Dan Cammish has set a new record for consecutive Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain victories after taking a stunning fourteenth win in a row in the second race of the weekend at Croft.
Fresh from victory in Round 13 earlier in the day, Cammish produced a faultless display to take a dominant win, in the process breaking Scott Malvern’s record of thirteen consecutive wins from 2011.
“It means a lot to me to break it,” said Cammish. “The fact that Scott held it spurred me on a bit. But I didn’t come back into Formula Ford with the idea of winning 14 races in a row, I just wanted to win as many as I could and the championship.”
Cammish started the race from pole position, his thirteenth of the season, and led the race from start-to-finish, holding a comfortable advantage from the pack behind to win by 3.4 seconds.
His closest challenger was once again Harrison Scott, with the Falcon Motorsport driver staying within touching distance for the duration of the race. He was unable to mount a challenge for the lead though, leaving him to settle for second, his sixth podium of the season, and with it the Scholarship class victory.
“I think everyone can see how close we are to Dan now, and I’m very happy with second place and the Scholarship class win,” he said.
Nico Maranzana held third from start-to-finish to secure his second podium of the weekend, leaving all the race’s main action to take place outside the podium positions.
Providing the majority of the overtaking in the race was Jayde Kruger, with the South African going on a charge through the field to bring a positive end to a day that featured a qualifying session cut short by an incident, and a frustrating retirement in the opening race.
Starting thirteenth on the grid, Kruger scythed his way into the top six by lap five, before going on to pass Lassi Halminen for fifth at the hairpin on lap eight. The Finn fought back three laps later to briefly regain the place at the chicane, but later around the tour, Kruger dived past both Halminen and Juan Rosso at the hairpin to take a superb fourth at the flag.
Halminen also squeezed past Rosso to claim fifth, while Sam Brabham emerged from a race-long battle with James Abbott to take seventh. Camren Kaminsky lost time late on and dropped to ninth, with local racer Rob Shield completing the finishers on his debut weekend in the series, Andrew Richardson, Sam MacLeod and Wei Fung Thong having failed to make the finish.
Full race results can be found here: http://tsl-timing.com/toca/2013/132503foz.pdf