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The Colchester membership within the southeast of England hosted spherical two of the BRCA touring championship and the UK XRAY workforce had been effectively represented in each the modified and inventory lessons.
In testing main as much as the race it was apparent Olly Jefferies wanted to search out a little bit further tempo, however after some in depth testing the reward was apparent as he took spherical one in every of qualifying. Two drivers sat out spherical one in every of qualifying to place themselves on a special tyre technique and that paid off for Chris Grainger as he took the general TQ, however sat in second place Jefferies seemed to have extra tempo and in hand over the remaining grid and higher tyres than Grainger must work onerous to maintain the XRAY driver behind him for 5 minutes.
It solely took a few laps for Jefferies to make the transfer and he was via and away into a transparent lead taking leg one of many A remaining. Leg two and now each Grainger and Jefferies had been on tyres of comparable age, however as soon as once more in below a minute Jefferies was forward and went on to take the leg two win
Peter Eagles made his first nationwide A remaining qualifying eighth and ending ninth on the day
The consequence imply two rounds into the championship and Jefferies has a most rating as he goals to defend his modified nationwide title, the following spherical is at Halifax one in every of his favourite tracks and a venue that has seen him win for the final 5 years, making it six would imply wining the sequence with two races in hand
- Olly Jefferies – XRAY T4
- Kyle Branson – Capricorn
- Harley Eldridge – Yokomo
Within the inventory class it was one other sturdy displaying for the XRAY workforce, Markus Askell, Chris Gunter and Ricky Copsey had been all readily available to resist a tricky problem in a really tight class.
All through qualifying the workforce labored onerous to remain on the sharp finish of the occasions, Chris Gunter taking spherical three of qualifying, a fantastic consequence at a monitor he had not visited beforehand.
Qualifying third Markus Askell was fast and constant over each finals and his reward was the general win on the day, each Chris and Ricky each suffered a little bit within the finals and completed down the order a little bit, however up entrance Askell’s win take him to the highest of the championship standings.
Going into spherical three Jefferies and Askell now lead the sequence total and can now give attention to stretching their lead at Halifax, however first the pair will sort out this weekend’s King of Golf equipment race on the West London monitor
- Marcus Askell – XRAY T4
- Zak Finlay – ARC
- James Hart – Schumacher