The Uk open championship took place at a sunny Skegness Stadium and a quality field featured the best of Brisca and a select band of top tar stars from the Netherlands.
The May Speedweekend at Skegness is the first chance for F1 Drivers to land a title in the racing season, and Saturday night’s session was not only a ideal opportunity for car set up to be perfected for the UK Open Championship meeting the following day – but also to claim some valuable qualifying points towards the World Championship which is being held at the East Coast tarmac strip in September.
An explosive start to the meeting when James Morris (463) impacted the home straight fence after a couple of laps of Heat 1, before slewing across the track and being hit by Mark Gilbank (21), who then collided with Scott Davids (462) before the pair of them came to a dead stop in the turn one fence.
Coventry pre-meeting problems for Murray Harrison 97 meant a starter motor needed to be replaced with the gearbox having to come out for access, and on doing so, swung round and snapped the throttle cable meaning it was all hands on deck to get the car ready for action.
The Queen’s Birthday meeting at Blauwhuis saw over fifty cars celebrate in style in front of a huge crowd.
A World Qualifying Round at Belle Vue attracted quite a few visitors to the track, but it was BV regular Mal Brown that took the Final with an uncharacteristically reserved performance.
King’s Lynn’s second BriSCA F1 meeting of the season was staged in distinctly autumnal conditions with a cold wind and persistant rain providing a testing backdrop for the officials and raceteams that had converged on the Norfolk Arena.
Nearly thirty cars turned out for the second part of the Incarace WCQR double header including a car not present at Birmingham the night before, Adam Slater 214.
The opening St Maarten fixture drew sixty cars to the ACON Autocross venue.
An inclement weather forecast did not deter spectators from the ever popular Birmingham Wheels circuit for the World Championship Qualifying Round.