Scott Trial Charity Presentation Evening and Easter Weekend Trials

On Friday 23rd March at The Buck Hotel Reeth, the Scott trial charity donations were given out to many local recipients.

The evening began with vice chairman Bruce Storr welcoming everyone and saying how the Scott is renowned as being the hardest one day trial in the world.   He then went on to say this year’s winner was the 41 year old legend Dougie Lampkin winning the trial for a 5th time, and then he introduced 21 year old James Stones who was Richmond Motor Clubs top performer in the 2017 trial with a very creditable 3rd place.  James was also the best rider on observation on the day, a very difficult feat and one to be proud of.  James, then presented the cheques to the various charities, a number of which explained how the money would be spent.

A total of £10,000.00 was  given out on the night  this year, and a further £1320  was raised by others for charities at the trial. This brings the total to over £170,000 since Richmond Motor Club took over running the trial in 1991.

Many thanks to all who help and sponsor the  trial, far too numerous to mention, and thoughts now turn to this year’s event which is on 13th  October 2018, a week earlier than normal.

An excellent buffet then followed and general chat among those attending many of whom come each year to the presentation.

The list of recipients are as follows (in no particular order)

Swaledale Scouts, Swaledale Mountain Rescue ,Friends of Reeth and Gunnerside Primary Schools ,Reeth and GunnersideSchools Fund, Ravensworth Primary School ,Arkengarthdale Primary School, Yorkshire Air Ambulance  ,Great North Air Ambulance, Reeth Young Farmers, Swaledale Seedlings, St.Johns Communiy Centre ,RABI  ,Hambleton and  Richmondshire MS  Society,  Richmond Cricket Club youth ,Moorland Assoc, St.Teresa,s Hospice, DELTA, Holmedale Preschool ,Richmond Cricket Club, Wensleydale Rugby Club Development Fund,  Gamekeepers WelfareTrust ,ACU Benevolent Fund, The  Mowbray Suite at the Friarage Hospital,  The Alistair Bullen Memorial Fund,  Homestart, Just The Job ,Robert Dent Memorial Fund,  Marrick Institute, The British Lung Foundation,Ring to Ride Community Transport and Reeth Literary Institute Trust

As always Easter Weekend is a busy time for RMC, with 2  trials being held in Swaledale & Richmond.  Information below

* Good Friday (30th March 2018) – Sid Morton Memorial Trial – Fremington Edge, Nr Reeth, DL11 6AU.  Classes for Adults/Green/Clubman, A Class and competent B Class only.  10.30 am start, Catering available at the start.    Entry is on the day but you can get ahead and fill an Entry Form by downloading it here:    Entry Form – Sid Morton 2018

* Easter Monday (2nd April 2018) – Easy Clubman and Youth Trial – Iron Banks, Richmond, DL10 4SJ.  Classes for Clubman/All Youth and Small Course (No hard course Non Competitive as competent B can ride on Good Friday).  10.30 am start.   Catering available at the start field.  Entry is on the day but you can get ahead and fill an Entry Form by downloading it here:  Entry Form – Iron Banks Easter Monday Trial 2018

 

Scott Trial 2017 – Full set of results

A full Set of results can be downloaded here:

2017 Spoons and Final Results          2017 Special Awards     2017 Section by Section Analysis

Scott 17 – Times             2017 Manufacturer Teams            2017 Club Teams

Once again we would like to thank all those taking part and helping in this year’s Scott and give our congratulations to all the award winners.  (photo credit – Charlotte Brown)

James Stones – Best Observation

Dougie Lampkin – Overall Winner 2017

James Dabill – Standard Time

Scott Trial 2017 – Provisional Results

Richmond Motor Club would like to give their congratulations to Dougie Lampkin for winning this year’s Scott Trial.  Provisional results are available to download here:

2017 Spoons and Final Results                  2017 Special Awards

A full set of results will be available as soon as possible.

As always we would like to thank all those who made this year’s trial happen – too many to mention – but especially the landowners without who’s permission we couldn’t run the greatest one day trial in the world and the observers who stood out in such wet weather later on in the day! Special thanks must also go to all the riders and supporters who make the trial such a great event and help us to raise so much money each year for the Scott Charities.

Scott Trial Road Restrictions Update

Please note the road beyond Rotton Wood (Marske) is closed to motorised vehicles and will remain closed for this year’s Scott Trial on Saturday.  HOWEVER the car park at Jingle Pot for viewing Rotton Wood sections in the afternoon will be OPEN as usual.

Please remember the one way system will be in operation between the CB and Healaugh, you will be able to get from the CB to Healaugh but not the other way round.

Please park sensibly at all times and think of other road users and locals, who may not be connected with the trial!

 

SCOTT TRIAL – NEWS FROM THE CLERK OF THE COURSE

With the run up to the Scott Trial, Paul Robinson Clerk of the Course, and his assistants have now assessed and plotted the route and sections, new and old. This year the route will run in reverse, with the underfoot conditions ‘good to wet’, add in the bonus of a dry break in weather leading up to the big day, and conditions are perfect for the event.

With this in mind, Paul reminds all riders to stick to the flags and not deviate. Spectators, remember to abide by all signs and information given in the souvenir programme and on the Richmond Motor Club website. This will ensure everyone has a great day!

With yet another full entry, and the expectation of large crowds, it promises to be an exciting, high octane event with the possibility that any one of your favourite riders can take home the Alfred Scott Memorial Trophy.

The other prestigious award is for those riders aiming to set Standard Time, watch out for Jonathan Richardson, Billy Bolt, James Stones and John Sunter to name a few who are all on a mission.

All that’s needed now is a ‘nod from the Gods’ to supply the weather!