Goodwood’s GRRC 72nd Members Meeting

This will be remembered as one of the best historic race meetings of recent years. Of course you wouldn’t expect anything less than the best from Goodwood and some of the success must be attributed to the weather but this event will be remembered for years to come. I heard many comment on the relaxed atmosphere as a breath of fresh air over the pomp and circumstance that is Goodwood Revival. The race of the weekend for us was so impressive in so many ways and somewhat unexpected. The Gerry Marshall Trophy for Group 1 saloons was loud and fast with some of the best race action we have ever seen on the circuit. The 15 minute race saw John Young in a Ford Capri starting from the pit lane and taking on the entire pack before a dramatic dice and heroic pass of Nick Swift’s Mini 1275 GT on the final lap to take 2nd place will not be forgotten. The Sears trophy went very well for all of our cars. Shaun in the MG1100 was hanging onto Gavin Watson in the Volvo 122S for most of the race exchanging gestures when side by side. Darren thoroughly enjoyed his time behind the wheel of his Mk1 Turner but retired the car in the late stages of the race when the temperature gauge went all the way around. I know we can’t wait till next year.

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