Wednesday, November 14, 2018

KNOWLDALE
CAR CLUB

The Knowldale Autumn Tour 2018

(Scroll down for the results of the code board check sheets)

A new event in our calendar, the Knowldale Autumn Tour took place on Saturday 6th October.  KCC 1018 3046

The Autumn Tour was aimed at classic and collectors vehicle owners and one-make/model owners.  Like the Mini Miglia, it is a non-competitve run and at 65 miles catered for those who don't want distance of a full day challenge. A shorter route of about 45 miles was offered. 

The weather forecast for the day promised heavy rain all morning but it remained fine and dry with the sun attempting an appearance as the first cars reached the finish. The event started at the Turnpike Inn near Junction 22 of the M62, where crews had breakfast of bacon butties whilst signing on and collecting their tulip-style road book. Those who wished could use the tricky navigational instructions also provided to plot the route on OS Maps 103, 104 and 110.

The route began with a run around Scammonden Water into Ripponden before skirting Sowerby Bridge and running over the moor KCC 1018 3013into Oxenholme.  The longer route then continued over the moors into Trawden and turned towards Hebden Bridge over Widdop. Roadworks in Mytholmroyd delayed proceedings somewhat but it was worth the wait for a final push through Ripponden Maze and over Pike End to the finish.  

At intervals along the route, code boards were put out both to reassure crews they were on the correct route and also to allow the organisers to see who had followed the correct route.

More of Dickon Siddall's photographs from the event are in the Gallery or can be seen at https://www.dsdigital.co.uk/motorsport-photographs-2018/gallery307-2/

 

Entry List
  Driver  Navigator  Vehicle  Code Boards 
        (Out of 15)
1 Roger Lee-Emery Paul Griffin TVR Cerbera  15
2 Ian Rowson Paul Cooper Escort RS2000 Custom  12
3 Michelle Swallow Lucy Scott Proton Wira Evo2  12
4 Andy Stanworth Alan Ridehalgh Mini Cooper S  15
5 Neil Williams Susan Williams Ford Anglia 105e  11
6 John Elford   Alfa Romeo Spider  Non starter
7 Paul Jackson   Alfa Romeo GTV6  Non starter
8 Ted Roberts David Stott Triumph Stag  11
9 Steve Mortimer    Escort RS2000 Mk2  0
10 Neil Jessop   Escort Mk2 1.6GL  0
11 Stephen Cawley Sheila Cawley Mercedes SLK 230  14
12 Geoff Awde Maragaret Breakell MGB  13
13  Martin Butler Graham Sherwood TVR Chimeara  10
14 Andrew Taylor Steph P Mazda MX5 BR GTi Turbo  10
15 Michael Serene John McCormick Jaguar XKR Convertible  13
16 Laurence Jones Amanda  Jaguar XJS  8 (short route)
17 Derek Ormerod David Crowder Escort Mk2  13
18 John Heppenstall Colin Thompson  Porsche Carrera 4s  13
19 Thomas Wardle Richard Whitehurst Mazda MX5  13
20 Mike Littlewood Martin Bradbury Alvis Silver Eagle  13
21 Eric Thornley Martin Beamish VW Lupo  Non starter
22 Andrew Ogden John Hartley Alfa Romeo GTV  15
23 Trevor Pointon David Clegg Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite  6
24 Chris Hipkins Fiona Hipkins Triumph TR6  12
25 Michael Pedley George Warrington Porsche 911 Carrera  14
26 Andrew Heywood Gillian Heywood Triumph TR3  None starter
27 Cliff Simmonds David Bamber MG Midget  Retired
28 Tim Cruttenden Stephen Broadbent Nissan Micra K10  14
29 Russ Hudson Peter Hobson Suzuki Swift Sport  13
30 Peter Waud Donna Waud BMW 728i  14
31 Howard Walker Jacqueline Walker BMW E38 740i  15
32 Sarah Ettridge John Ettridge BMW Z3  15
33 Chris Ingham John Goy Alfa Romeo 916  13
34 Tom Gray Andrea Gray Alfa Romeo Spider  6
35 Colin Brennan Pamela Brennan Subaru Impreza  0

This month...

27 Nov 2018;
09:00PM -
Committee Meeting