For some reason the Mel Harrison sidecar national trial this coming Sunday seems to lack interest in the sidecar fraternity, despite the fact that a month ago the decision was taken NOT to run the event at Cockhill Mines Greenhow in the interests of safety.
Cockhill is not exactly user friendly towards three wheelers. An approach was made to Norman Shepherd at Fellbeck to stage the trial on his acres which Norman promptly gave the nod. With a fine mixture of streams woodland rocks, and grassy climbs and gullies, wet and dry over a lap distance of almost two miles the venue is ideal being three miles from Pateley Bridge town centre.
Ten crews have entred, four from the isle of Man. Mel Harrison is reluctant to cancel the trial because of intending Manx visitors.
Contact Mel asap on 01274 567047. The entries officially closed this morning but it is not too late to get on board.