David Aldous, second-generation 2 litre Saloon Stox racer, worked hard to net not only the World title race, held at Skegness in September, but both World Points ranking AND the National Points, the latter by a very wide margin.
The ORCi Weekend
For the first time ever the ORCi Championships were held over two days in 2006 with racing at their spiritual home of Ipswich (after three years at Swaffham ) before moving onto Northampton on the Sunday over the weekend of 18th and 19th November and both meetings served up some absolutely brilliant action. The Saloon Stock Cars had qualifying heats at Ipswich and their ORCi Championship Final at Northampton, Ipswich also had ORCi Championships for National Bangers Teams and Ministox while Northampton featured the historic first ever team match between BriSCA Formula Two Stock Cars and Spedeworth Superstox.
A ‘Dirty Dozen’
(With 12 classic Autograss photos this month from the Short Circuit vaults).
The National Autograss scene was expanding in the early eighties, the original NASA leagues in the West, Wales and Midlands having been joined by various Northern clubs and a ‘working agreement’ if not actual full membership having been reached with the hitherto independent CGTRO clubs in Lincolnshire.
CAMSO V8 Preview
During 2006, the CAMSO V8 cars have seen large grids racing in the tight confines of Warneton Speedway and the 2007 season looks like being the best yet.
2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Season Review
After finishing runner up two of the previous four years he’s competed in NASCAR’s top division and never out of the top five at seasons end Jimmie Johnson ‘finally’ came away with the Nextel Cup Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but in February at Daytona when his crew chief Chad Knaus was barred from the track and subsequently suspended by NASCAR for the next three races after an aerodynamic change to the rear window Johnson’s hopes of a title looked bleak.