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Lightning Rods 2017 and beyond

22nd August 2016

Despite the dedication of a small but loyal band of drivers, the number of cars within the Lightning Rod formula during 2016 has been a cause of significant concern. With fixture planning for 2017 at an advanced stage, it is necessary to determine whether there is demand to continue to offer the class as part of our roster of formulae. 

The reality is that have a class with half a dozen drivers is neither rewarding for the drivers on track, or entertaining to the paying public who spectate. With this in mind we will require a minimum of 10 confirmed driver registrations for the 2017 season otherwise the formula will sadly be dropped from the fixtures. A reminder that we do allow the option for drivers to propose different types of vehicle to be used and proposals can be discussed directly with Dave Borthwick. 

Current and prospective drivers are welcome to discuss their 2017 intentions with Dave on race nights or via email. 

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