MSA British Superkart Championship

Rounds 1 & 2 - Thruxton, 12 April

Race 1

Paul Platt suffered brake problems as the lights went to green. The front rows were away but there was some ducking and diving in the pack to avoid Platt who was stuck on the grid. Out at the front it was O'Reilly, Tucker, Dredge, Fleming and Kennedy in no particular order, the lead changing repeatedly in the first laps.  By the closing parts of the race the back markers came in to play at the Chicane and Jason Dredge was earning his number 1 plate trying to avoid them and hold onto the lead. At the flag it was Dredge, O'Reilly, Tucker, and Fleming all within 0.5 of a second.

Race 2

Jason Dredge got a good start and led the pack away but by the time they came around at the end of the first lap all had changed. James O'Reilly was in front with Fleming, Tucker, Kennedy and Neville behind, leaving Dredge in eighth. Dredge managed to claw his way back to the pack but Paul Platt was also making ground on the leaders and in to the last lap it was Dredge, O'Reilly, Tucker, Fleming with Platt chasing hard. Into the chicane for the last time the drivers were four abreast and by line it was Fleming, O'Reilly, Platt, Dredge and Neville - all covered by less than a second.

Results - Race 1

1 Jason DREDGE Anderson / Honda 13:16.136

2 James O'REILLY PVP / Honda +0.299

3 James TUCKER Jade / Honda +0.328

4 Craig FLEMING Anderson / Honda +0.782

5 Don KENNEDY Anderson / Honda +1.533

6 Jon NEVILLE Anderson / Honda +3.937

Results - Race 2

1 41 250 Craig FLEMING Anderson / Honda 13:17.057

2 22 250 James TUCKER Jade / Honda +0.366

3 111 250 Paul PLATT PVP / Honda +0.619

4 1 250 Jason DREDGE Anderson / Honda +0.649

5 39 250 Jon NEVILLE Anderson / Honda  +0.916

6 2 250 Don KENNEDY Anderson / Honda +4.935

Championship

1= Jason Dredge 70

     Craig Fleming 70

3   James Tucker 67

4= Don Kennedy 54

     Jon Neville 54

6= Richard Dewart 40

     Darran Smith 40


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