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Dedicated to the memory of the late Brian Archer who fulfilled his dream to re-create John Sprinzel's Sebring Sprite Coupé

 

The Sebring Sprite Memorial Cup

“In memory of Brian Archer presented by the late Ian Ashfield”

This trophy takes the form of a shield which is presented to the Sebring Sprite considered to be the best turned out and displayed (usually at the November Classic Car Show held at the NEC Birmingham) in that year. The following have received the award since it was created by Ian Ashfield. Ian built his own Sebring Fastback Replica with Brian's help shortly before he sadly died of cancer. We thank Ian's long term girl friend Cynthia Longhurst for her interest in the award.

YEAR OWNER Reg No. CAR MODEL
2006
Martin Ingall 946 JJO Sebring Coupe (Rep)
2008
Jonathan Whitehouse-Bird 410 EAO Sebring Coupe (ex-Andrew Hedges)
2010
Ian Ashfield 5116 HN Sebring Fastback (Rep)
2011
Jonathan Whitehouse-Bird 410 EAO Sebring Coupe (ex-Andrew Hedges)
2012
Alan Anstead 577 DNX Sebring Coupe (Rep)
2014
Stephen Bowen WJB 707 Sebring Coupe (ex-Ian Walker)
2015
Jonathan Whitehouse-Bird 9253 WD Sebring Mk 2 (ex-works)
2016
Emrys & Pauline Jones 381 SYB Sebring Coupe (Rep)
2017
Peter & Paul Taylor HNX 416C Le Mans Rep
2018
Paul Woolmer
PMO 200
Ex-John Sprinzel Sebring Coupe
2019
James Thacker
TZA 238
Ex-Alec Poole one-eyed Sprite
2020
Dave Marriott TDM 595 Sebring Coupe (Rep)
DM Trophy
TZA

WJB
Dave Marriott with his
lovely Sebring Replica
(2020)
James Thacker and his ex-Alec Poole Sprite TZA 238 (2019)
WJB 707 - Stephen Bowen's ex-Ian Walker Sebring.
NEC 2014

 

Jonathan
Jonathan Whitehouse-Bird with the trophy in 2015
381 SYB
Pauline and Emrys Jones in 2016PT
Pete & Paul Taylor's Le Mans Sprite replica, 2017
GBish
Paul Woolmer's
PMO 200 in 2018