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Recent Meeting Reports
21 cars arrived at Stoke Sunday April 26th for the final time ahead of September 26th, when Stoke hosts the V8 Hotstox World Championship race. A last chance hurrah to hone setup and get track time around the Chesterton Shale; throwing up a couple of surprises in the process.
The 11th April Stoke World Qualifier session, did not disappoint; quotes from Stoxnet like ‘V8’s put on a brilliant show’ and ‘V8’s stole the first half of the show’ back up the above. A slightly lower than expected 22 cars turned out and put on a fantastic showing.
Stoke hosted the now annual Christmas Cracker event Sunday 28th December. The V8’s last raced a Christmas meeting at Coventry in 2010 and the track was covered in snow. This time, the weather wasn’t so extreme and the track preparation held up well. 13 V8 Hotstox ventured to the Chesterton raceway; the number boosted by new drivers who will be taking to the track in 2015.
After a few years of absence the V8’s returned to Kings Lynn Sunday 19th October, 18 cars journeyed to the Norfolk arena. Chris Knight (205) returned to the formula after a few years away in a smartly prepared machine. This was also the first meeting for Kevin Stuchbury wearing the gold roof; taking up the option to use the number 1.