Renaults battle for glory at Snetterton
National level single seater racing is currently at a premium with local enthusiasts able to take advantage of the visiting BARC Formula Renault Championship at Snetterton this weekend.
Chris Middlehurst leads the series after the opening two races after victory in race one with the young British racer following Mexican Jorge Cevallos home in race two.
This pair are bound to renew their rivalry on the Norfolk circuit while cast an eye over Pietro Fittipaldi, the grandson of double Formula One World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi, who started his rise to stardom at Snetterton in the late 1960's.
The Kumho BMW Championship will see another battle for supremacy fought out between Colin Wells and Garrie Whittaker. Both are former title holders and keen to grab an early advantage over their championship rival while Tom Webb should not be discounted either.
Attleborough's Alan Fincham provides the local interest in the Classic Formula Ford 1600 events but it will be the duel fought out between Mike Gardner and Stuart Kestenbaum at the head of the field which should hold the attention.
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Colin Wright, from Halesworth, will hope to be a class winner in the Classic Formula Ford 2000 series while King's Lynn's Chris Levy is a top ten contend as Marc Mercer defends his series lead from current champion Ian Pearson.
Alex Champkin is undefeated in the Clubmans Cup division but faces competition from newcomer Chris Pickering and Howard Payne in the Norfolk built GEM.
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Justin Sherwood is hoping to double this season's Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge win tally in the pair events for the potent German sports car while the Renault Clio Cup Series makes its racing debut with Peter Felix a potential race winner.
Completing the 17 race programme, which starts at 2.30pm on Saturday and resumes on Sunday at 10.30am, is the Honda V-Tec Challenge.