16th February 2019

CONQUERING THE DEVILS 20 OCTOBER 2018

The Devil’s Own rally has its origin back in the glory days of the Motoring News Road Rally Championship of the 1970’s and early 1980’s. Those old enough to remember will recall the days of Group 4 Escort BDA’s, Chevette HSRs and TR8’s thundering down the lanes using pace-notes on the “selectives” timed to the […]

Roberts Garage Jersey Rally 2018

Dave Longfellow and Mark Broadbent record their first finish on Roberts Garage Jersey Rally 2018 17th October 2018, Mark Broadbent It was sixth time lucky for Dave Longfellow and Mark Broadbent last weekend, where they recorded their first finish after five successive mechanical issues from the previous five events they have entered together.  The Roberts Garages […]

Heroes Stages Rally 2018

23rd September 2018 – Roy Wadsley and Mark Broadbent retired from the 6th running of the Heroes Stages Rally run once again at Weeton Army Camp. The true cause unknown right now, although officially the crew have retired with no oil pressure. Weeton continues to be a tough venue for the clubman rally teams, featuring […]

2017 Pendragon Stages Rally – 26/27th August

This years event was again held at Warcop Army Ranges, situated just north of the A66 midway between Scotch Corner and Penrith. Paul and Dave joined me at the Davey homestead for the customary fish n chips before heading off. Mike was on holiday in the Greek Islands enjoying some sunshine whilst Mark was meeting […]

Chris Leeming Memorial Autotests 25/09/16

As we were an invited club I decided to enter this event that was held at Acaster Malbis airfield. After signing on we were given the test diagrams, they looked complicated but after walking them it was a little less daunting. I was the only one who was competing in a car they drove to the event, […]

Pendragon Stages Rally – 11th September 2016

This years event was again held at Warcop Army Ranges, situated just north of the A66 midway between Scotch Corner and Penrith. The likely suspects gathered at the Davey homestead for the customary fish n chips before heading off. One key person was missing – Mark had a family do down in Coventry and was […]

Uniroyal 2016 Autotest/Car Trial

Sunday 4th September Me, Sam Oddy,  Rupert North and Steve Waddington entered both the autotest and car trial and Michael Nicholson entered just the car trial. It was an overcast start to the day, 3 tests had been set out each done 4 times, it was very slippery but loads of fun. Rupert was his usual […]

Berwick Classic Rally May 2016

Paul & I had entered the rally on and off since 2002 and, having decided to try and do more Classic Rally events in 2016,once  the regs were out it became THE rally to enter in 2016. So Paul put an entry in for the MGB’s 19th event since Paul bought it in 2012. A […]

Rock and Heifer Scatter 2016

25th April 2016, Signing on from 19:00 and first car away at 19:30– Rock and Heifer Inn, Thornton, BD13 3RH. Invited clubs include; Keighley and District Motor Club, Ilkley and District Motor Club, Huddersfield Motor Club and Alwoodley Motor Club. Results: Andrew Hargreaves & Eddie Hargreaves – 1080 Mike Fox & Neil Andrews – 970 […]

Lookout Stages 2016

Lookout Stages and the Melbourne venue have always been a favourite of Terry Pressdee and Mark Broadbent’s and this year was no different. Before the year started the three events at Elvington had been earmarked as ‘must dos’ and although it is easy to say now, Terry said even then that we were going there […]