It was a tough decision to leave the Umbrella in the car on arrival at Skegness as dark clouds hovered, but the risk was worth taking and sure enough was rewarded with an action packed afternoon’s entertainment.
The lively Saturday night of the Skegness UK Open speedweekend bodes well for another entertaining Skegness Semi final later in the year. Tom Harris (84) was on song for the WCQR event, sweeping all before him to take the Mo Jones Memorial final in splendid style with the 84 tar car definitely being the one to watch.
The 8th of May saw great weather for the second meeting promoted by the ACON at Sint Maarten. With hardly any rain in the last weeks and temperatures of around 27 degrees Celsius, the track was as hard as tarmac. With 56 drivers there would be 6 heats and a final, with each competitor taking part in 3 heats.
The first Saturday of the month always means the stock car hordes descend on the Brandon shaleway for a good night’s entertainment with a full field of cars. Unfortunately the weather played a hand and after three cracking heats, the rain came.
With Easter coming just a week before May Day this year, Startrax decided against two Bank Holiday Mondays at Belle Vue in consecutive weeks, and instead moved to the much-underused Sheffield venue for their May Day fixture.
Sensational sunshine and a brisk wind greeted racefans at the Norfolk Arena which in truth is not always the ideal conditons for racing on a shale surface, but the racing strip was as usual in excellent condition having received liberal doses of h2o during the afternoon, this provided an extremely fast surface with minimal amounts […]
Easter Monday saw a F1 meeting on the quick clay of Blauwhuis. Jeroen Pieters has kindly provided F1Stockcars.com with a meeting report. Additional photos by Tonny Wissing.
Easter Sunday saw fifty six F1 stockcars race at St Maarten. Tonny Wissing gives F1Stockcars.com an overview.
The first tarmac meeting in Holland was at Lelystad Speedway on the 17th April 2011. Tonny Wissing has sent F1Stockcars.com photos, results and an overview of the day.
Bank Holiday Monday is synonymous with Belle Vue, and in front of a large crowd, the Manchester track again showed why there is literally nothing better on a Bank Holiday than F1 stock car racing.