3rd August 2014 – Rye House
The seventh round of Hoddesdon Kart Club’s Championships for 2014 was held on 3rd August July at Rye House. The weather was sunny and hot with a dry track. There were a total of 81 drivers signed on, which included 16 novices.
The first final of the day was for Senior Rotax. Starting from pole George Sanders led every lap of the race to win by 00.55 seconds from Aaron White. White started 3rd, had risen to 2nd at the end of the first lap and remained in 2nd until the end of the race. Dean Starkes, who started 5th finished in 3rd, 02.93 seconds in front of Tom Thompson. Lee Ward, who started 6th and finished in 5th, 02.12 seconds in front of Firas Bilbeisi. Fastest Lap was 35.72 seconds set by Dean Starkes on lap 4.
Next up was Honda Cadet. Starting from pole Ben Kasperczak led every lap of the race to win by 03.92 seconds from Lucas Ellingham. Ellingham, started 3rd but had dropped to 6th by the end of the first lap, and finished in 2nd, 00.33 seconds in front of Kieron Jermey. Jermey, started 4th and finished in 3rd. Harley White, who started 5th finished in 4th, 05.35 seconds in front of Jake Yilmaz. Fastest Lap was 41.56 seconds set by Ben Kasperczak on lap 14.
In Rotax Mini Max starting from pole Alfie Haralambous led every lap of the race to win by 00.22 seconds from Timothy Amadi. Amadi started 3rd, had risen to 2nd at the end of the first lap and remained in 2nd until the end of the race. Harry Dyson, who started 2nd finished in 3rd, 06.81 seconds in front of Zak Parfett. Conrad Collinson, who started 4th finished in 5th, 00.66 seconds in front of James Turner. Fastest Lap was 37.28 seconds set by Timothy Amadi on lap 12.
In Junior Rotax starting from pole Jordan Brown-Nutley led every lap of the race to win by 00.44 seconds from Ben Scott. Scott started 2nd and stayed there until the end of the race. Warren Miles, who started 3rd and finished in 3rd, 03.47 seconds in front of Hayden Cater. Oliver Moss, who started 5th and finished in 5th, 01.71 seconds in front of Taylor Bellini. Fastest Lap was 36.36 seconds set by Jordan Brown-Nutley on lap 7.
In the joint grid of Honda Clubman and IAME Cadets starting from 3rd position Alfie Woodrow had climbed to 2nd at the end of the 1st lap and took the lead from Tom Lebbon on lap 7 to win by 00.16 seconds from Lebbon. Lebbon, started 1st and finished in 2nd, 04.09 seconds in front of Theo Pastou. Pastou, started 2nd but had dropped to 4th by the end of the first lap, and finished in 3rd. Billy Styles, who started 5th was in 3rd position at the end of the first lap, and finished in 4th, 0:02.97 seconds in front of Luke Barham. Fastest Lap was 42.06 seconds set by Alfie Woodrow on lap 7.
The last final of the day was for Rotax 177. Starting from pole Adam Sadler led every lap of the race to win by 02.34 seconds from Ryan White. White, started 4th and maintained that position to the end of the first lap, and finished in 2nd, 06.82 seconds in front of Tony Parfett. Jamie Lynch, who started 5th was in 6th position at the end of the first lap, and finished in 4th, 00.70 seconds in front of Shawn Morter. Fastest Lap was 36.40 seconds set by Adam Sadler on lap 15.