Done! Finished! Concluded! Over! Ended!Complete! Settled! Finito!
And Relax, another season over.
Aaahhh, The usual Sunday Morning Chocolate Milkshakes, courtesy of “The Deacon household”Sunday mornings are a chore!
It’s the final week of the season, Harley Carleton is looking to complete his championship winning season with yet another win, the pressure is off for Harley, as for the seniors, Adam needs one final good result to guarantee his Senior Championship, what could possibly go wrong?
Pole position was snapped up by Beau Sullivan for his group, relegating Jack Williamson to 2nd position.
Green Lights Go Go Go!
Beau struggled to keep Jack at bay and as both battled with each other it was Oliver Flashman who passed them both to take the lead.
Flash used his experience to keep 1st and win heat one ahead of Beau and Jack.
Oliver Zimmerman was the standout performer of heat two as he romped away a comfortable victory leaving an epic squabble for 2nd in his wake. Beau Sullivan again drove great to fill 2nd position ahead of Henry George and Oliver Flashman.
Kye Kinch secured pole position for his group and the extra point that goes with it, a crucial point as he and Henry George were the two contenders for 3rd position in the championship.
Brilliant Kye kept his cool and lead new champion Harley Carleton across the line as the pair finished 1st and 2ndleaving 3rd for Oliver Shelton after a fine race.
Harley Carleton was again back amongst the wins as he won heat two, Oliver Shelton again had a great race to fill 2nd with Matthew Robinson grabbing 3rd!
The All Important A final had the usual suspects heading the field as Harley Carleton secured pole position.
Yian Charalambous secured his place in the A Final after a surprise victory in the B Final.
Harley Carleton looked to show his dominance this season as he pull into a comfortable lead early on in the race.
Henry George, Oliver Flashman and Kye Kinch were the three battling for 2nd place, there battle allowed Harley to further extend his lead.
Returning this week was “7 Foot” Charlie Bailey, he finally tall enough to fit in a Senior Kart, but with spaces limited Charlie raced with the cadets, he done pretty well to secure his position in the A Final.
Harley put the cherry on the top of his Championship winning season by winning the A final with a huge margin, the biggest lead of any race all season.
The massively improved Oliver Flashman crossed the finish line to collect 2nd, he’ll be staying in the Cadets next season, will it be the championship?
Kye Kinch finished 3rd, ahead of Henry George, this secured Kye’s 3rd position in the championship.
Driver Of The Day: Harley Carleton
Championship Top 3 Results
Harley Carleton: 342
Oliver Flashman: 310
Kye Kinch: 288
In the words of Michael Jackson, This Is It
Adam Harding or Jack Goldsmith, who would be champion?
Qualifying threw up a few surprises with James Rose and Ethan Brooks heading the field.
Group 1 didn’t contain either of our championship contenders and it was left to Oliver Moo-Jew-Jew to collect maximum points ahead of Dylan Cotton and the returning Conrad Collinson who finished 3rd.
The always improving James Rose won heat two ahead of Laroslav Kovalev and Sam Basstoe. Unlikely winners in both heats show the improvements throughout the season from all the drivers.
Adam and Jack both under performed in qualifying, Jack qualified 7th and Adam a lowly 14th.
Lewis Deacon defended brilliant, hugging the inside line like it was his favourite granny to win ahead of a typhoon of drivers, Georgie Anker, Harry Fleming, Ethan Brooks and Tommy Valentine!
Notice the absents of a couple of names there? Adam and Jack, not what the doctors ordered as Jack scored 2pts in 8th and Adam 0pts in 11th.
Things didn’t get any better in race two with Adam scoring 1pt in 9th and Jack 4pts in 6th. A superb driver from Ethan Brooks resulted in him winning ahead of a great drive from Jake Taplin and 3rd placed Georgie Anker.
Adam’s day was finished! His points resulted in a C Final race which he couldn’t progress from;this was going to be tense.
Jack just found the pulse in his championship after qualifying from the B Final to get a place in the A Final, he would need to win!
Ethan Brooks starts the A Final from pole position ahead of Georgie Anker and James Rose.
Jack was already on the move, gaining 3 positions at the start.
Conrad showed no signs of rust as he made his way up to 2nd, dethroning Georgie on the way.
Jack’s rush to go through the field secured 4th, he’s catching 3rd, until…..
Jack’s demise was just as quick as he progression, a failed outside overtake saw 4th turn to 8th. Advantage Adam, who was now watching from the Arena viewing area.
Ethan Brooks crosses the line, 1st place a great win! Conrad holds onto 2nd and it’s Sam Basstoe who completes the podium.
A great drive from our top three, but it’s Jack Goldsmith who is my driver of the day!
As the chequered flag waved, Jack passed the finish line as a former champion, handing the title over to Adam Harding.
What makes a champion isn’t the amount of titles, trophies or stickers won, it’s having the correct attitude in victory and defeat. As Jack crossed the line, he broke the rules, ignored the pitlane, parked his kart alongside the viewing area Adam was viewing from, got out of his kart, shook the hand of the new champion and gave him a hug.
The perfect attitude, from the perfect champion.
Well Done Adam Harding, The only driver to win the Cadet Championship, then the Seniors in the following season.
See you all next week for the AllStar Cup
Championship Top 3 Result
Adam Harding: 195
Jack Goldmsith: 186
Georgie Anker: 185 (Just A Point in it)