Murrells, meanwhile, had better fortune and he took third from McCarthy at the Old Hairpin on the penultimate lap. Turning through the right-hand kink, the two cars were level and Murrells found himself squeezed towards the grass. Dropping him to the tail of the top 12, Huyton produced a climb back through the order certainly worthy of note. Smith then completed a good final flourish by taking second from Davies at the last corner on the final tour, lap For drivers who wants to guarantee that their press release get published as well as on the top of the front page on the main site and posted in our Facebook and Twitter feeds you need to have a Premier Profile at Driver Database. Richardson set off in pursuit of Murrells and the two ran alongside each other as they raced down to Honda Curve.
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Next race Junior Championship Read more. Driver Database News The latest news from the world of racing. Pettit, meanwhile, was serving up a repeat of his race one speed as he pulled rzce clear at the front. Fifth position went the way of the battling Huyton, a terrific recovery by the car racing newcomer following an enforced lap one excursion into the gravel at Redgate.
On the exit of the corner though, Smith ran wide which allowed Pettit to get a good run through into first place at Hollywood. As the race entered its closing stages, Smith dropped away more and more to an eventual seventh place result while Barratt was forced to retire on lap Murrells slipped to fourth but retaliated to capture third place by outbraking Jackson heading into Hatchetts Hairpin.
Murrells rrace a wet race two from pole position but made a slow getaway, which allowed Richardson to nip ahead. Car racing debutant Matt Bell, younger brother of highly successful international GT racer Rob, posted an impressive 10th fastest time during his maiden Ginetta qualifying session.
Murrells, meanwhile, had better fortune and he took third from McCarthy at the Old Hairpin on the penultimate lap.
Race one Davies made a good start to round nine and looked as though he would be able to perhaps take the lead from Smith vominic the pole-man held on through Redgate with Murrells close behind the pairing in third place. The news blog This is the news blog for the Driver Database web site.
Third position in round nine and second place in round 10 mean Davies leads the driver standings by 26 points. Davies was second fastest to line-up alongside his main championship rival on the front row for the first race with Murrells third on the grid ahead of Pettit, Julian Barratt and Sean Huyton. Richardson made his move stick at Honda Curve and asserted himself to win by a slender three-tenths margin over Sean Huyton racce nipped by Murrells when the early-leader had his grassy moment.
Smith then ran wide again at McLeans which opened the door for Barratt to take second but into Goddards, Smith hit back and then Davies followed him through to push Barratt back to fourth.
At the end of lap two, Davies domminic second from his chief title rival while behind, McCarthy was the man on the move after getting ahead of Barratt and then Smith for third place as the race headed into the third tour.
Huyton recovered for third ahead of Matt Harris and the recovered Pettit fifth. Starting the last lap, with the track still rqce, Huyton spun under braking for the first corner, Hatchetts Hairpin. I think I was about 12th coming off the first corner and then, when the tyres came in, I was about two seconds quicker than everyone else which was great.
Speaking on his race two drive, Pettit said: That dropped him to eighth place as Richardson ran out the winner by over a second from Huyton with Stuart Pearson taking third. On the restart, Huyton sneaked by Richardson to take the lead as, behind them, David Jackson spun at the Esses.
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Further behind, a multi-car tangle at the Old Hairpin resulted in retirement for Russell McCarthy and Dziurzynski while also causing front-left damage to the car of unfortunate rookie Bell — the latter forced to pull out of the race pdttit pitting. While the battle petyit the second and domimic steps of the podium was fiercely contested, the fighting simply enabled Pettit to focus on making no mistakes and pressing on to a comfortable winning margin of just under six seconds at the chequered flag on lap Into Coppice, Davies nipped past Smith to lead but Pettit got a run on all of them along the Dunlop Straight and managed to seize first place at Raec.
Smith then completed a good final flourish by taking second from Davies at the last corner on the final tour, lap Dropping him to the tail of the top 12, Huyton produced a climb back through the order certainly worthy of note.
By lap nine Davies was dominid ahead of McCarthy, Jackson, Smith and Murrells — the latter beginning to enjoy his decision to gamble on running slick tyres in the hope the track would dry sufficiently. Race two With a damp track welcoming competitors ahead of round 10, there was an even start for front-row qualifiers Smith and Pettit although the pole-sitter held the inside line tightly running down to Redgate to maintain the lead.
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Your basket is empty Go to the shop. The incident led to the appearance of the Safety Car but at the re-start on lap six, Pettit made a good getaway to pull away from Davies with Smith third and Barratt mounting a challenge on Murrells to grab fourth place at Redgate. Pole-sitter Murrells fell back to sixth place dojinic was forced to make a recovery as Richardson battled with Sean Huyton for dpminic race lead. While Hetherington racw up in the gravel trap, Huyton managed to limp across the line in ninth place, mere 10ths of a second ahead of Emily Fletcher and just behind Harry Whale who was 12 seconds down on Andrew Richardson in seventh.
A feisty Murrells tried desperately to regain the lead but Richardson’s stoic defence was enough to keep him ahead, the two cars just a tenth of a second apart as they flashed over the line. Pettit was up to fourth when the race was interrupted by a safety car period caused by cars slithering of in the wet, but Pettit had his own rac on the restart and spun at Hatchetts Hairpin.
Meanwhile, George Murrells secured his first ever category podium with a superb drive during the second outing, in which he also posted the fastest lap of the race.