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RESULTS 27th August 2007

RESULTS - 27.08.07

HOT RODS:-
W.O.E. - Brian Loram 262, 718, 758, 117, 18, 904, 205, 270
Aftermath - Colin White 718, 775, 117, 758, 205, 904, 54, 18, 270
Final - Wilson Hamilton 904, 54, 205, 18, 718, 775, 117, 758

Briam Loram took the West of England Title for the first time, and then blew his engine, taking no further part in the meeting. Wilson Hamilton, on his first appearence for 2007, won the Final. Mike Norton won the Points title, after narrrowly missing out last year.

RELIANT ROBINS:-
Heat 1 - Sam Summerhayes 116, 87, 3, 78, 58, 131, 59, 364, 42, 36
Heat 2 - Barry Richards 87, 58, 59, 41, 364, 131, 42, 162
Fig. 8 - Mike Jones 59, 87, 116, 117, 162
DD - Barry Richards 87

The Robins were simply at their very very best! Action all day, with a superb display in the Figure of Eight and Destruction. There was a suspected back injury to Lynne Symons in the first race, and she had to be cut from the car, but we are very pleased to report that she has no broken bones, and although sore for a few days, should make a complete recovery.

Laura James from Orchard FM's Breakfast Show enjoyed her Reliant Robin debut - see the photos opposite...

Results from Sunday 26th August

Mini Rods:-

Heat 1 - Tony Munden 11, 112, 19, 43, 5, 18, 122, 79
Heat 2 - Daniel Moss 90, 14, 60, 42, 119, 12, 46, 411
Cons - Aaron Charles 7, 62, 501, 22
Final - Ross Montgomery 14, 60, 43, 19, 11, 5, 119, 112, 18, 7

A better field of MiniRods produced four different winners, although there was controversy at Scrutineering when three top cars were found with carburettor infringements. This matter has been passed to the Board of Control.

SPECIAL RODS:-
Heat 1 - Paul Andrews 171, 51, 50, 47, 993, 48, 87, 198
Heat 2 - Richard Banks 5, 407, 33, 25, 62, 58, 142, 46
Cons. - Andy Howard 43, 38, 23, 45
Final - Nigel Gissing 407, 38, 142, 33, 47, 5, 198, 25, 993, 58

Nigel Gissing won his first Final yesterday on a day when the top drivers didn't get much of a sniff at the points, although Points leader Marcus Goldsmith did the best, with heat and Final points.

Bangers:-

Heat 1 - Martin Dalton 58, 44, 396, 458, 49, 23, 364, 363, 404, 7
Heat 2 - 99, 396, 456, 58, 502, 23, 571, 187, 007
Final - Martin Dalton 58, 44, 502, 458, 396, 23, 007
Caravans - Kai May 502

With a lower turnout of unlimited bangers, the decision was made to run all the cars present, inclduding some unders car that were present for the caravan event,which were swelled later by a contingent of five Team Black motors en route from Cornwall. Richie Ahern took a heat win, otherwise it was the other black team in the guise of Martin Dalton who collected most points, with a heat and final in a Mk 3 Granada.

F2:-

R.R. - Kane Moore 832, 509, 499, 830, 812, 614, 53, 851, 785, 223
Heat 1 - Chris Bradbury 886, 667, 538, 614, 189, 430, 362, 612, 14, 223
Heat 2 - Phil Mann 53, 677, 676, 467, 254, 522, 830, 509, 511, 935
Cons - Adam Deeble 685, 812, 497, 628, 935, 832, 76, 707, 499, 785
G.F. - Tim Farrell 667, 886, 614, 677, 189, 509, 467, 76, 628, 935
Vet’s - J. Deeble 685, C. Higman 886, P. Mann 53, C. Beales 509, A. Eastment 497,
G. Dee 851, S. Pringle 540

Tim Farrell(667) produced an outstanding performance to win the Freddie Funnell Memorial Trophy, and so record his fiftieth Final win in a long career. The final round of the 2007 Rookies Reward series was extremely hectic, and saw Kane Moore home in first place. The Annual Veterans Race was claimed by Jeremy Deeble, his third victory ina row, after only just making the line up after his selected car was damaged in the Final.

Bangers:-

Heat 1 - Rob Bevan 49, 51, 207, 582, 364, 920, 58, 47, 404, 20
Heat 2 - Chris Newman 207, 58, 920, 396, 114, 364, 582, 404, 51, 49
G.F. - Chris Newman 207, 58, 396, 114, 49, 29, 51, 364, 404, 361
A.C. - Darren Feltham 364, 396, 207, 58, 114, 404, 363, 29, 920
D.D. - Rob Mills 404

Another good field of domestic 1800 Bangers saw rare racer Chris Newman out in Scott Mowlam's ancient Cavalier, winning a heat and Final. A short and savage DD was won by Millsy, after a conytroversial incident when Martin Dalton demolished Lakey's Bluebird on the Figure of Eight, when Lakey claimed afterwards that he was not taking part!

 

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