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BTRDA Clubman's Rallycross Round 6 Blyton Park Circuit

17/10/17

JCB Photography was at Blyton Park circuit on Sunday 15th October for round six of the 2017 BTRDA Clubman's Rallycross Championship. Organized by the Mini Drivers Association (MDA). With over 50 races during a great day of action, Phil Chicken driving a Citroen C2 in the Supermodified A Final category won the final race of the day.

Results can be found here:
https://speedhive.mylaps.com/Events/1472808

Many thanks to the Mini Drivers Association, BTRDA, Blyton Park Circuit and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Pictured above left Phil Chicken driving a Citroen C2 winner of the Supermodified A Final.

Photos from the BTRDA Clubman's Rallycross Round 6 at Blyton Park Circuit can be seen on my Flickr account:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157689493281416

Trackrod Rally Yorkshire 2017.

02/10/17

JCB Photography was out in the Forests of North Yorkshire for the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire on Saturday 30th September. Rally HQ along with the start and finish of the event was in the seaside resort of Filey.

The event is organized by the Trackrod Motor Club and with an entry of approximately 140 cars from the 1960's up to present day WRC cars.

Rally Yorkshire comprises two events, the Trackrod Historic Cup with six stages and 55 competitive miles for cars made before 1986 and the Trackrod Forest Stages with five stages and 45 competitive stage miles for more modern machinery, using forest tracks in the North York Moors.

The winner of the Trackrod Forest Stages Rally driving a Ford Fiesta WRC was Charlie Payne and co-driver Carl Williamson but with just two tenths of a second behind, in a similar car was the BTRDA Gold Star Rally Champion Stephen Petch and co-driver Michael Wilkinson (picture above left)

Steve Bannister driving a Ford Escort MkII won the Trackrod Historic Cup Rally, who like Payne won this event for a third time in a row.

Results for the Trackrod Forest Stages Rally can be found here:
http://www.btrdarallyresults.co.uk/results/combined.php?EventID=473&StageID=6&button=Fetch+Stage+Results&e=473&ls=2

Results for the Trackrod Historic Cup Rally can be found here:
http://results.djames.org.uk/results/combined.php?EventID=495&StageID=6&button=Fetch+Stage+Results&e=495

Many thanks to Trackrod Motor Club, all the Marshals, Rescue crews and officials of the event.

Harewood Speed Hillclimb Championship reults

20/09/17

JCB Photography was at Harewood Speed Hillclimb for the Greenwood Cup & Mike Wilson Hillclimb on the weekend of 16th & 17th September organized by the BARC Yorkshire centre. This was the final two meetings for the Harewood Speed Hillclimb Championship's 2017 season.

Sarah Bosworth (Lotus Elise car 153) retained the Harewood Speed Hillclimb Championship from Deryck Jones (Peugeot 205 GTi car 89) and Gordon Riley (Toyota Starlet car 88)

John Chacksfield (car 206) retained the Harewood FTD (Fastest Time of the Day) Championship by just one point from Dave Banner (car 202) both in OMS 28's with Ed Carter (Force PC car 193) in third.

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Photo above left shows the Westfield Duratec driven by Simon Green during a wet Mike Wilson.

Results can be found here for Greenwood Cup
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=148

Results can be found here for Mike Wilson:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=149

Nottingham Sports Car Club Blyton Park Eastern Circuit Sprint

05/09/17

JCB Photography was at Blyton Park circuit for the Nottingham Sports Car Club (NSCC) Sprint on Saturday 2nd September 2017. This event the club hopes will be a replacement for the Thorsby Park Sprint, which was lost a couple of years ago due to subsidence of the track. This would be our first visit to Blyton Park since the takeover of the circuit by Ginetta in March 2017. Using the Eastern Circuit on Saturday, which will be a first for us.

The event was due to start at 9:00 but was delayed for an hour and a half due to fog. Once the sun did burn though, it was with us most of the day. The organizers managed two practice runs followed by seven timed runs despite the delayed start.

Photo above left Nissan 350Z driven by Gordon Peters

Many thanks to NSCC, Blyton Park Circuit and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Results can be found here:
http://www.timeteamtiming.co.uk/Event-Results-and-Reports/

Summer Championship meeting 2017

30/08/17

JCB Photography was at Harewood Speed Hillclimb for the Summer Championship Hillclimb on Sunday 27th August, organized by the BARC Yorkshire centre.

The mornings event started on two and three wheels with the only visit by motorbikes and a hand full of sidecars then joining the regulars from the Harewood Speed Hillclimb Championship was a small group from the TVR Championship.

Following the two practice runs we had three time runs to complete the day. The weather forecast was for sunny periods and variable amounts of cloud helping to keep the track temperatures down.

Photo above left. Nissan 350Z driven by Kieran O'Brien

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Results can be found here:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=147

Yorkshire Speed & Montague Burton Weekend 2017

09/08/17

JCB Photography was at Harewood Speed Hillclimb of the Yorkshire Speed & Montague Burton Hillclimb on the weekend of 5th and 6th August organized by the BARC Yorkshire centre.

Saturday we had two practice runs followed by three time runs and on Sunday after the two practice runs we had four timed runs for most competitors. Thankfully both days kept dry but with a cool wind and mainly cloudy kept track temperatures down.

Joining the regulars from the Harewood Speed Hillclimb Championship this time were competitors from Austin Healey Speed Championship and Lotus 7 Club Speed Championship.

Photo top left Morris Mini driven by Anthony Patrick

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Results can be found here for Yorkshire Speed Trophy:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=145

Results can be found here for Montague Burton Trophy:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=146

Croft Northern Classic racing.

24/07/17

JCB Photography was at Croft Circuit on Sunday 23rd of July for the Croft Northern Classic race meeting organized by the Classic Sports Car Club. My Photos from the event can be found here: Croft Northern Classic

The event started at 12:00 lunchtime with four qualifying runs for five of the six races due to take place later in the afternoon, the sixth was based on the finishing result of Saturday's race. Qualifying was completed in mainly dry but rather overcast weather conditions, as was four of the races but the last 2 races were completed in heavy rain.

All the races are timed; Special Saloons & Modsports is over fifteen minutes, Jaguar Saloon and GT over twenty minutes. All the other races for older and modern Classic's plus cars based on the Lotus Seven design are over forty minutes with a mandatory pit stop to be taken between ten and twenty five minutes into the race to allow driver changes.

Many thanks to Classic Sports Car Club, Croft Circuit and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Results can be found here:
http://www.tsl-timing.com/event/172964

JCB Photography had photo published in Autosport magazine, 6th July.

08/07/17

Photo right was used in Autosport magazine dated 6th July 2017, as the cover photo on page 67 to illustrate the article written by Eddie Walder on the British Hillclimb Championship event on 2nd July at Harewood Speed Hillclimb.

Gould GR61X driven by Scott Moran seen here at Country. British Championship Hillclimb held at Harewood Speed Hillclimb 2017. Organized by the BARC Yorkshire Centre.

JCB Photography has photo published in Autosport magazine.

08/07/17

Photo right was used in Autosport magazine dated 6th July 2017, on the bottom of page 67 to illustrate the article written by Eddie Walder on the British Hillclimb Championship event on 2nd July at Harewood Speed Hillclimb.

OMS 28 driven by Trevor Willis seen here during the July British Championship Hillclimb held at Harewood Speed Hillclimb 2017. Organized by the BARC Yorkshire Centre.

JCB Photography has photo published in Motorsport News

08/07/17

Photo right was used in the Motorsport News, paper dated 5th July 2017 on the bottom of page 41 to illustrate the article written by Eddie Walder on the British Hillclimb Championship event on 2nd July at Harewood Speed Hillclimb.

GWR Raptor driven by Richard Spedding seen here at the Esses. British Championship Hillclimb held at Harewood Speed Hillclimb 2017. Organized by the BARC Yorkshire Centre.

July Harewood Championship & British MSA Championship Hillclimb at Harewood Speed Hillclimb 2017.

05/07/17

JCB Photography was at Harewood Speed Hillclimb on the weekend of the 1st & 2nd of July. Saturday was for the Harewood Championship Hillclimb organized by the BARC Yorkshire centre., with two practice runs followed by 4 timed runs all completed in dry but changeable weather conditions.

On the Sunday saw the return of competitors from the British Hillclimb Championship, along with a large entry of competitors from the Porsche Club GB taking part in either the Porsche Club Speed Championship or the Porsche Club National Hillclimb Championship. Also competing was a hand full of regulars from the Harewood Speed Hillclimb Championship.

Photo above left: Porsche 911 GT3 Cup driven by Peter Turnbull.

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Results can be found here for July Harewood Championship Hillclimb
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=143

Results can be found here for July British MSA Championship
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=144

Classic and Vintage and Jim Thomson Trophy 2017 Harewood Weekend.

08/06/17

JCB Photography was at Harewood Speed Hillclimb on the weekend of Saturday 4th June for the Classic and Vintage Hillclimb meeting. The event was for Pre war Racing and Sports Cars taking part in the Vintage Sports Car Club Speed Championship. Sunday it was the Jim Thomson Trophy with competitors from Morgan cars, Scimitar & Sabre, TR Register Cars and Aston Martin Owners club's mixed in with the Harewood Championship competitors.

Results and times Classic and Vintage Hillclimb here :
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=141

Results and times for Jim Thomson Trophy here:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=142

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Harewood Open Hillclimb and May MSA Championship at Harewood Speed Hillclimb 2017.

11/05/17

BARC Yorkshire centre welcomed the British Hillclimb Championship competitors to Harewood Speed Hillclimb, over the weekend for the Harewood Open Hillclimb (6th May) and May MSA Championship (7th May). Also taking part on both days, drivers from the Ferrari owners club with the Ferrari Hillclimb Championship.

Along with regulars from the Harewood Speed Hillclimb Championship on the Saturday, with a handful taking on the competitors from the British Hillclimb Championship on the Sunday. JCB Photography was on the hill for both events.

For both days the weather was very overcast. Picture above left: Morris 1275GT driven by John Askew having a moment going down to the Esses.

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Results can be found here for Harewood Open Hillclimb
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=139

Results can be found here for May MSA British Championship
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=140

Darlington & District Motor Club Easter Sprint 2017.

20/04/17

JCB Photography was at Croft circuit on Easter Monday 17th April for the Darlington & District Motor Club Easter Sprint which was a round of the British Sprint Championship. Also competing was a number of cars from the TVR Car Club Championship, Morgan Sports Car Club, Porsche Club Speed Championship and the Hillclimb & Sprint Association.

Picture above left: Jedi Mk6 driven by Grahame Harden.

Many thanks to Darlington & District Motor Club, BARC, Croft Circuit and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Results can be found here:
http://www.darlington-motor-club.org.uk/datafiles/downloadfiles/DDMC_Nat_A-B_17-04-17.pdf

Spring National Hillclimb 2017.

10/04/17

The season kicked off at Harewood Speed Hillclimb with the Spring National meeting on Sunday 9th April and JCB Photography was on the hill. The sun was out from the start, making conditions for the two practice runs and the first two timed runs good with a number of competitors set personal best times and a couple of new class records fell but for the third timed run, the track conditions had cooled, due to thick cloud rolling in with a cool wind.

Picture above left: TVR Chimera 500 driven by Dave Wilkins.

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Results can be found here:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=138

Practice Day Harewood Speed Hillclimb 2017

20/03/17

JCB Photography was at Harewood Speed Hillclimb on Sunday 19th March for Practice Day. With showers on and off during the morning, which returned late on in the afternoon and very strong winds all day, made for some challenging conditions for all the competitors thoughout the day.

The season kicks off properly at Harewood Speed Hillclimb with the Spring National on the 9th April, for other dates at Harewood Speed Hillclimb check out www.harewoodhill.com or my events list above.

Picture above left shows the Westfield Duratec driven by Simon Green.

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

BTRDA Clubman's Rallycross Round 1 Blyton Park Circuit

13/03/17

JCB Photography was at Blyton Park circuit on Sunday 12th March for round one of the 2017 BTRDA Clubman's Rallycross Championship. Organized by the Mini Drivers Association (MDA). Rallycross in 2017 is celebrating 50 years since the beginning of the sport. With so many new and old competitors taking part it is promising to be a very special and exciting year for Championship.

Photos from this event can be seen on my Flickr account:
BTRDA Blyton Rd 1

Many thanks to the Mini Drivers Association, BTRDA, Blyton Park Circuit and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Pictured above left Mini driven by Richard Todd.

Riponian Rally 2017

20/02/17

JCB Photography was out early on Sunday morning, 19th February for the 2017 Riponian Rally. This year is the jubilee year for the Ripon Motor Sport Club, who are again suppported by Whitby & District Motor Club in organising the event.
Starting in Hemsley and providing approximatley 40 stage miles over 6 stages using the North York moors forests including Roppa, Cropton and Gale Rigg, each run twice. With a main service area, although management service would also be allowed on some road sections between stages. The winner was Stephen Petch and co-driver Michael Wilkinson driving the WD40 Ford Fiesta WRC.

My photos can be found at my Flickr account:
Riponian Rally 2017

Results can be found here:
https://www.rallies.info/res.php?e=232

Swift Signs Christmas Stages Rally

01/01/17

JCB Photography was at the Swift Signs Christmas Stages Rally which took place on Tuesday 27th December 2016 at the Croft Circuit. The event organised by the Northallerton Automobile Club is a very popular winter club-level rally with spectators and competitors alike.

The event comprised of 45 stage miles over eight Special Stages. Using service tracks as well as the Croft main circuit and run in both directions over the eight stages making the event 100% tarmac.The last stage was run in the dark.

The entry list consisting of 80 cars including Historic, Group B, Modern WRC spec and clubman cars. Winners of the event were Guy Smith and co-driver Patrick Walsh in a Ford Focus WRC (pictured left)
Photos from this event can be seen at : Swift Signs Christmas Stage Rally

Results here: Christmas Stages Rally results

Liam Doran wins the 2016 MSA British Rallycross Grand Prix

24/10/16

JCB Photography was at the Croft Circuit for the MSA British Rallycross Grand Prix on Sunday 23rd October 2016. Liam Doran (photo left) won the MSA British Rallycross Grand Prix 2016 from start to finish with newly crowned British Rallycross Champion Dan Rooke also driving a Citroen DS3 given chase.

Croft Circuit was also host for the final round of the British Rallycross Championship, on the Saturday, which was won by Ollie O'Donovan driving a Ford Fiesta.

Photos from the MSA British Rallycross Grand Prix 2016 can be seen @:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157674448914800

Trackrod Rally Yorkshire 2016

04/10/16

JCB Photography was in Dalby forest over the evening of Friday 30th September and Saturday 1st October for the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire. The event organised by the Trackrod Motor Club takes place using forest stages in the North York Moors area and was part of no less than 15 National and Regional Championships.

Winners of the Trackrod Forest Stages was BTRDA Gold Star Champion Charles Payne and co-driver Carl Williamson in a Ford Fiesta, while winners of the Trackrod Historic Cup was Steve Bannister and co-driver Callum Atkinson in a Ford Escort MkII.

Some of my photos from this event can be seen on my Flickr account follow the link below. :

https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157674565036116

New Harewood Speed Hillclimb Champion

19/09/16

JCB Photography was at Harewood Hillclimb at the weekend for the last two rounds of the Harewood Speed Championship Hillclimb. The Champion for 2016 is Sarah Bosworth driving her Lotus Elise, who won by just 0.57 points from Deryck Jones (Peugeot 205 GTi ) and Jack Pearson (Honda Integra). The FTD Champion is John Chacksfield driving his OMS 28 from Ben Lovell (OMS SC4CF) and Ed Carter (Jedi MkI).

Results and times can be found:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=122

http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=123

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Summer Championship Hillclimb 2016

31/08/16

JCB Photography was at Harewood Hillclimb on Sunday 28th August for the Summer Championship Hillclimb. With regular competitors from the Harewood Championship Hillclimb this event included motorbikes and motorbikes with sidecars, the only time we see two and three wheeled competitors on the hill. Photo left : RCN Sidecar ridden by Neil and Ian Paylor

Results and times can be found:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=121

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Yorkshire Speed and Montague Burton Hillclimb weekend 2016

09/08/16

JCB Photography was at Harewood Hillclimb at the weekend for the Yorkshire Speed Hillclimb on Saturday 6th August and Montague Burton Hillclimb on Sunday 7th August along with a mix of mainly cars for a show and shine, organised by the Fueled Society on Sunday 7th August.

Included in the entry list was competitors from the Lotus Club Speed Championship, Austin Healey cars and regulars from the Harewood Championship Hillclimb.

Photo left Caterham 7 driven by Dan Malkin

Results and times can be found for Saturday:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=119
and Sunday:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=120

Westfield Sports Car Club Sprint at Blyton Park 2016

13/07/16

JCB Photography attended Blyton Park Circuit for the Westfield Sports Car Club Sprint on Sunday 10th July. Organized by the Westfield Sports Car Club, who this year are celebrating there 30th birthday. The event was a Round of the Westfield
Sports Car Club Speed Series. Photo left, Westfield SEiW driven by Craig Spooner

July MSA British Championship Hillclimb 2016

04/07/16

JCB Photography was at Harewood Hillclimb at the weekend for the July MSA British Championship Hillclimb on Sunday 3rd July

Harewood Hillclimb was host for the second visit in the 2016 season from competitors, in the British Championship Hillclimb, for the July MSA British Championship Hillclimb event.
Also included in the entry list was competitors from the Porsche Club Speed Championship and some regulars from the Harewood Championship Hillclimb.

Fastest time of the day and also a new hill record went to Scott Moran on the last run of the day (photo left).

Results and times can be found here:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=118

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

BARC Yorkshire Centre

01/07/16

JCB Photography is happy to report that photographs from each of my visits to Harewood Speed Hillclimb in 2016 can now be found on the BARC website:
http://www.barcyorkshire.co.uk/gallery

Classic and Vintage and Jim Thomson Trophy 2016 Harewood Weekend.

06/06/16

JCB Photography was at Harewood Hillclimb at the weekend of Saturday 4th June for the Classic and Vintage Hillclimb meeting with cars from post war including Riley’s, Austin 7’s and classics such as Triumph Sports cars. On Sunday it was the Jim Thomson Trophy with competitors from Morgan cars, Scimitar & Sabre and Aston Martin Owners club's mixed in with the Harewood Championship competitors.
Photo right: Fafnir Hall Scott Special driven by Guy Lachlan

Results and times Classic and Vintage Hillclimb here :
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=115

Results and times for Jim Thomson Trophy here:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=116

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Harewood Open Hillclimb and May British Championship Hillclimb

09/05/16

JCB Photography was at Harewood Hillclimb at the weekend for the Harewood Open Hillclimb (7th May) and May British Championship Hillclimb on Sunday 8th May.

With a large entry from Ferraris Owners Club for both days and on the Sunday the 1st of 2 visits of the season from the competitors from the British Championship Hillclimb, not forgetting the regulars, who are competing in the Harewood Speed Hillclimb Championship.

Fastest time of the day went to Scott Moran photo left. Other results and times can be found here:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=113

Many thanks to BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Hill and not forgetting all the marshals and rescue teams.

Harewood Hillclimb Spring National meeting 2016

11/04/16

JCB Photography was at Harewood Hillclimb for the start of the 2016 Harewood Hillclimb Championship season last Sunday (10th April) as drivers got back into competition on the hill.
With over 130 cars including those from the MG Car Club, Pre war Austin Sevens, TVR Speed Championship, a number from the Nottingham Sports Car Club and not forgetting the regulars who are competing in the Harewood Speed Hillclimb Championship.

Early morning mist delayed the usual 9'O clock start for an hour meaning that the morning was taken up with the 2 practice runs. After lunch the fine Spring sun continued to shine for the 1st timed run but by the time the second timed runs had started it had clouded over and with a chilly wind most runs were not as quick as the first.

All the Results and Times can be found here:
http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/results/?ID=112

Lookout Stages Rally 2016

04/04/16

JCB Photography was at for the Lookout Stages Rally on Sunday 3rd April. The event is a single stage rally over 4 stages run twice giving a total of 8 stages for the day. The morning stages been reversed for the afternoon. Organized by the Trackrod Motor Club and was a round of the following championships EMAMC, ANEMMC and ANWCC.

Photo left of the Ford Escort loosing a rear wheel driven by Phil Thompson and co-driver Fred Roberts.

JCB Photography's photo from the event can be seen at my Flickr account link below:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157666689080466

Results can be found at: http://www.rallies.info/res.php?e=205

Harewood Hillclimb Practice Day 2016

21/03/16

Practice for members of the BARC Yorkshire centre got underway at Harewood Hillclimb on Sunday 20th March as drivers got back on the hill, after a long wet winter, which saw parts of the track under water.
With 75 entries including some regulars in new cars and several new drivers the event got under way in glorious spring weather, though sadly it did not last into the afternoon.
Photo right shows the Sylva Striker driven by Michael Bellerby in the gravel trap at Farmhouse bend. Michael kept on going and got out without any help from the marshals.

BTRDA Clubman's Rallycross.

14/03/16

JCB Photography was at Blyton Park circuit on Sunday 13th March for round one of the 2016 Autosport International BTRDA Clubman's Rallycross Championship and was organized by the Mini Drivers Association (MDA).

Photos can be seen on my Flickr account:
BTRDA Clubman's Rallycross Round 1 Blyton Park circuit

The event was due to start with practice at about 09:00 but was delayed for about an hour or so to allow the fog to clear. Once it cleared and the lights went out, the action was non-stop apart from when a couple of cars rolled. Then the marshals and recovery teams had to quickly rescue the drivers thankfully the drivers both walked away.

Youngster Dan Rooke takes on local driver Kevin Procter in the Supercar final at Croft Circuit on Sunday 6th March.

07/03/16

Youngster Dan Rooke takes on local driver Kevin Procter in the Supercar final at Croft Circuit on Sunday 6th March.
Dan Rooke, 18 in only his first event in a Supercar and second season in Rallycross, having won the Super National Championship in 2015. Dan took the fight to local driver Kevin Procter in the Supercar final. Kevin driving his Ford Fiesta won the Supercar Final with Dan Rooke driving a Doran prepared DS3 taking second in a cracking final race of the day.

Photos from this event can be seen at:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157664876321459

What a fortnight for JCB Photography.

15/02/16

What a fortnight for JCB Photography. We have had photos published on the Welcome to Yorkshire website to help promote Harewood Hillclimb for the coming season. Many thanks to Andy Sherratt of the Marketing Committee at Harewood Hillclimb.

Also thanks to Stephen Collier who was driving an MG Midget prepared by Mamba Motorsport, who used one of our photos to illustrate his 2015 season report on the Mamba Motorsport website. Having set a number of class wins including at Harewood Hillclimb.

Finally in the next issue of Speedscene magazine, a photo of Andrew Hollis in his BMW, who was 3rd in the Service Hydraulics Speed Championship many thanks to Chris Bennett.

Jack Frost Stages Rally.

18/01/16

JCB Photography was at Croft circuit on Sunday 17th January for the Jack Frost Stages Rally organized by Darlington & District Motor Club Ltd. This year sees the event as part of the new Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship in association with MSVR.

The stages utilise 100% sealed surface including the circuit and parts of the paddock and service roads over 8 stages. The event was restricted to 90 starters and included a class for Historic Rally Cars over 8 Stages.

Photo above right shows the winner Guy Smith and co-driver Patrick Walsh in a Ford Focus WRC. More of my photos can be seen at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157661335271604

Results can be seen here: http://results.djames.org.uk/results/combined.php?EventID=407&StageID=8&button=Fetch+Stage+Results&e=407

Swift Signs Christmas Stages Rally 2015

29/12/15

Swift Signs Christmas Stages Rally took place on Sunday 27th December 2015 at the Croft Circuit. The event organised by the Northallerton Automobile Club is one of the most popular winter club-level rallies. With just under 50 stage miles over 8 stages, run in both directions of the circuit and the last stage was run in the dark. An entry list consisting of approximately 90 cars including Historic, Group B, Modern WRC spec and clubman cars. Winners of the event was Kevin Procter and co-driver Dave Bellerby in a Subaru Impreza WRC (seen left).

Photos from this event can be found on my Flickr Account.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157662756694721

JCB Photography's Provisional list of motorsport events for the 2016 season. Click on ....more below to see the full list.

21/12/15

JCB Photography has released a provisional list of motorsport events for the 2016 season. ...more

JCB Photography photo published in BARC Autumn 2015 magazine.

14/11/15

JCB Photography's photo of the KTM-SMR ridden by Martin Robbins was published in the BARC Autumn 2015 magazine. This photo was taken during the bike run off and can be seen on page 59. The event was organized by the BARC Yorkshire centre at Harewood Speed Hillclimb as part of the Summer Championship Hillclimb 2015 meeting.

Charles Payne wins the MEM Malton Forest Rally by just two seconds.

02/11/15

Rallying returned to the Forests of North Yorkshire for the MEM Malton Forest Rally on Sunday 31st October and JCB Photography was there for Special Stages 2 and 5.

The event consisted of 6 stages, each run twice, with Cropton and Staindale second runs been run in reverse, Langdale was run in the same direction. Service was in the Adderstone Field in the Dalby Forest complex.

The winner was Charles Payne in his Ford Fiesta (shown left) just beating last year's winner Stephen Petch in the WD40 and SG Petch backed Ford Fiesta by just two seconds.

Photos from this event can be found at :
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157660641110496

BTRDA Clubman's Rallycross Championship 2015

20/10/15

Round 6 of the BTRDA Autosport International 2015 Clubman's Rallycross Championship took place on Sunday 18th October at Blyton Park Race Circuit, Lincolnshire. JCB Photography was there to capture the action. Many thanks to Mini Drivers' Association (MDA). Photo left shows the Toyota MR2 driven by Philip Kelly leading the pack of Dave Ewin's Ford Fiesta Evo and the MG ZR of Gary Cook. Photos from this event can be found at http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157660060139475

Rallycross at Blyton Park

16/10/15

Round 6 of the BTRDA Autosport International 2015 Clubman's Rallycross Championship takes place this Sunday 18th October at Blyton Park Race Circuit. JCB Photography will be there to capture the action, many thanks to Mini Drivers' Association (MDA). Photo left shows BMW Mini Cooper S driven by Todd Crooks at Croft circuit during the MSA British Rallycross Grand Prix 2015. Todd is on the entry list for this Sunday.

Godfrey wins the MSA British Rallycross Grand Prix.

12/10/15

Julian Godfrey in his Ford Fiesta won the MSA British Rallycross Grand Prix at Croft circuit on Sunday the 11th October 2015, with Andy Scott in his Albertec Peugeot 208 second and Ollie O'Donovan third in his Ford Focus.
Photos from the event can be seen at:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157657412624714

MSA British Rallycross Grand Prix 2015

10/10/15

JCB Photography will be at Croft circuit for the MSA British Rallycross Grand Prix 2015 which takes place this Sunday 11th October. With action from the MSA Super Cars, RX150's including World Rallycross Ford MSE team driver Andreas Bakkerud, Retro Class, Super National and Super 1600, Hot Hatch / BMW Mini, Suzuki Swift Sport and Juniors. With local drivers Kevin Procter, Paige Bellerby and Mad Mark Watson. Photo left shows last years winner Julian Godfrey in his Ford Fiesta.

JCB Photography in the York Press

09/10/15

JCB Photography had a photo published in York's The Press newspaper on Saturday 26th September 2015. The photo (shown left) of the Hillman Avenger driven by Alan Kitson and co-driver John Roberts (not Jonathan Pulleyn as the paper stated) on the Vale of York Stages Rally. Winners of the Melbourne Rally Challenge 2015.

The Rally Challenge was held at Melbourne Airfield near York. Many thanks to Mike Hatfield Photography for his help in arranging.

Trackrod Rally Yorkshire 2015

04/10/15

Trackrod Rally Yorkshire 2015 took place on the 25th/26th September. The Rally HQ was based in Pickering showground, which was also used for central servicing. Using forests in the North York Moors such as Cropton Langdale and Dalby Forests. The rally featured The Trackrod Historic Cup totalling around 53 stage miles which started on Friday night, bringing back some of the flavour of the RAC Rally of the 70's and 80's, with the likes of the Ford Escort MkII competing in the dark. The Trackrod Forest Stages of approximately 45 stage miles started on Saturday morning for the more modern cars including WRC cars of today.

Photos from this event can be seen by following the link to my Flick Album below:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157659163575551

Greenwood Cup and Mike Wilson Memorial Hillclimb weekend 2015

18/09/15

This weekend sees the last two rounds of the Harewood Hillclimb Championship. JCB Photography will be attending both days, Saturday for the Greenwood Cup and Sunday for the Mike Wilson Memorial Hillclimb. Organized by the BARC Yorkshire centre. Who will take the Championship?

Vale of York Stages Rally 2015

14/09/15

Sunday 13th September saw JCB Photography attend the Vale of York Stages Rally which took place at the Melbourne Airfield Near York. The event co-promoted by Lindholme Motorsports Club and Slaithwaite Motor Club was a single venue Stage rally of approximately 63 miles comprising of 10 stages.

The Vale of York Stages Rally was the 3rd and final rally for The Melbourne Rally Challenge 2015. The other 2 rallies, that had taken place earlier in the year been The Lookout Stages and John Overend Memorial Stages.

Photos from this event can be seen by following the link to my Flick Album below:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisjcbphotography/albums/72157658544370626

Summer Championship Hillclimb meeting at Harewood Hillclimb

31/08/15

JCB Photography attended Harewood Speed Hillclimb on Sunday for the Summer Championship Hillclimb 2015 meeting organized by the BARC Yorkshire centre. With a second visit of the season from the TVR Car Club Speed Championship and the first and only visit of the season for Motorbikes, Motorbikes and Sidecars.

Montague Burton Trophy Hillclimb at Harewood Hillclimb

04/08/15

JCB Photography attended Harewood Speed Hillclimb at the weekend for the Montague Burton Trophy Hillclimb organized by the BARC. With entries from the Austin Healey Club and a large field of Caterham 7's competing in the Lotus 7 Club Speed Championship.

Westfield Sports Car Club Sprint at Blyton Park

12/07/15

JCB Photography attended Blyton Park for the Westfield Sports Car Club Sprint on Saturday 11th July. Organized by the Westfield Sports Car Club, the event was Round 21 of the Westfield Sports Car Club Speed Series, Round 16 of the Nottingham Sports Car Club Speed Championship and Round 6 of the 2015 Lotus Cup UK Speed Championship. Many thanks To John Williams and his team from Westfield Sports Car Club and Blyton Park.

Harewood Speed Hillclimb July MSA British Hillclimb Championship weekend 2015

06/07/15

JCB Photography attended Harewood Speed Hillclimb at the weekend for the July MSA British Hillclimb Championship 2015 organized by the BARC.

Saturday was for the Harewood Hillclimb regulars for there Championship, while Sunday 5th July was for the MSA British Hillclimb Championship which returned to Harewood. Entries also came from the Morgan Speed Championship and two Porsche Championships.

Many thanks as always to all the team at Harewood Hill.

Harewood Speed Hillclimb. Jim Thomson Trophy 2015

08/06/15

JCB Photography was at Harewood hill for the Jim Thomson Trophy Hillclimb . Also taking part at Harewood speed Hillclimb on the Sunday was clubs for MG cars, TR Register cars,Scimitar and Sabre, Aston Martin Owners Club and finally some of the Harewood regulars.

MSA May British Hillclimb Championship

18/05/15

May MSA British Hillclimb Championship came to Harewood Hillclimb on 9/10th May 2015. Some of my photos can also be found at Paddock42.com by clicking onto the following link:

http://www.paddock42.com/p42blog/msa-british-hillclimb-championship-harewood/

JCB Photography

New Hillclimb record set on the last run of the day by Scott Moran

11/05/15

Scott Moran sets new Hill record at Harewood Hillclimb on the last run of the day. Scott driving his Gould GR61X set a new Hill record of 48.81 seconds during the second, top 12 car run-offs during the May MSA British Hillclimb Championship on Sunday 10th May 2015. Photo shows Scott at Farmhouse bend on the very run.

Time Attack Round 1. Cadwell Park

27/04/15

JCB Photography went to Cadwell Park, which was hosting Round 1 of the 2015 Time Attack championship on Saturday 25th April 2015. We were out to try and gauge the interest and if sufficient interest for JCB Photography to include more in the future. It was mainly cloudy, though the sun did come out after lunch for a while. The rain came down just before the Finals. The 1st Final was run in a brief break but it came down again which resulted in the other Finals having to be cancelled.

4th photo been used on Trackrod Motor Club website

26/04/15

JCB Photography's photo from the 2014 Trackrod Yorkshire Rally of the Porsche 911 driven by David Rawlings and co-driver Philip Weston car number 36 as part of the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire can now be seen as part of the cover photo slideshow on the new Trackrod Motor Club's web site.

Link to the Trackrod web site: http://www.trackrodmotorclub.co.uk/index.php/trackrod/about-us

Another JCB Photography's photos used on Trackrod Motor Club website.

24/04/15

JCB Photography's photo from the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire 2014. The Ford Escort RS1800 driven by Tim Pearcey and co-driver Neil Shanks car number 406, taken in Dalby Forest during Special Stage 7 as part of the Trackrod Historic Cup. Is now been in the cover photo slide show on the Trackrod Motor Clubs website. See link below:

http://www.trackrodmotorclub.co.uk/index.php/trackrod/about-us

Trackrod Yorkshire Rally.

23/04/15

JCB Photography's photo from the 2014 Trackrod Yorkshire Rally, of the Subaru Impreza driven by Paul Bonas and co-driver Craig Cameron car number 28, is now been used by Trackrod Motor Club on the website, as one of the cover pages slideshow images for the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire.

http://www.trackrodmotorclub.co.uk/index.php/rally-yorkshire/ry-home

Steve Perez's Ford Focus WRC

23/04/15

JCB Photography's photo from the 2014 Trackrod Yorkshire Rally, of Steve Perez Ford Focus WRC can now be seen as part of the cover photo slideshow on the new Trackrod Motor Club's web site and Facebook page.

Link to the Trackrod web site: http://www.trackrodmotorclub.co.uk/index.php Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TrackrodMotorClub

Spring National photos on Paddock42.com

23/04/15

All the class winners and FTD from the Harewood Speed Hillclimb, Spring Natiional 2015 can be found at Paddock42.com by clicking onto the following link:

http://www.paddock42.com/p42blog/spring-national-harewood-hillclimb/

JCB Photography

Wet and windy Spring National at Harewood Speed Hillclimb

14/04/15

JCB Photography attended the Spring National meeting at Harewood Speed Hillclimb organized by the BARC on Sunday 12th April 2015. Though it was a grey and at times very windy morning with just a few spits and spots, the rain held off for the practice and 1st runs. However during the lunch break and for the second timed run the rain came down, which put off a number of drivers and though it stopped, the track did not rely dry out for the third and final run of the day.
Photo Wallace Menzies in the Gould GR55B with wets at Orchard.

Photos of Practice Day on Paddock42.com

27/03/15

Chris Bannister of JCB Photography after announcing earlier in the week, that he had joined Paddock42 as a photographic contributor. Is now able to provide the link to his 1st event for Paddock42, last weekends Practice Day at Harewood Hillclimb.

http://www.paddock42.com/p42blog/harewood-hillclimb-practice-day/

I am looking forward to many more up and coming trips to Harewood Hillclimb in 2015.

Harewood Speed Hillclimb Practice Day 2015

23/03/15

JCB Photography attended the Harewood Speed Hillclimb Practice Day 2015 organized by the BARC on Sunday 22nd March 2015. With a variety of cars on the entry list from Aston Martin Vantage GT4, Caterham's, Single Seaters, Peugeot 106 & 205's to the humble Mini.

Chris joins the Paddock42 team

21/03/15

Chris Bannister of JCB Photography joins the Paddock42 team as a photographic contributor.

Some of the events Chris will be covering for Paddock42 during the 2015 season include Harewood Speed Hillclimb, BTRDA Rallycross (Blyton Park) and rally's such as Trackrod Rally Yorkshire, Dukeries Rally, Malton Forest Rally, Premier Rally and Christmas Stages Rally (subject to change).

Paddock42 is a motorsport website launched in 2013 to inform and promote UK championships.

www.paddock42.com

http://www.paddock42.com/team-paddock/chris-bannister/

MSA Super Cars

16/03/15

Sunday 15th March 2015. JCB Photography was at Croft Circuit for round 1 of the MSA British Rallycross Championship in assocation with The Shannon Group. Organised by the British Automobile Racing club (BARC) and Lydden Hill Motor Club. This event included classes for the MSA Super Cars, Super National, Super 1600, Hot Hatch, BMW Mini, Swift (including the Swift Junior's), Retro Rallycross and RX150's. Winner of the Super Car A Final was Andy Scott shown left.

BTRDA Clubmans Rallycross Championship Round 1.

10/03/15

JCB Photography attended Round 1 of the 2015 Autosport International BTRDA Clubmans Rallycross Championship which took place on Sunday 8th March at the Blyton Park Driving Centre in Lincolnshire. On rather a windy and for a couple of hours wet day. Winner of the Fuchs Lubricants Super Modified Class was Gary Cook in his MG ZR and Winner of the Mel Williams Tyres Production Class was Jeff Hope-Davies in his Citroen Saxo VTS.

2015 season kicks off with the Jack Frost Stage Rally.

17/01/15

JCB Photography's 2015 Motorsport season kicks off on Sunday 18th January with the Autogas 2000 Ltd Jack Frost Stages Rally.This event is run by Darlington and District Motor Club and held at the Croft Circuit. The Jack Frost Stages Rally is a single venue multi stage rally. Though JCB Photography has been to Croft for other events such as Rallycross, Christmas Stage Rally and GB Sprint we have not been to the Jack Frost Stages Rally. The weather forecast looks to be for snow showers will need to wrap up well.

Photo above is from the 2013 Christmas Stages Rally and shows the Metro 6R4 of Chris West with co-driver Tracey Taylor West.

Our photos used in issue 180 of the Speedscene magazine.

03/10/14

Five photos supplied by JCB Photography can be seen in the latest issue of the Speedscene magazine (Issue 180, September/October 2014). The magazine is free to Hillclimb and Sprint Association members (HSA).

Four of the five are from the Westfield Sports Car Club Sprint (WSCC) Blyton Sprint which took place over the weekend of 12th and 13th July.

The first on the front cover of the orange Raw Striker driven by Chris Hussey which can also be seen on page 26 .

Page 27 we have a Jedi Mk4 driven by Bradley Dickerson and the Toleman TG280 driven by David Tilley.

Page 28 the Lotus Elise of Stephen Morrison from the Nottingham Sports Car Club.

Finally on page 46 Introducing Ben Hamer the OMS CF09 that he shares with his brother, and was taken at Harewood Speed Hillclimb as part of the Montague Burton Trophy Hillclimb meeting held on Sunday 3rd August 2014.

This is on top of the photos supplied from the Westfield Sports Car Club Sprint (WSCC) Blyton Sprint for use on The Hillclimb and Sprint Assocation web site (HSA) link to:
http://www.hillclimbandsprint.co.uk/reports.asp?champID=1

Under the following heading :
FTD & new record for John Graham Event 20 at Blyton Park on 12/07/2014.

JCB Photography photos used on the Paddock42 web site

06/09/14

JCB Photography photos used on the Paddock42 web site (www.paddock42.com) for the Summer Championship meeting including a complete photo list of all the Class Winners at Harewood Speed Hillclimb which took place on Sunday 24th August 2014.

http://paddock42.com/paddock-chat/harewood-hillclimb-summer-championship/

For a complete photo list of all the other Class Winners. More detailed run times, class winners and results can be seen at Harewood Speed Hillclimb website.

http://www.harewoodhill.com/events/

Great news from the Westfield Sports Car Club Sprint (WSCC) Blyton Park

02/08/14

Great news from the Westfield Sports Car Club Sprint (WSCC) Blyton Sprint which took place over the weekend of 12th and 13th July (we attended on the Sunday). JCB Photography have been asked to supply photos from this event for use on The Hillclimb and Sprint Assocation web site (HSA) link to:
http://www.hillclimbandsprint.co.uk/reports.asp?champID=1

Under the following heading :
FTD & new record for John Graham Event 20 at Blyton Park on 12/07/2014.

Also we are expecting more of our photos will be used in the Speedscene magazine (The Magazine for Sprinting and Speed Hillclimbing) due to be published at the end of September.