Yorkshire Dales Report

Ian Davis was best car on Airedale and Pennine’s Yorkshire Dales Trial on 8 May. Ian was one of three clean sheets, but was faster than Mike Chatwin and Charlie Knifton on Special Test Times. It was very much a Class Eight event apart from Sam Holmes who was sixth overall, dropping two marks in his 1300 Beetle. Mick Whitehouse was best motorcycle.

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Yorkshire Dales Stuff

Ian Davis was best car on the 2016 Yorkshire Dales Trial. Ian had one of three clean sheets in his VW Buggy. Mick Whitehouse was best motorcycle. Videos and links here, including provisional results. Keep checking back as I will add new stuff when I find it. Event report will follow soon.

Aquaplane

The story of Aquaplane and some stuff on Ford Specials from the Eastern Counties Historic Review by Leigh Trevail

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Aquaplane: From Oulton Broad to Oulton Park –

When it comes to motor sport, Great Britain – or to be more precise England – is a world leader and has been for several decades. It is widely acknowledged by historians that much of this is down to the availability of two very tunable 4 cylinder side-valve engines Read more…….

Lands End Class 0 Report

Both the weather and sections made this a challenging Lands End for Class O entrants. The night consisted of mild weather and relatively straightforward sections. Come the dawn came rain, wind and tough sections. In particular there were two formidable long forest tracks near Bodmin replacing the taped chicanes of previous years. Amongst the cars Mike Greenwood denied MCC President Jonathan Laver his second Class 0 award by a mere 0.1 of a second. Trevor Gibb was best motorcycle and nine BH Tin and six Copper medals were awarded.

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