1979

1979 : Skoda 130SR - BDX 1975cc

RACES : 38

STARTS : 35
FINISHES : 31
OUTRIGHT WINS : 11
CLASS WINS : 20 in all
FASTEST LAPS : 8

HONOURS :
-BARC-NW BEDALE GARAGE 'NORTH OF ENGLAND' SPECIAL SALOON OVERALL CHAMPION
-MN DONINGTON GT CLASS WINNER ( 2500cc )
-CLASS RUUNER-UP BARC WENDY WOOLS SPECIAL SALOONS

1979 season results

DATE VENUE CLUB RACE # QUAL/F-LAP RESULT
MARCH 11th MALLORY PARK BRSCC RIVET SUPPLY R1 9 Q10 DNF collision
MARCH 25th CROFT BARC-Y BEDALE GARAGES 12 5th ( 3rd in class )
APRIL 1st SNETTERTON BARC WENDY WOOLS 3 Q4 1st ( 1st in class )
APRIL 8th SILVERSTONE BARC WENDY WOOLS 6 Q3 2nd ( 2nd in class )
APRIL 15th DONINGTON PARK DRC DONINGTON GT 33 Q6 2nd ( 1st in class )
APRIL 15th DONINGTON PARK DRC saloon race 33 1m 16.7 1st ( 1st in class )
APRIL 16th SILVERSTONE BRSCC RIVET SUPPLY 31 Q3 DNF 6 laps
APRIL 22nd CROFT NSCC BEDALE GARAGES 47 Q1 2nd ( 1st in class )
MAY 7th THRUXTON BRDC RIVET SUPPLY 11 Q3 3rd ( 3rd in class )
MAY 12th OULTON PARK BARC-NW BEDALE GARAGES 12 Q3 4th ( 3rd in class )
MAY 13th MALLORY PARK BARC WENDY WOOLS 6 Q2 4th ( 4th in class )
MAY 20th CADWELL PARK BRSCC-N Northern Champ 63 1m 49.8 1st ( 1st in class )
MAY 27th DONINGTON PARK DRC DONINGTON GT 33 1m 17.9 3rd ( 1st in class )
MAY 27th DONINGTON PARK DRC saloon race 33 1m 17.9 2nd ( 1st in class )
MAY 28th MALLORY PARK BRSCC RIVET SUPPLY 26 Q5 7th ( 4th in class )
JUNE 3rd MALLORY PARK BARC WENDY WOOLS 2 Q9 3rd ( 3rd in class )
JUNE 10th DONINGTON PARK DRC DONINGTON GT 32 no time DNF
JUNE 17th SILVERSTONE BRSCC DONINGTON GT 35 Q4 3rd ( 2nd in class )
JUNE 24th CADWELL PARK LINCOLN MC+CC BEDALE GARAGES 12 1m 45.8 1st ( 1st in class )
1979May13WWGaisford

May 13th Mallory Park : 4th this time in the Wendy Wools race but now with sponsorship livery from Bulk Tippers and Brook Hire

1979Jun3Gaisford1

June 3rd Mallory Park : back at the Leicstershire circuit in another Wendy Wools round - 3rd this time and holding off Rob Mason in the Bevan-built Stiletto

1979 jul 15 Gaisford

July 15th Donington Park : Looks like a hot day as Tony takes 3rd and a class win in the lucrative Donington GT race. Prise money per class winner was £60 per race ( about £300 today ) and Tony would go on to take the 2500cc class outright .

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