AMONG the winners at this year’s Carrington Rally was Boston’s John Geelhoed, who took 20 years to restore his 1941 Caterpillar.
Here are the full results:
Tractors: Best tractor on display – Duckhams Oil, Kent, 1958 Porsche Junior, Peter Clark, Ely; best tractor on display 1910-1925, J. Mayhew, Bluntisham, 1920 Austin R, Exhibitor: Alan Sale, Ipstones; best Allis Chalmers – Mr and Mrs B. Bruce, Huntingdon, 1948 Allis Chalmers G, Geoff Brandon, Wigan; best Caterpillar Crawler 1925-1935 – H. Leverton and Co, Spalding, no entries; best Caterpillar Crawler 1936-1956 – H. Leverton and Co, Spalding, 1941 Caterpillar Crawler D23J, Mr J. Geelhoed, Boston; best David Brown – Lincolnshire David Brown Club 1973 David Brown 995, Margaret Bell, Benington; best Fordson 1917-1950 – F. A. Smith, Kirton Holme, 1945 Fordson E 27N, C. Moore, Langrick; best Ford or Fordson 1950-1970, 1963 Fordson Super Dexta, R. Fox, Hagworthingham; best John Deere – S. T. Belton, 1942 John Deere AN, David Disdel, Whaplode; best Marshall – R. H. Crawford and Son, Frithville, 1938 Marshall 12-20, Tony Dickinson, Coningsby; best tractor exhibited by NVTEC member – Lincolnshire Group of NVTEC, 1960 Massey Ferguson 65 Mk1, Dave Smith, Hemingby; best horticultural exhibit - Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery Club, 1949 Garner Rowcrop, C. Berry, Mablethorpe.
Cars: Dan Kirk Memorial Salver – best Austin, 1934 Austin Riley, Ian Potts, Boston; Stephenson Trophy – best Pre-1940, 1924 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, D O’Connor, Kirton; J. H. Robinson Shield – best car in show, 1931 Super Singer Six Saloon, Pete Hood, Stickney; Norton Shield – best classic car, 1955 Jaguar XK 140, C. Thompson, Newark.
Steam engines: best working engine - Brothwell Family, Beeston, Nottinghamshire, 1922 Ruston and Hornsby 115100, Hildary, J. Ward Esq, Carrington; best steam roller - Jamie Jennings, Deeping St James, Peterborough, 1904 Aveling and Porter 5598, J. Ward Esq, Carrington; best showman's engine - Andrew Waling, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, 1927 Foster Lord of the Isles, J. Ward Esq, Carrington; best Fowler engine - David Shelmerdine, Trowell, Nottinghamshire, 1920 Fowler CT1477 Tiger, Marshall-Fowler Ltd, Leeds; best Marshall engine, Bernard and Joan Smith, Old Leake, 1906 Marshall 45689, Marshall-Fowler Ltd, Leeds; best Foster engine - Mr and Mrs D. Ragsdale, Retford, Nottinghamshire, 1904 Foster Abigail, H. H. Smith, Old Leake; engine travelling longest distance in steam - Harold Smith, Alford, Lincolnshire, 1907 Foden 1427 Isabella, Carrington Park Rally.