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RS Aero Worlds underway in France

The Rooster RS Aero World Championships are underway in Carnac, France with the 96 entries racing in three sub-class fleets.

Biggest fleet in the RS Aero stable is the 60 strong Aero 7 where Pete Barton led the first two races from start to finish.

Steve "Mr Rooster" Cockerill took race 3 after placing second to Barton in the two previous races. Barton took third place behind Paul Barlett who had been third in the first two races.

This provided a compact Aero 7 leading group of: Barton (1,1,2), Cockerill (2,2,1) and Barlett (3,3,2), who have already opened a gap of seven points on fourth placed Marcus Walther (4,7,4) of Germany.

The biggest rig Aero is the 9 and has 20 entries. Marc Jacobi of the USA won all three races with Liam Willis taking second in each (SCP in the first).

Toby Freeland (3,5,6) was third in the first race and Matt Thusfield (4,3,3) third in the other two.

Overall Jacobi leads the Aero 9 by four points from Willis, with Thusfield a further three points back.

The small rig Aero 5 has 13 entries. Andrew Frost (1,4,3) won the first race, Andrias Sillaste (4,1,1) of Estonia the next two and leads overall.

All results here

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