Hoddesdon – Rye House

6th July 2014 – Rye House

The weather was dull and overcast with a wet but drying track. There were a total of 77 drivers signed on, which included 15 novices.

The first final of the day was for Rotax 177. Starting from 3rd position Scott Clee had climbed to 2nd at the end of the 1st lap and took the lead from Rob Buchanan on lap 3 to win by 00.98 seconds from Shawn Morter. Morter, started 7th and had climbed and finished in 2nd, 00.14 seconds in front of Ryan White. Buchanan who started from pole, finished in 7th. White, started 5th and finished in 3rd. Dave Rendall, who started 2nd and finished in 4th, 02.65 seconds in front of Mark Palmer. Fastest Lap was 36.43 seconds set by Dave Rendall on lap 9.

Next up was Senior Rotax. Starting from pole Dean Starkes led every lap of the race to win by 02.68 seconds from Lee Ward. Ward started 3rd, had risen to 2nd at the end of the first lap and remained in 2nd until the end of the race. Patrick Pearce, who started 4th and finished in 3rd, 05.56 seconds in front of George Willis. George Sanders, who started 13th was in 9th position at the end of the first lap, and finished in 5th, 01.44 seconds in front of Tom Thompson. Fastest Lap was 35.79s set by Starkes lap 14.

In Honda Cadet starting from pole Josh Steed maintained the position for the first lap Steed dropped to 2nd behind Lucas Ellingham on lap 4 and then and took the lead from Jake Yilmaz on lap 8 to win by00.19 seconds from Yilmaz. Ellingham, started 3rd and had climbed to 2nd by the end of the first lap, and finished in 8th. Yilmaz, started 5th and had climbed to 3rd by the end of the first lap, and finished in 2nd, 00.27 seconds in front of Harvey Norton. Norton, started 2nd but had dropped to 5th by the end of the first lap, and finished in 3rd. Fastest Lap was 41.88 seconds set by Jake Yilmaz on lap 12.

In Rotax Mini Max starting from pole Alfie Haralambous led every lap of the race to win by 00.26 seconds from Timothy Amadi. Amadi started 2nd and stayed there until the end of the race. Harry Dyson, who started 4th and finished in 3rd, 01.99 seconds in front of Conrad Collinson. Zak Parfett, who started 5th finished in 5th, 01.56 seconds in front of James Turner. Fastest Lap was 37.36 seconds set by Timothy Amadi on lap 15.

In Junior Rotax starting from pole Ben Scott led every lap of the race to win by 01.58 seconds from Warren Miles. Miles started 3rd, had risen to 2nd at the end of the first lap and remained in 2nd until the end of the race. Hayden Cater, who started 2nd and finished in 3rd, 01.49 seconds in front of Oliver Moss. Kieran Welsh, who started 8th finished in 5th, 01.97 seconds in front of David Shepherd. Fastest Lap was 36.34 seconds set by Ben Scott on lap 7.

The last final of the day was Honda Clubman Cadet. Starting from 2nd position Billy Styles had dropped to 4th at the end of the 1st lap. Styles moved into 3rd place in front of Luke Barham on lap 2 and moved into 2nd place past Harvey Hendy on lap 3 and took the lead from Tom Lebbon on lap 6 to win by 00.22 seconds from Theo Pastou. Lebbon, started 4th and finished in 3rd. Barham, started 5th and had climbed to 3rd by the end of the first lap, and finished in 4th. Pastou, started 1st and maintained that position to the end of the first lap, and finished in 2nd, 00.16 seconds in front of Lebbon. Hendy, started 3rd and finished in 5th. Fastest Lap was 42.26 seconds set by Billy Styles on lap 5.