Mearns Vintage Vehicle Rally

THE Mearns Vintage Vehicle Club's annual weekend rally was held at Arnhall Farm by Edzell on Saturday and Sunday.

The Mearns Vintage Vehicle Club was established in 1972 and a rally has been held almost every year since, traditionally on the first weekend of September.

Trophy winners were as follows.


Vintage (up to 1940) Robertson Rosebowl, J. Murray, Forfar, Ford Model 4.

Classic (1941-1971) Ryehill Cup, G. Sangster, Montrose, Austin Healy Sprite.

Tomorrow's Classics (1972 on) Millend Trophy, A. Keay, Doune, Mercedez-Benz 280SL.

Stationary Engines

Open Crank: MWC Cup, Gordon Reid, Glamis, Sandwich.

Air Cooled: Mearns Tractors Trophy, Bruce Rae, Forfar, Amanco.

Closed Crank: G & G Forrest Trophy, Kevin Rae, Finavon, Slavia.

Best Overall: S. Greig Cup, Gordon Reid, Glamis, Amanco.


Petrol/Paraffin: J. Brunton Trophy and Sandy Sinclair Memorial Shield, W. Cruickshank, Drumoak, International Farmal Cub.

Diesel: J. Brunton Memorial Cup, G. Sturrock, Dundee, Fordson Power Major.

Best Fordson: Ally West Memorial Trophy, G. Sturrock, Dundee, Fordson Power Major.

Best 3-wheeled: Fred Taylor Memorial Shield, C. Arthur, Fettercairn, John Deere.


Laurencekirk Engineering Award, G.J. Robertson, Kellas.


Best Restored: Sandy Nicoll Shield, Mr Drummond, BSA Shooting Star.

Best Overall: Duncan Cup, Mr Addison, Aberdeen, Sunbeam M2.