Birmingham’s World Qualifying round for the F1s drew just over 40 cars to the Bordesley Green venue on a scorching hot May 22nd, and after a night of the yellow tops throughout the heats it was 390 Stuart Smith who made a welcome return to form to take the Final.
The only chance of racing practice before the August Semi final saw over thirty cars make the journey for the World Championship Qualifying round at Buxton Raceway.
The second F1 Saturday night session of the year at Northampton drew a reasonable field of 40 cars for a World Championship qualifier.
After enduring the almost winter like conditions of Saturday on the windswept Skegness terraces it was a pleasure to arrive at a stadium bathed in sunshine.
Skegness lived up to its “bracing” reputation last Saturday and the coastal wind brought in several heavy cloudbursts which made for changeable and challenging track conditions.
Bank Holiday Monday can only mean Belle Vue, and once again the tight and tricky Manchester oval produced high drama and a bumper crop of stock car action.
The 1st meeting of May saw fifty-four cars make the journey to the Brandon shaleway. With a change to the usual format, the first heat was for White and Yellow Grades but drivers who did not qualify were then able to go into either heat two or three and earn full heat points.
The last KL meeting before June’s WCQR attracted an impressive thirty-seven cars and culminated in the best race so far of the 2010 season, an eighteen car Grand National. Half of the top twenty current grading/national points scorers had made the journey, including the soon to be red tops Neil Scriven (11) and Tony Smith (91).
The second leg of Incarace’s F1 weekend saw the Big League make its only visit of the year to Hednesford Hills Raceway.
The BriSCA F1s made their first visit of the year to their top tarmac venue at Birmingham Wheels Raceway on April 17th, and a good field of around 35 cars were in attendance.