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Post 31 May 2020, 7:13 pm

It was a hard fought race with lost of fighting for openings and threading the needle, but in the end, David would pull ahead at the end, and be the winner at Valencia, netting his second win of the series and guaranteeing him a spot in the final.

Results
1. David
2. Heinz
3. Jack
4. Chris Brown
5. William
6. Chris Brandt
7. Stephen

Attached below is the final results, plus shots from the race with commentary.
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Post 31 May 2020, 8:29 pm

Lap 1
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Mechanical issues befall Stephen as in hard breaking to gain an edge of chris, there is a sudden vibration, and reports of issues with his breaks.
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Chris Brandt and Stephen fight their way into Corner 8 with Chris Brown hot on their tail.
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Chris Brandt squeezes his way into turn 17 with a Stephen, Chris Brown, and David three wide behind him on entry!
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Chris Brown challenges for the lead having clear ahead of everyone through the corner.
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Post 31 May 2020, 8:33 pm

Lap 2

Not shown: On a late break attempt at 17, Will breaks his brakes.
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Having got past Chris Brandt during the run through turn 25, Chris Brown starts Lap 2 at P1, with Chris Brandt hot on his tail.
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Burning up his tires, Chris Brown is able to extend his lead, as the field fights their way through the chicane.
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Chris Brown extends his lead leading into 17, as Chris Brandt begins to fall back into the clutches of the pack.
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Post 31 May 2020, 8:38 pm

Lap 3
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Chris crosses the line with a 7 car length lead, looking to be in a powerful position, but without much tires left.
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In a desperate attempt to gain ground in the chicane, Will overcooks it, and spins out!
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Approaching 17, Chris' tires were too weak and he falls back into the clutches of the field and David challenges for the lead!
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THe Checkred flag flied to David, who crosses the line with a strong lead!