R ound 3: Summer Nationals, Santa Pod Raceway, 28-29 June
Holland’s David Vegter was in pole position among an-eight car field after two qualifying sessions at Santa Pod, where rain caused eliminations to be cancelled for the third consecutive round after two pairs had raced.
Vegter’s 6.372sec/221.33mph pass was followed by British racer Andy Robinson at 6.470/229.32.
New personal bests were recorded by Rick Garrett at 6.487/211.80 and Chris Isaacs at 6.925/ 209.85. Andy Robinson, constructor of Vegter’s car, took the championship lead from an absent Robert Joosten.
Results – qualifying1 David Vegter: 6.372sec. / 221.33mph2 Andy Robinson: 6.470 / 229.323 Philip Englefield: 6.637 / 221.424 Rick Garrett: 6.731 / 208.015 Kev Slyfield: 6.785 / 209.12
Provisional championship standings1 Andy Robinson – 45 points2 Rick Garrett – 413 Roger Moore – 40= BA Racing – 405 Robert Joosten – 36