Round 3: Summer Nationals, Santa Pod Raceway, 22-23 June
Rain stopped play after the first round of eliminations after Bruno Bader had set a rigorous pace.
The Swiss driver had clocked the events Low Elapsed Time and Top Speed to secure pole position in qualifying, and then beat Kevin Slyfield in his opening match.
Andy Frost qualified second with another new world-best for a road-legal car (6.493sec) while Easter winner Rick Garrett also set personal-best figures. Reigning MSA champion Roger Moore made his season debut.
Top 6 qualifiers1 Bruno Bader 6.165sec. / 222.43mph2 Andy Frost 6.493 / 224.763 Graham Ellis 6.592 / 226.764 Marcus Hilt 6.731 / 206.135 Rick Garrett 6.755 / 205.156 Roger Moore 6.762 / 210.03
Low Elapsed Time of the Event: 6.165sec.Bruno BaderTop Speed of the Event: 226.77mphBruno Bader
Championship Points after Round 141 Scott Moran113 points2 Trevor Willis1043 Wallace Menzies804 Roger Moran785 Will Hall74