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Mills beats Webster to win GB4 race two at Snetterton

by Steve Whitfield

Photo: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Kevin Mills Racing’s Tom Mills held off Cooper Webster to seal his sixth GB4 win of the season at Snetterton.

Evans GP’s Webster led away from pole at the start, but then locked up and ran wide at Wilsons hairpin, allowing Mills to move ahead. Fortec Motorsports’ Colin Queen remained on the tail of the front two early on, but eventually dropped away.

Webster survived a huge sideways moment exiting Riches in his pursuit of Mills before setting the fastest lap to close back in once more.

But Mills prevailed to head the Australian at the chequered flag by 0.322 seconds, while Queen trailed home in a lonely third.

The battle for fourth was a thrilling affair, with Esports star Lucas Blakeley holding the position early on after Graham Brunton Racing’s Harry Burgoyne Jr stalled at the start from the outside of the second row.

Blakeley soon fell into the clutches of the chasing pack, losing out to GBR’s Jeremy Fairbairn and Fox Motorsport’s Sid Smith in the space of one lap.

Liam McNeilly recovered from a slow start to climb from ninth to pass Blakeley for sixth and then took fifth away from Fox team-mate Smith.

McNeilly snatched fourth at the final corner of the race from Fairbairn, who ran wide and lost out in a drag race to the line with Smith for fifth.

Blakeley eventually finished eighth behind Fortec’s Aditya Kulkarni, while Burgoyne recovered to ninth ahead of KMR’s Jack Clifford.

Fortec’s Ruhaan Alva went off the road at Riches while running seventh, and then collided with Clifford at the next corner, eventually finishing 11th.

Race result (10 laps)
Pos Driver Team Time
1 Tom Mills Kevin Mills Racing 18m17.585s
2 Cooper Webster Evans GP +0.322s
3 Colin Queen Fortec Motorsports +3.330s
4 Liam McNeilly Fox Motorsport +15.385s
5 Sid Smith Fox Motorsport +15.679s
6 Jeremy Fairbairn Graham Brunton Racing +15.795s
7 Aditya Kulkarni Fortec Motorsports +17.947s
8 Lucas Blakeley Kevin Mills Racing +16.331s
9 Harry Burgoyne Jr Fox Motorsport +17.601s
10 Jack Clifford Kevin Mills Racing +20.206s
11 Ruhaan Alva Fortec Motorsports +25.836s
12 Dylan Hotchin +46.067s
13 Thomas Lee Evans GP +1m17.226s
Fastest lap: Webster, 1m48.061s

Championship standings
Mills 330   2 Webster 244   3 McNeilly 220   4 Queen 214   5 Fairbairn 185   6 Burgoyne 142   7 Harri Reynolds 125   8 Kulkari 123   9 Alva 120   10 Clifford 116