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WHO Mod -
The start of our sixth season saw a fresh-
All in all, we had twenty seven racers on the grid, with nine rookies. A couple of the rookies blagged a WHO Mod car to share, but most used club cars giving a WHO Tuners grid of ten.
Simon has designed us some great tracks for the new year and the season opener was
a cracker -
Stephen did a great job giving all the new-
Not much changed in the second run-
It was the first time in a while we had an I final. Ewan, Brad and Ryan battled it out with the Life Like club cars. All three had driven very well on their debuts, but it was Ryan who was the class act and he made full use of blue lane to win by two and a half laps ahead of Brad and Ewan.
Ryan stepped up to face Matthew in the H final, with Timmy and Val having had to head home early. Again, it was blue lane that seemed to offer the smoothest drive and Matthew bagged the win.
The G final was our first glimpse of some WHO Mod cars, Alan showing the rest of
the field a clean pair of heels as he finally clicked with his on-
Alan put on a good show in the F final, eventually taking third ahead of Bob. Bob will be running his Nascar in the Tuners championship for his first full year at WHO. The battle for the win was the fastest of the night so far, with Corey's determined drive leaving Daniel stunned.
Corey was oh-
Up in the D, Duncan's WHO Tuner Super-
After two minutes of high speed thrills and spills, it was Mike who prevailed. Stephen wasn't far behind, Duncan took third with an excellent drive and Richard fourth and top rookie by a long distance.
Mike was truly in the groove and he went on to win his second final in a row, the
C final. Trailing behind the Grande Vitesse of Goring were a dazed Neil, Jamie and
Simon who all set scores that might normally have been enough to progress. Simon
took top points for the Tuners championship with his very impressive GT40 Super-
The B final saw Andy pull away, control the race and take the win. The battle behind was intense. Mike had a quicker car, but was caught out too many times by the trickier bits of yellow lane. In the end, Darren took second by a lap, with Mike third and Callum picking up the junior medal with a smooth drive to fourth in the final and seventh overall.
The top three -
Behind them Mike was on a charge, having plugged in a club controller. But he has
several laps to make up. Meanwhile, Andy had retired after diagnosing the problem
with his car -
As we moved into the closing stages, John refused to let Tony get away. However, try as he might, he couldn't pull more than a few hundredths out of Tony's lead. Tony wasn't letting the pressure get to him and his race to the flag was faultless.
Nonetheless, Mike was driving like a man possessed, taking seconds a lap off the leading pair. Had the final been another 30 seconds long or Mike had got going quicker at the start, he would have been right up in the mix. Ifs and buts are all very well, but at the chequered flag Tony took the win, John was just over half a lap down and Mike about the same distance back in third.
Massive congratulations to Tony on his second WHO Mod win, showing that last October's victory was no flash in the pan. Our 2014 Rookie of the Year is now a championship contender. Congrats also to Callum on an incredible nineteenth junior medal.
Thanks to everyone for their help in making it such a good opening race to the season.
Round two is Nascar -
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