Track titles to be won
SUNDAY sees the conclusion of the summer series for both the rookie rods and bangers at the Yarmouth stadium, 6.30pm start time.Both series started at the beginning of July and have run every Thursday, giving the large holiday crowds plenty of thrills during the past eight weeks, writes Graham Utting.
SUNDAY sees the conclusion of the summer series for both the rookie rods and bangers at the Yarmouth stadium, 6.30pm start time.
Both series started at the beginning of July and have run every Thursday, giving the large holiday crowds plenty of thrills during the past eight weeks, writes Graham Utting.
Well over 30 rookie rod racers have taken part in the rounds but going into the final. Yarmouth's Mark Hunt leads by 15 points over Norwich's Mark Arthurton in his first season of racing.
Bernie Reeve (Halesworth) is still in with a chance as both heats are double points, with the points then added up to create the final grid with the highest points scorer on pole position.
One driver who has done most rounds in both classes is Rollesby's Bradley Hudson who currently stands fourth in the rod points, the best he can hope for being a third-place trophy.
Another who could also contest third place is Yarmouth's Q Cars Chris Kenny who, despite making a slow start to the series, has recently collected some valuable points after a couple of good victories.
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Points for the bangers are also very tight at the top. Yarmouth's Michael Allard has led for the majority of the series, but the past few weeks fellow Yarmouth star Danny Coleman has been pulling back Allard's lead, which is now just nine points. And after a very successful weekend's racing Coleman must be feeling rather confident as he is certainly the man on form.
Also in contention are Mark Donoghue (Yarmouth) and Diss racer Deane Mayes. Both still could win the Yarmouth championship if the results go their way.
Completing the bill is the stock rod East Anglian championship, which is bound to be fiercely contested after some superb racing from the class in recent weeks. The man to beat could well be Anthony Amis from Potter Heigham who has already tasted victory in his newly-acquired Vauxhall Nova.
With so much at stake it looks like being another classic night of action at the stadium.