GALLERY: Parson Drove show draws record crowds to view a collectors’ dream world of transport
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RECORDS crowds, spectacularly hot weather and a collectors’ dream world of transport made Parson Drove Custom and Classic Vehicle Show a winner on every level.
Councillor Gavin Booth, one of the organisers, said the event “was very successful and the biggest yet. The weather certainly helped with the turnout.”
He said: “Saturday’s music festival with seven live bands was very well attended.
“Sunday was the best attended show in the seven years it has been running with 273 vehicles entered in the Show and Shine competition with many more custom and classic cars and bikes just on display”
Cllr Booth said the raised in excess of £5,000 for charity “and thanks to the various sponsors, helpers and public who supported the show.
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2 Best Custom Car (Parson Drove PO) Chris Clarke, Ford Model A
3 Best pre 50’s Car (Whittlesey Pine) Fred Clarke, Rolls Royce
4 Best Kit Car (Reader Electrical) David Broker, Cobra Replica
5 Best in Show Car (John & June Rose) Mr Williams, Phantom Excalibur
6 Best Classic Bike (J.B.Bikes) James Daden, Vincent
7 Best Custom Bike (Fenland Choppers) Mr Wolfe, Harris
8 Best Commercial (Harmony Roofing) Bernie Henry, Ford Pick-up
9 Best Trike (Thorney Van Sales) Tony Rimmer, Honda II
10 Best Scooter (RPM Signs) Barrie Hews, Lambretta TV175
11 Best in Show Bike (Else Made Custom) Barrie Hews, Lambretta TV175
12 Best Paint Job (D.J Elbury & Son) Ian Budd, Rolls Royce
13 Shed of the Show (Swan Inn) Justin Woolner, Chevy Rat Rod
14 Best Caravan / Camper (Fish lock Groundwork) Mike Drobal, VW Camper
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Winner of the Fenland Friendship Club wine hamper: Gavin Booth