|June 2nd 1974
Long Marston. Castrol/RAC NDRC National championship Round 5. Jeff Byne, who had qualified at number one on Hurricane with a 10.46/125, met Brian Chapman in the first round and took the win with a 10.40/114 to a 10.49/122. In the second, and final, round he should have been up against John Hobbs, but Hobbs had problems and didn't make the call. Under the rules the fastest loser from Round One was allowed to take his place. This was, Brian Chapman. Byne took his second win over Chapman with a 10.57/126 to a 10.69/125.