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Spedeworth Bangers WQR – 25/08/2019 – Yarmouth

The Bank Holiday Sunday fixture at Yarmouth on Sunday 25th August saw a banger double header as the Junior Bangers and Spedeworth 1600 Bangers were on the bill, the latter seeing plenty of travelling drivers from the South Coast for a World Qualifying Round which raised 29 cars.

The Junior Bangers were out first for their Heat 1. 842 Mini Messer jumped up the back of 117 Rennie as he looked to pass. 117 Rennie recovered to spin 94 Anscombe. 5 Maddox had a nibble at 555 Gelly. 585 Holdsworth spun 449, who was then turned fence-wards by 94 Anscombe – the latter was then taken out on the caister bend. 5 Maddox had a pop at 622 Harvey and then continued his charge by spinning 117 Rennie on the caister bend to conclude the action as 131 Harley McCarthy picked up where he left of from the last Yarmouth session with another race win.
131, 999, 608

Heat 1 for the 1600 Bangers commenced with a pile up on the caister bend claiming 125 Pearson, 333 Beachball and 18 Friston among others. 160 Crew spun 85 Thur-toe aside. 982 Milky and 333 Beachball tangled under the starters rostrum which saw the former catch a post and was duly collected by 747 Mannering. 345 Chunk spun 143 DH and was given the same treatment by 440 Lemon although both swiftly rejoined. 440 Lemon then attacked 143 DH as they fought over places. 59 Greenstreet had a nibble at 422 Mule, which saw the former then spun in turn by 60 Crew. 295 Ash-Dash had a pop at the recovered 59 Greenstreet as 440 Lennon Phillips raced to the win.
440, 143, 345, 122, 60, 295, 414, 328, 385, NOF

Heat 2 for the Junior Bangers commenced with 5 Maddox spinning 842 Mini Messer into the marker tyres exiting the caister bend. 08 Finlay spun on the pits bend. 94 Anscombe attacked 5 Maddox with the latter coming back with an attack on his own spinning the young Dreamer. 131 McCarthy spun 999 Cotty Jnr after the latter had held of the spin for a lap. 585 Holdsworth spun 5 Maddox whilst 555 Harry Gelsthorp raced to the win ahead of 608 Lenny Murkin and 131 Harley McCarthy.
555, 608, 131

The second heat for the 1600 Bangers started with 422 Mule taking out 143 DH who was caught head on by 351 Martins in turn. 351 Martins continued his charge to spin 59 Greenstreet. 422 Mule went on the attack again getting rid of 60 Crew. 682 Sparra Boy spun 345 Chunk, as 621 Gruff delivered the same treatment to 528 Bailey. 5 Alexander removed 18 Turkish from contention. 345 Chunk caught back up with 682 Sparra Boy and attempted an attack on the latter to little success which saw the former come back and deliver a follow in to 345 Chunk on the pits bend. 422 Mule got launched over the marker tyres on the same bend but continued his momentum only to be posted on the exit of the Caister bend and was duly collected by 141 Snakey. 295 Ashley Wallace raced to a hard fought win ahead of 160 Simon Crew and 440 Lennon Phillips.
295, 160, 440, 5, 414, 143, 141, 325, 122, 351

A slight break up to the racing saw the return of the Ramp Rollover competition to the track with a new and improved ramp which was actually quite vicious producing some huge airtime and spectacular rolls. 499 Ashley Emms took the victory ahead of 409 Sarah Taylor; the latter doing a complete nose to tail set of rollovers.

499 – 440
409 – 380
138 – 320
502 – 305
512 – 240
333 – 210
46 – 190
629 – 150
421 – 150
367 – 130
748 – 120
849 – 120
848 – 70
315 – 60

The Junior Bangers Final was next up and saw 5 Maddox spin 555 Gelly early on and then jumped up the back of 117 Rennie as he attacked him also. 622 Harvey had a pop at 449. 999 Cotty Jnr spun newcomer 102 which caused 131 McCarthy to run head on into 102 ending both of their races. 585 Holdsworth spun 555 Gelly as 999 Louie Cottrill won but was duly docked two places for spinning a novice driver so 608 Lenny Murkin inherited the win from 5 Jack Maddox and the aforementioned 999 Cotty Jnr Jnr.

The Final for the 1600 Bangers commenced with 414 Craig spinning 551 No Mates. 141 Snakey bested his way past 414 Craig for the lead at the half way stage. 440 Lemon turned out 160 Crew as he moved up the order. 385 Thurlow spun 122 Pikey aside – the latter recovered quickly to administer the same to 59 Greenstreet. 143 DH punted 5 Alexander wide for second place. 440 Lemon attacked 5 Alexander seeing the latter catch a post and bounce into the path of 414 Craig taking both out of the race. 143 DH spun 141 Snakey for the lead where he remained for the win ahead of 440 Lennon Phillips and the recovered 141 Jake Stewart took the last spot on the podium.
143, 440, 141, 295, 18, 223, 385, 325, 122, 551

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