Colin Price leads Schumacher sweep of BTCC Rd.5 at Bedworth

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Race report by: Schumacher
It was a return to the fantastic Midlands track of Bedworth this past weekend, almost 70 drivers were in attendance, there were other events on this weekend so a few usual BTCC suspects weren’t present, however it was still a great event which all enjoyed. Race Director Bob Burr and Schumacher’s Mark Musgrove gave the drivers the usual drivers briefing and explained the procedures for the day. The format for the day was 4 rounds of qualifying with round by round and then 1 final for everyone. Sun and dry weather was forecast all day, so there was no threat of rain whatsoever.

Bedworth’s track was looking in superb condition and it was very quick. New track records were set in both 13.5 and 17.5 classes respectively, the drivers were having a lot of fun and their cars were working well.After some superb close racing throughout the day, it was on to the finals for even more close racing!

The A Final results were as follows:

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17.5 Blinky Result

  1. Colin Jackson
  2. Michael Ball
  3. Nigel Shaw
  4. Jason Butterfield
  5. James Stewart
  6. David Hough
  7. Dean Coupland
  8. Daniel Bostock
  9. John Palmer
  10. Adrian Sully

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13.5 Boosted Result

  1. James Hart
  2. Liam Brooks
  3. Luke Burr
  4. James Greener
  5. Lee Price
  6. Ashley Coupland
  7. Mark Musgrove
  8. Ross Walker
  9. Richard Moore-Harris
  10. Jordan Norwood

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Modified Result

  1. Colin Price
  2. Ben Cosgrove
  3. Paul Pinkney
  4. Darren Lee
  5. David Hall
  6. Gonzalo Garcia-Casad
  7. Luke Hobson
  8. Scott Booth
  9. Merv Wignall
  10. James Plimmer

After the finals we did the traditional trophy and sweet presentation and also the famous Schumacher raffle, congratulations to all the lucky winners of the prizes. As always a huge thank you to all that attended the event. A big thank you to the Bedworth club, to Bob and his great Bedworth team for putting on a brilliant enjoyable event with us. Also to Kris Kennedy for some commentary in the Finals.

The Final round of the series is at West London combined with the KO GP on 5th and 6th September, we hope to see you all there for a fantastic weekend. Overseas drivers are making the trip across for what is sure to be a brilliant end to a great season! Don’t miss it!! Booking in at: www.centralbooking.org