Launceston Trial 2019

Andrew Rippon, Graham Airey and Alan Keat take the top honours

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Andrew Rippon was the only car in single figures with his Class 6 Beetle in this single venue event in Lew Woods. It was another Beetle, this time from Class 4 in second, in the hands of Ryan Tonkin. Clive Kalber was third in his glorious Ford Pop despite one of the doors flying open on one section.

Graham Airey was best Solo with the events only clean sheet. Alan Keat was best outfit.


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Bovey Down Trial

Jason Flay has only competed on the Bovey Down Trial twice. In 2004 he won the inargual event in his Lorcha, a feat he repeated in 2016 in his recently acquired Morrs Trialsmaster. It was a close thing though. Harvey Waters finished equal on the hills with his Class 7 Pop but Jason was faster on the Special Tests.

Nick Farmer Reports:-

2016 saw a record entry of 42 for the Bovey Down Trial, from far and near, beginners and experts, and with 2 new sections introduced Windwhistle Motor Club were hopeful of a good days motorsport. After a final check of the sections and a drivers briefing the 41 starters were sent off in 2 groups at 9.30.

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Dan Keat won the Presidents Trial

It was a battle of the Class 8’s in this Single Venue Trial in Bonyalva Woods on 3 April 2016. Tris White led until two sections before the end when it all fell apart for the Troll driver and Dan Keat went on to win.

This was a well attended event with an entry of 30 doing battle with the sections organised by Ryan Tonkins young team.