Full results from Carrington Rally


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.