Race 6 - 2019

iStock Racing Series

In the media this week...

  • Flash Finley has a good time riling up his fans by being "deliberately" late, in a video which goes viral. They love it, and it obviously pushes him on well. He'll start 14th.
  • Aaliyah Stover and Stover Racing Development have a new sponsor for their race, with extra publicity as standard. She'll begin 16th. Bronze New sponsor for the race, extra publicity, 16th
  • Cucumbers Caulfield takes part in a bizarre Japanese TV commercial for his sponsor, which echoes the Mr. Sparkle Simpsons craze. He'll start 15th. Gold Praises sponsor in TV segment, 15th
  • Boothby Grafoe has another superb week. THe fans are eating out of the palm of his hand at all his appearances, and he'll start on pole.
  • LA Brick also has a good week but this is all down to his crew. He'll have a second boost available, added to the one from the last race, and start second. The lead should be his fairly quickly!

qualifying results

1st -- Boothby Grafoe

3rd -- Tamauria Spiders

5th -- Hunky Davis

7th -- Corey Creek

9th -- Kiki Roseburg

11th -- Nathan Dunkleman

13th -- Jay Wolff

15th -- Cucumbers Caulfield

17th -- Fireplug Fitzpatrick

19th -- Oliver Otter

21st -- Varalia Spiders

23rd -- Yokum Schmidt

25th -- Kieran Easter

27th -- A.I. Kraken

29th -- Dominic Jackson

31st -- Urist Tannhauser

33rd -- Mason Shelton

35th -- Vasili Mikhailov

37th -- Daniel Burman

39th -- Juan Solo

41st -- Takumi Fujiwara

43rd -- Travis Elford





2nd -- LA Brick

4th -- Valkyr Slipper

6th -- Egil Van Can

8th -- Kerry Mackinaw

10th -- Elias Prichard

12th -- Conor Westfall

14th -- Flash Finley

16th -- Aaliyah Stover

18th -- Franceso Rivera

20th -- Max von Passum

22nd -- Airen Slipper

24th -- Paul Puffin

26th -- Leapfrog Jones

28th -- Rain Winterson

30th -- Ben Stover

32nd -- Aaron Slipper

34th -- Garrad McKinley

36th -- Prichard Elias

38th -- Emil Ziskie

40th -- Abnaber Salad

42nd -- Tim Walker

RACE 6 - 2019 - 25 turns

HONDA UK 250

KNOCKHILL, SCOTLAND

Remember that each turn is 10 miles, and is represented by the skill being checked and the group of drivers being checked. With regards to groups, 1st - 7th is TOP, 8th - 19th is MIDDLE and 20th and below is BOTTOM.

TURN 1 - DUEL - No decent target for Aaliyah Stover, so she doesn't take this opportunity. A quiet start with everyone settling in.

TURN 2 - TROUBLE - MIDDLE - I spoke too soon, apparently. Of the middle group, only Nathan Dunkleman, Jay Wolff and Aaliyah Stover manage to avoid the crash. It's all very minor stuff with small bangs and dents, but there's a lot of preventative checking going on during the yellow flag period.

TURN 3 - YELLOW FLAG

TURN 4 - YELLOW FLAG - They're all repaired - no-one is out despite how many were involved in that first crash.

TURN 5 - SKILL - MIDDLE - L.A. Brick uses their performance boost to defend against Paul Puffin, then has to burn their second one to keep Max Von Passum back. However, this exposes him, and Nathan Dunkleman (8) overtakes L.A. Brick and moves to #2.

TURN 6 - DUEL - Max Von Passum duels Corey Creek, smashing him right into the wall and causing a spin! Passum takes 8th, Creek 43rd! Aaliyah Stover doesn't like what she sees and also forces her way past Passum, with Max avoiding trouble of his own.

TURN 7 - PIT TURN - Yokum Schmidt, Jay Wolff, Varalia Spiders, AI Kraken and Rain Winterson all gain a boost from fast pitting. Leader Boothby Grafoe continues his domination by fending off Nathan Dunkleman.

POSITIONS AFTER PIT 1:

1st -- Boothby Grafoe

3rd -- Nathan Dunkleman

5th -- Valkyr Slipper

7th -- Egil Van Can

9th -- Jay Wolff

11th -- A.I. Kraken

13th -- Airen Slipper

15th -- Max Von Passum

17th -- Kieran Easter

19th -- Dominic Jackson

21st -- Urist Tannhauser

23rd -- Mason Shelton

25th -- Vasili Mikhailov

27th -- Daniel Burman

29th -- Juan Solo

31st -- Takumi Fujiwara

33rd -- Travis Elford

35th -- Kiki Roseburg

37th -- Conor Westfall

39th -- Cucumbers Caulfield

41st -- Franceso Rivera

43rd -- Corey Creek

2nd -- Tamauria Spiders

4th -- L.A. Brick

6th -- Hunky Davis

8th -- Yokum Schmidt

10th -- Varalia Spiders

12th -- Rain Winterson

14th -- Aaliyah Stover

16th -- Paul Puffin

18th -- Leapfrog Jones

20th -- Ben Stover

22nd -- Aaron Slipper

24th -- Garrad McKinley

26th -- Prichard Elias

28th -- Emil Ziskie

30th -- Abnaber Salad

32nd -- Tim Walker

34th -- Kerry Mackinaw

36th -- Elias Prichard

38th -- Flash Finley

40th -- Fireplug Fitzpatrick

42nd -- Oliver Otter


TURN 8 - TROUBLE - MIDDLE - Leapfrog Jones puts himself into the barrier, but manages to repair and rejoin in 43rd. Everyone else in the middle group manages to squeeze past him as he slides, sparks flying.

TURN 9 - YELLOW FLAG

TURN 10 - TV - BOTTOM - Varalia Spiders uses their performance boost to defend against Cucumbers Caulfield, and Flash Finley (37) overtakes Aaliyah Stover and moves to #14.

TURN 11 - RARE - MIDDLE - There's a fight in the pit lane between Varalia Spider's crew and AI Kraken's crew! They should probably now be considered feuding and it takes a good few minutes to get the chaos sorted out. At this point, no-one is sure how it even began.

TURN 12 - RARE - MIDDLE - Surge - Kieran Easter (18th) moves up to 7th!

TURN 13 - HEAT - MIDDLE - Max Von Passum (17) overtakes L.A. Brick and moves to #4, but is then passed in turn by Airen Slipper from 15th. AI Kraken uses his boost to slice past Valkyr Slipper.

TURN 14 - TROUBLE - BOTTOM - another big crash, with more casualties this time. Ben Stover, Aaron Slipper, Garrad McKinley, Vasili Mikhailov, Prichard Elias, Daniel Burman, Abnaber Salad, Takumi Fujiwara, Tim Walker, Kerry Mackinaw, Kiki Roseburg, Elias Prichard, Fireplug Fitzpatrick, Oliver Otter, Corey Creek and Leapfrog Jones are all caught in it. This leaves Urist, Mason, Emil, Juan, Travis, Conor, Cucumbers Caulfield and Franceso Rivera free. The yellows are out.

TURN 15 - YELLOW FLAG - Ben Stover is out, as is Prichard Elias.

TURN 16 - YELLOW FLAG - Takumi Fujiwara, Tim Walker and Kerry Mackinaw are all out of the race too, but the rest of the laundry list of crashed drivers are running again.

TURN 17 - PIT TURN - Fast pit boosts are provided for Varalia Spiders, Rain Winterson, Egil Van Can, Valkyr Slipper, Hunky Davis, Flash Finley, Tamauria Spiders, Airen Slipper and LA Brick. Tamauria Spiders attempts to wrestle the lead from Boothby Grafoe, who has led from the very start at this point (170 miles!), but is unsuccessful.

POSITIONS AFTER PIT 2:

1st -- Boothby Grafoe

3rd -- Airen Slipper

5th -- Nathan Dunkleman

7th -- A.I. Kraken

9th -- Varalia Spiders

11th -- Yokum Schmidt

13th -- Hunky Davis

15th -- Kieran Easter

17th -- Aaliyah Stover

19th -- Dominic Jackson

21st -- Mason Shelton

23rd -- Juan Solo

25th -- Conor Westfall

27th -- Franceso Rivera

29th -- Garrad McKinley

31st -- Daniel Burman

33rd -- Kiki Roseburg

35th -- Fireplug Fitzpatrick

37th -- Corey Creek


OUT -- Ben Stover

OUT -- Prichard Elias

OUT -- Takumi Fujiwara

OUT -- Tim Walker

OUT -- Kerry Mackinaw

2nd -- Tamauria Spiders

4th -- L.A. Brick

6th -- Max Von Passum

8th -- Rain Winterson

10th -- Egil Van Can

12th -- Valkyr Slipper

14th -- Flash Finley

16th -- Jay Wolff

18th -- Paul Puffin

20th -- Urist Tannhauser

22nd -- Emil Ziskie

24th -- Travis Elford

26th -- Cucumbers Caulfield

28th -- Aaron Slipper

30th -- Vasili Mikhailov

32nd -- Abnaber Salad

34th -- Elias Prichard

36th -- Oliver Otter

38th -- Leapfrog Jones


TURN 18 - HEAT - BOTTOM - Valkyr Slipper uses their performance boost to defend against Corey Creek, as does Rain Winterson with Conor Westfall! Winterson also uses her second boost to fight off Urist Tannhauser.

TURN 19 - REFLEX - MIDDLE - Paul Puffin (18) overtakes Max Von Passum and moves to #6. L.A. Brick uses their performance boost to defend against Jay Wolff, and so does Tamauria Spiders with Kieran Easter. Egil Van Can uses their performance boost to attack, overtaking LA Brick and seizing 4th. Buoyed by this, Varalia Spiders uses her boost, going right past LA Brick again for 5th. Airen Slipper uses their performance boost to defend against Rain Winterson.

TURN 20 - HEAT - BOTTOM - Yokum Schmidt uses their performance boost to defend against Corey Creek! Daniel Burman (31) overtakes Yokum Schmidt and moves to #12.

TURN 21 - CONTROL - MIDDLE - Tamauria Spiders uses their performance boost to defend against Flash Finley, then Hunky Davis uses their performance boost to attack! Hunky Davis (15) overtakes Egil Van Can and moves to #4. Yokum Schmidt (14) overtakes Tamauria Spiders and moves to #2. Daniel Burman (14) overtakes Egil Van Can and moves to #6. Rain Winterson (14) overtakes Tamauria Spiders and moves to #3. A.I. Kraken (14) overtakes Rain Winterson and moves to #3

TURN 22 - HEAT - MIDDLE - An insane final 50 miles, it appears! Kieran Easter (17) overtakes Rain Winterson and moves to #4. Max Von Passum (15) overtakes Yokum Schmidt and moves to #2. Paul Puffin (15) overtakes Tamauria Spiders and moves to #7. Egil Van Can (12) overtakes A.I. Kraken and moves to #4. Daniel Burman (12) overtakes Yokum Schmidt and moves to #3. A huge hoard of points gathered by some of these big moves right here at the end.

TURN 23 - PROBLEM - TOP - Max Von Passum has an issue. A cut tire and undercarriage damage sends him off the track! He keeps great control and keeps going, but drops from 2nd all the way down to last place. A career-high finish ruined.

TURN 24 - REFLEX - TOP - the domination is at an end! Rain Winterson, from 7th, pushes her way to the front, and takes Boothby Grafoe. This is short-lived, however, as Egil Van Can finally wakes up and gets a move done (says his frustrated team owner...) stealing the lead for himself! EGIL VAN CAN LEADS!

TURN 25 - DUEL - AI Kraken appears to think that he can take second place from Rain, realising a duel against Egil is a bad choice. However, he gets it all wrong, gets sideways, and ends up propped up on the grass over by the infield fence. Awful luck for the Squid Fanatic!

EGIL VAN CAN WINS THE HONDA UK 250!

1st -- Egil Van Can

3rd -- Boothby Grafoe

5th -- Yokum Schmidt

7th -- Paul Puffin

9th -- Airen Slipper

11th -- Varalia Spiders

13th -- Nathan Dunkleman

15th -- Flash Finley

17th -- Aaliyah Stover

19th -- Urist Tannhauser

21st -- Emil Ziskie

23rd -- Travis Elford

25th -- Cucumbers Caulfield

27th -- Aaron Slipper

29th -- Vasili Mikhailov

31st -- Kiki Roseburg

33rd -- Fireplug Fitzpatrick

35th -- Corey Creek

37th -- Max Von Passum


OUT -- Ben Stover

OUT -- Prichard Elias

OUT -- Takumi Fujiwara

OUT -- Tim Walker

OUT -- Kerry Mackinaw

OUT -- A.I. Kraken

2nd -- Rain Winterson

4th -- Daniel Burman

6th -- Kieran Easter

8th -- Tamauria Spiders

10th -- Hunky Davis

12th -- L.A. Brick

14th -- Valkyr Slipper

16th -- Jay Wolff

18th -- Dominic Jackson

20th -- Mason Shelton

22nd -- Juan Solo

24th -- Conor Westfall

26th -- Franceso Rivera

28th -- Garrad McKinley

30th -- Abnaber Salad

32nd -- Elias Prichard

34th -- Oliver Otter

36th -- Leapfrog Jones

Flash Finley is the only racer with a performance chip unspent, and their handler will be contacted on Monday.

CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS

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