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May 27, 2001 at 12:00 AM
150 Minis made their way to Balloch on May 13 to take part in the second Thistle Run, Loch Lomond to Dunoon.
The Mini Clan accepts full responsibility for the weather on the day ......

Prize Winners of the Thistle Run 2001.
Thanks to the Lord Provost of Balloch for starting the Run.

Car of the Run:
WAO 252S Clubman Estate - Martin Samson, Kilmarnock.

On the Run Quiz
The Winners: The Brace Family from Torrance, Glasgow. [35 points]
Runners-up: Julia + Rona Main, Aberdeen. [34 points]

Custom + Modified:
1st: B583 RSH Saloon - Robert Ross, Hawick.
2nd: F91 CEC 16v Conversion - Richard Allen, Penrith.
3rd: XES 805Y Clubman Saloon - Brian Monaghan, Skelmorlie.

Pickup + Van:
1st: CRD 365C Pickup - Andy McPhail, Kilmarnock.
2nd: A350 FRS Van - Wesley Giles, Glenrothes.
3rd: YEC 165Y - No Name Supplied.

Kitcar + Moke:
1st: VNK 492E Moke - Jim Baillie, Paisley.
2nd: G670 SGD Domino Pickup - R Sibbald, Kinross.
3rd: OIL 5180 Domino Saloon - Peter Johnston, Bedfordshire.

1st: EAE 171C Mk1 Cooper S - Andrew Biggart, Bridge of Weir.
2nd: TRS 429 Austin Cooper - Graeme Allan, Perth.
3rd: RRU 482H Austin 1000 - Simon Robbins, Greenock.

No Details were retained of this category.

Early 80's:
1st: ELP 145Y Mayfair - Gary McDonald, Aberdeen.
2nd: ORS 240W Mini HL - Julia + Rona Main, Aberdeen.
3rd: OGB 204Y Mayfair - Richard Meldrum, Edinburgh.

Late 80's:
1st: E728 YFM Austin ('87) - Tim Devaney, Edinburgh.
2nd: MCA 44Y Austin ('89) - Wullie McCarry, Motherwell.
3rd: G898 ECS Mini 30 - Ian + Carol Kirkpatrick, Kilmarnock.

Early 90's Mini:
1st: L115 JMV Mini 35 - Mark Malakzynski, Edinburgh.
2nd: H223 LSC Studio2 - David Stewart, Edinburgh.
3rd: not awarded.

Early 90's Cooper:
1st: L64 UWV - Lorna Nicolson, Glasgow.
2nd: L121 JAJ - Mo + Bob McHardy, Banffshire.
3rd: L909 WGD - Joe Souter, Dumbarton.

Late 90's Mini:
Category was not judged.

Late 90's Cooper:
1st: R623 VSD - R MacAulay, St.Andrews.
2nd: P100 TRS - Peter Schofield, Airth.
3rd: S927 VWA - No Name Supplied.

1st: T429 VGA - J Taggart, Greenock.
2nd: W619 RGA - James Ewins, Perth.
3rd: 306 DLT - Karen Tweedale, Greenock.

Rustiest A-panel:
MGE 958Y Red Mayfair 1983, Keith Tait, Edinburgh.

Tackiest Accessory:
A Trumpet-Horn on the parcelshelf. - Rona + Julia Main, Aberdeen.

Long Haul:
Non-UK: Andreas Kiefel - Towing a caravan from Germany!
UK: G98 PTA Mini 30 - Mr + Mrs Wilson from Ashburton, Devon.
Respect goes out to our visitors from all over England, Northern Ireland and Canada.

Sound Off:
KXI 6368 - Euan Munro, Dundee.

Last Updated ( Sep 26, 2006 at 09:42 PM )
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