BRADFORD builder and expert ranked motorcyclist, Charlie Smith won the Bradford Motor Club's motor cycle trial at Deer Park, Bingley on New Year's Day but only after a tie-break decider with novice class winner Daniel Smith.

Both completed the ten section four lap event with forty penalties but Charlie Smith rode through the sections with the most unpenalised attempts.

In the Clubman A and B classes Gavin Houson and Howard Dixon were clear winners. The best Youth competitor was Clifton schoolboy Jimmy Crabtree who rode his new Vertigo machine to eleventh place in the Clubman B class.


Hard course.

Expert: Charlie Smith (Vertigo) 10.

Novices: 1 Daniel Smith (Sherco) 10, 2 Sam Boocock (Sherco) 41, 2 Shaun Hazelwood (TRS) 56, 3 Frankie Rhodes (TRS) 65.

Youth Class B: 1 Jacob Reeday (Beta) 71.

Clubman A course.

Gavin Houson (TRS) 41, 2 Richard Crabtree (Montesa) 61, 3 Mason Carter (TRS) 62.

Clubman B course.

Clubmen: 1 Howard Dixon (Honda)

2 Jason Dunning (Beta) 21, 3 Jason Little (TT) 29.

Youth Class B: Jimmy Crabtree (Vertigo) 57, 2 Archie Wellock (TRS) 70, 3 Bobby Crabtree (Beta) 87.

Youth Class C: 1 Isaac Reeday (Beta) 95, 2 Koby Smith (Beta) 97.


Adults: 1 Mike Frizzell (Beta) 3. 2 Stephen Ellis (Gas Gas) 6.

Youths: 1 William Blackwell (Beta) 7, 2 Jacob Smith (Beta) 37.