MEMES Event 1

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MEMES Event 1
Event 1 of 7 in the Mid-Engined, Mid-Eighties Series
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Date Wednesday, 2nd May 2012
Entrants 22
Races 3
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Season five got underway with a record 22 drivers entering the first event, as the club ran a merged lobby format for the first time.

Round 1

Round 1 - Tsukuba Japan
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Full Circuit
Distance 14 laps 17.78 miles
Fastest Lap
Driver/Team United Kingdom Jamie Hunt Soviet Union Concordskii Motorфлот
Time 1:09.865
Podium
First United Kingdom Adam Smith Flag of britain.png Black Raptors
Second United Kingdom Jamie Hunt Soviet Union Concordskii Motorфлот
Third United Kingdom Sam White Flag of britain.png Black Raptors
Leading Rookie
Driver/Team Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Hawaii Goteki 45

Race Classification

All drivers drove idential stock-specification Toyota MR2s.

A new phenomenon was discovered - the Hulkamania Train - roughly resembling a red and yellow clad wrestler with a cluster of Toyotas coming out of his arse. Meanwhile, Lobby 2 initially crashed as Ratonedge packed a nuclear warhead into the back of his Toyota, but got underway soon after, minus one vaporised racer.

Pos No Driver Team Lobby Time/Retired Points
1 55 United Kingdom Smifaye United Kingdom Black Raptors Racing 1 16:34.003 25
2 1 United Kingdom Shouty Soviet Union Concordskii Motorфлот 1 +0.406 21
3 69 United Kingdom RumblyLizard United Kingdom Black Raptors Racing 1 +8.043 18
4 71 United Kingdom Bookoi United Kingdom JemTech Racing 1 +12.744 15
5 23 England Ajokay Hertfordshire Ajokay Motorsport 1 +13.193 12
6 33 United Kingdom STR TommyB United Kingdom Peachy-Bee Grand Pree 1 +13.494 10
7 17 United Kingdom JayCoops United Kingdom Team Cooper Racing 1 +13.594 8
8 29 England FlavouryRug United Kingdom 1FR Motorsport 1 +17.307 7
9 45 Republic of Ireland PJ Hawaii Goteki 45 2 +20.438 6
10 802 Kernow Dan Thorn Kernow Kernowsport 1 +20.517 5
11 85 United Kingdom Don Mateo United Kingdom Team Diablo 2 +21.668 4
12 3 United Kingdom Slevmeister United Kingdom Forza Noelinho 2 +21.934 3
13 7 United Kingdom Mr Flobadob United Kingdom LH Racing 1 +22.932 2
14 258 United Kingdom Butler258 United Kingdom Team Butler GP 1 +30.369 1
15 87 United Kingdom I am Jamm Tropico Tropico Motorsports 2 +32.444
16 12 Greece Icthyes Greece SpyroTechnimata 1 +33.061
17 442 United Kingdom TheWilkesy88 United Kingdom ATTK Motorsport 2 +40.325
18 95 England Digibull Hertfordshire Baldock Motorsport 1 +42.507
19 04 England Mr E 004 Hampshire ART 2 +1:00.012
20 777 Yorkshire Covamalia Sealand Firecruiser Racing 2 +1:04.010
21 97 Sweden RareDevil666 Sweden SRM GP Team 2 +1:45.587
DNS 5 United Kingdom Ratonedge United Kingdom ATTK Motorsport 2 Crash

Image Gallery

The lobby 1 field navigates the fast chicane.
I think the synchronicity was a complete fluke.
These 4 wouldn't leave each other's 4th place alone.
Icthyes exercises skill in car enwidenment.
The Hulkamania Train...
...stops for no man, Brother!
Sparks flew as Smifaye wrenched the lead from Shouty.
PJ was a strong racer in Lobby 2.
Former teammates Don Mateo and PJTierney go sideo-by-sideo.

Round 2

Round 2 - Camino Viejo Spain
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Short Reverse Circuit
Distance 21 laps 22.68 miles
Fastest Lap
Driver/Team Kernow Dan Thorn Kernow Kernowsport
Time 0:50.131
Podium
First England Barney Dove United Kingdom 1FR Motorsport
Second England Alex Odell Hertfordshire Ajokay Motorsport
Third United Kingdom Sam White Flag of britain.png Black Raptors
Leading Rookie
Driver/Team Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Hawaii Goteki 45

Race Classification

All drivers drove idential upgrade-specification Toyota MR2s. This was Icthyes' 50th race in the club, with Car #12 starting and finishing in 12th position.

Pos No Driver Team Lobby Time/Retired Points
1 29 England FlavouryRug United Kingdom 1FR Motorsport 1 17:56.299 25
2 23 England Ajokay Hertfordshire Ajokay Motorsport 1 +3.520 21
3 69 United Kingdom RumblyLizard United Kingdom Black Raptors Racing 1 +14.522 18
4 1 United Kingdom Shouty Soviet Union Concordskii Motorфлот 1 +14.650 15
5 45 Republic of Ireland PJ Hawaii Goteki 45 2 +15.599 12
6 17 United Kingdom JayCoops United Kingdom Team Cooper Racing 1 +16.139 10
7 55 United Kingdom Smifaye United Kingdom Black Raptors Racing 1 +17.614 8
8 33 United Kingdom STR TommyB United Kingdom Peachy-Bee Grand Pree 1 +19.703 7
9 71 United Kingdom Bookoi United Kingdom JemTech Racing 1 +26.514 6
10 802 Kernow Dan Thorn Kernow Kernowsport 1 +26.773 5
11 3 United Kingdom Slevmeister United Kingdom Forza Noelinho 2 +29.975 4
12 12 Greece Icthyes Greece SpyroTechnimata 1 +33.511 3
13 258 United Kingdom Butler258 United Kingdom Team Butler GP 1 +34.919 2
14 85 United Kingdom Don Mateo United Kingdom Team Diablo 2 +39.051 1
15 7 United Kingdom Mr Flobadob United Kingdom LH Racing 1 +46.054
16 87 United Kingdom I am Jamm Tropico Tropico Motorsports 2 +46.842
17 95 England Digibull Hertfordshire Baldock Motorsport 1 +54.403
18 777 Yorkshire Covamalia Sealand Firecruiser Racing 2 +1:04.487
19 442 United Kingdom TheWilkesy88 United Kingdom ATTK Motorsport 2 +1:52.412
20 04 England Mr E 004 Hampshire ART 2 +2:17.542
21 97 Sweden RareDevil666 Sweden SRM GP Team 2 +3:47.763

Image Gallery

The short, narrow track induced close running.
A sticky situation arose in the Black Raptors camp.
Smifaye had a messy race to say the least.
Icthyes ran a livery commemorating his 50th race
The Cones at the bottom of the hill took a pummeling.
Although finishing 10th overall, Dan Thorn grabbed the fastest lap of the race.
Once Flavoury got out in front, he couldn't be caught.
Icthyes resumes his rivalry with Butler from Season 4
Lobby 2 was won by PJ again for Goteki 45.
This crash dropped I am Jamm to 4th in Lobby 2, robbing him of a points finish

Round 3

Round 3 - Road Atlanta United States of America
Club Circuit
Distance 17 laps 30.09 miles
Fastest Lap
Driver/Team Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Hawaii Goteki 45
Time 1:06.947
Podium
First United Kingdom Jamie Hunt Soviet Union Concordskii Motorфлот
Second United Kingdom Pete Walker United Kingdom JemTech Racing
Third England Alex Odell Hertfordshire Ajokay Motorsport
Leading Rookie
Driver/Team Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney Hawaii Goteki 45
Videos
Video.png Star Power!

Video.png TommyB and Icthyes Side-o-by-Side-o

Race Classification

Pos No Driver Team Car Lobby Time/Retired Points
1 1 United Kingdom Shouty Soviet Union Concordskii Motorфлот Lotus Esprit 1 19:23.002 25
2 71 United Kingdom Bookoi United Kingdom JemTech Racing Lancia 037 1 +2.199 21
3 23 England Ajokay Hertfordshire Ajokay Motorsport Lancia Stratos 1 +3.028 18
4 55 United Kingdom Smifaye United Kingdom Black Raptors Racing Toyota MR2 1 +3.411 15
5 45 Republic of Ireland PJ Hawaii Goteki 45 Lancia Stratos 2 +3.494 12
6 29 England FlavouryRug United Kingdom 1FR Motorsport Lamborghini Miura 1 +10.705 10
7 87 United Kingdom I am Jamm Tropico Tropico Motorsports Lancia Stratos 2 +15.732 8
8 69 United Kingdom RumblyLizard United Kingdom Black Raptors Racing Renault 5 Turbo 1 +20.362 7
9 17 United Kingdom JayCoops United Kingdom Team Cooper Racing Lotus Esprit 1 +21.098 6
10 7 United Kingdom Mr Flobadob United Kingdom LH Racing Lancia Stratos 1 +25.144 5
11 3 United Kingdom Slevmeister United Kingdom Forza Noelinho Lamborghini Miura 2 +27.981 4
12 258 United Kingdom Butler258 United Kingdom Team Butler GP Renault 5 Turbo 1 +40.072 3
13 802 Kernow Dan Thorn Kernow Kernowsport Lamborghini Miura 1 +42.260 2
14 95 England Digibull Hertfordshire Baldock Motorsport Ferrari Dino 1 +49.431 1
15 442 United Kingdom TheWilkesy88 United Kingdom ATTK Motorsport Renault 5 Turbo 2 +1:04.577
16 85 United Kingdom Don Mateo United Kingdom Team Diablo Lancia 037 2 +1:05.642
17 12 Greece Icthyes Greece SpyroTechnimata Toyota MR2 1 +1:06.267
18 33 United Kingdom STR TommyB United Kingdom Peachy-Bee Grand Pree Lancia 037 1 +1:06.358
19 777 Yorkshire Covamalia Sealand Firecruiser Racing Renault 5 Turbo 2 +1:32.831
20 04 England Mr E 004 Hampshire ART Lotus Esprit 2 +1:52.282
21 97 Sweden RareDevil666 Sweden SRM GP Team Toyota MR2 2 +2:39.164

Image Gallery

PJ's Stratos and Slevmeister's Miura battled for the Lobby 2 lead.
I am Jamm passes Slevmeister for 2nd in Lobby 2
STR TommyB and Icthyes come across a Renault 5 traffic jam
STR TommyB UDaoF'ing again, on the final lap
Dan Thorn two wheels ahead of TommyB and Icthyes.
Don Mateo and Scott had an epic race-long battle.

Championship Positions after the Event

Drivers' Championship

Pos Driver Points
1 United Kingdom Jamie Hunt 61
2 England Alex Odell 51
3 United Kingdom Adam Smith 48
4 United Kingdom Sam White 43
5 England Barney Dove 42

Rookie Championship

Pos Driver Points
1 Republic of Ireland PJ Tierney 30
2 United Kingdom Slevmeister 11
3 England I am Jamm 8
4 United Kingdom Matt Davies 5
5 England Digibull 1

Cars' Championship

Pos Car Points
1 United Kingdom Lotus Esprit 31
2 Italy Lancia Stratos 30
3 Italy Lancia 037 21
4 Japan Toyota MR2 15
5 Italy Lamborghini Miura 14