Round 7: Jacobean, 29 April
Steve Courts won a sodden Jacobean trial on a tie-break from Josh Veale, with both losing just 13 marks.
The win was Courts' first since last year's J B Taylor trial, while Veale's second place was his best British Championship result to date. Tom Bricknell finished third, just one mark behind on 14.
The Intermediate class win went to Veale ahead of Dave Oliver, who collected 29 marks to finish 12th overall. The Novice class was won by Nick Speed, who finished in 11th place with 26 marks.
Results1 Steve Courts / Jim Knifton (Facksimile) 13 marks lost2 Josh Veale / James Washer (Sherpa) 13 marks lost3 Tom Bricknell / Sara Dyer (Crosslé) 13 marks lost
Championship positions (provisional)after Round 71 Roland Uglow – 55 points2 Ian Bell – 54= Tom Bricknell – 54