Lelystad – March 18th 2012 Meeting Overview

The Dutch F1 stock car season kicked off at Lelystad with the first tarmac World Qualifying Round which drew eighteen cars to the Midlands Circuit. The format was for two heats and a Final with Louw Wobbes H22 taking the first heat from Geert Jan Keizer H6. Keizer took second again in the second heat with Evert van de Berg H12 taking the win. Evert then went onto take the meeting final from Louw Wobbes with Johan Catsburg H99 rounding out the podium. The day also saw the first racing appearance of the new green car for Danny Smidt H148, fresh from the Tom Harris Motorsport workshop.

the cars wait to go out on track at Lelystad. Photo Durk Osinga

Danny Smidt H148 waits to go on track behind Ron Kroonder H217. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Johan Catsburg H99 with a new race year and new rubber. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Back on the track, Henny van Wezel H18. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Louw Wobbes H22 alongside Jessy de Bruyn. Photo Durk Osinga

the racing begins at Lelystad. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

New colours for Dave van Haarlem H219. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Danny Smidt H148 alongside Ron Kroonder H217. Photo Durk Osinga

Hans Beagen H65 in the wet race. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

racing at Lelystad. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Johan Catsburg H99 in action. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Joop Eskes H202. Photo Durk Osinga

Peet Boerson H4. Photo Durk Osinga

Ron Kroonder H217 versus Danny Smidt H148. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

a new paint job for Jessy de Bruyn H399. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Jessy de Bruyn's H399 engine. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Johan Catsburg H99 and Jessy de Bruyn H399. Photo Durk Osinga

Danny Smidt H148 on track in the Tom Harris Motorsport machine. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Joop Eskes H202 in the old Danny Smidt H148 car. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Evert van den Berg H12 and Geert Jan Keizer H6. Photo Durk Osinga

Danny Smidt H148. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Jessy de Bruyn H399. Photo Durk Osinga

Wesley Schaap H77 and Geert Jan Keizer H6 lead them into the turn. Photo Durk Osinga

Johan Catsburg H99. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Johan Catsburg H99 and Louw Wobbes H22 come to grief. Photo Durk Osinga

Harmen Zwerver H195. Photo Durk Osinga

The battle of the day, Johan Catsurg H99 versus Louw Wobbes H22. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

Wobbes H22 leads Kroonder H217, Castell H247 and de Bruyn H399. Photo Durk Osinga

Danny Smidt H148 in action. Photo Durk Osinga

Durk Visser 301 leads Johan Catsburg H99. Photo Durk Osinga

Wobbes H22, Keizer H6, Kroonder H217 and Castell H247 vy for position. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

The Man of the Day, Evert van den Berg H12. Photo TWSP by Tonny Wissing

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