This season saw the Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club (based in the Carousel Club on a Monday
night at the Aldershot Stadium which hosts 'real' Stock Car racing promoted by Spedeworth International) invent, host and
race for the Slotstox World Championship. The winner of the inaugural Slotstox World Championship was
host club driver Roger Gay.
Roger being closing linked to 'real'
Stock Car racing as the nephew of Les 'Mr Stock Car' and Mavis 'The
First Lady of Oval Racing' Eaton: the founders of the Formula
Two Stockcar Company which went on to become the Spedeworth International organisation. Roger's dad Dave also
being involved within the organisation.
The Foxhall Foxes Supporters Club began its 'official' racing life on Friday 11th
May 1984. The Club began under the promotion of Supporters Club organiser: Kevin 'Sir F' (short for Sir Fence-A-Lot)
Wegg and Slotstox Organiser: Dean Cox.
The Club began based in the wooden structure bar behind the home straight
grandstand (nicknamed the 'Foxes Den') at the Foxhall Stadium in Ipswich thanks to Stadium Manager John Earrey. The
bar was constructed when the stadium was built in 1951.
The Foxhall Stadium being host to 'real' Stock Car racing promoted by Spedeworth International
as well as the Ipswich Witches Speedway team.
The racing took place on a purpose built four-lane oval
Scalextric track with chicanes on the back straight for lanes one and two to hit and three and four to do likewise.
With only a one inch high fence, Slotstox crashing to the floor were a common sight! Several of the Slotstox and numbers
reflected replica's of the 'real' formula Superstox.
Twelve drivers attended the Club's first official meeting and the highest points
scorer was Dean Cox. Full point scores at this inaugural meeting were:
1st: 790 Dean Cox - 24;
2nd: 471 (although was meant to be and later changed to 741 after a signwriting error!) Steve
Parker - 20
3rd: 168 Clive Day - 17
4th: 518 Kevin Thurlow - 12
5th: 31 Ian Campbell - 11
6th: 546 Mark Banham - 10
7th: 777 Julian Armes - 9
8th: 524 Kevin Wegg - 7
9th equal: 195 Daren Earrey, 238 Gavin Heard and 594 Mark Cossey - 5
12th: 351 Steve Baldwin - 4
Prior to this first official meeting, an 'unofficial' opening test meeting took place including
an invasion of drivers from the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club attending in force and also late entries from the Aldershot
Knights Slotstox Club. This ended up more of a North v South grudge match with the Club drivers in the middle and on
the receiving end of the bumpers from both sides! After the heats, three of the six final qualifiers were
representing the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club, two representing the Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club and one representing
The result of the final was 1st: Alan Burns
(Aldershot), 2nd: Dave Smith (Aldershot), 3rd: Steve King (Wisbech), 4th: Dean Cox (Foxhall), 5th Marcus Johnson
(Wisbech) and 6th Malcolm Lee (Wisbech).
Courtesy of Spedeworth executive Dave Smith, a report on this meeting featured in the May
1984 edition of the Spedeworth 'Wheelspin' magazine. Inspired by this and previous reports by Dave on events at the
Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club plus reports on events at the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club, Kevin Wegg (under the name
of 'Sir-Fence-A-Lot') began reporting in the monthly 'Wheelspin' on events at the Club. Although occasional reports
(with several prompts from the 'Wheelspin' editor!) still appeared for the Aldershot Knights Slotstox
Club and the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club (courtesy of Marcus): courtesy of Kevin, the Club became the only regular contributor
of a Slotstox report to 'Wheelspin'. The reports generally started with friendly banter between the clubs!
An advert for the Club also featured in each 'Wheelspin' (sometimes also incorporating a fixture
list) along with adverts for the Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club and the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club.
These often appeared alongside and with equal prominence as adverts for the 'real' Stock Car racing!
With a progressive increase in attendance fifty people were at the meeting on 9th June
with twenty drivers racing for the 'Marcus Johnson Challenge Tankard' (the Club's first trophy meeting!) After
most Slotstox had tested the fence and in some cases the floor; it was on to the one race final. John Curtis and
Steve Parker tangled early on as Clive Day beat Gavin Heard.
The meeting on June 29th was sponsored by Andy Johnson with trophies on offer to the highest
three points scorers in the qualifying heats. With Marcus Johnson, winner of the final the previous week (as well as
highest points scorer in the qualifying heats and semi-final winner), being targeted fellow Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club
regular and White grade driver Bob Skeels was the highest points scorer in the heats with Kevin Wegg beating Steve
Parker in a run-off to settle second and third.
With the Club's reputation growing: the Club's youngest competitor, 9 year old Yellow grade
driver Mark Banham sponsored by Suffolk Lawn Mowers, was featured on
the front page of the Suffolk Mercury on Friday, July 13th.
In addition, after a visit to one of the Club's meetings, the organiser
of the Ipswich Slot Car Club was suitably impressed and compiled a full page article on the Club's activities for the East
Anglian edition of the British Slot Car Racing Association (B.S.C.R.A.) newsletter.
The meeting on 27th July featured visitors for the first time from the St. Ives Slotstox
Club - Les Hills and Terry Lemmon - each qualifying for the one race final with Les winning.
Dean Cox sponsored the meeting on 24th August featuring the Club's first lady driver
- Tracey Bruce. Tracey failed to qualify for the semi-finals by just 1 point but still managed to score more points
than the Silver grade driver Marcus Johnson! The trophy was on offer to the driver scoring the most points over the
whole meeting and having to just finish ahead of Julian Beaumont, Dean's Slotstox 'de-slotted' enabling Julian to
win and claim the trophy by a mere 2 points!
Although not racing at the Club's first 'official' meeting and despite being the
victim of several drivers front bumpers during the season: winner of the inaugural season-long Slotstox Foxhall Points
Championship was regular Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club driver (and sponsor of the Club's first trophy
meeting) Marcus. Mark Cossey finished second and Julian Beaumont third. Marcus whose help when
establishing the Club was invaluable, also won this seasons Slotstox Points Championship at the Wisbech Fen Tigers
Marcus travelled from Wisbech with Bob Skeels and Malcolm Lee. Malcolm raced as number
604 and a replica of Superstox Gerry Cooper and reflected how much this meant when setting up the Gerry 'Super'
Cooper Supporters Club.
Having earlier in the season been the first holder of the Club's Silver Roof (top of the
points) Blue grade driver Clive won the inaugural Slotstox Foxhall Championship ahead of John Curtis, Kevin
Thurlow (having demolished a Slotstox on 10th August amusing the spectators in the process) and Gavin with the
semi-final and final each consisting of one race only. Gavin crashed out early on in the final as
Clive maintained an early lead ahead of John and Kevin.
Out of the twenty-seven drivers that raced, Clive was the highest points scorer in the
heats with 37 points, young Mark was joint second (with Mark Cossey) on 36 with Mark's mum Pauline being
joint fourth (with Daren Earrey) on 33! With the Club not racing every week, this Harry
and Dean Cox sponsored championship (held over two meetings - three heats at meeting one followed by two heats, quarter-finals,
semi-finals and final at meeting two), took place on the 5th and 26th October. In true
Stock Car style, this meeting also saw the Club produce a programme for the first time providing a full guide
to the Championship (complete with witty banter from Kevin 'Sir-F' Wegg and Driver profiles by Dean).
Marcus was comfortably highest points scorer after meeting one but was destined not to take
to the track at meeting two as one of Marcus' friends was sadly taken very seriously ill that day.
Clive also won the final on 20th September (a meeting held on a Thursday due to a re-arranged
Ipswich Witches Speedway match) and which also saw Pauline - the Club's second lady driver - make a spectacular
debut crashing Paul Mower's Slotstox into the fence and ripping it's rear wheel off!
Yellow grade driver, Julian, won the Slotstox East Anglian Championship at the
Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club on one of the regular Monday evening (the same club evening as the Aldershot Knights
Slotstox Club!) visits by Club members. Of the six visitors the Club had three of the four finalists
- Marcus, the only non Club member in the final, finished second. The much hoped for coming together between Marcus
and Kevin Wegg did not happen, that was until the Slot-Stock Cars were raced proving that they would be a good second formula!
Another visit to the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club on 22nd October saw Dean Cox win the
At the Club's end of season gala night meeting, young Mark won the Foxhall Grand Parade Championship.
The carnival night also featured Slot-Stock Saloon and caravan races, reverse gear races, a ramp roll-over event and an indoor
At the Slotstox World Championship on 16th July, Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club
driver Steve Gay (brother of 1983 winner Roger) took the win. Although visiting drivers made an impression
on certain host club drivers the qualifiers for the final were all from the host club.
Twenty-four drivers were racing including three visitors from the Club (Chris Bruce, Dean
and Kevin - who each failed to complete a race!) together with drivers from the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club
(no mean feat for a Monday evening!)
'Home' track advantage was not so decisive at the Slotstox British Championship sponsored
by Marcus Menswear (Marcus Johnson) on 9th December as, following on from Julian at the Slotstox East Anglian Championship, Club driver
Paul Mower (much to the delight!!! of Aldershot) won 'away' at the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club. Julian
finished sixth and with Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club drivers, including Bangers legend Geoff Roberts (to cheers
from Club representatives), finishing 2nd, 3rd and 4th on a completely new track to them plus a St.Ives driver finishing
5th this meant that no host club drivers qualified for the final! With near on eighty drivers racing, including
eight from the Club, twenty-five from the the host club, thirty-five from the Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club and also drivers
from the St. Ives Slotstox Club, the clubroom at the Wisbech Stadium was full with lots of friendly bantering between
the clubs for the first major championship to be held on the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club track.
The 'Wheelspin' magazine banter following this event focused on 'erratic east anlians' and
Yellow grade driver Paul had been in good form at the Club having
won the final on each of 2nd and 23rd November. Sandwiched in between these two meetings was a successful disco/dance
on 16th November when one or two revellers literally lost their shirts!
Another visit to the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club saw Chris Bruce finish as runner-up
in the Wisbech Championship on 12th November with Kevin Wegg third. Another visit was for the team match between
the Club and the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club on 26th November (interestingly advertised in the 'Wheelspin' magazine as
IPSWICH v IPSWICH!) This saw the 'Fen Tigers' lead early on but the 'Foxes' clawed this back to lead by 5 points with
two races to go. An exciting climax saw the 'Fen Tigers', with Marcus as non-racing team manager, edge the
A successful Stock Car Cine Film Show event was held by the Club on 30th November with
several 'real' stock car drivers among the seventy-odd people that attended to watch the action. In addition Kevin Wegg
also organised a successful coach trip, mostly for Club members, to the 'real' formula Winternationals at Wimbledon
Stock Car Stadium (these coach trips - nicknamed Sir F's shuttle - would become a regular feature for several seasons).
With a table tennis table already available in the club room, a dart board and pool
table were also installed during the season adding to the Club's social side.
a driver from the host Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club (on their four lane track) won the Slotstox World Championship
held on 15th September: this time it was Gary Reynolds. Despite being the host Club Aldershot drivers had to be
a red grade or above to qualify with other grades competing for a few extra places at a qualifying meeting.
saw the introduction at the Club of a new wooden four-lane oval track built by Dean Cox and Chris Bruce (the latter joining the
promotion team). This saw an improved, faster and more competitive level of racing. The first meeting on the new
track was on 25th January as frost caused the cancellation of the season's first three meetings. Paul Mower
and Julian Beaumont finished first and second in the final ahead of Steve Baldwin (highest points scorer in the
qualifying races) and Andy Johnson. The new track also suited youngest Club driver at 6 1/2 Hayley Ellis (daughter of Foxhall
Stadium flag marshall Ron). Hayley finished joint eighth highest points scorer after the qualifying races and only
just missed out on the semi-finals following a run-off!
managed to get engaged over the winter break to fellow Club member and Chris' sister Tracey on 5th January!
a new track were the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club replacing the four-lane track with a six-lane version being used
for the first time on Monday 13th May.
the first Silver roof holder of the season including winning a hattrick of finals! It was common for
fellow Club drivers including Clive Day, Julian Armes and Andy Johnson to donate trophies for final winners.
continued to visit the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club with Gavin Heard certainly 'ruffling a few feathers' and
also welcomed visitors from other clubs. St.Ives drivers dominated the Final, led by Les Hills and Terry Lemmon, when
they visited on 15th March despite the spectacular bumper work of John Curtis and Gavin! At the next meeting Gavin won
his first ever final whilst the following meeting was won by Julian Beaumont and featured visiting drivers Bob Skeels, Malcolm
Lee and Marcus Johnson from Wisbech - although they found the fence rather inviting!
24th March Club drivers visited St. Ives with only Andy Johnson by finishing 4th in the final, using a Terry Lemmon built
Slotstox purchased that afternoon, stopping a St. Ives domination. Clive Day won the Grand National.
were also in attendance at the 'Easter Egg Trophy' meeting, where youngster Christer Earrey not only won the junior 'Egg
Cup' race but also the Grand Final, and also the following two meetings with both finals won by Paul Mower.
On 20th May
Club drivers visited the Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club, wearing interesting sweat shirts, for the 'Wasp Challenge'
sponsored by Geoff Roberts. Whilst no Club drivers made the final - although the did 'test' the Aldershot drivers front
bumpers - Kevin Thurlow and Chris Bruce finished 1st and 2nd in the Consolation.
On one trip
to Wisbech in June, the Club members arrived to find the place deserted! Apparently a late decision had been made to
move the track to a nearby pub and the visiting members were totally oblivious. The visitors then drove past the
pub trying to find Marcus Johnson's home!
and Gary Reynolds visited from Aldershot for a meeting in July and despite being on the receiving end of several crashes
in the qualifying races managed to proceed to the final and then finished first and second respectively!
the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club and St. Ives Slotstox Club raced at the Andy Johnson sponsored Slotstox
Pride of The East Championship on 9th August. St. Ives Blue (or White - depending on the source
of information!) grade lady driver Shirley Moyses won with the Club's Julian Beaumont runner-up.
John Tutt from St. Ives won the Best Prepared Car Award with a Harry Smith replica.
Two new Slotstox
championships appeared on the Club's fixture list with Kevin Thurlow winning the inaugural Slotstox Suffolk Championship
and Dean Cox winning the inaugural Slotstox English Championship. Dean also won the Slotstox Foxhall
Points Championship by a mere 18 points from Mark Cossey and Paul Mower plus the Slotstox Foxhall Championship.
and Paul all held the Silver roof at some point during the season - this alternated between each although Gradings were
updated after each meeting!
Mark Cossey, Gavin Heard and Paul Mower sponsored the Slotstox Suffolk Championship and scribed a comical, if somewhat libelous
Foxhall Championship was this season held in June (14th and 21st) and was again sponsored by Harry and Dean Cox...and so Dean
won a self-sponsored championship! This was a complete change of fortune compared with the 1984 Slotstox Foxhall
Championship, as after a much provoked wobbly at the second meeting, Dean almost withdrew! This season the semi-finals
and final were run over four races each (one race in each lane - rather than just one race as in 1984!) although it still
proved to be not enough for Slotstox Suffolk Champion Kevin - improving from third in 1984 to runner-up
this season! Dean matched Clive Day in 1984, by winning the Slotstox Foxhall Championship having
been highest points scorer in the heats...no mean achievement with thirty-three (compared with twenty-seven in 1984)
drivers racing! Dean scored 47 points and was well ahead of Daren Earrey in second on 37 and Paul
Curtis in third on 36. With so many drivers racing the heats saw some top drivers fail to qualify for the
quarter-finals: 1984 Slotstox East Anglian Champion Julian Beaumont; winner of the Slotstox East Anglian
Championship later in the season: Derek Taylor; and 1984 Slotstox Foxhall Championship finalist plus 1985 Slotstox Suffolk
Championship runner-up Gavin Heard! Dean painted the Blue and White chequers at 12.30am that night!
At the Suffolk
Lawnmowers (final trophies) and Andy Johnson (consolation trophies) sponsored Slotstox English Championship on 1st December,
the Club welcomed the Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club for their first official visit. Also racing,
as the Club held its first Sunday meeting, were drivers from the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club and St. Ives Slotstox Club
meaning that this was the first time that drivers from these four clubs had raced against each other at the Club.
It was also the first time that drivers from these four clubs had raced against each other this season.
was originally scheduled for 20th January but was one of the three meetings cancelled due to the frost at the start of the
season - the 'real' Stock Car season then delayed the finding of a suitable date!
events, drivers from three of the four clubs were represented across the Slotstox English Championship and Consolation
1st: Dean Cox (Foxhall), 2nd: Andy Ladbroke (Aldershot), 3rd: Pete Tutt (St. Ives) and 4th: Daren Earrey (Foxhall).
1st: Mark Beckett (Aldershot), 2nd: Steve Flack (Aldershot), 3rd: Alan Burns (Aldershot) and 4th: Terry Lemmon (St.
the first seven races in the final and was on target to win the championship final with maximum points when leading the eighth
and final race before crashing with one to go.
also featured several cans of spray string!
On 11th October,
the Club hosted the Marcus Johnson Menswear sponsored Slotstox East Anglian Championship with Derek winning and Julian
(following the Slotstox Pride of the East Championship) again the runner-up! Derek's son Gary finished
third and another successful lady driver, Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club Silver roof Karen Harwin,
With so many
drivers racing regularly at the Club: the downside with having drivers from visiting clubs racing at the Slotstox
English Championship and Slotstox East Anglian Championship was that only those Club drivers with a Blue grade status
and above automatically qualified!
1st birthday meeting was held on 10th May sponsored by CDK Promotions with the final trophies being won by
Julian Beaumont, John Curtis, Chris Day and Marie Day whilst Wisbech's Malcolm Lee won the Consolation trophy. A sew
on badge was produced to commemorate the first anniversary and Pauline Banham made a 1st birthday cake. All twelve drivers
that raced at the first 'official' meeting of the Club were still racing at the time of the 1st birthday meeting. With
racing not taking place every Friday this was the Club's 14th Slotstox racing meeting. The
Club began racing more regularly towards the end of the season with the 'once a month' social nights being combined with the
introduction of a Slot-Stock Saloons formula (first meeting 16th August - which included Gavin's Heard's impression of the
Battle of Britain reducing members to tears of laughter!) promoted purely for fun following a similar introduction at the
Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club. After impressing in their early introduction Peter and Pauline Banham sponsored
one of the early Slot-Stock Saloon meetings - Kevin Wegg winning. Club drivers, along with Aldershot drivers, were
invited to two Slot-Stock Saloon Championships at the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club - East Anglian on 25 March and
British on 15th April but it seems no Club members attended.
On the social
side, there was also a Cox-sponsored Foxhall (Closed) Championship pool tournament whilst there was much excitement over
some Chips pans being installed behind the bar!
the 1st round of the new Grand Prix Series (including trophies on the final at each of 10 rounds with the series
winning triophy measuring 18" by 8") but this meeting was curtailed as the stadium power supply blew leaving Club members
to grope around in the dark! The meeting was delayed to the following week and Kevin Wegg won a first ever final!
Round 2 produced some of the best racing and front bumper work of the season and Mark Cossey won the final but the meeting
will be best remembered for John Curtis's Slotstox clearing the fence and destroying a cigarette in the mouth of Michael Hodgins!
The final at rounds 3 and 4 were won by newcomer Phi Balfe and the week after round 3 Phil raced to the first-ever maximum
score in a semi-final! Round 4 included a big crash for the Slotstox of John Curtis demolishing the front bumper assembly
and half the chassis!
November through to February 1986, the Club race night changed from Friday to Thursday during the closed Speedway season.
won a deserved first final win during November - a meeting that featured Suffolk Champion Kevin Thurlow's Slotstox reduced
to a pile of broken plastic - much to members enjoyment. Kevin won the final at the next meeting with a new Slotstox.
At the Club's
end of season gala night meeting, young Mark Banham defended the Foxhall Grand Parade Championship. Christer Earrey
won the 'Best Decorated Car' award whilst Gary Taylor had the best 'Fancy Dress Costume'. The special knockout cup trophy
was won by Michael Hodgins whilst the evening was rounded off in style with an indoor fireworks display courtesy of John Curtis
and Clive Day.
shuttle' trips continued to Wimbledon (only £3.75 return!) and Great Yarmouth with the summer coach trip to Great Yarmouth
including a trip to the amusement park with the Dodgems and Roller Coaster being heavily used! 'Wheelspin' banter between
Spedeworth commentator Alan Cullen (organiser of Cullen Coaches) and Kevin Wegg provided some entertainment for readers!
Kevin's reports also expanded to include coverage of real Stock Car racing trips and reviews.
The sew on badge to commemorate the first birthday
A driver from the host Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club again won the Slotstox World
Championship: this season Adrian Flack won the Gold roof.
At the Club, several rule changes were introduced the most significant of which was the decision
to dispense with Marshalling of crashed Slotstox hence leaving any crashed cars on the track.
John Curtis achieved a first at the second meeting of the season becoming the
first driver to be disqualified for too many false starts! Terry Newell celebrated his tenth birthday in style by winning
the final meeting in January and was then given as unceremonious dredge through the snow outside to celebrate!
With more new concepts, February started with a team match won by the 'Steam Team' of Gavin Heard, John Curtis,
Chris Bruce and Kevin Wegg.
Slot-Stock Saloons came under the promotion of Andy Johnson.
Grand Prix series round 7 was won by Gavin Heard and round 8 by Kevin Thurlow.
Mark Cossey, winner of the first meeting of the season, won the Slotstox Foxhall Points Championship plus the
inaugural Slotstox Foxhall Grand Prix Series Championship run over the end of the 1985 season and the start of the 1986
Paul Mower won the Slotstox East Anglian Championship and Slotstox Suffolk
As with Dean Cox and the 1985 Slotstox Foxhall Championship: with
the Slotstox Suffolk Championship being jointly sponsored by Paul along with Julian Beaumont,
Gavin Heard and Mark Cossey, this was a self-sponsored win! Defending Champion Kevin Thurlow this season finished
as runner-up with yellow grade driver Phil Balfe third.
The Slotstox East Anglian Championship was hosted by the Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club
based at the Wisbech Stadium which along with the Foxhall Stadium (the Club's home) and the Aldershot Stadium (home
of the Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club) also hosts 'real' Stock Car racing promoted by Spedeworth International. The
Wisbech Fen Tigers Slotstox Club had been rescued earlier in the year by Marcus Johnson.
Julian Beaumont won the Slotstox Foxhall Championship held on 13th and 27th June having
failed to qualify for the quarter-finals the previous season. The Slotstox Foxhall Championship
was again held in June (13th and 27th) and was once again sponsored by Dean Cox. Julian was the
first holder of the annual Slotstox Foxhall Championship shield, which was introduced as the Slotstox Foxhall Championship
became firmly rooted as a championship all Club drivers wanted to win.
There was an Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club win at the Club as Adi
Blackman won the Slotstox English Championship.
Chris Butcher won the Slotstox Foxhall Novice Championship.
As the Club became more recognised it was included within a 'What's On' at Foxhall Stadium section within the
'Wheelspin' magazine alongside the real Stock Car racing and Speedway events! Mark Butler also took over and provided
more regular reports in 'Wheelspin' for the Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club.
The Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club again hosted the Slotstox World Championship and host club
driver Roger Gay won the Slotstox World Championship for a second time following 1983.
At the Club, two drivers dominated the season: Paul Mower and Julian Beaumont.
Paul won the Slotstox Foxhall Points Championship and Slotstox Foxhall Grand Prix
Series Championship plus defended the Slotstox East Anglian Championship and Slotstox Suffolk Championship.
Paul became the second driver to win the Slotstox Foxhall Points Championship and Slotstox
Foxhall Grand Prix Series Championship in the same season following Mark Cossey (including the inaugural Slotstox Foxhall Grand
Prix Series Championship) a season earlier.
Julian defended the Slotstox Foxhall Championship and won the Slotstox English Championship.
Julian became the second driver to win the Slotstox Foxhall Championship and Slotstox English
Championship in the same season following Dean Cox (1985).
Kevin Nutt from the host Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club won the Slotstox World Championship.
Carrying on from 1987, at the Club, Paul Mower and Julian Beaumont continued to dominate.
Paul defended the Slotstox Foxhall Points Championship (including a legendary battle
with Ian Taylor) and won the Slotstox Foxhall Championship; taking this title from Julian.
Paul became the second driver to win the Slotstox Foxhall Points Championship
and Slotstox Foxhall Championship in the same season following Dean Cox (1985).
In return, Julian became the second driver to win the Slotstox East Anglian Championship
and Slotstox Suffolk Championship in the same season, taking these titles off Paul (winner in each of
the previous two seasons) and also defended the Slotstox English Championship.
Twenty-nine drivers raced at the first week of the Slotstox Foxhall Championship, again sponsored
by Dean Cox, with losing quarter-finalists winning one of the much-coveted 'Foxes' key rings!
Gary Reynolds from the host Aldershot Knights Slotstox Club won the Slotstox World Championship
for a second time following 1985.
Gary became the second driver to win the Slotstox World Championship
twice following Roger Gay (winner of the inaugural Slotstox World Championship in 1983 and 1987).
As with Roger, Gary's second Slotstox World Championship win came four seasons after the
At the Club, Paul Mower won a third Slotstox Foxhall Points Championship in a
row, the Slotstox English Championship (another title taken off Julian Beaumont!), the Slotstox Foxhall
Grand Prix Series Championship and captained 'Team Reg' to win the inaugural Slotstox Foxhall Team Championship.
Paul became the second driver to win the Slotstox Foxhall Points Championship and Slotstox English
Championship in the same season following Dean Cox (1985).
Paul won the Slotstox Foxhall Points Championship and Slotstox Foxhall Grand Prix Series
Championship in the same season for a second time following 1987.
The other Slotstox championships were shared between drivers each winning their first championship: Christer Earrey won the Slotstox East Anglian Championship, John Devine won the Slotstox Suffolk Championship, Noel
Whinney won the Slotstox Foxhall Championship and Mark Banham won the Slotstox Foxhall
At the Club's end of season gala night meeting, Mark Banham also won the Foxhall Grand Parade
Championship for a third time following 1984 and 1985.
Dean Cox became the Club's sole promoter with Chris Bruce second in command.