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Round 2 - Prescott

In a total contrast to the first round of the series, the second meeting at Prescott was blessed with fantastic weather  - and possibly the largest entry of classic cars yet seen at a single meeting for the Aldon / BOC championship.


14 entries in the Saloon car class saw the overall pace being set by Garry Cox in his Scimitar Coupe 'Lemon Slice' . Back on his favoured Kumho tyres, Garry once again set a very good time well into the 49 second bracket only a fraction off his handicap. Simon Braithwaite in the Escort was next fastest with a 50.97 , also outside his handicap by 2 tenths. Newcomer to the series Trevor Shortt (in another Scimitar Coupe) was third fastest overall on 51.25 seconds.

Alex & Jennifer Howells were new runners in their shared Hillman Imp.

Saloon handicap placings for the championship were -  1st Roger Beard 55.70 seconds , 2nd Matt Clarke 51.47 seconds , 3rd Trevor Shortt 51.25 seconds.


10 entries in the Sportscar class were headed by John Newton (TVR Vixen) with a time of 52.61 seconds  followed by Mike Henney (Ginetta G15) 54.77 seconds with Doug Chipperfield (MG Midget) third on 56.40 seconds.

New cars were present in the hands of Mike Fisher (MGB) and Peter Hall (Lancia Fulvia).

Sportscars handicap positions were 1st place John Newton , 2nd Mike Henney with last years sportscars champion Chris Jones in 3rd.


14 entries in the Racing cars classes were headed by the Brabham BT29X of Richard Jones 42.57 seconds from Josh Moss (Centaur BDA) 45.50 seconds followed home in third by Philip Stader in his newly acquired Mallock on 46.36 seconds.

Handicap positions were 1st Philip Stader , 2nd Mike White in the MG Special with Phoebe Rolt 3rd with the Elva Formula Junior.

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Escort Mk1 RS2000 of Mark Linforth                                     Hillman Imp of Jennifer Howells                                                 Lancia Fulvia of Peter Hall

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Elva 200 FJ of Phoebe Rolt                                                Garry Cox - Scimitar Coupe                                               Nike FF1600 of Carol Nicholls