Tregrehan Hillclimb
April 3rd 1988
Blaster Jordan

Roger Jordan blasted his Kent Cams-supported Chevron-Rover B42 to FTD in this ASWMC Hillclimb Championship round on Easter Sunday - the North Devonian having chased the major pot on the 600 yard St Austell hill since l975. The large capacity racing car class was depleted when Mike Remnant sadly blew the supercharged Rover unit in his Ralt RT1, when he missed a gear in practice, Jim Bennett's Nike-Rover becoming Jordan's only opposition.

The usual large mixed bag contested the three road/rally car classes – the pretty Cox GTM of Geoff Bird defeating Andrew Till's Fiat X19 by 0.47sec among the l300’s. An all-out battle went the way of Tony Wiltshire’s Elan over the Europa of Andrew Pegg, and Tony Michael‘s new supercharged Triumph TR7 V8 took the top bracket from David Harris‘s Chevette HSR.

There were special saloons aplenty, John White's Marshall & Fraser Reliant Kitten taking the 1300cc honours. Cornish international rallyman Mike Tregoning dominated the big-engined group, his Padstow Garage Escort RS eating Steve Diment's ex-Keith Richards’s version.

A close-fought mod/prod sports battle saw Julian Brierley's MG Midget pip Alan Woodridge's Davrian, while Mike Lee (Mallock) lost out to Gary James‘s Dino 4 after a traumatic day among the clubmans/sports racers.

The Crocker family's Harrison KH4 was the class act of the 1100cc single-seaters. Paul beating brother David by just 0.17scc. Former Escort ace Keith Richards beat John Barnett's Royale with his newly acquired Ehrlich.
 
Results
BTD     Roger Jordan 3.5 Chevron-Rover B42
21.06s
Class Winnners
Geoff Bird  1.3 Cox GTM-BLMC
24.47s 
Tony Wiltshire  1.6 Lotus Elan
22.92s 
Tony Michael  3.5 Triumph TR7 V8s/c
23.44s 
John White  1.0 Reliant Kitten-Imp
22.01s
Mike Tregoning  2.1 Ford Escort RS
21.22s 
Julian Brierley  1.3 MG Midget
26.18s
Gary James 1.7 Dino-Ford D4
21.66s 
Paul Crocker 1.1 Harrison-Imp/Carter KH4
21.60s
Keith Richards 1 .6 Ehrlich-Ford
23.18s

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