14th June 2024

National Car Adventures – Highs and Lows

After the long off season through winter, the last time I competed was the 16th of October  at the BTRDA grand final, and with spring in the air I got the car out and gave it an annual service, oil/ filter and ignition parts. It didn’t really need much else apart from a track rod […]

Gerry P Evans Memorial Trail

6th August 2022 Sat here in the dark of late October now the 2022 season is all over, looking back to a summer’s day knowing it’s going to be many many months to the beginning of the 2023 season feels a bit sad. For me the days and weekends away trialling are something to look forward to, a […]

Car trialling further afield

Welsh weekend 9th and 10th April. After the long winter break from early November till the start of April I was eager to get out and have a bit of competitive fun again.Car trails is a very low prep form of motorsport, so much so I put the car away after giving it a good wash […]

Sumerset Weekend May 2021

The last weekend of May brought the national  trials championship to rounds 2 and 3 right down on the south  coast with Saturday in Devon and Sunday in Somerset.After what seemed like endless rain for weeks running up to it finally the sun, and summer broke out from behind the clouds on the Wednesday afternoon in the […]

Ivinghoe Spring Trial 2021 Report

The yellow Mini I’ve been using since it was restored in 2003 made it first national  appearance  on a wet March or April on the Matthews Auto Salvage Trial on Anglesey after a three and a half hour drive, didn’t do very well, but persiteded with it for the next 16 years peaking with the […]

Gaby Mohr Memorial Trial 2020 Report

13th September – A view from class 2 This event would normally be towards the end of the season but with the disruption caused by Covid it became the season opener. The venue is based near Bridgnorth which for me is down Birmingham way, most of the normal venues I know my way to now, but […]

Report – Prescott Car Trial 19th July 2020

It’s been a long time since I’ve done an event, let alone a write up, but after all this time stuck in the house with Covid 19 lock down and the effect it has had on the world let alone grassroots motor sport it was great to be up at 5:30 on a lovely sunny […]

AMY’s 18th Birthday Autotest

AMY’S 18TH BIRTHDAY GRASS PCA SATURDAY 13TH JULY 2019 AT NOON IN GUISELEY Airedale & Pennine Motor Car Club are running their second Production Car Autotest on grass at the hugely popular venue, kindly hosted by Mr & Mrs Busfield. There will be four tests laid out across the eleven acres of fairly level, fairly […]

Slaithwaite PCT

Production Car trial at Fixby run by Slaithwaite on Tuesday July 2nd. The Tuesday evening daylight in the middle of summer lasts until very late and a 7.15pm start was somewhat alarming but all was fine. A lovely evening of driving carefully through long grass by around a dozen entrants saw a mixture of Austin […]

2019 Yorkshire Dales Classic Trial

Well the biggest event in the club calendar has run and only the big tidy up and results remain. After six months of planning and many visits to Nidderdale the event went well and we have lots of positive feedback from drivers in all classes. Just for a change the class eights were joined in […]