HILLCLIMB Price and Fidoe beat the rain
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technique that won him third, local hero Wallace Menzies was fourth and King of Caution Scott Moran ensured enough points so that Willis is still 18 points behind in the season-so-far stakes.
With his three career round wins in poor weather conditions, Price, a renowned former MN Rally Championship contender said: “Everybody knows I love the wet, but I would rather it had been equal for all.”
British Hillclimb champion Alex Summers made one of his rare 2016 appearances driving his parents’ one-litre DJ Firehawk. Such was the ferocity of his Q1 attack that he took more than a second out of the record. The gearbox broke as he finished that run so he was unable to take his well-deserved place in the opening encounter.
Will Hall continued his recent improvement but the car did not want to get off the line cleanly in the wet. It stalled off the start and, with all four wheels having crossed the line, he was out. Despite a spirited appeal from his crew, that was always going to fail.