Author: mike

He’s on his Hols!!

Webmaster Mike Rapley is on holiday until November 2 so until he returns, there will be no updates to this site. Sorry folks. However, he can remind everybody that the Bootle Club's trial on October 31 is open for entries as is the Bootle Club's Rockshock Championship round on November 28. Both via the ACU system. And don't...

Brownrigg Fell for Dixie Dee results

The Cumberland County MCC again enjoyed a healthy entry for the Dixie Dee trial held at Brownrigg Fell on October 17. Carl Batty lost just a single mark to win the event and he posted on social media that it was his first pain free ride since undergoing major stomach surgery back in June, but it was...

Entries open for D.K.Laing/Rutherford Trial

One of the peculiarities of the Northern Centre is that Centre Championship events for any one year always start in the November of the previous year!! And the 2022 series is no different as on November 7, the Bassenthwaite Club are organising the D.K.Laing Trial at Threlkeld, starting from the Mining Museum, it's traditional parking area from...

Lakes Two Day Report and Results

Now with Kitch Pics in the Gallery The results from the Lakes Two Day Trial on October 9/10 are now available for viewing in the Results section of this site, but due to the size of the spreadsheet, they can only be viewed as separate sheets. However, try these below if it helps, click on them. Brief Lakes scores With...

the sport’s real star

Now is a good time to give an amazing man , some well justified praise. Last Sunday, in appalling weather at the Revenge trial, he slowly walked the steep hill out of the start field, loaded down in all his wet-weather kit, carrying his camera and accessories, plus his walking stick and his umbrella, then made his...

A quartet of Toms top Revenge Results

With the Lakes Two Day trial due to be held a week later, the entry for the Barrow Club's Revenge Trial on October 3 was boosted by a number of riders seeking some early familiarisation with the Lakeland terrain and it was Scorpa sponsored rider Tom Minta who proved to be the best over the hard...

New Numberplate Law in EU

DRIVING IN THE EU - UK stickers and number plates Having received an update from the UK Government, from 28 September 2021, you need a UK sticker instead of a GB sticker. If your number plate includes the UK identifier with the Union flag (also known as the Union Jack), you do not need a UK sticker. However, you...

Motocross Champions of The North

Now that the season of motocross meetings in the Northern Centre has ended, the respective class champions have been calculated. Congratulations to the following for their success in the 2021 season. Auto Northern Centre Championship 2021 1st - Jenson Branney 2nd - Daniel Morris 3rd - Cameron Berry Junior Northern Centre Championship 2021 1st - Connor Thompson 2nd - Brooklyn Tinkler 3rd - Finley Pickering Small...

What’s On For October

Just a reminder as to what's upcoming for the month of October in the Northern Centre. First up is the Barrow Club's Centre championship round, the Revenge Trial at Torver on October 3 with a 10.30am start. Entries remain open until October 1 and the trial caters for all adults and Youth A and B. This is...

Lindale Loaned to Lakes

The Westmorland Club's land at Lindale was loaned to the Lakes Grass Track Racing Club for their GS Motorcycles sponsored club trial on September 19 and the popularity of this land for the sport attracted an entry of nearly 60 riders where Richard Taylor, now almost fully recovered from a nasty accident some weeks ago, took...