Best in Britain
Exciting times and all on the last meeting of the year for the classic hot rods.
A year of highs and lows all round will end with a bang as we go into the final round of the British points series and its a out of the hat grid .
555 Gavin Taber leads the points by a very small margin over 72 Gary Goodswen . The two could land anywhere on the first grid and reverse of that for the second , points accumulator will place them in highest to the front for the all exciting finale .
For a few rear starts will feature all day 02 Rich Adams makes a move over from national hot rods having purchased the ex Karl Dudley Jones car . He will be joined by fellow midlander who will move over from 2 litre hot rods 93 Nick Ross ( who has the ex Mike Oliver green dragon Talbot) . Both have spent many years at Incarace in various formulas .
942 Davey McCall the DMC promoter will make his presence known has he starts his classic hot rod quest , the former national hot rod world champion will be racing a fresh mk2 x pack escort .
976 Clive Richardson will be back in “Dallas” livery mk2 for Sundays meeting also making a trip across the sea will be 19 Anthony Morgan.
924 Stuart Wright is back with the mk1 now ford ztec powered , Simpson exhaust …it’s been bling’d.
We are only just getting warmed up ! 8 Darren Owen The British open champion will be looking to add another trophy to the cabinet .
Trophies are sponsored by Darren’s brother David who crashed out early in the season , taking heavy damage to his back from which he is recovering well. The car was pretty sha##ed has well.
The two time Cock of the North 45 Craig Boyd will pilot the A40 bullet , while 236 Rhino is on board the grey one having struck his first final podium this year last weekend . Could Rhino be the next “driver “ like his grandfather ex world champion 306 George Polley ?
The rest of the field is still star studded , 121 Schembri ,257 Willis , 210 The music man ,20 Dave Fry , 22 Taylor , 31 Gooding , 116 Taber SNR are all booked to race .
871 Graeme Callender who took two heat wins last time out at Hednesford and 922 Graham Legge who stormed his first final having gained a blue grade from his 3 rear starts.
12 Trevor Harris probably the driver who travelled more miles in one week of racing than most do in a year through the summer is also booked to race.
The National hot rods are there for a world championship qualifier with 33 cars booked into compete.
Its man of the Midlands time for the bangers 57 cars and growing all about to do the battle royal around the Staffordshire oval !
plus the mighty firework display as well , start time 2 pm .
Myself and Dave G on the comms all day , food bars open , track shop open .
LETS GO RACING !