AND THE WINNERS ARE... TIDY NEAT NETS LOCOST WIN
CROFT: 750MC BY PETER SCHERER A determined last-lap challenge from Tim Neat netted him a maiden Locost victory.
Danny Andrew led a three-car break from Lee Emm and Ben Powney, but after running side-by-side at times for a couple of laps, Andrew and Emm both spun at Sunny on lap four.
Powney was left with a sizeable lead over Richard Bradley and Martin West, but Neat picked them off one by one and had the lead into Tower on the last lap. Powney held on for second after a number of swaps with Bradley, but the latter dropped to fourth. West claimed his first podium in third.
Neat started the second race going side-by-side through the Jim Clark Esses with poleman Jack Coveney, only to spin exiting Sunny and again at the Complex in increasingly wet conditions. Coveney was to take a fairly comfortable win over Ian Allee, while West was third again having escaped from a huge scrap for fourth, which finally went to Tim PenstoneSmith on the last lap.
Both M3 Cup & Super Cooper Cup races started with Adam Shepherd comfortably heading M3 rival Carl Shield. But as they started the 11th lap of race one, they were suddenly nose to tail, and exchanging places and paintwork. Shield was ahead as they started the last lap, but he had already