Race 8 - 2022

Aeon Racing Series

In the media this week...

  • Lefty Louis, alongside LA Brick, makes an appearance on a late-night TV talk show, talking up his upcoming performance.
  • Rain Winterson lands safely on pole. "I feel like I have this track figured out, and was able to do some thingsā€”I feel good about this race."
  • Dominic Jackson reorganises his crew and gets good results from it. He'll start with a boost ready.
  • Adam James unveils a this-week-only paint scheme for his car and gets TV time for it.
  • Dustin Mahoney is thrilled. "Gotta give credit to my crew chief and the guys in the garage, they got this car hummin' and you saw the results."
  • Bargain Bill is dropped down the rankings for a rule violation in the middle of the final practice session.
  • Kiki Roseburg appears in a TV advertisement for their main sponsor.

qualifying results

1st -- Rain Winterson

3rd -- Luke Holtren

5th -- Tom Reynolds

7th -- Kiki Roseburg

9th -- Valkyr Slipper

11th -- Hana Pryde

13th -- Andy McEvoy

15th -- Manne Love

17th -- Remy Lurue

19th -- Felix Mattherson Jr

21st -- Al Houns

23rd -- Conor Westfall

25th -- Cheech Kong

27th -- Harold Coins

29th -- Egil Van Can

31st -- Nathan Dunkleman

33rd -- Ollie Blackstone

35th -- Urist Tannhauser

37th -- Bargain Bill

39th -- Vasili Mikhailov





2nd -- Dustin Mahoney

4th -- Klodeus Cig

6th -- Boothby Grafoe

8th -- Dominic Jackson

10th -- LA Brick

12th -- Brad Mills

14th -- Tamauria Spiders

16th -- Lefty Louis

18th -- Adam James

20th -- Emil Ziskie

22nd -- Kerry Mackinaw

24th -- Winter McFish

26th -- Lord Madness

28th -- Robert Hicks

30th -- Paul Puffin

32nd -- Mason Shelton

34th -- Chad Blackstone

36th -- Arthur James

38th -- Gary Gannet

RACE 8 - 2022 - 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 - CONTROL - TOP - Kiki Roseburg (7) dummies Rain Winterson and moves to #1. Tom Reynolds (6) squeezes out Kiki Roseburg and moves to #1. Klodeus Cig isn't quick enough to move up. Dustin Mahoney fails to overtake Tom Reynolds.

TURN 2 - PROBLEM - Robert Hicks, in 28th place, has their engine cut out - they're out! Yellow flag while the car is recovered.

TURN 3 - YELLOW FLAG

TURN 4 - DUEL - Manne Love decides against a duel. Tamauria Spiders decides against a duel.

TURN 5 - PROBLEM - Manne Love, in 15th place, has a handling problem. They pit to try to repair it.

TURN 6 - DUEL - Klodeus Cig decides against a duel.

TURN 7 - PIT TURN - Hana Pryde (11) gains a boost from fast pit. Andy McEvoy (13) gains a boost from fast pit. Tamauria Spiders (14) gains a boost from fast pit. Remy Lurue (16) gains a boost from fast pit. Felix Mattherson Jr (18) gains a boost from fast pit. Emil Ziskie (19) gains a boost from fast pit. Boothby Grafoe attempts to take the lead from Tom Reynolds. Boothby Grafoe (2) takes the lead from Tom Reynolds.

POSITIONS AFTER PIT 1:

1st -- Boothby Grafoe

3rd -- Rain Winterson

5th -- Luke Holtren

7th -- Kiki Roseburg

9th -- Hana Pryde

11th -- Tamauria Spiders

13th -- Felix Mattherson Jr

15th -- Valkyr Slipper

17th -- Brad Mills

19th -- Adam James

21st -- Al Houns

23rd -- Conor Westfall

25th -- Cheech Kong

27th -- Harold Coins

29th -- Nathan Dunkleman

31st -- Ollie Blackstone

33rd -- Urist Tannhauser

35th -- Bargain Bill

37th -- Vasili Mikhailov

2nd -- Tom Reynolds

4th -- Dustin Mahoney

6th -- Klodeus Cig

8th -- Dominic Jackson

10th -- Andy McEvoy

12th -- Remy Lurue

14th -- Emil Ziskie

16th -- LA Brick

18th -- Lefty Louis

20th -- Egil Van Can

22nd -- Kerry Mackinaw

24th -- Winter McFish

26th -- Lord Madness

28th -- Paul Puffin

30th -- Mason Shelton

32nd -- Chad Blackstone

34th -- Arthur James

36th -- Gary Gannet


OUT -- Robert Hicks

OUT -- Manne Love

TURN 8 - PROBLEM - Gary Gannet, in 36th place, has a tire rubbing. They drop speed and fall to 20th/fall to last if already in bottom. Gary Gannet from race.)

TURN 9 - DUEL - Valkyr Slipper can not find a safe duel and gives up, as does Emil Ziskie.

TURN 10 - STAR - TOP - No-one qualifies!

TURN 11 - HEAT - TOP - And again - no qualifiers!

TURN 12 - HEAT - MIDDLE - Adam James (19) sells a dummy, sails past Luke Holtren and moves to #5. Lefty Louis fails to overtake Rain Winterson. Brad Mills (18) cleanly passes Klodeus Cig and moves to #7. Emil Ziskie (16) sells a dummy, sails past Brad Mills and moves to #7. Remy Lurue (15) passes and holds position from Tom Reynolds and moves to #2. Tamauria Spiders uses their performance boost to attack. Tamauria Spiders (15) just about fits past Dustin Mahoney and moves to #5. Hana Pryde (14) passes and holds position from Adam James and moves to #7.

TURN 13 - DUEL - Valkyr Slipper attempts to duel Adam James. Valkyr Slipper (17) wins the duel against Adam James and moves to #8. Adam James escapes trouble successfully. Felix Mattherson Jr decides against a duel.

TURN 14 - CONTROL - BOTTOM - Bargain Bill (35) breezes past LA Brick and moves to #18. Arthur James fails to overtake Bargain Bill. Andy McEvoy uses their performance boost to defend against Chad Blackstone. Nathan Dunkleman (30) squeezes out Kiki Roseburg and moves to #14. Felix Mattherson Jr uses their performance boost to defend against Al Houns.

TURN 15 - STAR - MIDDLE - Felix Mattherson Jr can't get the job done. Andy McEvoy fails to move up. Remy Lurue uses their performance boost to defend against Nathan Dunkleman. Adam James (9) smoothly passes Tamauria Spiders and moves to #5. Valkyr Slipper (9) bangs past Rain Winterson and moves to #4.

TURN 16 - SMART - BOTTOM - Vasili Mikhailov (36) sells a dummy, just fitting through past Nathan Dunkleman and moves to #14. Arthur James (36) overtakes Kiki Roseburg and moves to #16. Urist Tannhauser fails to move up. Ollie Blackstone fails to get enough of a push to move up. Harold Coins can't get the job done. Dominic Jackson uses their performance boost to defend against Cheech Kong. Winter McFish (28) side drafts and passes Vasili Mikhailov and moves to #14.

TURN 17 - PIT TURN - Winter McFish (8) gains a boost from fast pit. Vasili Mikhailov (9) gains a boost from fast pit. Luke Holtren (10) gains a boost from fast pit. Emil Ziskie (11) gains a boost from fast pit. Brad Mills (12) gains a boost from fast pit. Dustin Mahoney (14) gains a boost from fast pit. Hana Pryde (15) gains a boost from fast pit. Dominic Jackson (19) gains a boost from fast pit. Rain Winterson (4) gains a boost from fast pit. Adam James (6) gains a boost from fast pit. Boothby Grafoe (1) gains a boost from fast pit. Rain Winterson attempts to take the lead from Boothby Grafoe. Boothby Grafoe uses their performance boost to defend.

POSITIONS AFTER PIT 2:

1st -- Boothby Grafoe

3rd -- Adam James

5th -- Tom Reynolds

7th -- Tamauria Spiders

9th -- Hana Pryde

11th -- Vasili Mikhailov

13th -- Brad Mills

15th -- Dominic Jackson

17th -- Nathan Dunkleman

19th -- Kiki Roseburg

21st -- Andy McEvoy

23rd -- Bargain Bill

25th -- Lefty Louis

27th -- Kerry Mackinaw

29th -- Cheech Kong

31st -- Harold Coins

33rd -- Mason Shelton

35th -- Chad Blackstone


2nd -- Rain Winterson

4th -- Remy Lurue

6th -- Valkyr Slipper

8th -- Emil Ziskie

10th -- Winter McFish

12th -- Luke Holtren

14th -- Dustin Mahoney

16th -- Klodeus Cig

18th -- Arthur James

20th -- Egil Van Can

22nd -- Felix Mattherson Jr

24th -- LA Brick

26th -- Al Houns

28th -- Conor Westfall

30th -- Lord Madness

32nd -- Paul Puffin

34th -- Ollie Blackstone

36th -- Urist Tannhauser


OUT -- Robert Hicks

OUT -- Manne Love

OUT -- Gary Gannet

TURN 18 - HEAT - TOP - Tamauria Spiders (7) goes low and passes Boothby Grafoe and moves to #1. Remy Lurue fails to overtake Tamauria Spiders. Adam James uses their performance boost to attack. Adam James (4) sells a dummy, just fitting through past Tamauria Spiders and moves to #1.

TURN 19 - HEAT - TOP - Remy Lurue (5) goes low and passes Adam James and moves to #1. Boothby Grafoe stays where they are. Tamauria Spiders fails to overtake Remy Lurue.

TURN 20 - HEAT - MIDDLE - Arthur James stays put. Nathan Dunkleman fails to move. Brad Mills uses their performance boost to attack. Brad Mills (13) gets a good run, drafts past Adam James and moves to #2. Vasili Mikhailov uses their performance boost to attack. Vasili Mikhailov (12) sells a dummy, sails past Brad Mills and moves to #2. Hana Pryde (11) cleanly passes Adam James and moves to #4. Emil Ziskie (11) gets a good run, drafts past Hana Pryde and moves to #4.

TURN 21 - SKILL - TOP - Tamauria Spiders (7) surges past Remy Lurue and moves to #1. Emil Ziskie uses their performance boost to attack. Emil Ziskie (5) goes high past Tamauria Spiders and moves to #1. Emil Ziskie uses their performance boost to defend against Vasili Mikhailov.

TURN 22 - DUEL - Vasili Mikhailov decides against a duel.

TURN 23 - PROBLEM - Kerry Mackinaw, in 27th place, is very tight on the track and is losing time. They drop speed and fall to last.

TURN 24 - SKILL - TOP - Vasili Mikhailov fails to get enough of a push to move up. Tamauria Spiders can't get the job done.

TURN 25 - SKILL - TOP - Vasili Mikhailov isn't quick enough to move up. Tamauria Spiders can't get the job done. Deja vu, and that's the race!

EMIL ZISKIE WINS THE HONDA UK 250 - the first win of his six year career!

FINAL CLASSIFICATION:

1st -- Emil Ziskie

3rd -- Remy Lurue

5th -- Brad Mills

7th -- Adam James

9th -- Rain Winterson

11th -- Valkyr Slipper

13th -- Luke Holtren

15th -- Dominic Jackson

17th -- Nathan Dunkleman

19th -- Kiki Roseburg

21st -- Andy McEvoy

23rd -- Bargain Bill

25th -- Lefty Louis

27th -- Conor Westfall

29th -- Lord Madness

31st -- Paul Puffin

33rd -- Ollie Blackstone

35th -- Urist Tannhauser

2nd -- Tamauria Spiders

4th -- Vasili Mikhailov

6th -- Hana Pryde

8th -- Boothby Grafoe

10th -- Tom Reynolds

12th -- Winter McFish

14th -- Dustin Mahoney

16th -- Klodeus Cig

18th -- Arthur James

20th -- Egil Van Can

22nd -- Felix Mattherson Jr

24th -- LA Brick

26th -- Al Houns

28th -- Cheech Kong

30th -- Harold Coins

32nd -- Mason Shelton

34th -- Chad Blackstone

36th -- Kerry Mackinaw


OUT -- Robert Hicks

OUT -- Manne Love

OUT -- Gary Gannet

  • Feud updates:
  • Conor Westfall blames Urist Tannhauser for putting him into the wall in Week 3.
  • Valkyr Slipper is furious with Kerry Mackinaw, and the same in return, for an incident in Week 4.
  • Felix Mattherson and Manne Love have put aside their differences after getting in an actual fist fight following an incident in Week 5.
  • Harold Coins is very unhappy with Gary Gannets after an "unnecessary" pass in Week 7.

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