The Hot Hatch championship featured the biggest class A grid for some time with 7 cars featuring. It was class A champion Ben Rushworth who grabbed pole from the returning Steve Sawley with Ben Leach in third. In class B it was Neil Stringfellow who got the fastest time with Scott Sharp returning to racing in second and Phil Wright in his borrowed Honda lining up third in class. Class C was a BMW Compact affair with the top two places occupied by David Drinkwater and Cadwell local Adam Read, Ian Williamson in his Saxo rounded out the top three. In race one, Steve Sawley got off to a great start to take the lead from Rushworth. Unable to pull away Rushworth made his move on lap two to take the lead and build a gap. Rushworth won by over 3 seconds with Sawley second and Chris Southcott rounding the podium out in third. The class B battle was a close and tight fight. Martin Ward who started 20th on the grid after throttle cable issues, launched up the field to be right on the back of the fight between Sharp, Stringfellow and Wright. After picking off Wright and Stringfellow, Martin set his sights on Sharp. On lap 7 Ward made his move and won class B with Wright coming in second and Sharp third after suffering gearbox issues in the latter stages. Class C saw Drinkwater take a comfortable victory with Williamson coming through the field to finish second in class ahead of the other compact of Read.