Roger increases his championship lead

PUBLISHED: 09:09 05 June 2015 | UPDATED: 09:09 05 June 2015

Roger Orgee.

Roger Orgee.

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Racing driver Roger Orgee finished third in the latest South West Formula Ford Championship race.

LANGFORD racing driver Roger Orgee finished third in the latest South West Formula Ford Championship round.

In qualifying, Roger’s second lap was under the lap record, but a combination of a five-car battle and lack of another clear lap meant only fifth place.

The race promised to be a nail-biter and so it proved, the first three rows of cars flew off the line and arrived at Quarry Corner looking like a 24-wheel traffic jam.

Roger came round in fifth place and immediately the first two cars broke away. He moved up to fourth and proceeded to hound the third-placed car until he overtook him and set off in pursuit of the leading pair.

Roger’s next lap was the fastest he has ever recorded and under the lap record. He managed to close the gap down, could not catch them up, but he managed to keep his overall lead in the series.

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