Tom Griffiths can take some solace having outscored everybody in the BMW Compact Cup series, by quite a big margin, but the Besthorpe driver wasn’t to be crowned champion after dropped scores had been factored in.
After a tense finale to the Ginetta GT4 SuperCup series at Brands Hatch, Elite Motorsport celebrated becoming double title winners after earlier securing the Ginetta Junior crown with two races to spare.
A second Mini JCW Challenge victory has kept Dan Zelos in touch with the two championship leaders – but the Dereham racer was realistic about his title hopes going into the penultimate round of the championship.
If you think England football fans have had it rough waiting since 1966 for a World Cup win, then consider Norfolk’s Stock Car fans who have been waiting since 1958 for a ‘home’ win in the BriSCA F1 Stock Car World final – the biggest Short Oval Race to take place outside of the USA.
It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for Luca Ghiotto, the lead driver for the Attleborough-based UNI-Virtuous Racing FIA Formula Two team, with an impressive fightback in race one at Monza moving him into third place in the championship.
As the BMW 330-mounted Colin Turkington and Andrew Jordan fought over the British Touring Car Championship lead throughout the day it will be the third race which will live long in the memory of the large Snetterton crowd.
The BMW 330i M Sport has dominated the opening half of this year’s Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship, which resumes at Snetterton this weekend, with reigning title holder Colin Turkington looking to consolidate his lead.
Scott Redding has never raced at Snetterton before, but wasted no time getting to grips with the three-mile circuit as he topped the time sheets in both opening practice sessions as the British Superbike Championship headed to Norfolk for round six of 12.
Champagne celebrations followed a dominant FIA Formula Two Feature race win at Silverstone for the UNI-Virtuosi team as lead driver Luca Ghiotto stood atop of the podium at the Attleborough squad’s home track.
Ryan Vickers is targeting a return for the next Bennetts British Superbike Championship round at Snetterton (July 19-21) as the rookie and the Marham-based RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki team bid to be back on the grid for their home round of the season.