RUGBY’S Carl Swan celebrated a brilliant win and a new lap record in the second round of the Hatchback saloon car Championships at Brands Hatch, taking him to the top of the drivers’ table.
The Stanbridge Motors’ sposnored car set the quickest time to take pole position by 0.02 seconds, in fact the full grid of 35 cars was only separated by 2.7 seconds, ensuring some close racing was guaranteed.
Swan led over the line every lap. although second and third place cars were never more than a second behind. Try as they could to force the Rugby driver to make a mistake, Carl took the chequered flag 1.6 seconds ahead. It was a brilliant drive.
Cadwell Park is the next round in two week’s time. The team thank AutoTechnics Bodywork, Jawel Paints Coventry and BT Tyres.