What an amazing weekend we just had in Scarborough at the Royal Hotel for the annual Auto 66 Club's Gala Awards evening.
As well as the Auto 66 Championships the Duke Road Race Ranking were presented by Peter Duke, son of the legend Geoff Duke, with the top award going to Dean Harrison and the newcomers award went to another Auto 66 member Brad Vicars.
With top road race stars, Peter Duke to present the Duke trophies, club officials, marshals, friends, family and fans, the evening will go down as a brilliant start to the 2017 season.
A fabulous meal was served with Oliver's Mount commentator Tony Coupland MC'ing the awards ceremony along with Scott Beaumont, Alice Robinson and Peter Duke presenting the awards.
Some great performances by Auto 66 members in road race, track and hill climb were awarded alongside the various championships organised by PMH Promotions including the UK Road and Track.
A raffle was held for the Auto 66 Marshals Association with various prizes where over £350 was raised
A collection was held for the YORKSHIRE AIR AMBULANCE where Steve Ramsden, Sam Christie and Charlie Houlden Banks had their heads shaved to raise money for the charity. The Auto 66 Club have supported this charity for over 2 years with money still coming the total at the moment is just over £505.
The provisional date for the 2017 Awards dinner is 19th/20th January 2018 with a similar format as this year. Tickets will go on sale from the 1st April so make sure you book early to avoid disappointment as many where this year.
A fantastic night and now we can't wait to get racing again.
Congratulations to all the winners.
Images by Alan Horner.