January 17, 2011

Griffiths & Kerswell win BRCA 1/12th Nats Rd4

…was on for an even faster time in the final round until a mistake lost him valuable seconds. Andy Griffiths was his usual consistent self and made it an all V-Dezign front row ahead of Chris Kerswell’s GM powered Serpent. Mark Payne made his first A final and would start 10th on the grid. Many people felt that the A final would be a one-sided affair, and Mark’s times during qualifying appeared to suggest this. However, a small diff adjustment prior to the start made his car push during the final and he couldn’t match his qualifying pace. Andy and…

December 9, 2010

Skelding wins Team Durango Winter Series Rd2

…– 8pts 6. Kev Lee – 10pts 7. Andy Griffiths – 10pts 8. David Gibson – 11pts 9. Greg Williams – 13pts 10.Chris Bowater – 14pts (DEX410 / dBoots Terrabyte) The start of the A final saw cars fighting for track position around the first corner. A collision put pole-sitter Nathan back into the pack. Adam Skelding had made an awesome start from third on the grid and took the lead. Over the first part of the race Adam pulled out a good lead and was able to keep a good gap to the rest of the pack. Nathan was…

November 24, 2010

Elliott Harper dominates BRCA 1/12th Nats Rd2

…of contention. Matt Varah also made an error and would miss out on a podium placing. With Elliott in a clear lead, the focus of everyone’s attention was on the battle for 2nd; Mark pushed Andy all the way but just couldn’t find a way past in the dying laps, so had to settle for the 3rd step of the podium behind Andy. Stock results 1. Elliott Harper – CRC/Speed Passion 2. Andy Griffiths – V-Dezign/Nosram 3. Mark Stiles – V-Dezign/Castle 4. Andy Sawyer – Corally/LRP 5. Mick Farrell – CRC/Tekin 6. Matt Varah – V-Dezign 7. Matt Lax –…

November 10, 2010

BRCA 1/12th scale Nationals Rd1

…drivers ran nose to tail for almost the entire race, with Chris Kerswell, Andy Griffiths and Mark Stiles all having brief spells in the lead. Andy Griffiths was at the front when it mattered though and took the win ahead of Vesa, with Chris Kerswell beating Mark Stiles for 3rd by .1 of a second. Elliott finished 5th after a disappointing race. Keith Robertson was the last driver to remain on the lead lap, but couldn’t match the pace of the top 5 and had a lonely run to 6th place. Following the meeting at Crewe, V-Dezign confirmed that regular…

July 19, 2010

Stiles TQs & Wins Rd3 of AMC/CARS Summer Shootout

Last weekend saw round 3 of the popular AMC/CARS summer shootout series take place at the home of UK 1/12th scale racing, Chesterfield. The first two rounds of the series saw dominant TQ and win performances from former British champion and V-Dezign/Nosram driver Andy Griffiths. With each drivers’ best 3 scores from the 4 rounds counting towards the overall standings, Andy looked to be the favourite for the title at the series’ half way stage. However, Andy was absent for round 3, leaving the door open for his competitors to claw back some points. V-Dezign/Parma driver Mark Stiles has been…

May 25, 2010

Andy Griffiths wins AMC Summer Shootout Rd1

…the A-final grid. In the A final Andy Griffiths cruised to a comfortable win and eventually lapped up to third place. This will give Andy a real boost and some good form to take to the IFMAR worlds at the end of June. Mark Stiles finished 2nd after a race long battle for the position with team mate Chris Kerswell and the CRC of Mick Farrell. Mick finished 3rd ahead of Chris, with the Corally of Andy Sawyer finishing a very distant 5th. Round 2 of the series takes place on 20th June, just before the drivers head to Germany…

March 28, 2010

Tricks of the Trade – Announcement

We have been sent information that some of the UK’s most talented and respected 1/12th scale drivers are organizing a tips and testing day. Drivers who wish to learn more about preparing, setting up and driving 1/12th scale cars are invited to go along and spend a day at the Ardent Raceway in Kings Newton, Leicestershire on Saturday 22nd May from 10am until 6pm. Several of the UK’s top drivers will be on hand; the current list includes: Chris Kerswell – Current British stock & modified and European stock champion Andy Griffiths – Multiple British champion and Worlds & Euros…

March 23, 2010

Chris Kerswell does British National double

…took the championship to add to his European crown. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE9ebZam0rw[/youtube] Sunday was modified day and once again the championship would boil down to the final race of the season. Olly Jefferies, Chris Kerswell and Andy Griffiths were the drivers involved and these three all looked fast during qualifying. Chris ended up taking TQ by less than a second in the final round of qualifying ahead of Andy Griffiths, resulting in a V-Dezign CR 4.0 lockout at the front! The A final was the closest of the year with 5 drivers all running in a train at the front for the…

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