Most confusing race of the season award was comfortably wrapped up last night then. Inters was the right tyre to be on after about four corners, yet there had barely been more than a few drops of rain and the sky was as blue as a smurf.
The opening laps were so much fun. I had a rubbish start from third but to my surprise only me and Mark pitted for inters when I thought it was obvious there was no grip on dry tyres. Eyes on the track people, not the sky lol.
I think what confused a lot of people, apart from the ever-changing conditions, was the fact that even when the conditions were optimal for inters, the understeer was so bad that it was difficult to tell when the track was drying up. I thought I had timed my change from wet to dry well, but as I exited the pits I saw Daz set the fastest lap and then noticed he was a good 25 seconds in the lead. He deserved the win in my eyes and, exciting championship apart, it’s a shame he was denied it by penalties.
Not sure if it’s final but it seems he gets second, which keeps my chances alive just. I need to win the remaining races, and Herbie needs another third place and 2nds in the rest. Stranger things have happened.
Referring to the earlier conversation from last week: 20 races is fine imo, but I fear for the attendances during the next four weeks, mainly due to the 100% races. I like them – when I’m in the mood, and I guess the same applies to most of us. When I can’t be bothered, it’s a real chore to have to do a good 100 minutes in a race.
@maddogmolloy I forgot to get the results, can you post the final ones when any stewards decisions are made? ta