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Coventry Contest Results Wrong

20th July 1956, Page 57
20th July 1956
Page 57
Page 57, 20th July 1956 — Coventry Contest Results Wrong
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Keywords : Coventry, Humber, Education

BECAUSE of an error in calculating penalties, the published results of the Coventry round of the Lorry Driver of the Year Competition were largely incorrect. The following amended placings have now been issued:— Class At I—R. V. Riley (Barleys. Ltd.), 440 marks. 2—M. Hammond (Latham Haulage Co., Ltd.), 431 marks. 3—A. Alexander (G.P.O.. Coventry), 431 marks. (Second piece gained on time.)

Class Bs 1-1. Hough (Quasi-Are Co.. Ltd.), 414 marks. 2—R. J. Burden (East Midland Electricity Board), 401 marks. 3—W. Hatford (West Midland Gas Board), 364 marks.

Class Cs 1-1, Pickering (Coventry Water Undertaking), 427 marks. 2—C. 1, Oakley (C. Woolliscroft, Ltd.). 419 marks. 3—J. Johnson (Standard Motor Co., Ltd.), 415 marks.

Class D: I—R. Willoughby (Humber. Ltd.), 455 marks. 2—A Rosser (Humber. Ltd.), 438 marks. 3—E. Docker (West Midland Gas Board), 419 marks.

Class Et 1—R. W. Parkes (B.R.S., Cheapside). 429 marks. 2—W. H. Guest (Quasi-Arc Co., Ltd.). 415 marks. 3—C. A. Russell (B.R.S. Cheapsidc), 395 marks.

Class F: 1—A. L. Burdett (Humber, Ltd.), 423 marks. 2—R. Mason (Standard Motor Co.. Ltd.,), 416 marks. 3—J. S. Bell (Standard Motor Co.. Ltd.), 416 marks. (Second place gained on time.) Class G: A. Bosworth (Armstrong Whitworth), 258 marks.

Rest Team: Burdett, Willoughby, Rosser (Humber. Ltd.). 1,316 marks.

Best Woman Drivers Miss It Large (Humber. Ltd.). 332 marks.

Mr. M. J. Miles, secretary of the organizing committee, has notified the competitors concerned and expressed his regrets. R. Willoughby still holds the highest marks of the day.

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