David Haizelden Clinches Wheelspin on Camel

Adrian Marfell was best car overall but all eyes were on the championship showdown after a season long battle between David Haizelden and Paul Merson


Videos by Duncan Stephens and Norton Selwood

Amongst the cars it was a closely fought battle with five Class Eights, two Class Fours and  and two Class Fives covered by a mere four marks. In the end the win went to Adrian Marfell in his rail on 25 points with Paul Merson, Dan Keat and Aaron Haizelden on 26. David Haizelden and Emma Groves finished with 27, Emma impressing everyone with her performance in the unfamiliar Troll.

Now to the Wheelspin Championship. Going into the Camel Dave had 69 points from nine events but would have to drop his lowest score. Paul had already had to drop one score and was on 63.

Taking account of National B competitions only Pauls second place gave him nine points but had to drop another score which was a three giving him a total of 69.

Again taking account only of National B competitors Dave was fourth overall scoring seven points but now had to drop his lowest score which was six so he finished the year on 70 and Wheelspin Champion. Winning the Wheelspin outside of Class Eight is a considerable achievement and Dave had to work hard for it including competing against his own son who gave no quarter in a similar car.

All this excitement rather overshadowed the motorcycle classes where Alan Keat was best Outfit and Tristan Barnicoat best Solo.


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Camel Classic

Aaron Haizelden and Chris Dustow were best car and motorcycle respectively

Car Videos by Norton Selwood

This years Camel Classic was as tough as ever with lots of mud to spice things up. Aaron Haizelden came away with the premier Car Award, dropping 31 marks. It was a close thing though as Roger Hancock in Class Eight was only one mark behind.

Motorcycle Videos by Norton Selwood

Chris Dustow was best Solo with a clean sheet and Alan Keat best Combination.


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Dean secures Wheelspin on Camel Classic

Dean Partington and Aaron Haizelden started the Camel Classic equal on 62 Wheelspin points apiece. Unfortunately Aarons trial ended on Helligan 2 with a blown engine.

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Dean Partington makes smoke as he restarts his DP Wasp on Clinnick on his way to the Wheelspin Trophy (Captured from Norton Selwood Video)

Mike Ellis had the lowest score in his Beetle. However, Keith Sanders took the Premier Award as Camel Vale decide this on Index.

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