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.
Andrew Brown recaps on the history of the MCC Night Runs
I don’t normally use this site to make general comments, but the debate over on the Classic Trials Facebook Group, kicked-off by the comments in the MCC News of the Week (21.05.2016), has got…
Source: MCC Night Runs
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.
- Draft Text of Yorkshire Dales Report added. I welcome Comments, Corrections, Concerns and Criticism. You can either comment using FB at the foot of the report or via the WordPress comment facility.
- Dave Cook’s Photos
- Michaels onTrial Blog Posts
- InCar on Longside Wood with Graham Redmayne
- Video from Peels Wood by Adam Ogden
- Photos by Geoff Wright (You may have to be on Facebook to see them)
- Some Facebook Photos by Dave Cook
- Provisional Results
The story of Aquaplane and some stuff on Ford Specials from the Eastern Counties Historic Review by Leigh Trevail
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…….
Tris White was the best car on the Pendennis MC & LCC’s Flora Trial on 1st May 2016
More on the Bovey Down Video Play list
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.