Round 5 Review - Snetterton
Records tumbled as Team City Lifting took Snetterton by storm this weekend! Tom Booth Amos claimed a double win with Jake Archer securing two valuable second places to keep him top of the Championship.
Free Practice on Friday was again dominated by the Team City Lifting boys as Jake Archer took P1 and Tom Booth Amos P2, both close to lap record pace ( currently 2:00.214 ) Jake setting a time of 2:00.407 and Tom just 0.013 behind. The RS Racing package is clearly performing well around the 300 Snetterton circuit
Qualifying - Tom Booth Amos stormed to pole position for Race 1 with a breathtaking display smashing the lap record by eight tenth's of a second and setting an unbeatable time of 1:59.459
Booth Amos finished 1.3 seconds ahead of team mate Archer and three seconds quicker than third place man Elliott Lodge.
Race 1 Became a sensational display of Team superiority with Tom Booth Amos narrowly pipping team mate Archer to the win by 0.126 of a second. The 10 lap race became a tale of two completely separate events as Booth Amos and Archer battled it out 30 seconds ahead of the rest for the honours. To the amazement of all, Scott Deroue’s lap record was destroyed time and time again with Jake Archer eventually setting a fastest lap of 1:58.342.
Jake; " That was close !! To get the lap record was amazing just needed that little bit more to stay with Tom. I know I have the pace so I'm determined to get a win in Race 2"
Jake Archer still led the Championship by 20 points going into Sunday's race two. Tom Booth Amos was keen to claw back some more points from his team mate and rival.
Race 2 on sunday saw Tom Booth Amos clinch another victory, his second of the weekend with a Team City Lifting one two finish. The duo left the field behind and eventually crossed the line over 40 seconds ahead, an incredible achievement for the Team City Lifting RS Racing team. Jake led the first 6 laps and looked confident until Tom passed him on lap 7 and controlled the race until taking the chequered flag 2 seconds ahead...
Jake sits top of The Hel Performance Motostar British Championship on 165 points, Tom is second just 15 behind going into Round 6 at the iconic Brands GP circuit 21-23 July.