Round 12: Mercian Trial, Long Compton, 19 October
Roland Uglow won the Mercian trial by a single point from Thomas Bricknell, with Ian Veale completing the podium and beating his son, Josh, on a tie-break.
Despite finishing in ninth place, Ian Bell retained the championship lead. The intermediate class was won by Alastair Moffatt – with fellow autotest champion Richard Pinkney in the passenger seat – from Paul Price and Kate Kirk.
Richard Sharp the novice class ahead of Alan Baker, again beating all the intermediate drivers.
Results1 Roland Uglow / Laura Wilks (Crosslé) 15 marks lost2 Thomas Bricknell / Lester Smith (Crosslé) 16 marks lost3 Ian Veale / Sandy Veale (Sherpa) 22 marks lost
Provisional championship standings1 Ian Bell – 120 points2 John Fack – 1163 Andy Wilks – 92