British Team ‘Silverline’, driven by Exeter-based Drew Langdon and Exmouth’s Miles Jennings, were crowned Powerboat World Champions after winning the Cowes Torquay Cowes endurance race, the final event in a three race series.
Having missed the two Wiscombe Park meetings at the beginning of the month, Kilmington driver Ben Wheeler resumed his winning ways at the East Devon venue when he claimed Fastest Time of the Day in the final car meeting of the season organised by the South West centre of the MG Car Club, writes Geoffrey Picket.
A very busy week at Phear Park after all the excitement of the annual tournament is forgotten and the good news is that both our Over-60s teams will continue as they are for the 2019 season, writes David Evans.
With just three rounds remaining in the 2018 Tillicoultry Quarries Wiscombe Park Speed Hillclimb Championship the action at the demanding 900 metre track will be intense this weekend (September 1 and 2) with 2016 champion Anthony Wright leading the points table in his Audi A3 Quattro.
As the outdoor bowls season enters its last month the Budleigh bowlers look to finish strongly and a visit to Honiton and a home match against Chardstock this week saw a draw and an impressive win, writes David Roberts.
The Madeira men’s representative teams have done well this year reaching the quarter-final of the County Top Club and the semi-final of the County Double Rink, both of which rounds were played against Torquay Kings with both being played at Madeira, writes Jenny Smith.
The past week was an excellent one for Phear Park, blessed with wonderful weather and some magnificent exciting bowls and the whole week was very well run by a small and dedicated committee, writes David Evans.
Jake Smith from Axe Valley has had a brilliant year, setting several road and track personal bests, and it was no surprise that he obliterated the field in the Haldon Forest Flyer, writes Cathy Newman.
Competitions are progressing towards the final rounds, both internally and in the county. Angela Fish is still going strong in the Over-55 singles, having this week beaten Ann Dredge of Chardstock. She will now meet up with Linda Stone of Seaton in the section final.
The past week was a successful one for the Budleigh bowlers as the Redfern Trophy was won at Ottery and a team finished as joint runners-up in the Sidmouth Jubilee Trophy meeting, writes David Roberts.
Some three weeks ago I arrived at the bowls club to find a small crater in the middle of the green over a foot deep and since then we have had a couple of return visits from a four legged friend who has left his trademark holes, writes David Evans.