Uckfield Grand Prix teams in the spotlight

Update on Monday, July 16: Winners of the Uckfield Grand Prix were: 1 Rocks Park, 2 Little Horsted, 3 Harlands 2 (The Parrot), 4 Nutley Rocket Boosters.

Uckfield News story from Sunday, July 15: The Uckfield Grand Prix is well under way now with teams settled into the racing and some of them are pictured below.

More than 150 children are taking part in kit cars they have built and styled themselves. Teams include drivers, pit crews, mechanics and supporters.

The grand prix is taking place at TR Fastenings on the Bellbrook Estate and refreshments are available for spectactors.

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Some of the cars line up at the start of an Uckfield Grand Prix race.

Special mention goes to the St Mark’s team from Haldow Down who were adopted by a lost puppy. If you know the owner the puppy can be picked up at the grand prix which will continue until about 3.30pm.

Results so far can be seen here.

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The St Mark’s, Hadlow Down, team at the Uckfield Grand Prix with the lost puppy who adopted them.

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Some of the team from Bonners, Maresfield.

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An octopus steals the limelight as some of the Buxted team gather for a photograph.

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The view from the pits area at the Uckfield Grand Prix.

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Some of the East Hoathly team pose for a picture.

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Ready for action two Fletching teams.

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Some of the Framfield team in relaxed mode with their kit car.

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Harlands teams with their cars.

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Some of the Holy Cross team with their car.

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The Little Horsted team.

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Manor teams and helpers gather around their cars.

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Newick racers ready for action.

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St Philip’s teams gather for a photograph.

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Cars prepare to take the first corner on the Uckfield Grand Prix circuit.

See also:

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Uckfield’s Rocks Road closure for bridge works

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