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Guy Fawkes  07
Ilkley Trial
Lands End 2007
Geoff's Edlesborough
Duncan Wins March Hare
Ed's Exmoor
Dudley Dominates Clee
Exeter 2007
Dave's Dellow

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Guy Fawkes  07

Mike Pearson best Overall

Colin Weeks had the lowest score, but as he was on his own in his class, he had decided to experiment with different tyre pressures during the day and was not competing for an award.


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Mike Pearson was master of the conditions at Kensworth

Colin Weeks had the lowest store but wasn't counted in the results as a decided to have a day experimenting with tyre pressures as he was the only entrant in his class.

Ted Holloway in his Enigma Special. Ted will be riding a bike on The Exeter..

Roger Dudley battling with the early morning dew in his Marlin..

With the dew on the ground the first round was all about finding grip on the wet grass. This was a challenge to the less experienced drivers who could only watch in awe as Mike Pearson and Colin Weeks both went round with only one marked lost. Both on hill two, which finished in long wet grass on the very steep slope by the John Barber memorial seat.

Mike then cleaned the second round, going into lunch with only one mark lost. The front wheel drive classes were both the province of Fiat Panda's. David Holmes leading in National B and Nigel Taylor Clubsport. Richard Tompkins was leading the Imp class. Class 4 in Clubsport contained more than half the entry and it was fellow Falcon stalwart John Parsons who was chasing Mike Pearson with thirteen marks lost. Just behind came Ed Nikel, enjoying his first run with 1600 power in his ex - Clive Booth Dellow Rep. Ed still had the carb from the 1300 engine but even so the car was running very well, pulling like train from low revs.

With glorious autumn weather the ground had dried out by the afternoon and Clerk of the Course gave the sections a real tweak, incorporating sharp turns across the slope to get the diffs working hard and seeking out every bit of remaining damp ground. It worked and even Mike Pearson dropped a flurry of scores to end the day with 23 just two in front of Ed Nikel who had a storming afternoon.



Keith and Claire had either a diff or half-shaft break on their Dutton Phaeton, unfortunately while Claire was driving on her first trial. Up until then she had been going very well.


Tim Denison had an engine mounting break

bulletTed Holloway had issues with the electronics on his carb.


Overall  1st Mike Pearson (Dellow Mk2 Replica) 23
Best Falcon   John Parsons (VW Buggy) 32
Best Novice   Steve Heath (Dutton Melos) 155
Class A 1st David Holmes (Fiat Panda) 44
Class 1 1st Nigel Taylor (Fiat Panda) 129
Class 2 1st Ian Nute (Suzuki X90) 143
Class 3 1st Richard Topkins (Imp) 52
Class 4 1st Ed Nikel (Dellow Mk2 Replica) 25
2nd Richard Nikel (Dellow Mk2 Replica) 37
3rd Geoff Hodge (RDT Special) 53

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Page added 22 November 2007 

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