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Cooper snatches pole from Josh Fisher at Castle Combe FF1600

Luke Cooper claimed a double pole position from Josh Fisher for round eight of the Castle Combe FF1600 Championship by Melksham Motor Spares.

After an early battle for second with his brother, Felix, Josh Fisher went fastest with four minutes of the session remaining, knocking Cooper down to second. At the chequered flag Cooper set a time of 1m09.843s to beat Josh Fisher by 0.044s.

Cooper’s second fastest time of 1m10.079s was also good enough to take pole position for the second race of the day, also ahead of Josh Fisher.

Felix Fisher ended up third in his Ray GR05 with a best time of 1m10.157s, just over three tenths slower than Cooper’s time, but a long way ahead of Adam Higgins in fourth.

Tom Hawkins set the fifth fastest time in his Ray GR11, ahead of Chris Acton and David Cobbold.

Matthew Hallam set a best time of 1m11.932 to go eighth fastest while Kieran Attwood and Harry Cobbold rounded out the top ten.

Alex Rivett stopped on track during the session and ended up 17th in the classification as a result.

Photo by Mick Cunningham/Trackside Images.

Race 1 grid

Cooper, J Fisher, F Fisher, A Higgins, Hawkins, Acton, D Cobbold, Hallam, Attwood, H Cobbold

Race 2 grid

Cooper, J Fisher, F Fisher, A Higgins, Hawkins, Attwood, D Cobbold, Hallam, H Cobbold, Acton

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