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Back to Basics – 03/11/2019 – Yarmouth

The annual Gala Night event at Yarmouth Stadium on Sunday 3rd November which was for the first time an all banger affair, raising 101 cars including multiple smart efforts on the paint front.

Heat 1 commenced with 39 Pusher Paul and 512 Wishbone Jnr tangling early on. 540 Jamesy attacked 636 Plane and then went on to put away 818 Brown. 24 Bond spun 700 Wells. 636 Planey got caught up with 717 Booty. 9 Titch spun 175 Emmo. 24 Bond buried 512 Wishbone Jnr hard. 433 Smith spun 14 Bazza. 175 Emmo spun 540 Jamesy. 760 Parkes had a nibble at 9 Titch; the latter correcting it but leaning 24 Bond up a post in the process. 176 Ralph Emmerson raced to the win.
176, 362, 769, 160, 760, 9, 14, 540, 433, 214

Heat 2 started with 162 Simons getting spun early; 720 Booty collected the former head on. 111 Gibbs spun 315 Smith. 936 Hodgson spun 771 Green aside. 111 Gibbs buried 26 Skiddy. 84 Grievson spun 316 Gilbert. 411 LeGrice attacked 84 Grievson. 19 Smiley Joe and 411 LeGrice clashed big time on the exit of turn 2.
141 Snakey spun 362 Drifter. 162 Simons set about 316 Gilbert. 179 Fat Pants set about 141 Snakey and they clattered the pit plate. 111 Owen Gibbs marked his return with a win.
111, 306, 179, 362, 142, 486, 162, 936, 439, 627

Heat 3 started with 308 Martin spinning 696 Humphries. 724 Canham attacked 10 Sideways Jim. 367 Beevor spun 10 Sideways Jim. The leading 123 Ratboy whipped out 97 Scott. 724 Canham spun 56 Skippy. 788 took out 308 Martin. 123 Ratboy won and celebrated by turfing aside 788.
123, 995, 367, 217, 724, 182, 10, 336, 254, 308

Heat 4 began with 800 Neary attacking 369 Allard. 200 Baldy ran in 636 Skoyles after a push by the pack. 11 Brown spun 128 Kerry. 748 Ginge put away 23 Sonny P. 636 Skoyles spun 258 Perry. 258 Perry recovered to turn 369 Allard left. 349 Allard buried 258 Perry. 349 Allard continued his momentum to attack 499 Crashley. 63 Skoyles spun 499 Crashley. 160 Mad Dog put away 765 Sharman. 748 Ginge spun 11 Brown. 11 Brown spun 408 Tytey. 349 Allard attacked 499 Crashley. 63 Ellis Skoyles raced to the win in what was his adult banger debut.
63, 697, 109, 160, 636, 585, 765, 349, 11, 408

The Ramp Rollover competition was up next to create a break in momentum to allow for a bit of repair time from the heats. 78 Aaron Richards won with a score of 240 points ahead of 138 Ashley Batchelor on 200 points and 433 Ben Smith took third on 90 points. 409 Taylor delivered a memorable attempt as she launched off the ramp at such speed that the ramp moved resulting in her posting herself hard – she got out all ok!

Heat 5 saw the first of the half car formats. 915 Rumney and 28 Mayo Maker crashed across the centre green from the off. 56 Skiddy rolled over in a tangle with 24 Bond bringing an early red flag. The restart saw 717 Booty spin 22 Coates. 316 Gilbert attacked 425 Clarke. 316 Dace put away 629 Rout. 425 Clarke put away the leading 362 Baker. 540 Jamesy buried 228 Smith into a red KA on the entrance of the pits bend. 254 Fatboy Slim set about 465. 769 Benjarmin put away 818 Brown. 316 Gilbert spun 513 Wishbone who flew over the marker tyres. 176 Ralph turned 97 Scott left. 760 Hazza followed in 888 Davidson. 9 Titch attacked 760 Hazza. 9 Titch and 995 Deano battled hard for the lead. 995 Deano delivered a last bend lunge on 724 Canham. 760 Hazza drove through 9 Titch and then turned around and drove through him on oppo. 9 Titch retaliated with a hit to 760 Hazza. In all the chaos, 995 Dean Emmerson raced to the win.
995, 621, 769, 254, 540, 691, 724, 329, 10, 439

Heat 6 started with 611 Bieber spinning 771 Green. 46 Grumpy gave a head on to the spun 23 Sonny P. A pile up occurred on the pits bend claiming a few. 31 Manny rolled over on the Caister bend. 369 Allard spun 486 Savoury on the restart and then went on to spin 23 Sonny P. 109 Posh Boy took out 585 Tytey. 800 Neary crashed out with 23 Sonny P on the pits bend. 128 Kerry spun 216 Buzzer. 19 Smiley Joe had a pop at 217 Bailey. 362 Drifer spun 84 Grievson. 242 Watling kamikazed 23 Sonny P into the leading 19 Smiley Joe to take the win but he subsequently got docked for his use of the inner curb. 165 Benny spun 84 Grievson to round off the action.
19, 128, 242, 14, 175, 162, 141, 23, 165, 627

The Final was for qualifiers only and began with Saloon Stock Car ace 306 Parker stuffing away 362 Baker. 306 Parker continued to set about 336 Fathead. 362 Baker wiped out 9 Titch. 367 Beevor spun 540 Jamesy. 9 Titch ran 995 Deano through 621 Gruff. 123 Ratboy spun 362 Baker. 160 Mad Dog ran 242 Watling through 621 Gruff. 306 Parker backed across the back straight hitting 160 Mad Dog. 367 Beevor tboned 636 Skoyles. 995 Deano and 9 Titch had a ding dong set about. 724 Canham spun 697 Humphries. 724 Canham ran 362 Baker into the spun 697 Humphries a lap later.
123 Ratboy ran into 242 Watling. 336 Fathead collected 123 Ratboy. 540 Jamesy jacked 123 Ratboy. 254 Fatboy Slim ran into 179 Fat Pants. 936 Hodgson tboned 760 Parkes. 769 Benjarmin survived a last bender from 141 Snakey to take the win but was duly taken out of the results for incorrect tyres. 19 Joe Mancini inherited the win ahead of 109 James Williams and 182 Hamish Gallie.
19, 109, 182, 936, 141, 362, 336, 540, 162, 760

The Consolation began with 349 Allard burying 425 Clarke. 308 Martin turned 214 Riggers left. 23 Sonny P tangled with 84 Grievson. 24 Bond attacked 818 Brown. 717 Booty turned 627 Green fence-wards. 611 Bieber set about 873 Roberts. 379 Iggle caught a post whilst avoiding the lurking 349 Allard which ended up tearing the back axle out of the former’s KA. 408 Tytey set about 11 Brown. 325 rolled on the entrance of the home straight bringing the reds out. The restart saw 315 Smith drive through 349 Allard. 627 Green jacked 315 Smith. 39 Pusher Paul jacked 23 Sonny P. 84 Grievson attacked 23 Sonny P before the race was brought to a halt once again. The restart saw 39 Pusher Paul spin 165 Benny who rejoined to deliver a big jacking to 23 Sonny P who was waving people in. 777 David Perry took the win.
777, 39, 214, 165, NOF

The DD saw an incredible 35 cars return although 439 Sutty and 425 Clarke failed to make the start. A big first bend push created an immediate pile up. 10 Sideways Jim ran 175 Emmo in. 995 Deano gave a head on to 9 Titch. 10 Sideways Jim attacked 514 Fabio. 995 Deano drove through 242 Watling. 9 Titch jacked 995 Deano. 216 Buzzer delivered a large shot on 873 Roberts. 9 Titch jacked 499 Crashley and then went on to administer a shot on 514 Fabio. 175 Emmo jacked 9 Titch before the reds came out for a fire on 242 Watling’s motor. The restart saw 336 Fathead give a head on to 160 Mad Dog. 540 Jamesy jacked 160 Mad Dog. 540 Jamesy weighed in on 216 Buzzer. 56 Skippy delivered an oppo attack on 336 Fathead. 160 Mad Dog jacked 336 Fathead. 24 Bond delivered a massive front wheel shot on 56 Skippy. 540 Jamesy delivered a large shot on 216 Buzzer to take the DD honours to round off a solid day of banger action.

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