Summer Classic Show winners

With his 1934 500cc Norton M30 International, Andy Marks won the class for the best pre-1950 motorcycle at the South of England Summer Classic Bike Show & Bikejumble at the South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex on Sunday, July 16, the runner-up being Steve Marks’ (1920 1300cc Henderson K).

Mick Johnson looks chuffed after becoming the best 1960-69 class winner on his 1961 BSA A10 Spitfire Scrambler.

The best 1950-59 machine was Dave Carpenter’s 1953 250cc Moto Guzzi Airone (Heron) Sport, with Richard Wheeldon taking second prize with his 1951 998cc Vincent Black Shadow.

Other class winners were:-

Best 1960-69, 1 Michael Johnson (1961 650 BSA A10 Spitfire Scrambler), 2 Peter Morris (1967 750 Matchless G15 CS); best 1970-79, 1 Greg Holliday (1974 250 Honda CB250 G5, 2 Jonathan Kemp (1972 350 Honda CB350F); best 1980 onwards, 1 David Brazier (1982 997 Suzuki Katana 1000SZ), 2 Richard McCarthy (1980 Yamaha XS400); best competition/special, 1 John Vale (1964 200 Triumph Tiger Cub), 2 Richard Barrington (1964 48 Kerry Capitano GP); best heavyweight (250cc and over), 1 Graham Kerr, 1948 750 Harley Davidson WL45), 2 Garry Laurence,(1960 750 Norton/Benelli Sei); best lightweight (under 250cc), 1 C Tanner, 1975 350 Ducati Mk 3D), 2 D Brazier (1967 250 BSA C15 SS80); best British, 1 John Bonugli (1925 211 Levis T3), 2 Stephen Elston (1925 2¾hp Rex Acme TT/Brooklands); best club stand, British Owners’ Club, Essex.

The trophies were individually made locally from recycled parts.

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Right: Long, low and immaculate: Steve Marks’ 1920 Henderson was runner-up in the best pre-1950 class.

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