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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 Brian Archer Trophy

“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 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.

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)
2013
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

 

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