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Thursday Night League
In the SODI category, during the practice session, Jonathan Fuchsel was the quickest driver early on with a lap time of 54.845 seconds. However, during the practice, the top three drivers emerged with impressive lap times as follows: 1st place Ayaan Bagga with a time of 53.023 seconds, 2nd place Connor Elmore with a time of 53.025 seconds, and 3rd place Steve Hannon with a time of 53.078 seconds. The competition was tight, with the top 17 drivers separated by only 1.055 seconds, and the entire field from 1st to 34th separated by just 5 seconds.
Moving on to the race, Ayaan Bagga defended his 1st place from lap 1. He led the race well and was briefly overtaken by Steve Hannon on lap 20, but he managed to regain the lead on the last lap, securing the victory. Connor Elmore defended his 3rd place position throughout the entire race, finishing 7.065 seconds behind the 1st place driver.
Lucian Joyce showcased an incredible performance, starting in 27th place on lap 1 but impressively making his way up to 8th place, demonstrating great race craft. The final race results were as follows: 1st place Ayaan Bagga with a time of 52.664 seconds, 2nd place Steve Hannon with a time of 52.563 seconds, and 3rd place Connor Elmore with a time of 52.688 seconds. The top two drivers were separated by a mere 0.220 seconds, and the top three by 7.065 seconds.
In the DMAX category, during the practice session, Tom Brown and Archie Bullard showed their speed as the quickest drivers. The final standings in practice were: 1st place Tom Brown, 2nd place Ian Del-Pizzo, and 3rd place Archie Bullard.
In the race, Tom Brown had an unfortunate spin on lap 1, dropping to 11th place. Ian Del-Pizzo took the lead at that point. Tom fought his way back up and by lap 5 was in 7th place, making further progress to 4th by lap 9. Callum Bendelow had a great race, catching up with the leaders and engaging in a three-way battle for the lead. Meanwhile, Charlie Foster and Robert Guymer engaged in an exciting battle for 5th place on lap 18.
Ian Del-Pizzo ultimately secured the win with excellent defensive driving. Archie Bullard mirrored Ian's performance and finished in 2nd place. Callum Bendelow took 3rd place, while Robert Guymer secured 5th place ahead of Charlie Foster. The final race results in the DMAX category were: 1st place Ian Del-Pizzo with a time of 47.300 seconds, 2nd place Archie Bullard with a time of 47.191 seconds, and 3rd place Callum Bendelow with a time of 47.108 seconds. The top two drivers were separated by 0.435 seconds, and the gap between 2nd and 3rd was 0.800 seconds.