Time yet for rivals to thwart Team Pyro in quest for Entrants’ title

Team Pyro took another big step towards the successful defence of its Entrants’ trophy in the Renault UK Clio Cup at Snetterton but there’s still time for others to sneak in and deny Mark Hunt’s team of the silverware.
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Six races to go and six different teams could still win it. So say the maths…

A team’s score in each race is the combined points total its two highest-placed drivers in the results.

JamSport’s 1-2 at Snetterton gave it a perfect 60 – 32 for winner Ant Whorton-Eales and 28 for runner-up Luke Kidsley – and moved it past WDE Motorsport into second in the Entrants’ table.

It doesn’t take a genius therefore to work out that means there are still a possible 360 to be won in the remaining double-header events at Rockingham, Silverstone and Brands Hatch.

Pyro’s lead over JamSport is a steady 117 points (531 plays 414) but bear in mind it wasn’t until Thruxton’s fifth and sixth rounds that it got its nose in front for the first time this year.

Thanks to the efforts of Paul Rivett and Charlie Ladell it had been WDE Motorsport which had led the way after Brands Hatch Indy’s opening rounds. It then swung the way of Team Cooksport in the first of Donington Park’s two races only for it come back to WDE in race two at the Leicestershire circuit.

Since Thruxton Pyro has been able to gradually extend its advantage over its rivals but Snetterton was a warning that it can take nothing for granted – even with the expert service provided by drivers Mike Bushell, Senna Proctor, Josh Price and David Dickenson.

Also consider that unlike the drivers’ championship the Entrants’ championship does not work to a two-dropped-scores rule – meaning every point counts. JamSport, WDE, Cooksport, Ciceley and Finesse can all have a big say in this yet...

CLICK HERE to see how they stand in the latest Entrants’ points table.