Saturday 13th October is the date in the diary of trials enthusiasts for the 2018 Scott Trial which gets kick-started into action at 09:00 GMT at Feldom Lane, Richmond, the official starter being Councillor John Blackie of Richmondshire council, himself a great supporter of the event.
The usual favourite to win riders will be there, strategically starting at the back of the 200 field of entrants and once again it will be run in what is described in the programme by the Scott Sage, Bruce Storr as a ‘backwards Scott’.
Some new hazards have been plotted by the Clerk of the Course and the setting out teams to keep riders on their toes.
Trials Guru’s John Moffat will be on hand to provide some start field commentary and also at the finish to interview riders as they catch their breath after hauling up the finish field on Park Top Farm land.
Remember to buy your Scott Trial programme which will be available at the start field and in local shops in Reeth and Richmond area. It is an essential piece of kit, priced at £5.00 the proceeds of which go to the ‘Scott Charities’, local worthy causes in the Richmond area.
Also please try and keep traffic flows going according to the signage, perk sensibly or better still in the areas provided, these are all located in the programme. There are several catering units near spectator heavy sections along with Ladies conveniences, all arranged by the organizing committee.
Have a great Scott day!