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Blacker brothers on top form in summer series trial

BTCC championship leader Jason Plato will hope to defend his lead at Croft this weekend – Picture: JAKOB EBREY

Plato and rivals head for Croft showdown

The Mintex Trophy Trial organising team and winners, from left: Chris Wallis (event secretary), Nathan Stones (clerk of course), Sam Johnson (runner-up), Joe Dawson (winner), Keiran Child (third), David Peacock (Richmond Motor Club chairman), Rhona Peacoc

Dawson comes out on top in Mintex Trophy Trial

Charlie Payne (Amigos Fiesta) on his way to third place in the DMack Tyres Carlisle Stages Rally – Picture: James Ward/Chicane Media

Payne on the pace in Kielder

Waite masters Reels Head challenges

Jamie Bew, of Northallerton, who has made a great start to his karting career

Bew makes instant impact in Teesside Park karting contest

Bedale kart racer Megan Stephenson, 11, in action   Picture: www.kartpix.com

Megan finds inspiration from young racer's legacy

Rooksby grabs tasty win at Fryup

Robbie Wallace in action at Duncombe Park Enduro last weekend

Wallace among the points despite abandonment

WHEELS UP: County Durham’s Jack Morton and driver Damian Cole flying high on their way to a Manx Rally podium. – Picture: Mark Corlett

Morton on Manx podium

County Durham rider Chrissy Rouse claimed seventh place at Oulton Park (picture courtesy of Bonnie Lane)

Rouse bounces back to secure seventh at Oulton Park

STALWART: Alex 'AJ' Clacher in action in 1974

Tributes paid to North-East stalwart Alex 'AJ' Clacher

Two-day becomes one-day as weather takes its toll on Lordstones

Two-day becomes one-day as weather takes its toll on Lordstones

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Fundraising trial a huge success as event brings in more than £800

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Ripon pair still in title hunt after spirited performance

Easter challenge is a five-mile challenge for all

Easter challenge is a five-mile challenge for all

SEVEN UP: Kevin Franks and Craig Walley on their way to sixth place in the Lookout Stages Rally - Picture: Chicane Media

Franks and Walley set the pace at York

IN ACTION: Mark Sunter at the Sid Morton Memorial Trial

Foggy Fremington Edge the location for Sid Morton Memorial Trial

Former Croft Circuit manager Jimmy Wilson Petch renewed his acquintance with the track at the DDMC Sprint on Easter Monday. He competed in the Lotus which he shares with wife Judy.Please accredit Tony Todd if used

Northallerton's Bellerby continues dream start to the season

VICTORY: Richard Sadler won the national Jack Wood Trophy trial at Bradfield on Sunday from Scarborough international Michael Brown and Chris Pearson

Weather-bashed Bishopdale not a deterrent to Noel Peacock trial competitors

EFFORT: Northallerton crew Graeme Bell and Russ Radford overcame the wet conditions to claim a class victory – Picture: Kenton Rose/Auto Focus Photography

Bell chimes despite wet weather

DECENT: Stephen Petch continued his impressive start to the 2015 season in his Ford Fiesta James Ward / ChicaneMedia.co.uk

Class wins all round on Border Counties Rally

Sun shines on Richmond Motor Club trial

Sun shines on Richmond Motor Club trial

Drew Bellerby on her way to the Junior victory James Ward/ChicaneMedia.co.uk

Bellerby off to a flying start

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Skeeby trials rider Chloe Richardson officially opened the CJ Off Road dealership by cutting the ceremonial pink ribbon

Brown nicks victory over Sadler

ACTION: Stephen Petch and Ian Windress in action at the Malcolm Wilson Rally – Picture: James Ward / ChicaneMedia.co.uk

Petch just misses Malcolm Wilson podium

Chloe Richardson

A frosty reception at Hags Gill for Darlington trial

Sunter hits the heights with class win

Sunter hits the heights with class win

MAINTAINING: Andrew and Georgina Smith continued their superb start to the season at Blyton – Marcus Andrews

Northallerton father and daughter combination are the ones to follow in Lincolnshire rally

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Kendrew cleans up at snow-bound Grinton venue

DNF: Last year’s winner and event sponsor Peter Stephenson couldn’t repeat the feat after retiring. –	James Ward/ChicaneMedia.co.uk

Nine up for Charlie

WINNER: Paul Dennis at the Dick Horner Memorial Trials

Sausage supremo Dennis takes Dick Horner honours

Second place for Bardy in Blackpool

Second place for Bardy in Blackpool

Colin Ward in action at Butsfield

Peace takes the win in Northallerton trial

DRAMA: Charlie Bean won the Swift Junior Championship following a final dramatic round. –Picture: Matt Bristow

Bean and Hawkes among the awards at ceremony

Sleet and cold does not put off Scarborough competitors

STEPHENSON'S ROCKET: Peter Stephenson who won last year’s Riponian Rally will defend his title	Picture: Marcus Andrews

Entries roll in for Riponian Rally

AWARD: Rhona Peacock presents Richard Sadler with one of his five awards at the Richmond Motor Club end of season dinner last week

Solid entry for Middlesbrough's Guisborough trial

IN ACTION: Paul Swift in action at Croft  Picture: Marcus Andrew

Wise and Taylor edged out by Lancastrian duo in suitably wintry Jack Frost Stages rally held at Croft Circuit last weekend

IN ACTION: Dan Peace

Snow in Consett does not put off 90 riders in Club Trial

TOP GEAR: Steve Petch has put his Mitsubishi Lancer up as a prize drive on this weekend’s Jack Frost Rally at Croft (picture courtesy of Marcus Andrews)

Rally legends support local championship

BEFORE RETIREMENT: Peter Stephenson and Ian Windress in action at Croft prior to the retirement that cost them the ANECCC rally title. Picture: MARCUS ANDREWS

Final stage retirement costs Stephenson title

Trial bikers kick off the New Year in great style

Trial bikers kick off the New Year in great style

Stars line up for Jack Frost rally

Scott returns from GB action to win parkrun

South Shields M.C. Trial, Shield Close-Sunday

FESTIVE CHEER: Christmas Stages Rally Winners Kevin Procter and Dave Bellerby – Picture: Marcus Andrews

Christmas Stages rally sees a record crowd turn-out

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Sadler leads the way in Boxing Day cobweb-blaster

ACTION: James Stones exits Skegdale Beck

Strong turnout for Eric Ridley Trophy Trial

DISAPPOINTMENT: A misfire ended Stephen Petch’s hopes of winning in Grizedale – Picture: James Ward/ChicaneMedia.co.uk

Misfire thwarts Petch in Grizedale

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