Round 5: Woodpecker Stages, 1 September
Julian Wilkes and co-driver Will Rutherford sealed the 2012 SWISHER MSA English Rally Championship crown after taking their fifth maximum points haul of the season on the Woodpecker Rally.
There was a thrilling battle in Class E1, which 18-year-old Cameron Davies won by 22 seconds from Joe Evett. Meranwhile Allan McDowall emerged victorious from an event-long battle with Boyd Kershaw for Class E5 honours.
Neil Matthews again won class E3, while the Class E4 spoils fell to Matt Griffin.
Results class winnersE1 Cameron Davies / Alistair Dodd (MG ZR) 50m12s E2 Julian Wilkes / Will Rutherford (Vauxhall Nova) 47m 01s E3 Neil Matthews / Ian Harden (Vauxhall Nova) 47m 45s E4 Matt Griffin / Chris Spilstead (VW Lupo) 51m 21sE5 Allan McDowall / Gavin Heseltine (Opel Kadett) 45m 46s
Provisional championship standings1 Julian Wilkes 125 points (CHAMPION)2 Mick Smith 1033 Neil Matthews 994 Allan McDowall 98 5 Cameron Davies 95