Balmy day for Northern Trial

Kathy Martin Dominates Motorcycles

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Matt Facey powers his BMW out of the hole on Sandale, the Northern Trials feature section. Photo by Dave Cook.

Fellside Auto Club arranged for the sun to shine on and around  Wigton and Bassenthwaite Lake for their Northern Trial. Kathy Martin travelled up from the South West to dominate and win the Motorcycle category with the only clean sheet.

In the cars Dean Partington and Stuart Bartlett had a day long Class Eight battle and maintained their clean sheets all day, the overall win going to Dean on test times. Continue reading “Balmy day for Northern Trial”

Chairmans Trial

Chris Bareham Reports

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Norton Selwood captures Chris as he approaches the tricky mud on Linton Field

Chairman’s 2019 One of my favourite trials of the year, with a good breakfast at the start and a great mixture of sections through out the day. Continue reading “Chairmans Trial”

Tough Chairmans Trial

High Scoring Event for most of the Four Wheeled Brigade


Video by Duncan Stephens, Norton Selwood and Gavin “BigDave” Lane

Holsworthy Motor Clubs Chairmans Trophy Trial on 16 February 2019 was an ACTC round for Motorcycles. Guy Windsor was the best Solo with the only clean sheet of the event. Simon and Bekki Eddy were best motorcycle.

It was a tough trial for cars. Paul Merson and Dan Keat dominated in their Class Eight equipment with Paul coming out on top. There were some pretty high scores from the rest of the four wheel entry with only David Haizelden joining Paul and Dan under 20 marks.


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Launceston Trial 2019

Andrew Rippon, Graham Airey and Alan Keat take the top honours

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Andrew Rippon was the only car in single figures with his Class 6 Beetle in this single venue event in Lew Woods. It was another Beetle, this time from Class 4 in second, in the hands of Ryan Tonkin. Clive Kalber was third in his glorious Ford Pop despite one of the doors flying open on one section.

Graham Airey was best Solo with the events only clean sheet. Alan Keat was best outfit.


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Tough Cotswold Clouds

Ian Moss Conquered the Conditions to pull off a Narrow Win

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Artist and Photographer Calvin Samuel captures Ian Moss pawing the air on the Nailsworth Ladder Step on his way to winning the Cotswold Clouds. Click here for Calvins Website for more on his Photos and Paintings

Ian Moss was first overall in his familair immaculate Imp. Ian dropped nine marks, one better than Matt Facey (BMW) who in turn was was one in front of early leader Sam Holmes in his Class Four Beetle. Continue reading “Tough Cotswold Clouds”