Date: Fri 22 Sep 2017

Throwback Thursday: Bournemouth proves to be happy hunting ground for IFX Racing

It was a weekend to remember for Nick Williams and Martin Robinson as they secured a memorable hat-trick on the south coast.

The IFX Racing crew ensured that they started their 2014 P1 Superstock UK championship with a bang but they achieved maximum points the hard way. After losing all forms of communications in the first race, the Buckinghamshire-based duo were forced to rely on hand signals to navigate their way around the course for the remainder of the weekend.

Despite their issues, Williams and Robinson managed to hold off their rivals to gain what they described as an ‘elusive’ first Grand Prix victory.

Closely following IFX Racing home on the podium was the brother-sister team of Sam and Daisy Coleman, who rallied after the first race to shoot up the standings. After catapulting themselves from sixth to second in the second race, the Pertemps crew secured third in the final race of the weekend to ensure they finished with 49 points.

There was plenty for the local crowd to cheer for over the course of the weekend as Team Bournemouth delighted fans with a third-place finish. The crew of Stuart and Sara Cureton were taking part in their first championship race in a P1 panther but looked at home as they rekindled their rivalry with Pertemps.

Just missing out on a podium finish was the Typhoo boat with Miles Jennings and navigator Kevin Hunt in, amazingly finishing third in the opening race despite finding themselves eighth after rounding a pin early on.

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