PERFECTLY POISED… FORMULA GRASSTRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS FINALE – PREVIEW
Minsterley Motor Club are set to bring the curtain down on the 2019 FGA season this Saturday at their Shawbury venue when the host the re-arranged 3rd round of the championship.
Report by Ross Wharton – Feature Image courtesy of Maggie Smith
In the cub class, Ollie Binns looks set to take Championship victory whilst Joe Crewe holds a 5 point lead over Harry fletcher for 2nd place. Joining these three are Ethan & William Childe who are both capable of upsetting the top three’s aspirations on the day.
Sam Hall Can claim his 3rd Junior title in 4 years but must clinch victory on the day to take the title. Billy Budd won’t be able to add to his championship score due to a speedway commitment on the day leaving Hall with 25 points to find. Jake Breeze Has 3rd place secured barring any disasters on the day & Gino Casale will look to improve on his 3rd place last time out. Oliver Childe and Ryan Bow also make the trip to Shropshire to finish their seasons off on a high.
Martin Adams Needs to finish within 7 places of nearest championship rival Glyn Stanton to secure his 2nd Senior title in a row but with last time out winner, Phil Thomas and the returning Wayne Broadhurst also entered, Adams will have to be at his best to clinch the title. Tividale’s Liam Ashcroft has a solitary point lead over Shrewsbury’s Steve Mace for 3rd place. Rob Fortune comes back to the fold after missing the last meeting a month ago Fortune currently sits between Marcus Crutchington and dave binns with 3 points between them in 5th, 6th and 7th places respectively.
To add to the mix, Colin How, Andy Binns, Tom Crewe, Mark Furley & Keith Murfin can all take points off the top 7 on the day. FGA stalwarts Sam Flowers & John Jones return to action, both capable of winning races.
Added interest in the Senior class is the opportunity to win one of the Association’s most prestigious awards, The Martin Parry Memorial Rosebowl. The winner of Saturday’s A final will have their name etched onto the base.
First race 1pm
Free admission to all spectators
Signposted off the A53 between Shrewsbury and Shawbury, postcode SY4 4BY
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