Week Twenty Five
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Practice began with George Lewis setting the fastest time, narrowly edging out Yaseen Khan by a mere 9 thousandths of a second. However, Zakaria Syed ultimately topped the timesheets. The track conditions continued to improve throughout the session, resulting in faster lap times.
During the super pole qualifying, the circuit was busy, and Finley Hart had a spin at turn 1, causing a brief interruption.
As the race commenced, there was an incident on lap 1 as Charlie Beven Dick spun. Ollie Armiger had a poor start, while Karlis Elmanis suffered a spin at turn 6, dropping him down to 18th position. However, Tom Brown made impressive progress, climbing up to 4th place by lap 2.
Further incidents occurred during the race, with Scott Woosey experiencing a kart stall on the track. George Lewis, who had moved up to 2nd place, began closing in on Ollie Armiger, the race leader. Karlis Elmanis showcased a remarkable recovery drive, climbing up to 9th position.
On lap 17, Tom Brown overtook Yaseen Khan to secure 4th place. There was an intense battle for 3rd place, involving Tom Brown, Daniel Tredwell, Henry Lopes Gracy, and Zakaria Syed, which lasted for approximately 10 laps.
George Lewis continued to narrow the gap between himself and Ollie Armiger, as the race leader struggled to overtake a backmarker. Ben Richardson received a 5-second penalty for a bump and pass maneuver on Archie Bullard. Karlis Elmanis joined the battle for 4th place, showcasing an impressive recovery drive.
Zakaria Syed made a move into 4th place, while Luka Nik, a newcomer to the DMAX class, had a spin at turn 4 but managed to recover to 13th position. Daniel Tredwell received a 5-second penalty for a bump and pass incident on Tom Brown at turn 6.
Max Sheldon Heywood climbed up to 8th place, and there were ongoing position exchanges between him and Daniel Tredwell. Finley Hart also displayed a strong performance, advancing from the back of the grid to 10th place.
Charlie Beven Dick, despite his spin on lap 1, made progress and rose to 12th position as the race unfolded.