I had pole positions, fastest laps, podiums and wins last year and was really unlucky with DNF’s and loss of points due to issues with the car and then, of course, not getting to race at Anglesey and, after discussions with Ed Pead, my driver coach and Richard Colburn, the team boss of Westbourne, felt that it was the time to step up to the race class,. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Watch the episode of Posh Pawnbrokers when Sam attempts to sell his Formula 1 memorabilia to keep his racing dreams alive. Randon was only just nudged off the front row after a strong qualifying session in the wet and transferred his form to the race, running fourth much of the way but nipping through as the leaders lapped backmarkers on the last lap. The Ashbourne year-old was the dominant force in qualifying, securing pole position for both races in style, and after making a textbook start at the beginning of round six he held the lead from experienced former British GP Champion and British Touring Car Championship racer Matt Allison for almost the entire duration.
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Follow Motorsport Days on twitter and facebook Follow us on Twitter. Disappointed to be starting from 4th on the grid, the Ashbourne racer showed great pace in the Saturday race but with such close racing the places were swapping by the lap and Sam could never quite get onto the back of the leading two cars, resulting in a 3 way battle for 3rd place. Circuit du Var Luc. Mills was the first Clubman rider home in seventh, with Williams and Pad Wilby completing the Clubman podium.
Sam Randon came tantalisingly close to securing his maiden Michelin Clio Cup Race Series victory at Croft in North Yorkshire on Sunday, 12th July, but had to settle for a best finish of second in race one of the weekend — a mere 0. If you epad to use this site we will assume that rzcing are happy with it. Sam was glued to the back of Luke all through race 2.
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Sam has donated the whole roof-space of his Clio Cup car to be be sold in affordable slots to combine in an eyecatching roof design made up of company web site addresses, hashtags or social media names. Dorlin had a nibble at Jordan going into the chicane which slowed them both right down.
I was tucked up behind James hoping to take advantage, but I had to brake hard when they slowed. He eventually recovered to finish in eighth place but did consolidate tacing in the championship.
My aim and goal in racing has always been to just get better and better every time I go out on track. On the opening lap, as the pack concertinaed up around the tight Druids hairpin, Randon went around the outside of several cars in an earlier pre-planned move agreed with his driver coach. I had pole positions, fastest laps, podiums and wins last year and was really unlucky with DNF’s and loss of points due to issues with the car and then, of course, not getting to race at Anglesey and, after discussions with Ed Pead, my driver coach and Richard Colburn, the team boss of Westbourne, felt that it was the time to step up to the race class.
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Westbourne Motorsport worked miracles overnight to repair the car for Sunday. It was a clean race, and great fun. From the moment we received 30 deposits for the car at the UK launch in Julyanticipation has been building towards this first event. Pead initially challenged Stefan Hodgetts for second place before dropping back.
Festival-goers ordering in advance and collecting at the event come dd right around the world. Next Post Balloons fly for Ian Bell. A welcome return to the podium. My teammate [and championship winner] Luke Herbert was the perfect distance behind me, floored the throttle and drove around my outside to nick my podium.
I made rscing good start, but I had to stand on the brakes to avoid someone spinning right in front of tacing. A brief Safety Car period was needed to recover two cars that ran wide at Druids Hairpin but Pead quickly re-established his advantage to claim victory by 2.
July 17, in Motorsport. The good news was that Randon walked away largely unscathed from a particularly nasty pile-up on peaad Saturday. Randon plans to stay sharp over the winter with limited track testing and some simulator work whilst planning his campaign for the season. With 5 podium visits, multiple pole positions and even a lap record to his name this year, Randon feels justifiably disappointed with his final ranking.
Contact on the penultimate lap put Sam sideways and lost him more places. Pole position at Croft and Rockingham.
However, experienced competitor Andy Jordan with the same championship ambitions chose this weekend to convert two pole positions into two race wins, and leapfrog both Randon and Lidsey to seal 3rd spot in this prestigious championship.
Following torrential rain, conditions on race day were extremely challenging, which ec a delay to the Clio race of four hours.
Garage available, refreshments, hospitality included Track Day Type: The Kettering-based racer has already completed three days of testing with her new machine across varied conditions, with her full livery set to fd revealed in the coming days.