ROY FEDD ON TROPHY. THE
ArfER a poor start the usual
batch of troubles set in. H. C. Notley discovered that his boat was far from watertight, and C. J. King had motor trouble on the first lap.
. Meanwhile Smart, the only London pilot left in the race, put up his usual enthusiastic show and actually led for one lap. A sheared pin, however, soon set him back a place or two. Whitehorn hit some obstruction at full speed and actually proceeded backwards for some distance, much to the amusement of the spectators. Rowbottom also added to the fun by hitting the markboat and getting caught in its anchor line. From the half way mark, Whitehad a comfortable lead and won at an average of 28.6 m.p.h. Second was immediately followed by cocks
The Roy Feddon trophy is one the few really worth while races and it seems rather a pity that few visiting pilots competed. perhaps next year. Eh?
G. S. M. White, Wood-Elto.
H. T. Guest, Vasper-Laros. A. C. Whithorn, Lee-Johnson 32.
M. J. Wilcocks, Birmal-Laros. C. J. King, Lee-Laros.
N. Berbotham, Lee-Elto. H. S. Brown. C. W. Elsip.
H. C. Notley, Wood-Johnson. J. F. Smart, Wood-Johnson.
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