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Cumbria Classic Weekend 2013

19th August 2013

The 25th Cumbria Classic Weekend proved to be one of the best yet despite enduring heavy rain for part of the event.

The 25th Cumbria Classic Weekend proved to be one of the best yet. The Rose and Thistle Challenge on the Saturday endured heavy rain for part of the event which started at the Reghed Discovery centre and took the 60 crews on a 140 mile tour into south Cumbria and Lancashire before finishing at Lowther Castle.

Sunday saw the Cumbria Classic & Motor Sport Show at Dalemain Mansion. The weather was much improved with dry and sunny weather welcoming over 600 cars and large crowds.

The organising Wigton Motor Club were celebrating their ninetieth anniversary with a display of competition cars covering that age range from a 1923 Bentley to 1 2013 Ford Fiesta WRC car from M Sport. The Club were actively promoting �Go Motorsport� and ran a grass autotest with passenger rides and also the opportunity for cars owners to have ago themselves. The best time was by Chris Bell of Penrith in a Mini who won an award and free membership to Wigton Motor Club.

There was also a world first in a De Lorean taking part in an autotest!

There was also the largest display of rally Toyotas ever seen in the UK which was organised by Toyota rally expert John Midgley. There were also feature displays of Morris, Imp and Aston Martin.

The Show uses self judging in the classes and then all the award winners are brought to the arena where the owners who then vote for Car of the Show which this year went to the Aston Martin DB5 of M. Riley.

Further details are available from: Graeme Forrester on 01900 825642

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