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Recent Meeting Reports
Sunday 22nd June saw 17 V8’s venture to Belle Vue for the Belle Vue Bowl – a fantastic glass bowl trophy; stepped in history with many famous names from the world of Stock Cars etched upon it. As is the norm now with Belle Vue, a superb crowd attended with many local fans making the most of the good weather to take in an afternoon of Stock Car action
The heavy racing of the last few weeks saw attrition rates high meaning 12 cars take to the Sheffield Owlerton raceway on Sunday 1st June for the Supreme Trophy; amongst the line up saw Adam Joyce (157) take to shale for the first time since moving into the V8’s.
The first visit of 2014 to our World Final venue attracted 24 cars across the weekend. The traditional Bank holiday weekend see’s the National Pairs Trophies up for grabs – drivers are paired together (Top of the points chart with one from the bottom etc) to race together and gain the most points – those with the most points at the end of the weekend is declared the Winner. Not only this at stake; Monday also saw racing for World Championship Qualifying Points.
The first major championship of the year enticed 25 cars to Buxton Sunday 18th May for the European Championship; an all in format was adopted; the results from the heats deciding the grid for the European; graded order with the highest point scorers from the heats starting at the front of each grade; non point scorers making up the tail end of the grid.