Organiser: Ross & District Motor Sports Club Date: July 22 Where: Herefordshire Championships:
HRCR Clubman Route: 145 Miles + 9 Tests Starters: 55.
Round Eight of the HRCR Clubman Championship, the Ross Traders Historic Rally, was
won by the title holders Matt Warren/Andy Pullan. A ten second cone penalty on the
opening test put the winners on the back foot initially and it was Simon Mellings/Ryan
Pickering who led for the first half of the rally. However, they lost the win when
they missed a route check at the beginning of the afternoon; the ten-minute penalty
dropped them well down the order.
This allowed Warren/Pullan to cruise to victory. They were followed home by White
Rose Classic winner, Paul Crosby, who had Nick Bloxham on the maps for the Ross.
A tie for third place was decided in favour of Howard Warren/Iain Tullie. Tullie
then drove north and, navigating for Carl Hawkins, claimed first place on the Beaver
Road Rally, the pair finished over a minute ahead of Tim Rodgers/Sasha Heriot.