Mid-West Regional 4WD round 4:  Oswestry Model Car Club

Laura Yardy

1st July 2018

 

We were treated to another gloriously sunny day for the fourth round of the 4WD championship.

 

 

There were 7 heats with 51 drivers competing. There was also a 2WD guest heat.

 

 

 

Individual round scores were as follows.

 

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

1

Tommy Hall

Tommy Hall

Greg Williams

Greg Williams

2

Ben Pugh

Mathew Dodd

Ben Pugh

Ben Pugh

3

Greg Williams

Tony Bishop

Ritchie Thorn

Tommy Hall

4

Kevin Hunt

Jamie Hall

Paul Robinson

Paul Robinson

5

Mathew Dodd

Paul Robinson

Tony Bishop

Mathew Dodd

6

Ritchie Thorn

Ritchie Thorn

Tommy Hall

Kevin Hunt

7

Paul Robinson

Alex Haywood

Jamie Hall

Stuart Harlow

8

Tony Bishop

Stuart Harlow

Stuart Harlow

Tony Bishop

9

Jamie Hall

Greg Williams

Kevin Hunt

Alex Haywood

10

Chris Ely

Chris Ely

Steve Haskins

Jamie Hall

 

 

After four rounds of qualifying the top 10 was as follows:

 

Overall Top 10

 

1

Greg Williams

Schumacher

2

Tommy Hall

PR

3

Ben Pugh

Schumacher

4

Mathew Dodd

Schumacher

5

Tony Bishop

X-Ray

6

Paul Robinson

Losi

7

Ritchie Thorn

Losi

8

Kevin Hunt

Carisma

9

Jamie Hall

PR

10

Stuart Harlow

Associated

 

 

A final Leg one

With a tight first corner there were a number of casualties in leg one.

Greg Williams was victorious, with Tony Bishop in second and Tommy Hall in third.

Kevin Hunt was fourth from Stuart Harlow, Jamie Hall, Ritchie Thorn and Paul Robinson. Mathew Dodd and Ben Pugh were ninth and tenth following retirements.

 

A final Leg two

 

Tommy Hall took the leg two win from Mathew Dodd in second.

 

Jamie Hall was third followed by Greg Williams, Tony Bishop, Paul Robinson, Stuart Harlow, Kevin Hunt, Ritchie Thorn and Ben Pugh, who did not start.

A final Leg Three

With meeting winner still to be declared it was all up for grabs in leg three. After a close battle Tommy Hall came out on top, taking the meeting win.

Greg Williams was second with Tony Bishop in third.

Mathew Dodd was fourth followed by Jamie Hall, Kevin Hunt, Paul Robinson, Stuart Harlow, Ritchie Thorn and Ben Pugh, who did not start.

The overall results were as follows:

1.      Tommy Hall

2.      Greg Williams

3.      Tony Bishop

4.      Mathew Dodd

5.      Jamie Hall

6.      Kevin Hunt

7.      Paul Robinson

8.      Stuart Harlow

9.      Ritchie Thorn

10.  Ben Pugh

 

 

Final winners

B Final: Alex Haywood

C Final: Graham Lisle

D Final: Artjoms Silins

E Final: Duncan Wood

 

2WD Guest Final: Andrew Jones

 

A big thank you to the members of Oswestry Model Car Club and to Stuart Whyman

for running the meeting. Thanks to Kay and Carnival Pizza for feeding us all and supplying the ice creams. And finally, special thanks to Chris Yardy for helping with the photography.