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Sammy Mille with his new V8 Moto Guzzi

A new lap record was set on the 1.2 mile Cheshire track by Scott Mansell, in a Caterham Superlight SP/300.R race car. His time was 61.89sec which beat the previous 62.68sec record set by Nikki Faulkner in a Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera LP570-4 in 2010.

The RAF won the popular Tri-Services Helicopter Agility competition, the only public demonstration of its type in the UK and on the estate’s lakes, water bikes and powerboats performed high-speed demonstrations and passenger rides. The lake also provided the venue for the air-sea rescue displays by RAF Valley.

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While primarily a car event, there were scrambles demonstrations – i.e. a race – plus track runs from the likes of Mick Hemmings on the McIntyre Matchless, Sammy Miller with his new V8 Moto Guzzi, Tony Haywood with his JPS Norton and more besides.

See scrambling video from Cholmondeley.

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