Armed Forces eMotorsports championship: RAF dominant again in championship second round

Watch: Crash drama at Brands Hatch as the RAF takes both race wins in Round 2.

RAF drivers continue to dominate the 2023 Armed Forces eMotorsports championship with wins on both races in round 2 of the championship.

After a tight qualifying round, the RAF's Stu McFadden claimed pole position for the first of two races around the tight and twisty short Indy circuit at Brands Hatch.

McFadden got off well at the rolling start and led the race well throughout to take the win, despite pressure from cars led my Ryan Martin closing in on him towards the end.

Martin, who took both race wins in Round 1 at Silverstone, was taken out at the final bend and dropped down to 6th place, allowing Paul Heyhoe to take 2nd place and the Navy's Tom Stevens in 3rd. 

In the second race, a standing start provided an exciting opening lap but without McFadden who failed to make the grid, a mistake he won't want to repeat as this championship takes shape. 

Martin, who took pole position for Race 2, held track position well despite plenty of incidents taking place around him to take the win.

Tom Stevens held on to cross the line in 2nd and Chris Boland came 3rd, after a race packed with incidents. 

It was a disappointing outing for last year's champion Craig Durrant from the Army, after finishing 9th in Race 1 and slipping down to 20th in Race 2 after making his way through the field and into the top six. 

The championship moves to Donington Park next week for Round 3 of the championship. 

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