Somerset winners announced!

By Paula Withers, pics Leanne Mandall, 11 February 2014

There are some incredible machines on display this year at the 34th Carole Nash Bristol Classic MotorCycle Show here in Somerset. Despite the recent troubles across the West Country, thousands of visitors, traders and clubs have come out in force and made this weekend truly fantastic.

With some of the most creative trade and club stands we’ve seen in a long time, and some stunning motorcycles polished to perfection on display, it has been a real treat for the eyes.

We’re now ready to announce those who have caught the eyes of our meticulous judges this weekend.

And the winners are:

Best in Show – 1929 Sansoupape Emags 50 owned by Gaby Hunt
Most Technical Interest – 1935 HRD Cross Rotary Cross entered by ENG
Vintage (1st) – 1928 AJS K8 owned by Dave Joyce
Vintage (2nd) - 1928 Norton CS1 owned by John Stoddart
Vintage (3rd) – 1929 Magnat Debon BST owned by John Guy
Pre-War (1st) – 1933 BSA R33/4 owned by Dale Sole
Pre-War (2nd) – 1931 Ariel S.G. owned by Jim Devereux
Pre-War (3rd) – 1938 Triumph T80 owned by Trevor Gould
Post-War (1st) – 1953 Ariel KHA owned by Cyril Griffin
Post-War (2nd) – 1957 Norton Dominator owned by D Bushby
Pos-War (3rd) – 1956 Victoria Bergmeister owned by J Beddis
Continental (1st) – 1958 Ducati 175 Sport owned by Michael Bracken
Continental (2nd) – 1957 MV Augusta CS175 owned by D Flanagan
Continental (3rd) – 1969 Laverda 750S owned by H Bell
Modern (1st) – 2004 MV Augusta Rivale owned by M Russell
Modern (2nd) – 1984 Comino owned by L Parker
Modern (3rd) – Honda Goldwing owned by A Smith
Private Entry (1st) – 1936 Calthorpe Ivory Major owned by Trevor Bostock
Private Entry (2nd) – 1929 Scott owned by Stan Chappell
Private Entry (3rd) – 1939 Triumph 5T Speed Twin owned by M Bracken
Vintage Japanese (1st) – 1972 Suzuki 750 owned by P & Y Bibby
Vintage Japenese (2nd) – 1969 Suzuki T350 MK1 owned by P Cann
Vintage Japanese (3rd) – 1962 Honda GB 92 owned by D Wilkinson
Best Two-Stroke – 1955 James Captain owned by Alan Smith
Best American made Machine – 1978 Harley Davidson FLH owned by D Holden
Best Military Machine – 1942 Royal Enfield owned by T Rose
Best Scooter – 1961 Lambretta LI 150 owned by C Cowell
Best Cyclometer / Autocycle – 1958 Heinkel Perle owned by T Donovan
Best Moped / Sports Moped – 1977 Garelli Tiger Cross owned by J Carter
Best Non-Standard / Non-Production – 1957 RJH Special owned by Roy Houghton
Best Veteran – 1912 Rudge Single Speed owned by B Petheram
Best 3 Wheeler / Side Car – 1965 Panther M100 owned by M Wand
Best Road Racing Machine – Graham Walker Rudge owned by M Coffin
Best Competition (Trials & Scrambles) – 1954 Greeves 20T owned by A Bradley
Best Competition (Any Other) – 1930 Norton Speedway owned by Ian Loram
Best Unrestored – 1912 Ivy Roadster owned by Terry Scotchmer
Best Honda – 1979 Honda CBX1000Z owned by D Peters
Best Trade Entry – Holden
Jeff Clew Endeavour Award – Rudge
Best Club Stand (1st) – Norton Owners Club (Bristol Branch)
Best Club Stand (2nd) – Wells Classic Motorcycle Club
Best Club Stand (3rd) – New Imperial Owners Association

A massive thank you and well done to everyone who displayed this year, and congratulations to all of our winners.

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