Articles by: Steven Batey
 

  • Marty McCormack took the RAC Rally win. Photo Credit: @Steven Batey

    McCormack Rallies To Roger Albert Clark Win

    December 14, 2017 at 3:34 pm

    British Rally Championship front-runner Marty McCormack claimed the victory in last weekends Roger Albert Clark Rally, which featured stages across the North East. McCormack, who was competing in his Ford Escort MK2 in the UK for the first time in four years, took the win ahead of Matthew Robinson and […]

     
  • Uvivesrity of Sunderland Netball 2nds suffered a last-gasp defeat to York St John 4ths

    Netball 2nd’s suffer heartbreaking last second defeat

    November 30, 2017 at 9:55 am

    Sunderland University Netball 2nd’s crashed to a devastating last second 39-38 defeat to York St John 4th’s on Wednesday afternoon. After being beaten comfortably by York St John 3rd’s a week ago, the home team went into the game with the aim of building on what they’ve learnt so far this […]

     
  • UOS Netball 2nd's against York St John 3rds.

    Netball 2nds beaten by rivals York St John

    November 23, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    The University of Sunderland Netball 2nds were again beaten on Wednesday afternoon, but did show promise against York St John 3rds on home soil. As the match got underway, Sunderland were more than holding their own in the first quarter and on another day could have quite easily been in […]

     
  • Marty McCormack took the RAC Rally win. Photo Credit: @Steven Batey

    McCormack rallies to Roger Albert Clark win

    November 16, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    British Rally Championship front-runner Marty McCormack claimed the victory in last weekends Roger Albert Clark Rally, which featured stages across the North East. McCormack, who was competing in his Ford Escort Mk2 in the UK for the first time in four years, took the win ahead of Matthew Robinson and […]

     
  • A Ford Escort Mk2; many will be competing this weekend! Photo Credit: @Steven Batey

    Roger Albert Clark Rally speeds into the North East

    November 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    The 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally will make a return to the North East this weekend between November 10-13. The four-day event, which returns in 2017 after a two-year hiatus after previously being based in Sunderland, sees over one hundred classic rally cars take on stages across the UK in […]

     
  • Photo Credit: @Jakob Ebrey Photography

    British GT4 Winner Middleton Gets Rolex 24 Drive

    November 2, 2017 at 8:30 am

    2017 British GT4 Championship Winner Stuart Middleton, from Ashington in Northumberland, has been confirmed the winner of the Sunoco Whelen Challenge, earning him a drive in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona International Speedway in the USA. The teenager who stormed to the GT4 title in his debut season in […]

     
  • Misano 06-07.05.2017. GT4series Brand Hatch. Photo: Chris Schotanus

    Strong European performance from Graham at Brands Hatch

    May 9, 2017 at 3:36 pm

    Northumberland-based driver Matty Graham earned a podium finish in the GT4 European Series Northern Cup at Brands Hatch on May 8. Graham, from Stamfordham in Northumberland, competed in the UK round of the European GT4 series aboard a McLaren 570s – the same car he competes with in the British […]

     
  • Middleton, 17, embarks on his first season in the GT4 class.

    Strong opening weekends for Middleton and Graham at Oulton Park

    April 20, 2017 at 3:28 pm

    Both Stuart Middleton and Matthew Graham earned podium finishes at the opening two rounds of the 2017 British GT Championship on Easter Monday. Middleton, from Ashington, and Graham, who lives in Stocksfield, both had strong results in the GT4 class of the UK’s largest GT championship at the Oulton Park […]

     
  • The tournament took place in Great Yarmouth, an 11 hour round trip from Sunderland.

    Sunderland make encouraging BUCS Pool Tournament debut

    March 2, 2017 at 12:45 pm

    University of Sunderland’s pool team made an encouraging debut at their first ever BUCS tournament in Great Yarmouth between February 22-26. The six-man team consisting of captain Adam Stanners, Aiden Proudman, Connor Kitson, Steven Batey, David Smith and Connor Upton made the trip down south and all had encouraging performances […]

     
  • The Roger Albert Clark Rally was formerly based in Sunderland.

    First Roger Albert Clark Rally heads to North East in 2017

    February 8, 2017 at 10:46 am

    The first details about the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally, which will feature stages in the North East, have emerged following the Autosport Show held at the NEC Arena in Birmingham on the weekend of January 14/15. The event, which is scheduled to return in November 2017 after a two-year […]