The Northampton Classic Club staged a debut classic scramble at Woodford, Northamptonshire, on Sunday 6 July. Though the entry was small for this inaugural event it was a brilliant success on a superb Corby AMCA permanent track.
The event is a significant step in terms of potential expansion for pre-65 style events which are currently held mostly held in Essex. The central location makes the event easily accessible to riders from most parts of the country.
Northampton Classic Club chairman Pete Griffith hopes the club can make this NCC event an annual fixture. Pressed on the possibility of two events a year he said he had thought about this, the main hurdle being the difficulty in obtaining dates.
The club staged 17 races on Sunday, seven of them won by 27-year-old Aaron Graves (1965 500 BSA), from Malden, Essex. Also in cracking form … Read More »