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Daily Archives: October 21st, 2017

2017 MSA British Junior Rallycross Champion Tom Llewellin made the step up to the Suzuki Swift Tom Llewellin Championship at Croft on Saturday and continued on with the seniors where he left off with the juniors by taking a sensational victory in the final round.

Llewellin, son of double British Rally Champion Dai Llewellin, clinched the junior title with seven victories out of the eight rounds contested in his first full season of Rallycross and was offered the chance by Peter Gwynne Motorsport to move up to the senior class for the final round. Read More »

Our 2nd year in a row at the HSCC Championship Finals saw the threat of rain and strong wins ready to influence the season finale. The showers were light but they did play their part with two memorable highlights from the day. The penultimate qualifying session for the Historic Touring Cars ended with drizzle and whilst many took to the pit lane with no chance of improving their times, a brave few stayed out and decided to make the most of the conditions. Watching a Sunbeam Imp and then Ford Anglia drifting round Luffield will stay in the memory for some time. The final race of the day was decided on tyre strategy and when that went wrong Frank Lyons took his pole sitting Gurney Eagle from 4thoverall, after two laps, in to the pits. He emerged a lap down but the remainder of the 20 minute race proved to be a master class as he unlapped himself and then set about catching the leaders again. It was tight and a last lap pass around the outside, at Luffield saw Lyons emerge victorious after a scintillating race. Read More »