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West Sussex county council obviously failed to check the WHO Racing calendar when they decided on their term dates.
Our September event clashed with the first day of the autumn term and so the field
was made up of some very committed racers, most living a few metres away from our
All but two of the racers used our Modified Class club cars -
Robin gave a run out to the standard Tomy Super-
With a small field, qualifying returned and each racer had a minute in the lane of their choice to find the perfect lap.
Robin had designed another fast circuit with some tight curves and esses which would
need care with both braking and getting the power down out the corners -
A lot of racers took qualifying gently to begin with, and then putting down some
faster laps. Tim was the exception -
After ten racers had made their qualifying runs, Robin was in pole with top juniors Will and James close behind. Kevin was delayed, missed qualifying, and joined at the back of the grid.
Racers ran in groups, based on qualifying times and ran 3-
The top four -
The second group had three racers -
The final group saw the best racing of the heats. Newcomers Daniel and Louise raced
alongside previous A-
After the heats were run, the best three scores were added up by the computer and the racers ranked. Robin had come out on top with an impressive 99.50 lap total.
The C final saw Daniel pick his lane first (he chose white), followed by Louise in
red and Tyler in yellow. Tyler found his form in the final -
Daniel and Louise had another humdinger of a battle over 3 minutes, with Louise just
pipping her older brother. A promising debut from both our new racers -
With James just missing out on the A final, the B final became the battle-
James lead from the line and -
Jonah had been very much in the mix in the first third of the race, but just couldn't
hang on. It was Jonah's second time in the hunt for the junior medal -
It was up to Tim and Kevin to break up what promised to be a head-
Congratulations to James and Andy on their first WHO Racing wins. For those slot
car geeks out there, it was also the first win in the UK for the short wheel base
Huge congratulations to Will and Robin who took unassailable leads in the Mod Class