Birmingham, 30th August 2014 – meeting summary and photo gallery

The Shoot Out drivers line up.

The Shoot Out drivers line up.

Heat 1 was brutal - this was the start.

Heat 1 was brutal – this was the start.

Rob Speak shows evidence of how tough it was, the front end of his car bears testament to hard contact with the fence and other cars.

Rob Speak shows evidence of how tough it was, the front end of his car bears testament to hard contact with the fence and other cars.

283 Alex Wass led much of the race but was denied by the inevitable yellow flags.

283 Alex Wass led much of the race but was denied by the inevitable yellow flags.

The superstars slug it out.

The superstars slug it out.

321 Ed Neachell was the eventual winner.

321 Ed Neachell was the eventual winner.

Ed Neachell,  the no doubt relieved winner.

Ed Neachell, the no doubt relieved winner.

The second heat was more subdued - Superstars out for an evening drive.

The second heat was more subdued – Superstars out for an evening drive.

Yellow tops in the sunset

Yellow tops in the sunset

The reds were quick all night...

The reds were quick all night…

...but the lower graders took the spoils in Heat 2.  Mike Kingston Junior (488) with the flag.

…but the lower graders took the spoils in Heat 2. Mike Kingston Junior (488) with the flag.

Carl Pickering leads the yellow tops in the Consolation.

Carl Pickering leads the yellow tops in the Consolation.

There were plenty of red tops in the Consolation.

There were plenty of red tops in the Consolation.

Ryan Harrison takes the win.

Ryan Harrison takes the win.


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Nigel Green sure has made the Cecil-built car look different!

Nigel Green in the Final. He sure has made the Cecil-built car look different!

Mike Kingston lead for much of the final but was caught by "flyin' Ryan" with 3 laps to go.

Mike Kingston lead for much of the final but was caught by “flyin’ Ryan” with 3 laps to go.

Ryan celebrates winning the Final.

Ryan celebrates winning the Final.

The top three in the Final. Mike Kingston (2nd), Ryan Harrison (1st), Ed Neachell (3rd), and Mrs Fitton of meeting sponsors NFR.

The top three in the Final. Mike Kingston (2nd), Ryan Harrison (1st), Ed Neachell (3rd), and Mrs Fitton of meeting sponsors NFR.

Dan Johnson and Ed Neachell get the GN underway.

Dan Johnson and Ed Neachell get the GN underway.

Alex Wass(283) just could not be caught.

Alex Wass(283) just could not be caught.

Alex takes the chequered in the GN.

Alex takes the chequered in the GN.

Words and photos: Steve Botham

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