With eight runs each and ninety-five cars to run on two tracks, the Abingdon CAR-nival is not an event for quiet contemplation, it’s a full-on, action packed day that’s also great fun!
Six BARC SBD Speed Championship competitors took part. So, let see how they fared.
In Class A3 – Road Going Production, Andrew Till took a good second in this class of six. His time in the MGZR 105 was 117.86 seconds, being made up of 56.85 seconds on the Abingdon Course and 61.01 seconds on the Bentley Course.
Wynn Morgan in Class A4 won his class in the Renault Williams Clio, recording 110.29 seconds. This consolidated an Abingdon Course run of 52.43 seconds and 57.86 seconds on the Bentley Course. The class was fourteen strong by the way!
Helen Currie in her Renault Clio Trophy recorded 117.40 seconds, 55.42 seconds plus 61.98 seconds, for ninth place.
Elen Worthington in a twelve strong Class A8 took a mid-class placing of sixth in which her Elise was ranged against Caterham R500s and the like. So, a good performance there! Her Abingdon time was 49.07 seconds and her Bentley 55.93 seconds, for 105.00 seconds in total.
Championship newcomer Steve Haskins in his Caterham won Class B9 in a most impressive debut. A total of 110.01 seconds was made up of Abingdon 53.07 seconds and Bentley 57.94 seconds.
The final runner was Clive Wooster‘s Radical SR4 in Class C13. Clive held sway over the class on the Bentley Course (48.86 seconds) and was still in the lead on Abingdon until the final run, when Jeff Wiltshire improved dramatically and Clive had no answer, settling for second in class and forth overall.