Uglow and Wright dual in another league.
Roland Uglow and Ian Wright were a class of the field at a challenging Pennine Sporting Trial finishing within a point of each other and twenty five ahead of third place. Uglow returned with Laura Wilks passengering to take his first win of the season after Wright led following round one. Wright retook the lead after lunch with a round to go but two great climbs by Uglow earnt him the win for the third successive year. Boyd Webster completed the podium just ahead of Stuart Beare whose third round was costly following the mornings drizzle. Richard Sharp had found his engine problem to finish fifth just ahead of top clubman and live axle Jeff Armistead. Julian Fack tied with Mike Salton a couple of points back in eighth. Pat Henson won the intermediate independent class in a good tenth overall, with Arthur Carroll been best intermediate live axle. Meanwhile young Sam Beare finished a brilliant fourteenth and top Rookie on a tough thirty two hills.
Pennine Sporting trial
Airdale and Pennine Motor Club
1.Roland Uglow/Laura Wilks, Crossle, 34
2.Ian Wright/Alex Hill, Sherpa Indy, 35
3.Boyd Webster/Tim Barrington, Crossle, 61
4.Stuart Beare/Arthur Carroll, Sherpa Indy 64
5.Richard Sharp/Joe Sharp, Cartwright, 78
6.Jeff Armistead/Stephen Poseithwaite, Hutton, 93
7.Julian Fack/Callum Pritchett/ Crossle, 93
8.Mike Salton/Tom Walker, Concord, 97
9.Peter Fensom/Liz Fensom, Hamilton, 98
10.Pat Henson/Peter Henson, Crossle, 105
Report by Duncan Stephens.