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SSM MSA British Short Circuit Kart Championship

Round 2: Rowrah, 3-4 May

Henry Easthope dominated both finals at Rowrah amid wet conditions after the weather failed to co-operate.

Easthope simply drove away from his rivals in the first final, the former CIK-FIA Under 18 World Champion revelling in the slippery conditions and leaving the rest of the 17-strong field to provide the excitement.

It was the same story in final two, despite Easthope briefly losing the lead to a fast starting Will Van Es on the opening lap. Once he had reasserted himself in first place, Easthope got his head down and pulled out an impressive eight-second margin over Van Es, who had a similar advantage over the rest of the field.

Results – final one
1 Henry Easthope (Taylor International Motorsport) 16m 34.110s
2 Will Van Es (Snakebite Racing) +7.12s
3 Jonny Buchanan (N&J Aluminium Lining)

Final two
1 Easthope 16m 16.110s
2 Van Es +8.56s
3 Simone Brenna (R&S Motorsport)

Provisional championship standings
1 Henry Easthope – 255 points
2 Scott Allen – 247
3 Dan Kelly – 234
4 Will Van Es – 228
5 Richard Palmer – 221

2014 Calendar
March 29-30: Shenington
May 3-4: Rowrah
May 24-25: Glan-y-Gors
June 28-29: Larkhall
August 16-17: Rissington
September 13-14: PF International