All photos courtesy of EDP Photonews
A trio of Brecon Motor Club entries enhanced the starters list of the Patriot Stages at Caerwent, there should have been one more but an injury forced withdrawal for Phil Jones and his Mini. Leading them away was Craig Jones who was looking to take maximum points in the Jelf Mixed Surface Championship. He lies second at the moment but technically he can still win if his main rival retires from the final event (Wyedean) and he doesn't. On the day the familiar Beemer ran faultlessly and four bent rims were the only thing to report from a venue where kerb hopping is essential with 24th overall a great result.
Craig's brother Josh made a rare appearance in his Peugeot 205 and despite lack of seat time and a poorly co-driver he finished a magnificent 29th overall. Not too far behind Craig either it has to be said........................
Back in harness after a lengthy break were Mark Hatton and Allan Hatton in their newly built Renault Clio. Things went well to begin with and they were just starting to challenge Craig when the gearbox went down to two gears and it was premature retirement for the pair. The car looked lovely and with Mark's new svelte figure it can only get better!