Turning up the power at Snetterton

Fans of super powerful Japanese sports cars will be heading to Snetterton this weekend as the Nippon Challenge comes to the Norfolk venue. Vaughan Fletcher leads the Subaru Impreza brigade, and won the opening two races, while Steve Burke will give chase in his Nissan 350Z.

Fans of super powerful Japanese sports cars will be heading to Snetterton this weekend as the Nippon Challenge comes to the Norfolk venue.

Vaughan Fletcher leads the Subaru Impreza brigade, and won the opening two races, while Steve Burke will give chase in his Nissan 350Z.

Maxim Taylor's Mazda RX7 belches flame on the overrun while the indecently quick Suzuki Swift of Andy McLennan adds colour and noise to the events.

A variety of two seater sports cars will be out to stop Josh Fisher from repeating his recent double victory. Series newcomer Mike Roberts, in the powerful Lola EX257, looks to have the best chance of beating Fisher.


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Chris Needham also won the opening two races in the BRSCC Formula 3 series and is a strong favourite to repeat the feat this weekend but will need to watch out for Mark Harrison and Jon Gray.

Keith White and Steve Hall will do battle again for the Intermarque honours while battling away with the TVR Challenge races headed by the potent Cerbera of Tim Davis.

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The Tin Top honours were shared between Antony Harrison and Daryl Radford at the last meeting and the battle for supremacy will be fascinating to watch on the speedy Snetterton straights.

It will be the first time that the Porsche Boxster's will have raced at the Norfolk venue, alongside the 924 model. David Clark won the two opening races but will face stiff opposition as he tries to repeat the feat.

The Fiat Challenge is headed by Mark Snelling, while a Sprint, featuring the Caterham Academy runners, starts the programme off at 1.35pm on Saturday, with Sunday's racing beginning at 9am.

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