I don’t normally use this site to make general comments, but the debate over on the Classic Trials Facebook Group, kicked-off by the comments in the MCC News of the Week (21.05.2016), has got a major “historical” dimension, so I feel justified in posting my comments (far too long for Facebook) here … Firstly, I…
Videos page updated
I’ve just updated the Videos page to include Pete Hart’s latest posting from the Bristol Motor Club archives – film of the 1950 West of England Trial.
Magazines page published
In mid January 2016 I started trying to unravel the dates when the various ACTC magazines were published. Then, within the last week, I have been lucky enough to acquire a veritable treasure trove of old trials magazines which answered some of the outstanding questions. See more on the new Magazines page.
Cotswold Clouds page added
I’ve just added a new page on the Cotswold Clouds Trial. At present it’s just somewhere to publish a link to the spreadsheet of the sections used, but the content may expand over time. Go have a look!
I’ve just added two new pages which deal with the general history of Classic Trials. The first is a Historical bits and pieces page, which includes a brief history of the various ACTC magazines. The second is the rather more lengthy How One became Three page, still in draft, which covers my ongoing research into…
Trials Documents Database
Page updated, to list the documents which are available online.
Videos page published
I’ve just published a new Videos page, including the notes and YouTube links from the videos pages of the old Wheelspin website with a number of more-recently available videos, mostly uploaded by Pete Hart from the Bristol Motor Club archives. I also hope to add links to at least one Ford promotional movie, similar to…
New Wheelspin website launched
I’ve decided to take the plunge and relaunch the Wheelspin website in its new mobile-friendly format, even though the transition from the old site is not yet complete. Please ignore any minor glitches, bad links, and missing images, over the next few days as I tidy things up.
About the new Wheelspin website
In December 2015 I took the plunge and decided to: Re-design the site using the mobile-friendly WordPress platform. Re-focus the site content. Read more here. Those familiar with the previous Wheelspin website will see that most of the Sections and Trials pages – which form the core of the new site – have already been re-published,…