July 15, 2019

BRCA Truggy & E8 Buggy Nationals Rd4 – Report

The East Shrewsbury club recently held round 4 of the 2019 BRCA Truggy & E8 Buggy Nationals. 44 drivers made the trip to the Shrewbury track and the day started off chilly but dry which is the most important thing. After the drivers briefing the organisers cracked on with the two round of timed practice, and with only four heats a round the race director started each round on the hour to keep things simple. After practice things went on with the qualifying portion of the day, three rounds of which with the best two to count. The track was very bumping and was proving a big challenge for a lot of drivers. In the end it was Matt Lewis, who drives for Team Associated, take the TQ with his Truggy, Tekno driver Mitchell Booth took 2nd overall, Matt’s team mate with Associated Jon Howells took 3rd place overall. In E-Buggy it was Matt’s brother Mike Lewis take the TQ with his Associated car. Tekno driver Mitchell Booth took 2nd place overall and finally Simon Reeves took 3rd overall.

The first A-final on the line was the 30-minute Truggy main. This final was really good to watch and some very good battles and some bad luck for some drivers. However after the 30 minutes it was Matt Lewis to take the win with his Associated. 2nd place was Mitchell Booth who drivers for Tekno. Steve Shakespeare took 3rd place. Well done to all drivers in this race.

The next final of the day which was the last final, the E-Buggy A-main. This race was very well races. The drivers had battles after battles. Mike Lewis took the win with his Associated, Nemo driver David Jesus Gibson took 2nd place. HB Racing pilot Simon Reeves finished in 3rd place and finally forth place was taken by Tekno driver Matt Bridge.

Source: BRCA [brca.org]


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