Round 2 Knighton sandpit report

Round 2 Knighton sandpit

Round 2 was the first unsealed event of the year and what a day we had. With 24 drivers in attendance, Knighton is a very popular venue as it’s alway fun to watch and take part – whatever the weather.

Robbie cooper took the reins as Clerk of the course, this role includes many duties that include designing and setting the course. Knighton one of the favourites within the club thanks to the different surfaces and terrainan also puts drivers skills to the test.

Class winners –

Class 1 – With 9 competitors in this class and a range to cars this is a very popular and accessible class -Dave Leppard took class honours in his Seat Arosa which he was sharing with brogan mccullough.

Class 2 – Jacques Ridett with improving times throughout the day and with a final time of 95.82 took 1st in class 2 in this Toyota Corolla which he shared with his dad.

Class 3 – Darren Phillips and Rob Highmore were sharing their Ford KA and were in competition with father and son Gary Staff and Steve Staff in their Micra.
Darren not only took the class 3 win 0.3 seconds ahead of Rob Highmore and finished 3rd place overall.

Class 4 – Wayne Hole dominated the competition this weekend, achieving a double victory! With a 86.95, not only did Wayne win the overall event but he also secured the coveted 1st place position in his class behind the wheel of his trusty Ford Focus.

Also in class 4 Shane parry came 2rd overall in his Ford puma with a time of 87.8.

Fastest lady of the day – Louise wren with a time of 91.48 in her trusty Ford puma.

Fastest junior – Alfie forment
Alfie Forment in is Ford fiesta took fastest junior With a 104.29. He also shares this car with his dad and they have been competing together since last year.

Class 5 – Martin Goddard
Martin Goddard got off to a rocky start with his special but throughout the day he found the grip he needed to take 1st in class with a time of 96.74.

Well done to everyone who took part and we would like you to thank everyone who helped on Sunday with setting up and packing away.

As always thank you to pro-tek for sponsoring the podium and to our new sponsor’s.

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