Josh Fisher has been confirmed as the 2019 Castle Combe Racing Club FF1600 Championship sponsored by Melksham Motor Spares champion following the Combe Countdown meeting.
A win and a second place at last weekend’s event was enough for Wayne Poole Racing’s Fisher to claim his third CCRC FF1600 title.
Having won the title in 2008 and 2017, Fisher is the first person to win three CCRC FF1600 titles since Kevin Mills won the championship for three consecutive years running between 1995-’97.
Fisher has won five of the nine races held so far this season, with one more set to take place, while Swift Cooper’s Luke Cooper has won three.
It means that once dropped scored are taken into account, Fisher is 24 points ahead of Cooper with exactly 24 available.
The championship results for the CCRC FF1600 championship are made up of seven scores out of the 10 races that take place. Drivers who do not enter a race can allocate it as one of their dropped scores for the season.
If Cooper was to take the win and fastest lap points in the season-ending Grand Finals Day meeting in September, and Fisher did not turn up or failed to score, the pair would be level on points once dropped scores had been taken into account.
Fisher would therefore win the title on countback, meaning he has wrapped up his third crown with a round to spare, as Cooper would only be able to get four victories compared to Fisher’s season tally of five.
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