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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Tough Cotswold Clouds

Ian Moss Conquered the Conditions to pull off a Narrow Win

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Artist and Photographer Calvin Samuel captures Ian Moss pawing the air on the Nailsworth Ladder Step on his way to winning the Cotswold Clouds. Click here for Calvins Website for more on his Photos and Paintings

Ian Moss was first overall in his familair immaculate Imp. Ian dropped nine marks, one better than Matt Facey (BMW) who in turn was was one in front of early leader Sam Holmes in his Class Four Beetle. Continue reading “Tough Cotswold Clouds”

Clee Returns

Sam Holmes Conquered the Gloomy Conditions

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Windscreen Wipers going Sam Holmes peers through the gloom on his way to winning the Clee Hills Trial (Photo Peter Wrigglesworth)

The Midland Automobile Club had a good and varied entry for their Clee Hills Trial. Clerk of the Course Simon Woodall retained the events familiar two loop system which reduces delays for the competitors but can result in a long day for the Marshalls. Continue reading “Clee Returns”

Exeter 2019

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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. Continue reading “David Haizelden Clinches Wheelspin on Camel”