MSA British Drag Racing Championship

Round 1: Santa Pod Raceway, 3-5 April

Kevin Slyfield took his second career victory after final-round opponent Philip Englefield failed to repair crankshaft damage in time to offer a challenge.

Englefield had sustained the damage in his semi-final defeat of Andy Robinson, the best match of the day. Bobby Wallace had earlier earned the first pole position of his short Pro Mod career by just 0.002 seconds from Robinson, who then produced the event’s best performance figures (6.380sec/224.46mph) in the opening round of eliminations.

Results – semi-finalPhilip Englefield 6.532sec/219.29mph def. Andy Robinson 6.593/223.40Kevin Slyfield 15.232/59.10 def. Rick Garrett dns

FinalKevin Slyfield 10.610/98.57 def. Philip Englefield dns

Low Elapsed Time of the Event: 6.380sec. – Andy RobinsonTop Speed of the Event: 224.46mph – Andy Robinson

Provisional championship standings1 Kevin Slyfield – 93 points2 Philip Englefield – 763 Andy Robinson – 624 Rick Garrett – 555 Bobby Wallace – 38

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