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3:08pm Friday 29th November 2013
DARLINGTON driver Paul Swift overcame not only the tricky conditions but also some of the best rallycross drivers in the country to take outright victory in the BTRDA 75th Anniversary Rallycross meeting at Croft Circuit, near Darlington, last Sunday.
3:05pm Friday 29th November 2013
JOHN SUNTER, of Healaugh won the Eric Ridley Memorial Trial at Hurst, North Yorkshire on Sunday. He rode his Repsol Montesa to an almost penalty free victory over West Witton national S3 Part champion Richard Sadler.
4:17pm Friday 22nd November 2013
4:15pm Friday 22nd November 2013
12:27pm Friday 15th November 2013
MALTON’S Steve Bannister and Scottish co-driver Kevin Rae took their second Roger Albert Clark Rally victory after another glorious three days of rallying through Yorkshire, County Durham and the Scottish Borders last weekend.
12:26pm Friday 15th November 2013
2:44pm Friday 8th November 2013
1:27pm Friday 1st November 2013
WHILE a number of the region’s drivers starred in the various rallycross championships this year, two local drivers ended their season in style with victories at the recent British Rallycross Championship finale held at Croft Circuit, near Darlington.
1:24pm Friday 1st November 2013
BETA UK rider Andy Chilton won Eboracum Motor Club’s Colonial Trial on Sunday at Hill Houses, Farndale – but only after a terrific battle with Adam Milner riding an Acklam Beta. Chilton’s only loss came on the big duel step of seven.
3:54pm Friday 27th September 2013
THE air in Swaledale on Saturday for Richmond MC’s meeting at Marske certainly fired up the women’s and girls in the fifth and penultimate round of the ACU national trials championship, or was it the fact that some of the sections will be used in the Scott Trial next month.
3:53pm Friday 27th September 2013
LAST Sunday saw some of the UK’s top crews contest the 2013 Stobart Rail Pendragon Stages Rally, which took place on the North Yorkshire and Cumbrian border, and as usual saw plenty of drama among the 100 crews.
1:21pm Friday 20th September 2013
THREE individual rallies will support the 2013 Roger Albert Clark Rally over the weekend of November 8 to 10 and will offer some of the most cost- effective forest rallying in the UK this season, with entry fees from as low as £7.43 per mile.
1:19pm Friday 20th September 2013
8:00am Saturday 3rd August 2013
3:24pm Friday 5th July 2013
IT would seem that Ripon rally driver Matthew Robinson must have broken more than his fair share of mirrors this year as his awful run of results saw him retire from yet another event when he failed to finish last weekend’s RSAC Scottish Rally.
3:30pm Friday 5th July 2013
THE big guns on the British youth scene fired in earnest at Swaledale where Richmond Motor Club staged the Mintex Trophy Trial with Jack Price emerging as the fastest rider on the two-lap course, of which a fair amount was pure Scott Trial.
8:00am Saturday 29th June 2013
8:00am Saturday 29th June 2013
8:00am Saturday 22nd June 2013
8:00am Saturday 22nd June 2013
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4:40pm Friday 14th June 2013
RIPON driver Charlie Payne and his County Durham counterpart Stephen Petch were in top form at last weekend’s Rainworth Skoda Dukeries Rally when they brought their respective Ford Focus WRCs home in first and second position respectively.
6:17pm Friday 31st May 2013
THERE was a distinct shortage of local riders at last weekend’s FIM World Superbike Championship meeting at Donington Park, but Newcastle’s Joe Burns did the region proud when he came away with a podium finish after a superb performance in the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 race.
6:19pm Friday 31st May 2013
2:21pm Friday 24th May 2013
DESPITE the recession, Darlington and District Motor Club’s Northern Saloon and Sports Car Championship still manages to put out very healthy grids and once again that was case at the Club’s own Championship race weekend at Croft.
2:18pm Friday 24th May 2013
THE Gerald Simpson Memorial Trial sailed through choppy waters but stayed afloat in Coverdale after a major revamp of parts on the 40-section course south of Wensley which were under four feet of river water as the River Cover surged down the Coverdale Valley on Saturday afternoon.
12:56pm Monday 20th May 2013
12:54pm Monday 20th May 2013
REMOTE Diamond Pastures, high above the legendary Park Rash, Kettlewell, was far from sparkling on Sunday morning when the Richmond Motor Club assembled for their Centre status trial which involved a 15-section section test.
4:38pm Friday 10th May 2013
The Darlington and DMC organised Northern Saloon and Sports Car Championship returned to its home circuit of Croft following a successful Easter weekend at Oulton Park supporting the British GT Championship.
4:36pm Friday 10th May 2013
12:13pm Tuesday 7th May 2013
12:40pm Friday 26th April 2013
WHITBY and District Motor Club’s Bollverk Rally Time Trial took place last Sunday at the Chris Birkbeck Rally School venue, at Brotton, east Cleveland, and once again it was Hawnby’s Matt Smith who took the victory to add to his 2011 success.
12:36pm Friday 26th April 2013
12:15pm Monday 22nd April 2013
2:29pm Friday 12th April 2013
DARLINGTON rally driver Paul Swift put the disappointment of the North West Stages Rally firmly behind him when he took a sensational second place in last Sunday’s TJS Self Drive Alan Healy Memorial Cadwell Park Stages Rally 2013 at the Lincolnshire race circuit.
2:28pm Friday 12th April 2013
MARTIN Crosswaite, of East Morton,nearKeighley, recorded a stunning victory in the Jack Leslie Ellis Memorial TrialatWinksley onSunday,at which Ripon Motor Club hastily re-routed the entire trials course for the Yorkshire Centre Championship event.
3:54pm Friday 5th April 2013
3:53pm Friday 5th April 2013
WHEN all else fails you can always rely on the Consett and DMC lads to put on a trial, and despite being unable to get to Oxenlaw on Good Friday, they went back to Butsfield Quarry to stage three laps of ten sections to keep the North East Centre trials alive and kicking.
12:00pm Wednesday 3rd April 2013
FOLLOWING on from his excellent resultin the Malcolm Wilson Rally, Hamsterley driver Stephen Petch was again in action and came away with a top three placing in last Saturday’sBrick and SteelBorder Counties Rally.
11:57am Wednesday 3rd April 2013
3:21pm Tuesday 26th March 2013
LEEMING driver Kevin Procter returned to the British Rallycross Championship in inimitable style by winning the MSA Supercar A final which comprised the opening round of the series held at Lydden Hill, in Kent, last weekend.
3:18pm Tuesday 26th March 2013
10:58am Tuesday 26th March 2013
RED BULL team principal Christian Horner will hold further clear-the-air talks with Sebastian Vettel before the next grand prix in China, but has refused to say whether he will sanction his scheming driver.
3:22pm Friday 15th March 2013
SUCCESS and disappointment came in almost equal measures when local competitors ventured over to the Lake District for the Malcolm Wilson Rally which comprised round two of the 2013 BTRDA Rally Series.
3:21pm Friday 15th March 2013
3:59pm Friday 1st March 2013
AFTER a year away from the British Rallycross Championship scene, three times British champion Mark Watson is set to return to the full championship for the 2013 season with the help of his supporters.
3:56pm Friday 1st March 2013
3:02pm Friday 22nd February 2013
CHARLIE Payne achieved his ambition of three consecutive victories on the Procters Coaches Riponian Stages Rally when he took another comfortable win last Sunday, but it came at a price as he had to nurse the car to the finish.
12:14pm Friday 8th February 2013
NORTHALLERTON enduro motorcycle rider Robbie Wallace took part in his first Fast Eddy Extreme Enduro event at Tong near Bradford last weekend and came away with a superb tenth place overall despite the wintry conditions.
12:02pm Friday 8th February 2013