2006 Shakespeare Nationals
Sunday (eliminations)

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Adrian Lockley runs the very neat Shady Racing 'Busa in Super Street Bike.

Fred Furlong dug out first but hit wheelspin allowing Andy Bird to ride around him and take the 9.50 Bike event title.

Andy Kirk got into the 7.6s on the way to the Super Modified but suffered horrendous tyre shake off the line in the money run.

Barry Giles was one of three family members racing at SCR this weekend and took the win Super Pro ET.

Longtime racer Dave Burfitt matched up with 9.50 Bike débutant (and Steve Venables' Crew Chief) Graham Balchin.

Duncan Hocking took the Supertwin Fuel event win on his historic Weslake after Chris Stebbings didn't show.

Ed Yates took the new Ramraider slingshot into the nines for the first time during Wild Bunch eliminations.

Helen Smythe took it nice and easy during a clean-up and then took the Wild Bunch event title.

Ian Hook and Colin Lazenby launched together in the final of Street Eliminator, but Ian Hook pulled away for an 8.279 win.

Ian Turburville continued to make strides on his Mister Spokehead Nitro Harley with a 9.477-second pass.

Jerry Collier sat in the burnout box and watched son Scott win Junior Drag Bike before strapping a huge holeshot on John Floyd to take the Supertwin Gas title.

Lee Huxley and Gary Springford faced off in the Pro ET final. Lee pulled a rare cherry handing Gary the win for Paul Marston Racing.

The Super Street final was a family affair with brothers Neil and John Grant going head to head. Neil redlit and John's proably still reminding him now.

Neil Midgley ran six-second passes all weekend before staging for the win in Funny Bike.

With that new paint on the bonnet Ian Petrie couldn't have missed Nick Gay in his mirror, chasing him down in the Sportsman ET final.

Paul Knight's recent testing here at SCR paid off as he was #1 qualifier in Super Comp and took the event win.

Wheels-up launches, half a mile in his lane on every run, but Paul Wright still took the Outlaw Anglia win.

Phil Leamon and Kev Charman contested a close Comp Bike final.

Roger Goring suffered a staging foul this afternoon but clocked 6.240 in the Firestorm Jet FC this morning.

The Wild Bunch Final was an all-female affair with Sarah Howells losing to Helen Smythe on a breakout.

Jerry Charles' crew member Sooty doesn't have much to say but he was snapped on the webcam as he waved to Race Control in the Street Eliminator semi-finals.

Steve Rawlings and Andy Kirk pleased the spectators with a side-by-side burnout in Super Modified.

"There's stuff all over the track": Ian Norman escaped injury when the transmission in his Outlaw Anglia exploded just off the start line.

Tig Napier wanted to run a nine as a birthday present to wife Cath but played safe running right on his 10.1 dial-ins.

It was Master v Apprentice in the Super Gas final as Tim Adam matched up with former Crew Chief Matt Gatland. Matt took the win.

Third-generation racer Tyler Clutterbuck runs in Junior Drag Bike under the gaze of mum Wendy who runs Supertwin Fuel.

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