20th March 2014

CRYSTAL PALACE TROPHY

EASY WIN FOR TREVOR TAYLOR

TREVOR TAYLOR WAS GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO DRIVE A WORKS LOTUS 18 FOR THE FIRST TIME. THE YOUNG YORKSHIREMAN GRABBED THE CHANCE AND REPAID CHAPMAN'S CONFIDENCE WITH A TOTALLY DOMINANT PERFORMANCE; POLE POSITION, FASTEST LAP AND A FLAG TO FLAG VICTORY WITH NO PROBLEMS WHATSOEVER. A SPLENDID BATTLE FOR SECOND WAS RESOLVED WITH HALFORD NARROWLY BEATING LEWIS AND LAWSON, ALL THREE DRIVING COOPERS.

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GRID ORDER for the 36 lap race:

   1.
1
T. TAYLOR LOTUS CLIMAX 18
1.07'60
   2.
16
J. LEWIS COOPER CLIMAX T.45
1.09'44
   3.
15
J. CAMPBELL-JONES COOPER CLIMAX T.45
1.09'76
   4.
9
J. SEARS COOPER CLIMAX T.51
1.09'86
   5.
11
K. BALLISAT COOPER CLIMAX T.45
1.10'31
   6.
5
G. LAWTON COOPER CLIMAX T.45
1.10'37
   7.
8
B. HALFORD COOPER CLIMAX T.45
1.10'45
   8.
6
D. HULME COOPER CLIMAX T.45
1.10'71
   9.
12
G. ASHMORE COOPER CLIMAX T.45
1.12'54
 10.
10
G. WICKEN COOPER CLIMAX T.45
1.13'74
 11.
2
M. NIVEN LOTUS CLIMAX 12
1.13'82
 12.
3
A. GAY LOTUS CLIMAX 12
1.15'38

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HERE IS THE FULL RESULT OF THE 36 LAP RACE:

   1.
1
T. TAYLOR LOTUS CLIMAX 18
42.39'18
   2.
8
B. HALFORD COOPER CLIMAX T.45
42.51'48
   3.
16
J. LEWIS COOPER CLIMAX T.45
42.53'45
   4.
5
G. LAWTON COOPER CLIMAX T.45
43.02'73
   5.
11
K. BALLISAT COOPER CLIMAX T.45
43.45'77
   6.
10
G. WICKEN COOPER CLIMAX T.45
35 laps
   7.
2
M. NIVEN LOTUS CLIMAX 12
35 laps
Fastest lap:   T. TAYLOR, LOTUS CLIMAX 18,   on lap 3,   1.09'00

Retired:
12
G. ASHMORE COOPER CLIMAX T.45
30 laps
6
D. HULME COOPER CLIMAX T.45
18 laps
9
J. SEARS COOPER CLIMAX T.51
14 laps
3
A. GAY LOTUS CLIMAX 12
6 laps
15
J. CAMPBELL-JONES COOPER CLIMAX T.45
0 laps

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