Clee Hills Trial

Adrian Marfell wins in a Class 6 Beetle. The provisional results had Sam Holmes as the winner but these were revised when Adrians penalty on Gattens Gamble was scrubbed.

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Sam and Mick Holmes get out of shape on Flounders Folly on their way to coming close to winning the Clee Hills Trial (Photo by Dave Cook)

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Sad Exeter

The 2017 Exeter Trial was marred when a competitor lost his life on Wooston Steep. At this time the incident is still under investigation.

Friday evening was very wet and the rain only cleared during the early hours of Saturday morning. Tillerton proved a challenge, especially for the restarters but it was Simms that was the real stopper. Dave Haizelden and his team from Torbay Motor Club had positioned the restart so it was a real challenge for the higher classes and only a handful of cars reached the summit without help from the recovery tractor.

The trial was abandoned with the news from Wooston Steep.

News of the fatality was announced before the meal at The Palace Hotel after which the 2016 awards were presented.

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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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Aaron Haizelden won the 70th Aniversary Allen Trial

Aarons rival for the Wheelspin Championship, Dean Partington, was 5th overall after dropping 3 on Guys Hill. Tied on 62 points its down to the wire on The Camel Classic, the last event of the year.

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Hardy Trial 2016

Dean Partington was Best Car

Dean Partington in his familiar DP Wasp was best of a small field of 16 cars, dropping 12 marks. Ian Davis was second, dropping 23 in his VW Buggy.

There was a well supported Clubmans Class, win by Lee Peck in his Dutton Melos.

Geoff Walker was best motorcycle on his GasGas Pampera

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Gary Browning wins Kyrle

Gary won a demanding trial in his VW Fugitive with nine of the 36 starters retiring

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Calvin Samuel captures overall winner Gary Browning cleaning Pludds in fine style. Calvin can be contacted via his CST Artworks Website
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Drama as marshals and fellow competitors rush to aid Simon Woodall at the top of Pludds (Photo by Calvin Samuel)

Provisional Results

Overall – Gary Browning – VW Fugitive – 7

2  Bill Bennett – MG J2 – 26
3  Matt Facey – BMW – 17
4  Tony Young – VW Beetle – 19
5  Aaron Haizelden – Reliant Scimitar SS1 – 11
6  David Price – VW Beetle – 43
7  Ed Wells – Dutton Melos – 26
8  Tris White – Troll – 16

1/11/16 – Scores corrected and Full Results added

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