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Quainton News Archive - Quainton News No. 98 - October 2007

August Bank Holiday Pre 78 Rally - Dave Potter


Following the worst summer for years, all fingers were crossed for fine weather for the pre-78 August Bank holiday Rally. But once again the weather was kind and a total of 247 vehicles were registered by 1 pm when judging commenced. This gave the judges a very difficult job due to the high standard of restoration achieved. Trophies were presented at 4 pm to:

Cars:
lst Gill White - 1969 Jaguar E-Type
2nd J Ovenden - 1964 Ford Zodiac
3rd A Gurney - 1966 Triumph Spitfire

Commercials:
1st B Brown - 1948 Albion Tanker
2nd T Wooton - 1949 Bedford OB
3rd J Mitchell - 1944 Morris Commercial C8

Blood Sweat and Tears:
R Thake - 1946 Ford Anglia E04A

Ted Rogers Memorial Trophy:
D Brown 1918 BSA Combination

Motorcycles:
1st Pre-War: P Langridge - 1933 Velocette
1st Post-War: D Geary - 1970 Royal Enfield
2nd T Goodall - 1962 BSA Golden Flash
3rd J Merce - 1968 Honda CB

Derek Addison Cup:
P Noad - 1963 Capriolo Sports


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Photo:
Dave Potter - A selection of the cars, all of which are in superb condition
Dave Potter - Part of the Commercial vehicle line up


Notes:
The text in this Quainton Railway Society publication was written in 2007 and so does not reflect events in the 7+ years since publication. The text and photographs are repeated verbatim from the original publication, with only a few minor grammar changes but some clarifying notes are added if deemed necessary. The photos from the original publication are provided as scans in this internet version of this long out of print publication.

Reference:
August Bank Holiday Pre 78 Rally - Dave Potter - Quainton News No. 98 - October 2007


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