Drivers pay tribute to Ted in 55th annual run

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run
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More than 60 drivers took part in the annual Manchester to Blackpool Car Run.

Christopher Lee, of the Lancashire Automobile club, said 64 started the route and 58 made the finish in Stanley Gardens.

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run

Drivers started in Worseley Old Hall, visiting Haslingden, Pendle Hill, and climbed Jeffrey Hill before a lunch stop at Fulwood Barracks, and then a route through Wrea Green and Lytham to the finish.

Christopher said: “Our usual lunch stop was double booked and the museum at Fulwood Barracks stepped in which we are thankful for.”

David Newbold drove an Austin Iver in memory of his uncle Ted Newbold, who died last year

Christopher added: “Ted took part in every one of the 54 previous events and David drove in the run in tribute to him.”

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run. Mayor of Blackpool Cllr Kath Rowson presents the Blackpool Trophy to Michael Howells from Manchester for his winning car a 1904 Renault Model T.

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run. Mayor of Blackpool Cllr Kath Rowson presents the Blackpool Trophy to Michael Howells from Manchester for his winning car a 1904 Renault Model T.

1. 1959 MGA

2. 1974 Triumph TR6

3. 1965 Jaguar Mk2

4. 1966 Austin Healey 3000

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run

5. 1986 Mercedes 500SL

6. 1971 MGB

7. 1983 Morgan +8

8. 1961 Austin Cambridge

Floral tribute to Ted Newbould from Preston who passed away earlier this year. Ted entered and completed the Manchester to Blackpool Car run every year since its inception in 1962 , in this his 1926 Austin Iver

Floral tribute to Ted Newbould from Preston who passed away earlier this year. Ted entered and completed the Manchester to Blackpool Car run every year since its inception in 1962 , in this his 1926 Austin Iver

9. 1961 Austin Healey Sprite

10. 1956 Sunbeam 90

11. 1960 Jaguar XK150

12. 1965 Austin Healey Sprite

13. 1976 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

14. 1964 Austin Healey 3000

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run

15. 1932 Austin 7

16. 1985 Porsche 911

17. 1952 Jowett Jupiter

18. 1966 Austin Healey 3000

19. 1964 Triumph TR4

20. 1962 Triumph TR4

21. 1972 Lotus Elan

22. 1959 Austin Healey Sprite

23. 1992 Morgan +4

24. 1994 JaguarXJ40

25. 1904 Renault Model T

26. 1955 Austin A30

27. 1924 Humber 12/25

28. 1993 Range Rover LSE

29. 1985 Suffolk SS100

30. 1980 Ford Capri

31. 1968 Lotus Elan

32. 1968 Lotus Elan+2

33. 1934 Rolls Royce 20/25

34. 1999 Lotus Elise

35. 1989 Porsche 944

36. 1984 Mercedes 380SL

37. 1970 Triumph Spitfire Mk3

38. 1966 Jaguar E Type

39. 1933 Austin 7

40. 1924 AC Royal

41. 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV

42. 2000 Porsche Boxter

43. 1960 MGA

44. 1967 Mercedes 230SL

45. 1947 Wolseley 12/48 series 3

46. 1986 Mercedes Benz 300SL

47. 1991 Mercedes 300SL

48. 1936 Bentley 4 1/4 litre

49. 1925 Bentley 3 Litre

50. 1960 Jaguar XK150

51. 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

52. 1926 Austin Iver

53. 1929 Essex Super 6

54. 1970 Mini Cooper S

55. 1973 MGB GT

56. 2003 MG TF

57. 1983 Ford Escort RS 1600i

58. 1973 MGB

59. 1935 Austin 7 Ulster

60. 1989 Jaguar XJ-S Convertible

61. 2002 Mazda MX5

62. 1959 Austin A40 Farina

63. 2015 Lotus Elise

64. 1962 Triumph TR4

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run

The Manchester to Blackpool Car Run