The Night Trial in Brief:
The Time: 1/2 December 2012
The Place: Start and Finish Rackham Old School, Rackham, West Sussex. Click here to view
- Route 125 miles in West and East Sussex from Rackham Old School
- 50 for dinner. Rabbit Pie, mashed spud and cabbage followed by hot rice pud
- 40 for breakfast
- 10 entrants
- 22 Marshal Points/Controls
The Caterers: Michael Joseph made the pie but many thanks are also due to Jane Joseph who did the rest with a friend of hers called Annie and they had support on the night from Sue Clark, Jen Pittuck, June Macara and Di Hamilton. Barbara Caroline did most of the washing up.
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How the night progressed (click on the image for larger view):
2012 NIGHT TRIAL RESULTS
1930 Super Aero JAP LTOWC
1933 MX Sports
1934 Super Sports MX2
|3 Equal||Gary Caroline||Robert Carter||1932 Super Sports MX4||119.0|
|5||Cathy Quinn||Tom Cowley||1937 F2 E93A||115.0|
|6||Mike Sythes||Steve Lister||1947 F Super E93A||113.0|
|7||Len Critchlow||Bill Critchlow||1936 Super Sports MX4||102.5|
|8||Fiona Courage||Claire Northam||1949 F4 E93A||98.5|
|9||Mike Stringer||Paul Rosser||1934 F2 E93A||97.5|
|10||John Houlihan||Richard Shirwin||1934 Super Sports MX2||61.0||(Ret)|
|L.S. Bolton Cup||Crew with highest score||
Robert and Howard Joseph
|Stork||Team Award||M Stringer, R Joseph, A Brown|
|Graves Burton Award||Highest Two Speeder||Robert and Howard Joseph|
|Trevor’s Trying Trophy||Most Difficulty TO Night Trial||Gary Caroline|
|Piston Broke||Most Difficulty IN Night Trial||Andy Brown|
|South Coast Group Holly Trophy||Distance to Night Trial||Gary Caroline|
Many thanks to Don Stringer for these fine photos. To view the photo gallery, click on any of the photos to bring up a larger version. You can scroll forwards and backwards using the [,] and [.] keys. Press [ESC] or click on the image to Exit.