Ron Easton :: 1916 - 2018

SHMC past-President Ron Easton passed away on Friday 2nd November.

He had been a great supporter of the club since it was founded over 50 years ago with Autocross his chosen discipline.  Competing in a TVR Vixen he won numerous regional championships and took the BTRDA Autocross Title in 1978.

Ron Easton

West Prawle 1991 - Ron pictured on his way to the start line.

In a class of 18 starters (Yes 18! Those were the days..) Ron amazingly finished 8th at the incredible age of 75.

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