Barrie Parker was a delighted winner of the Warwickshire car trial, the first time he had contested the event in the Westfield he bought last year. The deciding factor came from two stunning climbs on one hill during the afternoon, to turn a one point deficit into an eleven point class win over Dave Oliver, who has won many times at Burton Dassett Country Park.
Nick Pollitt also came from behind in the new car class to beat championship leader Mark Hoppe. A titanic six way battle in the front wheel drive class saw six competitors covered by just nine points with John Moffatt winning by three points from Simon Harris and the tying Ray Jacobs and Philip Buckle.
1 Barrie Parker, Westfield, 71.4%
2 John Moffatt, Vauxhall Nova, 88.8%
3 Nick Pollitt, VW Lupo, 89.2%
4 Simon Harris, VW Golf GTI, 93.9%
5 Ray Jacobs, Citroen AX, 97.3%
6 Philip Buckle, Citroen AX, 97.3%
7 Mark Hoppe, Citroen Saxo, 98.0%
8 Neil Mackay, Citroen AX, 99.0%
9 Dave Oliver, Hillman Imp, 104.1%
10 Rupert North, Rover Mini, 104.1%
Often voted the best event in the qualifying rounds of our Championship – it was last year, to name just one – this is a "must do" trial for many of us! Held in the picturesque Burton Dassett Country Park, the venue offers challenging slopes whatever the weather, plus amazing views. And spectators…and "proper" loos…