Dob Park starts Ilkley’s new season

The Ilkley Motor Club will kick start the 2015 trials season in Yorkshire with their annual New Year Trial at Dob Park on January 4th.

The event will run under an open permit with ACU rule TSR 22b (No stop). The course will be two  laps of twenty sections taking in Dob Park and Brown’s Wood.  No late entries will be considered so the closing date to aim for is Saturday, January 3.

Dave West is the man to send entries to at 89 The Oval, Otley LS21 2EE.

The history of the trial goes right back to 1949 when rigid machines were the normal equipment blazed a trail in 1957 on a Triumph Trophy, or was it a Triumph Cub ?

Malcolm Rathmell, John Reynolds and John Hemingway became the big names in the trial in the sixties. Where are they now ?

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– Barry Robinson

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