Race for Motor Club's Stock Hatch

THE race for the 750 Motor Club s Stock Hatch title intensified with a thrilling finish at Brands Hatch last week. Less than 1.3 seconds separated the top six in the final race and three Wisbech drivers featured in the blanket finish. Defending Class A ch

THE race for the 750 Motor Club's Stock Hatch title intensified with a thrilling finish at Brands Hatch last week.

Less than 1.3 seconds separated the top six in the final race and three Wisbech drivers featured in the blanket finish.

Defending Class A champion Maurice Hayden finished third behind fellow championship rivals Simon Hunt and Pete Morgan.

Terry Roughton crossed the line just six hundredths of a second behind Hayden and top-rated Class B driver, Martin Boon finished sixth, 1.26 seconds behind winner Hunt.


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Hunt held off the challenge of the other racers after qualifying in pole position with a time of 59.82 seconds. Hayden's qualifying lap was only nine hundredths slower and put him second on the grid.

Roughton started from fifth after lapping in 1:00.20, Robbie Boon was close behind with a time of 1:00.63 to put him 12th and Martin Boon, running in the Class B championship, recorded 1:00.73 for 15th.

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Robbie Boon's race came to an abrupt end when he was forced to retire after sustaining damage to his Citroen.

But the other Fenland drivers made a charge for the front. Martin Boon set the fastest Class B lap and catapulted his Rover GTi into the top six with a sensational drive.

Hayden dropped a place to third, 0.61 seconds behind the fastest man on the circuit, Hunt and 0.14 seconds behind runner-up Pete Morgan.

Roughton got into the rush for the line and moved up a place to fourth.

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