The Vintage Sports-Car Club welcomed over 200 members and officials to its two day AGM and Awards celebrations at the Hilton Hotel in Warwick this last weekend. Proceedings commenced with a gala dinner and awards ceremony on Friday night where amongst many awards some notable winners were:
Lycett Memorial Trophy - Jon Fleming
Proxime Accessit Trophy - David Johnson
John Rowley Trophy - Rebecca Smith
Ladies Trophy – Sue Darbyshire (also Race Driver of the Year)
Motor Sport Brooklands Memorial Trophy - Julian Grimwade
VSCC Speed Championship Winner – David Furnell
This evening was smoothly presided over by BRDC commentator Ian Titchmarsh.
It was followed on Saturday morning by a lively but convivial Annual General Meeting leading into the Marshals’ Forum. Saturday evening was an opportunity to recognise the work of the small army of officials and volunteers who make it all possible. The Guest of Honour and After Dinner Speaker was Steve Berry. The ex-Top Gear Presenter shared a lively and amusing question and answer session with VSCC Commentator and Media Consultant Guy Loveridge.
The Marshalling winners from 2017’s Octane Club of the Year included:-
Volunteer of the Year – Paul Tebbett
David Payne Memorial Trophy – Doctor Rachel Bolton-King
Don Grose Trophy – Peter Jelley
Jim Adams Memorial Trophy – Jim Adams
De Nevers Hunt Trophy – Sue Staveley
Dan England Award – Patrick Arney
Sue Staveley Trophy – Julian Richards
Johnny Holmes Memorial Trophy – Ray Edge
The VSCC kicks off its 2018 racing season with Formula Vintage Round 1 at Silverstone on 21st and 22nd April.