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Vintage Prescott – The Long Course

The sun was shining at Prescott when the VSCC members visited in late September for the Vintage Prescott – Long Course event. John Retter went along to capture the highlights.

It was a fantastic day at the Cheltenham venue as an array of vintage and pre-war cars took to the track. The overall best time of the day was achieved by Nicholas Topliss with 49.41 seconds in his ERA R4D. This was closely followed by Ian Baxter with a time of 49.94 seconds driving his ALTA 61 I.S Single Seater.

The were a number of standout performers on handicap, with Julia Wolstenholme topping the Standard and Modified Sports and Saloon Cars Class 1 driving a Austin EA Sports and Andrew Baker the best in Class 2 driving a Riley Brooklands.

Richard White came out on top in Class 3 in his Wolseley Hornet and elsewhere in Class 6, John Guyatt secured the best handicap time in a Talbot Lago T150C.

Class 7 Edwardians was topped by Ian Balmforth driving a Hudson Super Six Racer and Class 8 Special Sports and Saloon Cars saw Ian Muir perform the best in a Riley Brooklands Replica.

Barbara Lerigo claimed first place in Class 9 in a Riley Special and in Class 10, Jack Bond was the best performer in his Alvis Silver Eagle Sports.

Class 13 for the Pre 1941 Racing Cars was topped by Chris Aspin in a Austin Seven Ulster Rep and Richard Archbell came first in Class 15 for Racing Cars 1501 to 3000cc driving a GN AC Rabelro.

Finally, the Invited class saw Alex Simpson perform the best on handicap in a Alvis Goodwin Special.

The BOC would like to thank all competitors and marshals for a successful day at Prescott and for following our Covid-19 and social distancing guidelines.

Results of the days of action can be found here:

Results from Vintage Prescott – The Long Course – Saturday 26 September 

If you would like to use or request high resolution copies of any of these images please contact John Retter Photography


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