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Posted 25 May 2017 - 11:32 AM

Reigning British Touring Cars Champion Gordon Sheddon was presented with a personalised Runcorn Town shirt on Saturday in recognition of his victory in last year's Championship.
The meeting was set up by Lokring Northern, who sponsor both the club and Sheddon, during qualifying at Oulton Park last weekend. Sheddon had a great weekend, winning the third race on Sunday to move to outright leader in this year's Championship.
Andrew Kilduff from Lokring explained the meeting "We have sponsored Gordon for a number of years and got involved with Runcorn Town at the start of last season. With Craig Cairns performing exceptionally well in front of goal this season, we challenged him at Christmas to try and hit 52 goals, the same number as the car which Gordon drives.
"When Craig scored the equaliser against Atherton Collieries on the final day to score his 52nd goal, we were delighted for him, and decided to reward him with a race weekend when Touring Cars came to Oulton Park".
Unfortunately Craig was away at the time, with Martin Fallon stepping in to attend on Craig's behalf.
Martin said "It was lovely to meet Gordon and fascinating to see everything that the drivers go through in preparation for their races. Whilst we were there, we felt it only right to present Gordon with a shirt personalised with the number 52 and his nickname 'Flash' in recognition of his brilliant Championship win last season.
"We also wish him luck for the remainder of the current season in his quest to retain his title".
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