All-action Carrera Cup GB at Rockingham‏

Michael Meadows and Paul Rees each take overall winsJustin Sherwood takes Pro-Am1 doublePeter Kyle-Henney and Will Goff share Pro-Am2 winsThe battle for the overall title in the 2014 Porsche Carrera Cup GB took another twist at Rockingham (6/7 September) as Michael Meadows and Paul Rees took a win each while championship leader Josh Webster took two seconds as the latest type-991 911 GT3 Cups raced in front of another packed BTCC crowd at the Corby track.Meadows (Reading: Samsung UHD TV Racing) pared Webster’s lead down to just three points by winning round 14, but suffered fuel pump problems in round 15 to leave the margin at 14 points with four races to run. For Rees (Oxford: In2 Racing), there was much to celebrate with his first Porsche win after a very competitive weekend. Meadows scored his 50th Carrera Cup podium in the opening race while Rees became the 30th Carrera Cup race winner from 234 races.In Pro-Am1, Justin Sherwood (Loughborough: Team Parker Racing) tightened his grip on the title contest with a double win and now holds a useful 28-point championship lead. In Pro-Am2, Peter Kyle-Henney (Romsey: Parr Motorsport) and Will Goff (Dereham: In2 Racing) shared the wins after some fabulous battling and it is very tight at the head of the points as drivers now count the scores from their best seven weekends. Currently, Steven Liquorish (Didcot: Team Parker Racing) has a one-point lead over Kyle-Henney.After coming back strongly from a testing accident, Kyle-Henney earned the ‘driver of the weekend’ award, while Parr Motorsport was named as ‘team of the weekend’ after working late into the night to repair his car ready for qualifying.In the prestigious team championship, Redline Racing holds a 141-point lead over In2 Racing and looks set to clinch the title at the next race weekend at Silverstone.Michael Meadows won a set of tyres as part of Michelin’s long-standing support of the championship. Before the start of testing at each race weekend, a name is drawn from a hat to receive the tyres, with a value of more than £1200.Provisional Carrera Cup GB championship points after round 15:Overall: 1 Josh Webster 282; 2 Michael Meadows 268; 3 Paul Rees 199.Pro-Am1: 1 Justin Sherwood 99; 2 Rob Smith 71; 3 Karl Leonard 65.Pro-Am2: 1 Steven Liquorish 129; 2 Peter Kyle-Henney 128; 3 Will Goff 49.Teams: 1 Redline Racing 469; 2 In2 Racing 328; 3 Samsung UHD TV Racing 268.Next rounds: 27/28 September, Silverstone.


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