Aske Hall Vintage Sprint 2016

After our little expedition overseas to “Spa” & “The Ring” it was time to come back down to earth with some real grass roots racing. Organised by Middlesbrough & District Motor Club this has to be one of the prettiest venues for a motorsport event, we were also blessed with a day of wonderful sunshine. […]

Spa Summer Classic 2016

The whole team travelled to Spa including the new trainee Mark.  This time we had a change of plan and went from Newcastle to Amsterdam to save the journey to Hull, and overall it was a much easier trip.  We sailed out of Newcastle on the Thursday evening in glorious sunshine and were soon sipping […]

Harewood Historic Hill Climb 2016

A final trip out before Spa for myself & David Archer to one of our favourite meetings of the year. The monsterous 24Litre Napier Bentley smoking its back wheels An easy trip down to Harewood  of approx. 1 hour 15 mins had us drooling at some of the cars just in the car park. An […]

Harewood British Championships Hill climb 2016

Once a popular class at Harewood, pre-94 Formula Fords have less support these days. Except, that is, from Robert Spedding and Ben Tranter who are still regular contenders in their shared Vector. Just eight of these rare machines were built in 1993 by Dutchman Wiet Huidekoper and featured the then new monoshock front suspension very […]

Donington Historics 2016

In spite of the British weather throwing almost everything it had at it, the Donington Historic Festival presented three days of hugely exciting historic motor racing over the Bank Holiday weekend (April 30th-May 2nd). Classic motorsport fans were treated to a vast range of competition cars from the 1920s up to the 1990s, campaigning in […]

Flying Scotsman 2016

Picked Dave up from Newton Aycliffe on Friday afternoon to intercept the Rally after it left the special stages at croft, however the weather was being rather unkind to the drivers with a combination of heavy rain, then hail then snow.  We eventually gave up following the cars near Edmunbyers as we couldn’t see them […]

Goodwood 74MM

Just in case you don’t know what Goodwood #74MM stands for: no worries. I did not either. It stands for the 74th edition of the Goodwood Member Meeting, an event at Lord March’s Goodwood estate that is not only about racing, but also about heritage and responsibility. 2016 is an important year for the GT40 […]

Mid Wales Stages 2016

The opening round of the 2016 MSA British Rally Championship takes place in Newtown.  Using stages that form an integral part of Wales Rally GB, the World Rally Championship proved to be a real test to the start of everyone’s campaign. Elfyn Evans and Craig Parry claimed victory on the opening round of the MSA British […]

WRC 2015 – Wales Rally GB

Volkswagen’s Sebastien Ogier has concluded the 2015 WRC season by taking an emotional win on a typically wet and muddy Wales Rally GB, his eighth victory of the year. There were no celebrations, however, as a mark of respect to those that lost their lives in the Paris terror attacks on Friday. Ogier took the […]