Rugby Kart Club Rounds 15 & 16 Report

Sunny skies shone over Daytona Tamworth as the drivers took part in the eighth meeting of the 2016 season.

LIGHTWEIGHTS

Karl Spencer took the win in Round 15, while Paul Cox, who joined from Rounds 11 & 12, took second place. Andrew Strike took third place. In Round 16 Cox took the win with Spencer second. Strike made the podium again taking the final spot. Newcomer Richard Ware made two fourth place finishes despite being one of the heavier lightweights on the grid.

Top 3 After Drops:

Karl Spencer – 297
Andrew Strike – 244
Ross Barnacle – 154

MEDIUMWEIGHTS

With championship leader Andrew Spencer not making this meeting, the top honours for Round 15 fell to Neil Humpherston, who took part in most of the 2015 season but due to clashes with other series, has only managed to make this meeting so far. Second place went to Jason Whittle while third place went to Nigel Brown. This was Brown’s third podium this season. Round 16 saw Humpherston take the win again with Whittle remaining in second. Third place went to Mark Mason. This consolidated Mason’s third place in the championship.

Top 3 After Drops:

Andrew Spencer – 298
Jason Whittle – 201
Mark Mason – 153

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HEAVYWEIGHTS

Matt Spencer had a run of 4 straight victories going into this meeting, and it wasn’t about to stop. Round 15 saw him notch up his fifth straight win, with Paul Malin finishing in second place. Newcomer Luke Welbourn took third place. The podium remained unchanged for Round 16 with Spencer on top, Malin second and Welbourn in third place.

Top 3 After Drops:

Matt Spencer – 343
Chris Cheetham – 258
Neil Graham – 199

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The next meeting of the season takes place at Sutton Circuit in Leicester on Saturday 15th October. A few spaces remain. To book, please mail clarkmcowell@talktalk.net

Report by Chris Cheetham

 

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