On January 4-5, 2002, the MCC will hold its Exeter Trial. Entries have closed at over 350 ‘bike and car competitors, of whom 30 are in the new class for those new to this event. They include Donald Barnes’ grandson Kevin in his grandfather’s LM Singer, Derek Buckler’s son-in-law Keith Ambrose with his son navigating, and John Quenby, ex-MSA chief executive, with his.MG TC. Several Dellows are back, one with Wicker’s son driving and his father navigating.
The Land’s End Trial is scheduled at Easter, Blue Hills Mine the last hill before the Newquay finish, and on May 5 the MCC and MAC, both celebrating centenaries, will meet at Brooklands.