Alwinton Two Day 20/21 June 2015
Entry Payment Reminder and Further Information
Preparations are well under way for this years Alwinton Two Day Trial which will take place on the 20/21 June.
Bedlington Motor Club are fortunate to have retained the same sponsors as last year to help with the costs of staging the trial so that entry fees are not too expensive for competitors. Please support the events sponsors before and during the event.
This will be the fifth time Bedlington Motor Club have staged this event, the club have worked hard to improve the event year on year and are delighted with the number of entries received for this years trial, 160 riders have been accepted and a further 20 are on the reserve list. Entries have been received from regular national trial winners Dan Thorpe and Chris Pearson who will compete with last years runner up Michael Phillipson for the premier award. Ossa and Scorpa importer Nigel Birkett returns as does Barcelona’s Albert Arana.
Club members have been busy securing more land for the event over the winter months. Each day is a single lap of 30 sections covering around 25 off road miles including lunch and petrol checks. The first day route is significantly longer than in previous years and includes 15 brand new sections. Weather permitting the route offers spectacular views across the Cheviot Hills and to the border with Scotland. Day two also features increased mileage and a further 10 new sections.
The trial start and headquarters for the weekend remains at the Clennel Hall Hotel, it’s a superb location from which to start a trial and we are very grateful to the owners for their continuing support. The hotel are providing a marquee in the grounds to accommodate the greater number of riders expected to be seeking refreshment on Saturday evening, there will also be a film show in the marquee. Please visit their website for a look at the location http://www.clennellhallcountryhouse.com.
There is an official caravan and campsite adjoining the hotel, http://www.clennellhall.co.uk. In addition the Rose and Thistle in Alwinton Village and Clennel Hall permit camping in their grounds for a fee of £15. Please contact Clennel Hall hotel on 01669 650377 or the Rose and Thistle on 01669 650226, the web address for the Rose and Thistle is http://www.roseandthistlealwinton.com.
Please note those riders who have a confirmed place need to pay their entry fee by the 31st May using the online payment system on the clubs website www.bedlingtonmotorclub.co.uk. Once the payment deadline has passed any unpaid places will be offered to riders on the reserve list. A riders guide will be issued to competitors and a programme will be circulated at the trial and in the local area.
Further updates will be provided in the run up to the event.