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RESULTS: V8 Championship League Round 14

Friday, November 16, 2012

We were at Winton on Wednesday night for Rnd 14 of the V8 Championship League. (well, virtually anyway).

Race format was:

  • 1 x 10 min qualifying
  • 2 x 10 lap races
  • 1 x 20 lap race
  • Flags on full
  • No assist
  • Tyre wear x 2

Qualifying started at 8pm: Nigel Faull in his famous Sim 5 took out the fastest lap with a 1.17.475, followed by Tim Hamilton with a 1.17.599, 3rd  Michael Goode 1.19.176, 4th Rob Cooper 1.21.076. Nigel was incredibly quick.

Race 1:

Clean first corner with Nigel leading into turn 1 and Tim following closely. Rob tapped Michael in turn 2 and Michael spun on recovery, end of lap 1 Nigel 1st, Tim 2nd, Rob 3rd and Michael 4th. 5 laps into the race and it was close up the front Nigel and Tim were only separated by 1.233 tenths of a second….Really close. Michael was slowly catching Rob for 3rd. Unfortunately Michael spun again on lap 7 trying to chase down Rob. Overall race 1 –

  • -          1st Nigel Faull
  • -          2nd Tim Hamilton
  • -          3rd Rob Cooper
  • -          4th Michael Goode

Race 2:

Rob led into turn 1 and started a great first 3 laps with lots of passing between Rob, Tim and Nigel, Tim passed Rob on lap 2, with Nigel following through on the same corner. Nigel tried to catch Tim as he was only 2 seconds behind. Rob 3rd and Michael 4th. Michael caught Rob on lap 6 and passed for 3rd spot.

  • Tim 1st
  • Nigel 2nd
  • Michael 3rd
  • Rob 4th

Race 3:

Tim lead from start to finish in this one with Nigel in second Michael 3rd and Rob 4th.

Round points for Winton:

  • 1st Tim Hamilton 10 points
  • 2nd Nigel Faull 8 points
  • 3rd Michael Goode 6 point
  • 4th Rob Cooper 5 points


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