Round 3: Peter Blankstone Trial, 8 March
Ian Bell won the Peter Blankstone Trial by five marks from Roland Uglow, with Andy Wilks making up the podium a further one mark behind.
With light rain falling all morning, Bell led after Round one from Wilks and Uglow but a couple of high scores on round two dropped him to second behind Wilks. A poor third round for Wilks saw him slip to third behind Bell and Uglow.
Josh Veale again finished as the top live axle, in fifth place. Steve Courts won the Intermediate class three marks ahead of Paul Price, while Alan Murton won the Novice class in his self-built car.
Results1 Ian Bell / Russell Sharp (Hamilton) 36 marks lost 2 Roland Uglow / Laura Wilks (Crossle) 41 marks lost3 Andy Wilks / Mark Smith (RCAP) 42 marks lost
Provisional championship standings1 Ian Bell – 44 points2 Josh Veale – 383 Andy Wilks – 29