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19 Oct 14

Carl Talbot was overall winner of Woolbridge Motor Clubs Hardy Trial on Sunday despite fighting electrical gremlins all day. Ian Davis was second in his familar VW Buggy. The Hardy contained its usual mixture of tracks and sections on private land. There was a lot of mud about and Butts Lane had to be cancelled after several competitors sustained body damage.

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7 Oct 14

Camel Vale MC - Bodmin Trial - 2 November 2014

Ryan Tonkin (1300 Beetle) was the overall winner of this single venue event held in Cardinham Woods near Bodmin

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7 Oct 14

Launceston and North Cornwall MC - Tamar Trial - 26 October 2014

Colin Jeffery won the Tamar Trial

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30 Oct 14

MCC Edinburgh Trial
edinburgh trial 2014 équipes françaises... by felicien-guillaume

The Edinburgh Trial seen from the perspective of first timers Jacques Veyer and Felicien Guillaume who came from Blois in France to sample the delights of Derbyshire in the first week of October.

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27 Oct 14

Stroud & DMC Mechanics Trial 19 October 2014

Josh Moss (pictured by Calvin Talbot of Cstartworks) was overall winner in his Class 8 Gregory, dropping one mark on Sapseds Surprise in the Catswood Complex. Pete Hart was second dropping one on the same section. Dean Partington cleaned the hill but lost the win when he didn't get away from the Bulls Cross restart.

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11 Oct 14

MGCC Midland Centre Autumn Trial

Calvin Talbot pictures Chris Johns at the wheel of Mike Furse magnificent Mercury Special having what I believe is its first outing since Tring Park in 1976 when it looked very different. Click Here for more on this magnificent car.

The MGCC Midland Centre report on their Autumn Trial at Burton Dassett on 28 September - Well Sunday turned out be a cracking day in every respect, the weather, the support from all the marshals and officials and the largest entry of 39 for years and just like the Spring Trial no non-starters.

Brian Osborn laid on a sporting course in his inimitable style. Every section except one had at least one clean. The exception was 7, used after lunch where Matt Johnson’s PWA7 got closest with just one lost, a heroic effort. We turned the hilly swoops of section 3 into a special test after lunch, it seemed to bring out the hooligan in everybody and judging by the yelps from some of the passengers I think they would agree.

The results team of Jane Bury and Pam Zachrzewski turned out the scores in record time, many thanks to them. Steve Courts and Jim Knifton’s IMP tied on 34 marks lost with Carl Talbot and Stephan Duve in their Buckler, but Steve had a time of 36 seconds on the ST against Carl’s 38.6 seconds. So Steve took the Autumn Cup by 2.6secs, sounds like a Grand Prix finishing margin. Best MG from a good selection, including PA,TC, Midget and NG special, was Andrew Tucker-Peake in Dad Adrian’s MGF, he won the Allen Trophy.

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28 Sep 14

Ian Facey was best car on The Taw & Torridge Trial. Click here for Results


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