Winners of Green Belt Motor Club's 17 motorsport championships were presented with their trophies at its annual dinner at the Crews Hill Golf Club recently

The presentations were made by Green Belt honorary member Anthony Ashwell, who is a former autocross and rallycross competitor and now provides a venue for the club’s autocross racing events at his farm in Essex.

The club’s chairman, Malcolm Wise, from Enfield, won two awards. These were the Jackson Trophy, for the club’s best motor racing driver, and the Gerry Thurlow Memorial Trophy for the best set of performances in 15 events, which can be in any type of motorsport.

Last year he raced his Chandu Tailor & Son of New Southgate sponsored Ford Escort Cosworth at Brands Hatch and Snetterton in Southern Super Saloon Car Championship events. In this 500-horsepower racing saloon car he finished the 14-race championship in second place in his fiercely contested class for up to 2000cc cars.

Club secretary Chris Deal, from Edmonton, was the runner up in its championships for co-drivers on multi venue special stages rallies. With driver Richard Warn,e he earned this trophy by recording some good results in the former’s Ford Escort RS 2000, which is sponsored by Car Spares Cheshunt and Commer Oils.

And the award for the best expert crew on the club’s annual treasure hunt, the Greta Taylor Memorial Trophy, went to Donald Berry of Winchmore Hill, Felicity Brown from New Southgate and Desmond Meldrum from Grange Park.