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  • Kirby at Croft earlier in the season. Photo Credit: Steven Batey

    Kirby on his 2018 season: “We achieved what we set out to do”

    November 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    2018 Pre-Injection 600 No Limits champion Ian Kirby says that although he didn’t make the title win easy for himself, he and his team are “ultimately happy with how things went.” Reflecting on his title winning campaign where he won the class by 114 points, Kirby admitted that for a […]

     
  • Talking to John Dance – “It’s a bit gutting to have come so close and not quite got there”:

    Talking to John Dance – “It’s a bit gutting to have come so close and not quite got there”:

    November 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    On Monday afternoon, I started my week off perfectly with a short car journey to West Jesmond, and the offices of Vertem Asset Management. I was visiting local businessman and racehorse owner John Dance, who has enjoyed an unforgettable year thanks to the wonder filly that is Laurens. We shook […]

     
  • MotorSportsByte Podcast One: “It’s Go Go Go for MotorSportsByte”

    MotorSportsByte Podcast One: “It’s Go Go Go for MotorSportsByte”

    November 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Have a listen to the first episode of MotorSportsByte, a podcast featuring the latest Motorsport news both regionally and further afield with Steven Batey and Mick Palmer giving their thoughts on the latest events to take place. On episode one, we talk about things including: The Cheviot Stages Rally in […]

     
  • An interview with Nick Lightfoot:

    An interview with Nick Lightfoot:

    November 12, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    This morning, I had the chance to speak to Nick Lightfoot. Nick is currently a presenter on Racing UK, and I managed to discuss with him how he got into the sport of horse racing, his early days working for Channel 4 Racing, his views on where British racing is […]

     
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    Whitley Bay Warriors vs Nottingham Lions: Preview

    November 9, 2018 at 11:30 am

    Whitley Bay Warriors face Nottingham Lions on Remembrance Sunday following their close 2-1 defeat against Sheffield Dogs. Warriors are looking for redemption in their upcoming game against Lions after their 2-1 defeat against the Steeldogs last Sunday. Warriors are currently 6th in the North 1 Moralee league with 10 points. […]

     
  • An interview with Gareth Topham

    An interview with Gareth Topham

    November 2, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    On Thursday evening, I had a thoroughly enjoyable chat with horse racing commentator Gareth Topham. Gareth spoke both honestly and passionately about his route to where he is today, how he fell in love with point-to-point racing and his views on why National Hunt racing in the North is suffering. […]

     
  • Photo: W Series

    W Series: Unravelling the all female championship

    November 2, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    W Series has been one of the most controversial stories in international motorsports in the last decade. The launch of the series in October gained more exposure in the media than any other motor racing championship outside of Formula One. An all-female championship has the goal of helping one of its […]

     
  • Pick 6 Podcast 3: “Falcons are Scary Birds”

    Pick 6 Podcast 3: “Falcons are Scary Birds”

    November 2, 2018 at 9:43 am

    This week on the Pick 6 Podcast in association with Sportsbyte at Sunderland University Stuart Dick, Ed Painter, Jason Button and Connor Bromley discuss: The week 7 action in the NFL including the Eagles/Jaguars at Wembley Game. The trade deadline, with multiple moves made on the final day including the […]

     
  • Photo Credit: Steven Batey

    Taylor Wins Rally of Attrition Cheviot Stages

    October 31, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    Peter Taylor survived a late scare to win the 2018 Ford Parts Cheviot Stages as Jason Pritchard secured the 2018 Protyre MSA Asphalt Rally Championship in a battle of attrition last weekend. Taylor, driving the ex-Robert Kubica Ford Fiesta WRC, had a 57 second lead over Pritchard on the event […]

     
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    Preview: Whitley Bay Warriors vs Solihull Barons

    October 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Whitley Bay Warriors face Solihull Barons at home on Sunday 28th October with the chance to tighten the gap between the two teams. Warriors are currently sitting in 6th place in the NIHL North Division 1 Moralee league, one place behind Barons, with only three points between them. With their […]