Moto-X


RAIN and snow during the last month had decimated the local car trials season but a warm, sunny and spring-like day greeted competitors at the testing Woolminstone venue near Crewkerne for the Golden Springs Trial organised by the Woolbridge Motor Club. Joining regular competitors from the host club, were contenders in three major trials championships …

It is a blank weekend on the sporting scene now that the West of England club have postponed their long distance road trial from today until next Sunday (New Year’s Eve). However, there are still events in the run up to 2018. The Yeo Vale club’s John Scott Memorial Trial on Tuesday (Boxing Day) is …

The West Country has been given the cold shoulder by the Auto Cycle Union’s Moto-X Committee judging by the venues selected for the 2018 Maxxis Tyres-backed British Moto-X Championships, despite there being three top class sites that, in the past years, have hosted title rounds, namely Landrake Moto Park near Saltash, Whiteway Barton at Kingsteignton …

With the Auto Cycle Union, the Motorcycle Federation and the Amateur Motorcycling Association all observing Remembrance Day there are no sanctioned events taking place in the United Kingdom today. However, there is plenty going on behind the scenes. Somerset-based RT Keedwell Transport have confirmed that they will be backing the 2018 British Solo Trials Championship, …

Lynton trial star Joe Baker clinched the South West Centre Trial Championships for the 18th year on the trot when he won the Lyn club’s annual Tom Clarke Trophy event at Parracombe last weekend. As a result he has no need to con- test the last of the ten-round championships at Hinton St George near …

Joe Baker is poised to win his 18th South West Centre Trial Championship in the Lyn Club’s Tom Clarke Trophy event today, which is also the penultimate round of the current ten-round series at Holworthy Farm, Parracombe and will be decided over three laps of 12 sections. Baker’s main rivals are expected to be Billy …

With the barometer set fair, another bumper crowd is expected at Weston-super-Mare today for the 35th annual beach race on the Seafront. The action got under way yesterday with the sidecar and quadracer races, along with several other minor races, but the main solo events top the bill today with a massed start, featuring around …

With all the Moto-X championships now finalised, attentions turns to the trials scene for the next couple of months, along with the odd Enduro event here and there. The penultimate round of the South West Centre Trials Championship takes place at Parracombe in North Devon soon, and most of the main contenders will be getting …