13th Feb, 2018 ‑ Interviews 

Awards night 2018

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Strictly speaking it was the 2017 Awards Night, our annual event hosted on 20 January at the Stratford Manor hotel, but 2018 sounds more up to date!

An enjoyable night was had by all, some until the very early hours! Below is the full list of awards winners from 2017:

The Dunlop National Mini Se7en Challenge supported by Mini Spares:
1 CHARLIE BUDD
2 Lewis Selby
3 Ashley Davies
4 Andrew Deviny
5 Spencer Wanstall
6 Dom Burger
7 Gareth Hunt
8 Joe Thompson
9 Shaun Tarlton
10 Leon Oli Window
    


The Dunlop Mini Se7en S-Class Challenge supported by Mini Spares:

1 SHAUN TARLTON
2 Ben Butler
3 Justin Cooper        

The Dunlop National Mini Miglia Challenge supported by Mini Spares:
1 RUPERT DEETH
2 Aaron Smith
3 Dave Drew
4 Sam Summerhayes
5 Alfie Brown
6 Kane Astin
7 Colin Peacock
8 Rob Howard
9 Jason Porter
10 Dan Wheeler


    
The Dunlop Mini Miglia S-Class Challenge supported by Mini Spares:
1 JIM BURROWS
   
Novice award Trophies for both Mini Se7en and Mini Miglia classes:       
JOE THOMPSON
ALFIE BROWN

The Steve Bell Memorial Trophy, for the Mini Se7en or Mini Miglia driver leading the National Challenge with the greater number points after six rounds:                       
LEWIS SELBY
   
The Norman Finn Trophy, most Pole Positions in National Mini Se7en:
CHARLIE BUDD (x6)

The Mike Fry Trophy, most Pole Positions in National Mini Miglia:                           
RUPERT DEETH (x8)

The Chris Inch Memorial Trophy, most Fastest Laps in the Challenges:                       
RUPERT DEETH (x8)    

The SP Trophy (‘Semper Paravit’ - Latin for Always Prepared), most Reliable Car in the Challenges:         
CHARLIE BUDD team    
   
The Dunlop Cup, most Improved Driver in each formula:                               
Alfie Brown (mig)
Dom Burger (7)
                
The Chris Tyrrell (Memorial) Trophy, highest points scorer in the Challenges:                       
CHARLIE BUDD

The Phil West Trophy, best turned out Mini Se7en:                           
Charlie Budd
                                                  
The Peter Tisdale Trophy, best turned out Mini Miglia:                          
Dave Drew

The Fred Jackson Memorial Trophy, club Member of the year:                       
Colin Peacock        

The Maurice Leggate Trophy,   best Individual Drive of the year:                       
Alfie Brown (Oulton Mig race 1 wet)

The Bryan Slark Valve, Unluckiest Driver of the year:                          
Stuart Gilby        
 
The Sevenoaks Cup – Mini Se7en,  highest points scorer in all races at Brands Hatch:                       
LEON OLI WINDOW

The Sevenoaks Cup – Mini Miglia,  highest points scorer in all races at Brands Hatch:                      
ALFIE BROWN        

The James Armstrong Memorial Trophy, for the driver finishing 11th overall in National Mini Se7en:                    PAUL SPARK    

The Bill Sollis Trophy, National Mini Se7en or Miglia runner-up scoring most 2nd places:                           
AARON SMITH (x3)

The Tom Jarrett Trophy, best Racing Newcomer:                           
Peter Crewes (!)      
   
The Frank Gillibrand Memorial Trophy , the driver best demonstrating the Original Spirit of the M7RC:                   Stuart Gilby    
   
The Graham Edwards Memorial Trophy, the driver with most points who didn’t quite make the podium:                    GARETH HUNT    

The Nick Cooke Trophy, for the Support Team of the car scoring the highest points, after drop scores, in the National Challenges:                          
RUPERT DEETH team
 
Spax Improver Award, most places made up in the races from starting grid positions:                           
JOE THOMPSON (x33)    
   
The ST Trophy (‘Special Tuning’) best overall placings in Mini Libre:                       
1 PETER CREWES
2 Peter Hills
3 Gary Warburton
  

Replica National Challenge Champion trophies for 2016 season:       
Ashley Davies (7)
Shayne Deegan (m)

0-Plate Trophy:                               
Lee Deegan
Leon Oli Window
        
Commentator’s Award:                           
Colin Peacock

 

 

 


 

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