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Round 5 - Prescott

A massive selection of cars from the Aldon championship were entered in the B.O.C. members meeting on a very warm July day at Prescott. All our classes were nicely positioned in the lower paddock - it really shows the scale & depth of quality machinery when the cars can be seen all together.


Saloon Cars:

13 cars took part on the day. Ian Moss proved to be the class of the field in his Mk1 Escort RS1600 with a great time in the mid 48's. The next 4 drivers were covered by only 0.63 seconds but were a whole second behind the flying Ian. Next best was Trevor Shortt (49.63) followed by Garry Cox (49.93), both in matching Scimitar Coupes. Simon Braithwaite was the second Escort (50.06) followed by similar cars of Mark Linforth & Mark Hobbs , making his debut in a brand new & very shiny Mk2 RS2000.


Sports Racing & Single Seaters:

The largest class on the day with an incredible 18 cars taking part. Peter Thurston once again stormed to an unbeatable time of 44.64 seconds in his immaculate and very quick early Mallock. Nick Stephens was next up with his Lotus 51 on 46.34. Philip Stader in another Mallock was third on scratch with a time of 47.15. The class was so close that another 3 drivers were within a quarter of a second - Mike Bainbridge (47.23) , Martin Jones (47.26) & Andy Tippett (47.34).



11 cars made up the sportcars class. John Newton was quickest in his well driven TVR on 52.04 seconds. New driver to the championship Thomas Robinson was next on 52.35 in an early Porsche 911 , followed by Mike Henney in his Lotus Europa on 52.99. Mike once again having a close encounter with the scenery , this time at the Esses. Callum Barney (driving Philip Staders MG Midget this season ) was next on 53.57 followed by championship leader Steve Phennah in his MGB Roadster (54.06).


Handicap results can be found on separate page.


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