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UPDATE: Jonas Gelzinis disqualified from the race after his incident with Ahmad Al Harthy.
Provisional Result: Tordoff, Meadows, Meyrick, Lloyd, Butcher, Geddie, Plant, Gelzinis, Jimenez, Mortimer, Webster, Ozbek, O’Brien, Pierce, Goff, Mann.
Non finishers: Al Harthy, Leonard
Non starters: Ben Barker
Sam Tordoff takes the win at Snetterton, Victor Jiminez wins Pro-Am1 and Fraser O’Brien takes Pro-Am2
Looks like Meyrick has settled for third place, not a bad result on his series debut. Tordoff rounds Corum and is now on to the home straight.
Geddie and Plant are still battling hard for sixth place
LAST LAP – Tordoff has a lead of 2.453 seconds over Meadows
Tordoff leads the field around for the penultimate lap, Meadows and Meyrick follow through, looks like it’ll stay this way for the end unless there are any problems.
Jiminez now leads the Pro-Am1 class with Mortimer and Webster occupying the podium slot.
Gelzinis spins off track and resumes but collides with Pro-Am1 leader Al Harthy as he rejoins. The Omani driver is out of the race, he had nowhere to go as Gelzinis moved across on him.
Meyrick now has Gelzinis to deal with as the Lithuanian driver closes in on third place. Plant loses out as he tries to pass Geddie.
Richard Plant is pushing Glynn Geddie hard as they battle for seventh place.
Tordoff is controlling the pace out front, Meadows can’t do anything to close the gap. Al Harthy continues to leads the Pro-Am1 class while O’Brien leads Pro-Am2
Andy Meyrick is reeling in Michael Meadows, looks like he is hungry for second place with five laps remaining.
Top three in each category are:
Pro: Sam Tordoff, Michael Meadows, Andy Meyrick
Pro-Am1: Ahmad Al Harthy, Victor Jiminez, Oly Mortimer
Pro-Am2: Fraser O’Brien, Will Goff, Tania Mann
Tania Mann has had another spin, not a great return for the Australian driver
Andy Meyrick is on a charge, fastest of all drivers in the first sector, now Tordoff is fastest of all in the second sector.
Tordoff leads over the line for the fifth lap, the gap now 1.199 back to Meadows, Meyrick is another 1.344 seconds behind the Redline Racing driver
Michael Meadows is piling on the pressure as he sets a new lap record for the Snetterton 300 circuit
Tania Mann loses it and spins around out of Nelson
Michael Leonard is out of the race with bent steering, originally thought it was a puncture after the incident with Pierce.
Tordoff pulls out the lead to 1.205 seconds ahead of Meadows and the chasing Meyrick. Looks like he’s responding to the pressure as he sets the fastest lap.
Gelzinis is on a charge as he sets the fastest lap of the race so far. Michael Leonard pits again, not looking good for this race.
TCF blogger Ahmad Al Harthy leads the Pro-Am1 class with Newcomer Fraser O’Brien leading the Pro-Am2′s
Leonard rejoins the race but is so far behind the 17th placed Pierce
Michael Leonard pits for a new front right tyre, bad luck for the Irish Pro-Am1 pole sitter
Tordoff leads Meadows over the line by 1 second, new race distance is 13 laps after the delayed start.
A great start by the pole sitter, Meadows and Meyrick follow through as Derek Pierce spins out after tagging the back of Michael Leonard’s car
Sam Tordoff leads the field in to Riches
The cars are heading around on their second formation lap, there’s now a long line of cement dust heading in to Agostini
1 Minute until restart
So with fourth placed Barker missing on the reformed grid Daniel Lloyd has a clear view ahead of him.
We’ve lost Ben Barker already as his Porsche comes to a halt of the formation lap. Delayed start as the marshalls lay down cement dust to cover the fluids dropped by Barker’s sick Porsche.
The cars are heading around to he grid in the glorious sun at Snetterton.