British RX Round 5 – Lydden Hill

British RX Round 5 – Lydden Hill. It was wet, wet, wet and I’m not referring to your mums favorite 80’s pop group either.

British RX Round 5 – Lydden Hill

Gary Simpson in the Supernationals, more boat skill required than driving!

British RX Round 5 – Lydden Hill

Chris Mullen and Tristan Ovenden enter Devils Elbow door to door

British RX Round 5 – Lydden Hill. It was quite possibly the wettest rallycross event in recent memory, even wetter than the European round 2 years ago! It was great weather for ducks, which suited me just fine 🙂

British RX Round 5 – Lydden Hill

Ollie O’Donovan had only one mission for round 5. Nothing but a win would do!

Congratulations to class winners:

  • Supercars – Ollie O’Donovan
  • Supernational – Dave Bellerby
  • Hot Hatch – Craig Lomax
  • RX150 – Marc Scott
  • Swift Sport – Tristan Ovenden
  • Swift Juniors – >Charlie Bean
  • BMW Mini –  David Bell
  • Super 1600 – Jack Thorne

Extra congratulations must to to the following for wrapping up their respective 2014 championship titles:

  • Julian Godfrey – MSA Supercar Champion 2014
  • Craig Lomax – Hot Hatch Champion
  • Marc Scott – RX 150 2014 champion
  • David Bell – BMW Mini Champion
British RX Round 5 – Lydden Hill

Marc Scott secured his second RX 150 championship title

My full race roundup can be found as usual on the Checkered Flag website. But here’s a selection of some of my favorites from the days action. Full galleries can be viewed here.

One last confession. I feel that I need to come clean about an increasing guilty pleasure of mine. Taking pictures of the Retro Porsche 911 of Barry Stewart. I will seek professional help…. But hey I’m an addict and rallycross is my drug 🙂 British Rallycross Championship Round 5, Lydden Hill

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