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WHO Nascar -
WHO tradition demands that February starts with some short-
Having clashed with the big Brighton & Hove Albion FA Cup replay (for those from
over the Atlantic, that's the local Premier League soccer team), we had a modest
With such a quick track to set up, plenty of practice time was available and Terry, Keith and Andy received training on the Barn's new defibrillator. Hopefully we will never need to use it, but it is good to know it is there.
The heats started just after 7 o'clock and Alex was the first to break the seventy-
After handing out the certificates, it was back to racing. Oliver ramped up his pace,
setting the top score in yellow and beating 70 laps in white to qualify as top junior
The F final featured Mike McCann, Rick and Daniel -
Mike stayed in white for the E final. Ash had chosen blue, Peter red and Simon yellow.
Although the shortest way round, you have to get round -
Up in the D final, Peter was one of three Mega-
Duncan fancied his chances remaining in white for the C final. This time it was a clean start and a very close first few laps. Keith was first to slip up, Duncan leading after thirty seconds. A crash soon after dropped him from first to second, Matthew taking over at the front. Duncan fought back to just half a second behind at half distance, but then crashed again. Duncan wasn't giving up. Starting the final quarter just 1.4 seconds behind, he relentlessly shaved of a tenth of a second a lap. Matthew stood firm and Duncan ran out of time. The gap of 0.3 seconds last time through ended up as a gap of just over two feet when the power was cut for the end of the race. Keith finished third and top Gen6 runner, but all eyes had been on the enthralling pursuit race for the win.
The B final was a battle between the top two juniors -
Mike had picked yellow in the A final and he absolutely rocketed away. Gareth crashed
from blue and John from red, leaving Andy trying to keep Mike in his sites. A pile-
Congratulations to Mike on a superb first HO win of the year and to Oliver on his
first junior medal for an HO championship round. Oliver does have an HO Saturday
medal, a WHO/digital rotation race win, plus a few HO and digital team race medals
A big thank you to everyone who took part, especially to the set-
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