Historical bits and pieces

There are many aspects of the history of our sport which are fascinating to those who care about such things, but which do not have a natural place anywhere else on this website. Read on …


Since the Association of Classic Trials Clubs (ACTC) was formed in 1981, there have been three magazines devoted specifically to the Association and its events. I’ve gathered so much information about these magazines, and the MCC’s Triple magazine, that they now justify their own Magazines page.

Classic, Production, or Sporting Trials?

One of my long-term research projects is trying to determine exactly how, and when, one motorsport discipline – trials – became three – Classic Reliability Trials, Production Car Trials, and Sporting Trials. Read more on the How One became Three page.

Page published : 15 February 2016