1/12th F1 Stock Cars National Rounds 5 & 6 Race Report

1/12th Scale Stockcars

Race report from the 5th and 6th rounds of the 12th Stock car nationals

 

Saturday 14th saw round 5 of the national F1 stock car series at Newport Raceway run by Brian Nish, where 27 drivers raced from all over the country travelling as far as from Cornwall. There were a mixture of adults and juniors racing throughout the day. In total there were 4 rounds, the top 7 drivers went into the final, the next 9 drivers went into a consolation race which was won by James Eccles and second was Owen Bates. These drivers advanced to the final to make it a 9 car final. The final was a hard fought race with grip levels changing throughout the final result saw Anthony Wyper coming home 1st.

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The rest of the results is as follows:

1st - Anthony Wyper

2nd - Rob Whalley

3rd - Brandon Eccles (Junior)

4th - Jim Birkett

5th - James Sturman

6th - James Eccles (Junior)

7th - Dylan Ashurst (Junior)

8th - Owen Bates (Junior)

9th - Gary Osborne

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Sunday 15th saw round 6 at Coaltown RC Raceway run by Neil Ritchie the format for racing was the same as the day before 27 drivers attended. Racing was fast all day with a few people having issues. Closed Scottish champion Gary Riddell struggling with car set up through the heats but by the final round he had his WRD RC stock car dialled in. Consolation was a fast hard hitting race with a lot of people fighting for position in true stock car style. Winner's of the consolation were Gary Riddell and Peter Ashurst. The top 9 drivers then went into the final where Anthony Wyper won the Scottish Championship and was crowned the national points champion. Brandon Eccles also became the junior national points champion.

The results were as follows:
1st - Anthony Wyper
2nd - Rob Whalley
3rd - Brandon Eccles (Junior)
4th - Jame Eccles (Junior)
5th - James Sturman
6th - Kev Falconer
7th - Peter Ashurst
8th - Gary Riddell
9th - Dylan Ashurst

We would like to wish both Brandon Eccles and Owen Bates the best of luck in the future. Both these drivers laeve as champions in their own right, Owen being the current junior european champion and junior F2 world champion. Brandon has had a well decorated junior career achieving 2 world junior championships, 4 junior points championships plus many other championships at both club and national levels. We wish you both the very best of luck in the next stage of your racing careers.

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We would like to wish both Brandon Eccles and Owen Bates the vest of luck in the future as they begin their racing careers in the Adult Series

 

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