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National race three postponed after first lap red flag

Avon Tyres National FF1600 Championship’s third race at Knockhill has been postponed, following an incident during the opening lap which caused a red flag.

A safety car was deployed when Matt Round-Garrido went off into the gravel at the opening corner, but a concertina effect on the pit straight led to two separate accidents and a red flag.

Niall Murray and Sebastian Melrose both had to take evasive action, with Murray’s Van Diemen ending up in the wall on the pit straight.

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Murray was taken to the medical centre for precautionary checks, but Team Dolan has confirmed Murray was fine following the accident.

Melrose’s Graham Brunton Racing-prepared Ray suffered extensive front-end damage and faces a race against time have his car repaired before a restarted race three.

Organisers have confirmed the postponed race will be restarted later in the day at approximately 5:30pm.

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