Finally we are back racing in the real world. Don't get me wrong, I loved the JSCC eSeries and I can't wait to do more of it, BUT it feels great to back on track!
Before I start on the race report, here is the Instagram reel...
Last year my fastest time at Cadwell Park was 1:54.003 so when I qualified 11th for the first race and 14th for the second race with a best time of 1:50.354 I was quite happy about the improvement, even though I didn't get into the top 10.
On the first race I really messed up the start dropping to 16th, but fought back to finish 12th. Still a place down and not in the top 10, but the best recovery I could manage. I even managed my best time of the weekend with a 1:49.076.
The second race didn't go any better from a start point of view. Again, I fought back to finish 15th. Last year I would have been ecstatic about these two finishes, but for this year I want to aim higher.
So all in all, I was a good weekend, but not a great one. Clearly I need to work on my starts...
Unfortunately I will not be able to do testing on the Friday before Pembrey, as I have my GCSE Maths exam that day, but it looks like there might be an extra testing session Saturday morning. We'll see.
Overall in the championship I am now in 13th position. A big step up from finishing 20th last year. So now the work starts on getting into the top 10 while balancing my GCSE exams.
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