Round 17: Johnson Trial, 27 November
Ian Veale won the Johnson Cup Trial with a perfect score, two points clear of new Champion Ian Bell.
Tom Bricknell was only one point further back in third, while the top 12 was separated by just 13 marks. George and Victoria Watson had their first intermediate class win of the season in fourth overall, ahead of Paul Price and Kate Kirk in fifth.
Meanwhile Josh Veale and Andy Egger won the novice class from a delighted Jess Fack, driving her father Jerome's SRB with Beth Carroll in the passenger seat.
Results1 Ian Veale / Sandy Veale (Sherpa) 0 marks lost2 Ian Bell / Russell Sharp (Hamilton) 2 marks lost3 Tom Bricknell / Sara Dyer (Crosslé) 3 marks lost
Championship positions (provisional) after Round 171 Ian Bell – 143 points (CHAMPION)2 Ian Wright – 1283 Roland Uglow – 126