South East GT12 Regional - Round 2

1/12th Circuit GT

The South East GT12 Regional series continued last weekend, hosted by Eastbourne Electric Car Club.

 The drivers were treated to a fast and technical layout, Again slightly smaller track was chosen. These smaller tracks are providing some great racing.

Track

A great entry of 27 GT12, 6 LMP and 1 heat of MTC as a support classes saw a total entry of 39 drivers.

As the racing got underway the early pace setters were a fast and consistent Owen Smith in GT12, followed by Niall Cochran and Tim Hancock. After 4 rounds of qualifying Owen came out on top by 5 seconds from Niall, 3rd was Tim and Gavin Clinch completing the top 4.

In LMP Ben Vincent made the trip down from East Anglia to give David Spashett some competition. After the 4 rounds of close qualifying David would take pole from Ben, 3rd was Matt Baker  and Chris House completing the top 4. Owen Smith showed great pace in LMP also, unfortunately could'nt quite string a qualifying run would line up 5th.

Onto the finals

The D final was won by Celeste Diboll, Malcom Norwood in 2nd and Peter Harridence 3rd

The C final was won by James Cann, Darren Gale in 2nd and Alfie O Neill 3rd
C Final

The B final was won by Joesph Moore with a great drive from 2nd on the Grid, Pole man Ian Dibbol finishing 2nd and Geraint Williams completing the podium in 3rd had a great race with Lee Palmer.
B Final

The A final, Owen Smith would lead the race from start to finish as he had been all day fast and consistent! Niall would follow closely initally for the first few laps until a mistake would drop him back, a strong recovery would still mean Niall finished 2nd, Tim Hancock completing the podium in 3rd.
A Final

The LMP final David would lead the pack off, with Ben following closely. Ben would take the lead on lap 15. A great race followed for the remainder of the race, David having a little extra pace but unable to get past the tight lines driven by Ben. Owen Smith completing the podium. 

Thanks to all that came and supported Round 2, The Eastbourne crew for running the meeting, providing the refreshments and our Sponsors for the series, Zen-Racing, Phats Bodies and Schumacher Racing.

We hope to confirm round 3, please keep a look out on the BRCA website and Facebook for updates.

 

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