8:40am Thursday 30th October 2014
10:39am Tuesday 28th October 2014
7:32am Friday 24th October 2014
6:24pm Wednesday 15th October 2014
11:21am Tuesday 14th October 2014
6:13am Saturday 11th October 2014
The FIA is set to impose new safety measures following what president Jean Todt has described as the "tragedy" of Jules Bianchi's horrific accident in Japan on Sunday, which has left the Frenchman fighting for his life.
10:40am Tuesday 7th October 2014
1:01pm Friday 26th September 2014
THE Northern Saloon and Sports Car Championship, organised by Darlington & DMC, continued the excellent racing it has produced this season as it came down to the final two rounds at Croft Circuit last weekend.
11:28am Monday 22nd September 2014
5:55pm Friday 19th September 2014
UP AND COMING County Durham road racer Daley Mathison was in action at last weekend’s International Gold Cup meeting at Oliver’s Mount on the outskirts of Scarborough where he was taking on the established stars of the Isle of Man TT Races.
5:47pm Friday 19th September 2014
WITH the 2014 European Trials Championship safely tucked away and superb exam results achieved Kirkbymoorside's 16-year-old Dan Peace won the Hull Auto Club's Velocette trial on Sunday riding his 300cc Gas Gas machine.
1:59pm Friday 19th September 2014
4:18pm Friday 12th September 2014
TYNESIDE motorcycle racer Joe Burns followed up a string of great results recently with a superb podium placing when he took third position in last Sunday’s Pirelli National Superstock 1000 race held at Donington Park.
4:24pm Friday 12th September 2014
SIX days on from the successful Class C and D final championship trial and Richmond provided a top class clubman and youth trial for 82 contenders at Skeeby on the Richardson farm at Skeeby on Saturday afternoon.
11:01am Monday 1st September 2014
3:47pm Friday 29th August 2014
THE dismal Bank Holiday weather may have done its best to disrupt proceedings at round five of the Shannon Group British Rallycross Championship held at Lydden Hill in Kent on Monday but for a number of local competitors, it was a successful meeting.
4:03pm Friday 15th August 2014
4:02pm Friday 15th August 2014
HEXHAM motorcycle racer Graeme Gowland and his Smiths Triumph Racing Team maintained station at the top of the Motorpoint British Supersport Championship following Oulton Park last weekend when he scored a brace of podiums.
4:03pm Friday 8th August 2014
4:01pm Friday 8th August 2014
12:54pm Friday 1st August 2014
THE fourth round of the MSA British Rallycross Championship in association with the Shannon Group took place at the Pembrey race circuit in South Wales last weekend with a number of local drivers making the long trip.
10:20am Monday 28th July 2014
12:42pm Friday 18th July 2014
HAMSTERLEY rally driver Stephen Petch and his Northallerton co-driver Ian Windress battled a strong field of the season as well as the dry and dusty conditions to take a fourth place finish on last Saturday’s Nick Grist Stages Rally in Wales.
12:40pm Friday 18th July 2014
4:46pm Friday 11th July 2014
4:45pm Friday 11th July 2014
10:47am Monday 7th July 2014
9:55am Monday 30th June 2014
11:32am Sunday 29th June 2014
4:45pm Saturday 28th June 2014
Turkington delighted to be at centre stage as British Touring Car series goes from strength to strength
7:02am Saturday 28th June 2014
NEXT weekend, the eyes of the sporting world will be trained on North Yorkshire as the opening stage of the Tour de France winds its way from Leeds to Harrogate via the picturesque Dales. Before that though, the region plays host to an even faster group of racers, determined to put on an equally exhilarating show.
3:58pm Friday 27th June 2014
LAST Saturday’s hot and dry conditions proved a real challenge for competitors in the DMACK Carlisle Stages Rally but it didn’t prove too problematic for local competitors Simon Cole from Catterick and Eggleston co-driver Joe Hutchinson.
2:04pm Wednesday 25th June 2014
10:52am Wednesday 25th June 2014
THE Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is always renowned for its competitiveness, but even by the series’ hard-fought standards, this year’s title battle is shaping up to be especially exciting.
10:46am Wednesday 25th June 2014
10:41am Wednesday 25th June 2014
WITH Croft Circuit’s 50th anniversary rapidly approaching, this weekend’s visit of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship promises to provide one of the highlights of the North Yorkshire venue’s half-centenary celebrations.
4:33pm Friday 20th June 2014
GUISBOROUGH DMC held their annual Dales Trophy Trial around Glaisdale and Fryup Dales on Sunday and Beta rider Ian Austermuhle once again stamped his authority on the event – and his name on the silverware – to win by ten marks from Scarborough’s James Carr.
4:33pm Friday 20th June 2014
SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD Northallerton Enduro rider Robbie Wallace was once again in action on the Motoconnection and Putoline Oils sponsored Yamaha YZ125, where he was competing in round five of the Perkins Slade Ride Off Road Enduro Championship last weekend.
4:50pm Friday 13th June 2014
4:49pm Friday 13th June 2014
2:23pm Friday 6th June 2014
ROGER Williams topped the entry at the Weardale Motor Club’s trial last weekend, his loss of 18, putting him three marks clear of Anthony Stephen, with Joe McMeekin a further mark adrift. The trial at Dursand Quarry above Stanhope, attracted more than 70 entries with four courses on offer, each with 10 sections.
2:23pm Friday 6th June 2014
NORTHALLERTON motorcycle Enduro rider Robbie Wallace competed in rounds five and six of the British Sprint Enduro Championship last weekend at Tetbury in Gloucestershire, riding his Motoconnection, Putoline Oils and RFX-sponsored Yamaha YZ125.
7:02am Friday 6th June 2014
7:01am Friday 6th June 2014
ROGER Williams topped the entry at the Weardale Motor Club's trial last weekend, his loss of 18, putting him three marks clear of Anthony Stephen, with Joe McMeekin a further mark adrift. The trial at Dursand Quarry above Stanhope, attracted over 70 entries and with four courses on offer, each with ten sections. James Black and Eddie Aitkin battled it out on the Green Course. On the Clubman Course, John Bennett took the honours. It was a win for Andrew Black on the Easy course, after dropping all five of his marks in section three.
12:08pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014
SKIPTON Bultaco rider James Moorhouse won the annual Blue Bar Trophy Trial on Sunday from Summerbridge Sherco rider, and MRS Sherco employee Phillip Hammond who finished the dramatic two-day event in Coverdale one penalty ahead of Braidley farmer Stephen Lambert.
12:06pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014
THE Darlington and District Motor Club-organised Northern Saloon and Sports Car Championship visited Knockhill in Scotland last weekend as part of the Knockhill Motor Sports Club’s Super Lap Scotland weekend where also in attendance were about 12 of DDMC’s marshals.
10:55am Monday 26th May 2014
Nico Rosberg returned to the top of the Formula One podium with a lights-to-flag Monaco Grand Prix victory as a left-eye problem for Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton put the blinkers on his challenge.
7:03am Saturday 24th May 2014
THE Northern Despatch, a long-lost sister paper of The Northern Echo, described it as a “great moment for local motor racing fans”. Chris Meek, who was involved in the cut and thrust of the action, remembers it as “unsophisticated, slightly chaotic, but hugely exciting”. Either way, it was a day that changed the face of motorsport in our region forever.
4:25pm Friday 23rd May 2014
DOUBLE BTRDA Silver Star champion Matthew Robinson continued his quest for a hat-trick by claiming a class victory on last weekend’s dry and dusty Plains Rally held in Wales which comprised round four of the 2014 BTRDA Rally Series.
4:22pm Friday 23rd May 2014
- Barnard Castle
- Bishop Auckland
- Crook & Weardale
- Durham City
- York & Harrogate
- Newton Aycliffe
- Richmond & The Dales
- Tyne & Wear
- Whitby & Scarborough