The Historic Racing Drivers Club returned for their now annual Historics on the Hill meeting at Kent’s Lydden circuit on 25 June, with its traditional format of one qualifying session and two races each for three groups packed into the circuits “Sunday opening” from 10.30am to 4pm. A change this year though was combining the previously separate Dunlop Allstars and Classic Alfa Challenge and introducing the Swiftune Trophy for historic Minis.
The new group was dominated by Nathan Heathcote who qualified number one and led both races from start to finish and setting fastest lap in both.
James Colburn in his Alfa Giulia sprint looked as if he would similarly dominate the Dunlop Allstars/Alfa Challenge races. Qualifying on pole, he led every lap until he retired midway through the second race, leaving David Margalies’ Alfa GTV to claim top honours.
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