The Lavant Cup race at the Goodwood Revival 2016 was held Saturday, September 10 at the Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England.
Malcom Harrison claimed honours in the 20-minute Lavant Cup race for drum-braked BMW and Bristol-engined sports cars after taking the lead with barely a minute to spare. The Cooper T25 man had been headed by Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica driver Martin Hunt for much of the twenty-minute race, only for a minor clash in the run to Woodcote on the penultimate lap to end his day. He came back from a lurid slide to claim second place. Pole-sitter Patrick Blakeney-Edwards recovered from a fluffed start to finish third in his Frazer Nash Mille Miglia.
Harrison said, “Martin drove brilliantly in front. I was hanging onto his shirttails for most of the race but then the opportunity arose to get past. There was only a small kiss between the two cars.”
Hunt agreed: “He was a very generous driver behind me, and it was only a little nudge. It was incredibly slippery out there.”
Goodwood Revival 2016 – Lavant Cup Race Results
1. Malcom Harrison, 1953 Cooper-Bristol T25
2. Martin Hunt, 1953 Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica
3. Patrick Blakeney-Edwards, 1953 Frazer Nash Targa Florio
Goodwood Revival 2016 – Lavant Cup Video
[Source: Goodwood; photo: Adam Beresford]