook and Watts 2nd and 3rd. Behind these three were Russell O’Neill and Serita Shone.
In the Master and Veteran sub-classes, Cleal maintains his overall lead.
David Goode came 2nd on the day to Robin Stoddart-Stones but remains in the lead of the Blue Legend group.
Despite not attending this round, Ben Pearson has used up his drop option to hang on to 2nd overall in the Top Weight section. Ron Shone displaces Rob Mortimore for 3rd in the standings.
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Serita Shone wins the TABOR CHAMPS Round at Clay Pigeon on July 14th. Russell O’Neill finishes 2nd, with 15 points ( 2 behind Serita). Robin Stoddart-Stones takes 3rd place with 12 points.
It is O’Neill, however, who remains well clear in the overall lead with Shone slightly pegging him back. Anthony Cleal maintains 3rd spot from David Goode and Robin Stoddart-Stones.
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Competitors are advised that entries for round 5 of the NKRA Southern and Round 8 of the Blue Challenge to be held at Forest Edge on 4th August are now open to enter on-line.
The entry list will close at midnight on Saturday 27th July. Entries received after the closing date may still be accepted but will be given a rear of grid start and pay non-members fees.
In the race of his life, to date, Mike Bell had a stunning weekend, having spent the Saturday at Forest Edge running-in a rebuilt engine and sorting out an electrical problem on his kart it all came together on the Sunday.
He qualified on Pole, won the Final and achieved the fastest lap. It doesn’t get any better ! Russell O’Neill was the only driver capable of staying with him although David Waldron showed flashes throughout the day and finished 3rd in the Final. David Goode, having won his first heat in years, pressed hard in the Final to finish in 4th place ahead of Serita Shone. In the overall standings, Bell now takes the Championship lead from Anthony Cleal, who didn’t race at this event. Russell O’Neill takes up 3rd place from David Waldron. It was O’Neill who took 1st spot in the Master section from Waldron with Goode coming in 3rd. O’Neill now leads from Cleal and Waldron.
David Waldron, in turn, won the Veteran sub-group, with David Goode finishing in 2nd place ahead of Rob Mortimore. The overall standings show Waldron promoted to equal 1st, sharing top spot with Cleal. Goode moves up to 3rd.
In the Legend sub-class, it was Goode who took the win from Ron Shone with Kevin O’Neill in 3rd place. This win promotes Goode to Championship lead from Robin Stoddart-Stones, who wasn’t present and as a consequence slips to 2nd with Ron Shone in 3rd.
Rob Mortimore won in the Top Weight section from Shone and consequently, he moves up a spot to equal 1st in the Championship.
Competitors now have a rest in the 2 Counties Championship until 8th September, when they will contest Round 3 on the 8th September at the Clay Pigeon Circuit.
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Russell O’Neill takes yet another win in the TABOR Championships
( for customers on Tabor supplied karts and /or serviced engines) at Forest Edge on 7th July. He now rests on an impressive lead to win the £ 500 first prize. Second on the day was David Goode, who moves up to 4th overall. Serita Shone finished in 3rd place which reinforced her as the challenger to Russell O’Neill. Anthony Cleal, who missed the meeting, remains in third overall. The next scoring round is at Clay Pigeon on July 14th.
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Tabor Karting will be in attendance, as usual, with their mobile shop at the Clay Pigeon Race Meeting on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12th , 13th & 14th July 2019, for Round 4 of the NKRA Champs and Round 7 of the Blue Challenge and the Rotax Festival E plate.
Competitors requiring tyres and/or specific spares for this event, please order and purchase your requirements in advance (Tel 01305 774074) by 12 noon on Wednesday, 10th July ready for collection at the circuit on the race weekend.
Tabor Karting will be in attendance, as usual, with their mobile shop at the Forest Edge Race meeting on Saturday and Sunday 6th & 7th July 2019, for Round 2 of the 2 Counties Club Champs and the Forest Edge, July, Race meeting.
Competitors requiring tyres and/or specific spares for this event, please order and purchase your requirements in advance (Tel 01305 774074) by 12 noon on Wednesday, July 3rd, ready for collection at the circuit on the race weekend.
Highlights of the action in the Formula Blue Class – 2019 National Kart Racing Association Championship round 3 and Formula Blue Challenge round 6 at the Clay Pigeon Raceway on 9th June.
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