Roland Uglow retained the Roy Fedden Sporting Trial trophy that he won for the first time last year with his eighth win of the 2016 season, despite a slow start in his Crossle.
George Watson (Hamilton) took the early lead after round one, dropping just four points, but with a couple of mistakes on the second round Uglow’s clear round helped him hold the lead at lunch with Watson dropping back to third.
Come the final round of wooded hills, the top four were covered by just four points with a single point between Uglow, John Fack (MSR), Stuart Beare (Sherpa Indy) and Watson. Fack finished second for the third successive trial, while Beare had the best final round and finished best intermediate driver.
In fifth was Ian Wright, fresh from the Historic trial the day before in his Sherpa Indy, while Simon Kingsley (Crossle) was next having won the last three rounds. Nick Speed had a fantastic day to finish seventh and second intermediate driver just a point behind Kingsley in his Crossle.
Six-time Hewison Autotest champion Steven Ferguson took victory in Trials Drivers’ Club’s Howard Wilde Memorial event at Mondello Park on Sunday, making it three wins in a row this season as he closed the gap on points leader Paul Mooney.
A slow time on his final test almost cost Ferguson top place, as there was only 0.4s between the two at the end. Early leader Peter Grimes was a close third despite a pylon penalty.