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1:08pm Monday 10th March 2014
THE eagerly-awaited opening round of the 2014 Autosport International BTRDA Rallycross Championship gets under way at Blyton in Lincolnshire on Sunday with a healthy grid of about 50 cars set to contest the event.
1:03pm Monday 10th March 2014
THIRSK DMC’s Long Plain Farm venue, in Hambleton, proved at its most difficult on Sunday after heavy overnight rain added extra bite to the four lap, ten section course, and it was Beta rider Adam Milner who grabbed the win from James Carr over a four lap, ten section course.
4:47pm Friday 28th February 2014
NORTHALLERTON enduro rider Robbie Wallace, 16, made a great start to the season in the first round of the Perkins Slade Ride off Road Enduro Championship last weekend when he scored a fine second place aboard his Motoconnection sponsored Yamaha YZ125.
4:44pm Friday 28th February 2014
4:44pm Friday 28th February 2014
4:55pm Friday 21st February 2014
NORTHALLERTON’S Guy Kendrew and Port Mulgrave’s Jack Howell, both Beta mounted and in superb form, battled for honours in the Guisborough DMC East Coast Tyres Trial, Kendrew showing more consistency in the latter stages to take first place.
4:53pm Friday 21st February 2014
THIRSK driver Mat Smith produced one of the performances of his career to win the opening round of the BTRDA 1400Scc Championship in a wet and windy Forest of Dean last Saturday to get his title bid under way in style.
4:20pm Friday 14th February 2014
9:33pm Monday 10th February 2014
2:44pm Friday 7th February 2014
DESPITE failing to attract the number of entries of previous years, Ripon Motor Sports Club’s flagship event – the Riponian Stages Rally – gets under way from Thirsk Rural Business Centre on Sunday morning with a new name likely to be added to the winners’ trophy.
4:21pm Friday 17th January 2014
HAVING won the event for a third time last year to add to his 2007 and 2008 successes, Pickhill driver Chris Wise heads an impressive entry list for Sunday’s Autogas 2000 Jack Frost Stages Rally supported by Cartersport, which takes place at Croft Circuit, near Darlington.
4:19pm Friday 17th January 2014
10:23am Monday 13th January 2014
10:19am Monday 13th January 2014
12:13pm Tuesday 7th January 2014
9:44am Monday 6th January 2014
SCRUTON’S Kevin Procter took his fifth victory in six years on Northallerton AC’s popular Christmas Stages Rally last Saturday but it was anything but plain sailing for the versatile Subaru WRC driver as his battered car testified at the end of eight actionpacked stages at Croft Circuit.
9:42am Monday 6th January 2014
PREDICTABLY, the Richmond club’s annual Albert Shaw Memorial Trial at Fremington Edge, Reeth, on Boxing Day, was the competitors’ top option as 137 competitors headed for the Woodyard Farm alongside the fast flowing Arkle Beck to enjoy brilliant cloudless wall to wall sunshine.
4:19pm Monday 30th December 2013
MICHAEL Schumacher spent his career cheating death at 200mph but last night the seven time Formula One world champion lay in a coma after an accident while skiing with his family. Nigel Burton looks at Schumacher’s career and what may lay ahead…
3:53pm Monday 30th December 2013
10:40am Monday 30th December 2013
12:19pm Monday 6th January 2014
12:18pm Monday 6th January 2014
IN addition to a top ten which wouldn’t look out of place on a British Championship event, Northallerton Automobile’s Christmas Stages Rally, which takes place at Croft Circuit tomorrow, features a host of local drivers hoping to perform well in front of an expected bumper crowd at the North Yorkshire venue.
12:15pm Friday 20th December 2013
NORTHALLERTON Automobile Club’s Christmas Stages Rally takes place at Croft Circuit, near Darlington on Saturday, December 28 with not only a capacity 90-car entry, but one of the strongest fields assembled for the annual meeting.
12:12pm Friday 20th December 2013
1:25pm Friday 13th December 2013
AFTER 18 months of solid hard work undertaken by the British Trials and Rally Drivers Association Rallycross Committee and other interested parties, the BTRDA have now announced their 2014 calendar and class structure.
1:24pm Friday 13th December 2013
WHITBY’S Beta.uk rider, 22- year-old Andy Chilton added the Scarborough DMC’s Jacky Baxter Trophy to his list of achievements at a dull, but dry Harwood Dale on Sunday, defeating the three-lap, 12-section course with an unpenalised ride.
10:04am Wednesday 11th December 2013
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.
9:56am Tuesday 26th November 2013
10:13am Monday 25th November 2013
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
5:01pm Thursday 14th November 2013
2:44pm Friday 8th November 2013
11:38am Thursday 7th 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.
8:06pm Tuesday 29th October 2013
MORE than 75 entrants have been confirmed for this year's Roger Albert Clark Rally, which gets under way with a series of special night stages in the North Yorkshire forests around Pickering next Friday (November 8).
11:09am Tuesday 29th October 2013
10:29am Friday 18th October 2013
10:10am Tuesday 15th October 2013
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.
1:09pm Monday 23rd September 2013
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
5:45pm Monday 9th September 2013
GENERAL ELECTION: CONSTITUENCIES
- Barnard Castle
- Bishop Auckland
- Crook & Weardale
- Durham City
- York & Harrogate
- Newton Aycliffe
- Richmond & The Dales
- Tyne & Wear
- Whitby & Scarborough