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Kyle Morby Race Update

Kyle Morby take to the track again.

Round 1, 18/1/15
Heat 1:

Kyle started 6th in heat one, but got forced wide and off line, lost places and was running 11th. A good drive back through the field, picking off other drivers lap by lap saw him finish in 5th, 7 seconds behind the leader. 

 

Heat 2:

An 8th place start in heat 2 for Kyle who made a great start and at the end of the first lap was 5th. Great racing all through the race finally saw him come home in 4th, 1.54 seconds off the win.

 

Final:

Qualified 4th for the final. Had a great race with the top three other drivers throughout the final, swapping places between 3rd, 4th and 5th, and at the chequered flag came home 4th, 0.16 seconds off a podium finish.

 

Round 2, 15/2/15

Heat 1:

Kyle started 15th for heat one and finished 5th and had a fastest lap of a 45.15

 

Heat 2:

Kyle started off pole position for heat two, lost the lead on lap 2 and had dropped down to 4th on lap 7, lap 8 back up to 2nd and then back to the lead for the last 3 laps, taking the chequered flag ahead of 2nd place by 0.20 seconds.

 

Final:

Started 2nd for the final Kyle had a good start and throughout the race there were 5 drivers battling for the lead. Places were swapped every lap and eventually Kyle came home in 3rd place, with the second fastest lap time, a 45.13 seconds.

 

Round 3, 15/3/15

Heat 1:

14th place grid start for heat one, good clean start and up to 11th at the end of lap 1. Kyle then got wiped out on the first corner on lap 2 but managed to get restarted albeit in last place, 20th. Other incidents between drivers meant that Kyle finished 16th.

 

Heat 2:

A second row start for heat two saw Kyle have some contact on the second corner and drop to 6th on the end of lap 1. Lap 2 back up to 4th and leading by lap 4. On lap 6 the heat was red flagged for a serious accident on the second corner. After a 10 minute delay the race was restarted with a great battle for the lead and at the chequered flag Kyle was 2nd, 0.10 seconds from the win and 0.26 seconds ahead of 3rd. Kyle also set a fastest lap of a 45.38 seconds.

 

Final:

9th place grid start for Kyle, saw him make up places in the opening laps saw him sitting 6th, but a coming together with another driver saw him relegated to last place before getting restarted, finishing 13th place at the chequered flag and the second fastest lap time. 

 

The results from each final of each round resulted Kyle in finishing 3rd overall in the 3 round Shenington Winter Series.