Thurston & Beal win British Nats Rd.2


Serpent UK

Round 2 of the 1/10 British National Championships were held at the very fast Halifax track in Yorkshire. The track was wet on Saturday morning but dry after lunch. 40 drivers attended the event. Joe Kerry was fastest after Saturdays practice with Alex Turston and John Zotll just behind him, Glyn Beal was the fastest in the 220mm GT class.


After an overnight frost, the sun was shining and the qualifying started at 10:00. Joe Kerry took pole and Alex Thurston second in 200mm TC. Glyn Beal taking pole and Peter Hellawell second in 220mm GT. The 200mm TC final was won by Alex Thurston with his OS powered Serpent 748, Glyn Beal won the 220mm GT with his OS powered Serpent 748.


After 2 round Alex is leading the 200mm TC championship, with Peter Hellawell leading the 220mm GT class. Young Mathieu Dambrine Is now leading the Junior Championship. All four leaders are driving Serpent cars and are powered by OS Engines.

The next round is at the very technical Colchester track in Essex on 16 – 17 May.

Source: Serpent