Quick learner Dickson claims double
John Dickson made controlling 600 bhp look easy as the Diss racer roared to a double victory in the Sports Racing & GT events at Snetterton.Dickson is a comparative novice compared to his rivals, but in both races his cool head secured his first every races wins on home soil as rivals Mike Jordan and Clinton Dorrell became embroiled in incidents.
John Dickson made controlling 600 bhp look easy as the Diss racer roared to a double victory in the Sports Racing & GT events at Snetterton.
Dickson is a comparative novice compared to his rivals, but in both races his cool head secured his first every races wins on home soil as rivals Mike Jordan and Clinton Dorrell became embroiled in incidents.
Mark Campbell ran away with the Swinging 60's race while King's Lynn's Alan Charlton needed a few more laps to hunt down second placed Simon Long.
Steve Davis was fortunate to win both Jaguar XJS races, having had scary moments in both events on dropped oil, while local racers Graeme and Paul Reynolds were victorious in their categories.
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Having worked hard to lead the 500 race, John Turner was highly disappointed to retire on the final lap, handing victory to Neil Hodges, while Hingham's Gordon Russell finished in ninth place.
Thetford's Simon Hutchinson was the first sportscar home in the Tiger/RAF event won by Paul Dudley. Honours were even in the Equipe GTS races between Tom Smith and Malcolm Johnson while North Walsham's Mike Bell debuted his unique racing Gilbern 1800, finishing in 23rd and 24th places. Chris Randall and Nick Kaye were the victors in the Lotus Elise events, with Thetford's Paul Quinn finishing well down the order.
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The Gannon brothers, Will and Tom, were fortunate to win the Tin Top race as their Honda filled with smoke over the final laps.
Victory in the Jaguar Saloon races were shared between Mike Cann and Richard Dorlin, the latter recording his first ever race wins. The Porsche Open races fell to Rupert Lewin and Jim Geddie/Sean Edwards in the longer event while James Neal and Mark McAleer won the Club events.