MSA British Car Trial Championship

Round 7: Gerry P Evans Memorial Cymru Trial (North Wales Car Club), 19 July

Rupert North won the Gerry P Evans memorial Cymru trial for the first time after dominating his class all day.

Championship leader Mark Hoppe took second overall ahead of Mike Stephens, who was celebrating 50 years since winning his first trial.

Results1 Rupert North (Rover Mini) 62.6%2 Mark Hoppe (Citroen Saxo) 80.2%3 Mike Stephens (Dutton Melos) 84.5%

Round 8: HCC Wales Trial (Clwyd Vale Motor Club), 20 July

A delighted Henry Kitching starred at the HCC Wales car trial to take his maiden overall win at national level.

Local driver Brian Roberts pushed Kitching hard to finish a close second overall. The front-wheel-drive class saw the battle of the day, with Dave Oliver snatching the class in the last few hills by a single point from Roger Holder and Rupert North.

Results1 Henry Hitching (Vauxhall Corsa) 66.8%2 Brian Roberts (Dutton Phaeton) 70.4%3 Dave Oliver (Peugeot 205) 80.1%