A round-up of early May.

There hasn’t been enough hours in the day for us lately, so our apologies for the lack of updates. Here’s a round-up of some of the meetings from early May.

Coventry 4th May

Fifth place in Heat 2 was Frankie's best result at Coventy. (CW)

Fifth place in Heat 2 was Frankie’s best result at Coventy. (CW)

After a terrible start to the season, Danny is starting to have some good results. (CW)

After a terrible start to the season, Danny is starting to have some good results. (CW)

A second place and two ninth places for Danny at Coventry... (CW)

A second place and two ninth places for Danny at Coventry… (CW)

... but he had to load up with damage after his first race at Sheffield two days later. (CW)

… but he had to load up with damage after his first race at Sheffield two days later. (CW)

White top Chris Farnell did well at Coventry. (CW)

White top Chris Farnell did well at Coventry. (CW)

With new superstar Josh Smith for company. (CW)

With new superstar Josh Smith for company. (CW)

If you're not sideways, you're not serious.... (CW)

If you’re not sideways, you’re not serious…. (CW)

Sheffield 6th May

Sheffield on May Day Monday, and Danny's car was nice and clean before the meeting! (MB)

Sheffield on May Day Monday, and Danny’s car was nice and clean before the meeting! (MB)

All hands on deck. (MB)

All hands on deck. (MB)

Frankie's Mini in the pits. (MF)

Frankie’s Mini in the pits. (MF)

You know when you get that feeling that somebody is watching you.... (SJS)

You know when you get that feeling that somebody is watching you…. (SJS)

Young Frankie at the start of the meeting. (SJS)

Young Frankie at the start of the meeting. (SJS)

JJ takes the chequered. (MB)

JJ takes the chequered. (MB)

Another one for the collection. (MB)

Another one for the collection. (MB)

Frankie JJ after his heat win. (PG)

Frankie JJ after his heat win. (PG)

Will Knight about to come under pressure from young Frankie. (SJS)

Will Knight about to come under pressure from young Frankie. (SJS)

It was a mixed day for young Frankie, from a race win to a big crash. (SJS)

It was a mixed day for young Frankie, from a race win to a big crash. (SJS)

Chasing Harry Peall. (AS)

Chasing Harry Peall. (AS)

Heat fourth, final fourth, and GN fifth for Frankie at Sheffield on May Day. (MF)

Heat fourth, final fourth, and GN fifth for Frankie at Sheffield on May Day. (MF)

Danny under pressure from Dan Johnson. (MF)

Danny under pressure from Dan Johnson. (MF)

We reckon SJ must have been standing next to Martin when he took this. (SJS)

We reckon SJ must have been standing next to Martin when he took this.(See above!) (SJS)

Danny and Dan battle it out. (MF)

Danny and Dan battle it out. (MF)

Danny and Dan in the fence. Danny did not make it back out again. (MF)

Danny and Dan in the fence. Danny did not make it back out again. (MF)

Hope it's not this dusty at the Semi-Final meeting. (MB)

Hope it’s not this dusty at the Semi-Final meeting. (MB)

There's no room for error around Sheffield. (MF)

There’s no room for error around Sheffield. (MF)

A mini-stox star of the future? (MB)

A mini-stox star of the future? (MB)

Massive damage after a back straight smash into the fence. (MF)

Massive damage after a back straight smash into the fence. (MF)

Between Tony and Rubber and the dust is starting to rise. (MF)

Between Tony and Rubber and the dust is starting to rise. (MF)

Closing in on Tony Smith on the back straight. (MF)

Closing in on Tony Smith on the back straight. (MF)

The track was bare by the Final. (MF)

The track was bare by the Final. (MF)

Visibility wasn't the best. (SJS)

Visibility wasn’t the best. (SJS)

Great to see Scott out on track so soon after he suffered a bad fire on his new transporter. (SJS)

Great to see Scott out on track so soon after he suffered a bad fire on his new transporter. (SJS)

What we need..... is for everyone to stand around looking at it! (SJS)

What we need….. is for everyone to stand around looking at it! (SJS)

Skegness 11th/12th May

JJ on the hard stuff. (MF)

JJ on the hard stuff. (MF)

Having some problems with the tar car so we gave the shale car a run at Skegness.  (MF)

Having some problems with the tar car so we gave the shale car a run at Skegness. (MF)

Trying the shale car out on tarmac. (LP)

Trying the shale car out on tarmac. (LP)

The first rule of using a jack. Always park the car on a level surface. (LP)

The first rule of using a jack. Always park the car on a level surface. (LP)

A good set of results for Danny on the Saturday night:- Heat 2nd, Final 6th, and a win in the GN. (MF)

A good set of results for Danny on the Saturday night:- Heat 2nd, Final 6th, and a win in the GN. (MF)

Not quite as good on the Sunday. Heat 6th and 4th in the GN. (MF)

Not quite as good on the Sunday. Heat 6th and 4th in the GN. (MF)

Who needs Red Bull when your dad gives you wings? (LP)

Who needs Red Bull when your dad gives you wings? (LP)

Bumping into Paul Hines. (MF)

Bumping into Paul Hines. (MF)

Second place in the heat and seventh in the Final for Frankie on the Saturday night. (MF)

Second place in the heat and seventh in the Final for Frankie on the Saturday night. (MF)

Sunday's results were Heat 2nd, Final 8th, and GNth. (MF)

Sunday’s results were Heat 2nd, Final 8th, and GN 5th. (MF)

Danny chasing Matt Newson. (LP)

Danny chasing Matt Newson. (LP)

Look carefully and you can see where the sign writing has been altered. (LP)

Look carefully and you can see where the sign writing has been altered. (LP)

Wide line into the bend. (LP)

Wide line into the bend. (LP)

Having a well-earned break. (LP)

Having a well-earned break. (LP)

Frankie in the thick of it. (LP)

Frankie in the thick of it. (LP)

JJ was nowhere to be seen! (LP)

JJ was nowhere to be seen! (LP)

As always, a big thank you to everyone who sends us photos for the website. Doing the honours this time were :-
CW = Chris Webster
MB = Mike Bottomley
MF = Martin Fitzgerald
SJS = SJ Spode
PG = Paul Greenwood
AS = Adrian Smith
LP = Lee Pycroft