The Daytona DMAX 2017 Championships made their annual visit to Daytona Tamworth this weekend for Round 9 of all six series and the circuit hosted a thrilling weekend of both heats and endurance racing. With packed grids and close racing, the midland’s circuit saw action a-plenty and crowned Axel Slijepcevic as the 2017 Light Heats Champion.
Saturday saw the Lights Heats and Endurance Classes compete – followed by testing for the Inters and Heavy drivers as they prepared for Sunday’s races – and Tom Kempynck was victorious in the Endurance Class winning by just 0.129 seconds from Sam Lovelace after an hour long duel.
Max O’Shaughnessy completed the podium finishing 11 seconds behind the lead pair. In the afternoon, O’Shaughnessy moved up two steps when he won the Light Heats Final by just over one second from Zach Swannell and Dante Dhillon.
On Sunday, the Inter Endurance saw Daytona Tamworth regular Andy Spencer win on his DMAX Champs debut with an impressive drive ahead of Jordan Taylor and Chris Hackworth, then Tomek Zaustowicz won yet agin in Heavy Endurance from Rob Bennet and Tom Pughe – Andy Studd collecting the Super Heavy Class win.
In the afternoon, Bobby Trundley took the Inter Heats win ahead of Chris Hackworth and Chris Alcock before Zaustowicz did the double with the Heavy heats win ahead of Chris Munro and Alex Pritchard. Munro also winning the Super Heavy Class.
The Daytona DMAX Championship heads to Daytona Milton Keynes over the weekend of 17/18 November 2017 for the final round of this year’s series. Call 033 033 27870 to book your place on the grid.