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CASTLE STAGES: This year's Tour of Hamsterley Rally will feature stages at Raby Castle

Changes to Tour of Hamsterley announced

County Durham racer Chrissy Rouse in action at Knockhill last weekend – Picture: BONNIE LANE

Rouse makes Knockhill top six before rain stops play

Richard Sadler on his way to victory in the Bradford and DMC Allan Jefferies Trophy Trial

Sadler storms to Halton Gill victory

Max Coates in action at Croft in his Support Our Paras-sponsored Infiniti Q50 – Picture: TONY TODD

Coates shines on memorable Croft weekend

Blacker brothers on top form in summer series trial

BTCC: Max Coates gives a thumbs up before taking to the track for the British Touring Car Championship at Croft Circuit

Coates all smiles after BTCC debut with Support Our Paras Racing

CLOSE CONTACT: Shedden is pursued. Pic: Matt Westcott

Shedden leads title race, but WSR hold sway at Croft

RACE WIN: Tordoff

Tordoff takes race two win at Croft

TOP SPOT: Priaulx celebrates at Croft Pic: Matt Westcott

One, two, three for BMW and WSR in Race One of the Touring Cars at Croft

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

BEHIND THE WHEEL: Coates will makes his BTCC debut at Croft.

North Yorkshire racer Coates to make BTCC debut at Croft

KING OF CROFT: Colin Turkington has earned the title for his spectacular record of success in North Yorkshire

Milestone marked as Touring Cars arrive in region

WHEEL TO WHEEL: Action from a previous round of the competition.

Win Croft Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship tickets

POLE POSITION: Jason Plato (right) leads the field in the last BTCC round at Oulton Park

Plato hoping to return to centre stage at Croft after TFI Friday starring role

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

READY TO GO: County Durham driver Paul Donkin will compete in the Renault Clio Cup at Croft next weekend

Bishop Auckland driver gearing up for Croft

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

AIRBORNE: Flying Wilks in action on Saturday

Rallycross is 'wicked' declares Wilks after opening heats of debut FIA World Rallycross Championship meet

FRESH START: Guy Wilks with his race car.

Wilks to 'fight for every inch of track' as he prepares for rallycross debut

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

HOT SEAT: Guy Wilks

Wilks confirms World Rallycross Championship deal

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


VIDEO: Guy Wilks set to sign World Rallycross deal


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

2/4/2015  Croft BARC. Better day than previous. Dry a lot of sun bit chilly breeze. EOS 1 Dx + 400mm f 2.8 L + 2x extender. RACE 14 Clubmans. Barcroft & Sunny rear.  (24584780)

Ripon pair still in title hunt after spirited performance

NEED FOR SPEED: Matthew Graham

County Durham youngster ready for Formula Renault test

IN THE POINTS: Chrissy Rouse

County Durham motorcyclist in the points

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

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain waves with his trophy on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China, Sunday, April 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi). (22978851)

Hamilton wins Mercedes battle

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

MORE TO COME: Reigning champion says there is more to come in his Mercedes car. The F1 season starts this weekend in Melbourne, Australia. Picture: Rob Griffith/AP Photo

Mercedes on top as Button struggles

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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