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FDMC Sprint Royale, Oct 2012, Page 2

An essential part of the organisation, at every one of our sprints, the Rescue crew are seen here in some pre-event preparations. In the parking area, this vintage Austin tourer put in a surprise appearance, while out on the course, Brian Stevens was trying his newly acquired Honda Civic Vti, to finish third in Class C.

Tim Cartledge had an encouraging day with his MR2, with Tim's developments to this car including an electrically controlled supercharger, plus a paint job in two exclusive Dulux colours. Regular entrant Martyn Phillis was one of the Class 4 competitors, with his well - prepared MGA Coupe.

Nigel Patten launches his Renault R8 Gordini 1300 from the downhill start at Rushmoor, the R8 showing characteristic negative camber at the rear, and Rob Choules pushes his Citroen Saxo VTS through the last corner to the finish, on his way to third place in Class 1.

And lastly.... there's always lots to see in the paddock at these events, with one man and his dog investigating the rather special engine in Nick Edwards's Mk1 Escort.

Next year, FDMC's Sprinting season will start with the Dimanche Sprint, in April.

Overall and Class winners (with times in seconds)

Fastest Time of Day, Will Thomas, Porsche 911, 50.26

Class Winners:

Class 1, 1st Jamie Yapp, Nova SR 1.4, 56.32
Class 2, 1st Tony Perrett, Clio Sport, 58.07
Class 3, 1st Tim Cole, Mini, 55.36
Class 4, 1st Richard Withers, MGB GT, 55.70
Class 5, 1st Paul Braddock, MINI Cooper S Works, 53.47
Class 6, 1st Chris Surman, Subaru Impreza, 53.68
Class 7, 1st David Buttle, Westfield SEi 1.7, 51.58
Class 9, 1st Paul Fidler, Mini, 53.04
Class 10, 1st Karl Stevens, Escort 2.0, 50.92
Class 11, 1st Andy Kitson, MG TF, 50.56
Class 13, 1st Nick Edwards, Escort, 54.17

Full results are available here, Overall Positions.pdf and Class Positions.pdf


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