The summer heatwave may have abated, but the British Touring Car Championship action at Snetterton was typically scorching with Matt Neal taking the double points 60th Anniversary finale while Tom Ingram stole the series lead.
After two warm days of practice and qualifying, the weather turned a little cooler for the fourth round of the British Superbike Championship at Snetterton yesterday – but on the track the action was red hot with Leon Haslam roaring to a brace of victories to extend his series lead.
Leon Haslam made the most of the superb conditions at Snetterton on Friday to put his JG Speedfit Kawasaki at the top of the timing screens after the opening two practice sessions for this weekend’s round of the British Superbike Championship.
Less than three seconds separated the podium places in the Fun Cup race at Snetterton, after four hours of hard-fought racing, with the series leaders team of Zoe Wenham, Guy Wenham and Ryan Burke coming out on top.
A combination of safety cars and penalties for the opposition allowed the Lee Mowle and Yelmer Buurman Mercedes AMG GT3 to win the previous round of the British GT Championship having started from last place on the grid.
Kings Lynn’s Robert Sayell made good use of pole position in the third and final race of the F1000 Championship at Snetterton to take a commanding victory to back up his brace of second places in the earlier contests.
There are nine races for the iconic Mazda MX5 sports car at Snetterton this weekend – with every one promising close and exciting entertainment with the result usually in doubt until metres from the chequered flag.
The Classic Sports Car Club provides some of the most entertaining racing seen at Snetterton, with full grids of classic sports and saloon cars plus a sprinkling of modern machinery to whet the appetite of all motorsport fans.
Chris West and Keith Hounslow maintain their composure during a tense battle for victory during the Snetterton Stage Rally, withstanding a strong second-half challenge from the Ian Woodhouse/Jason Leaf crew.