MayNewsClarksonThe Northern Off Road Club kicked of its 2011 season with the traditional trip to Wickenby, near Lincoln, and a dry and dusty event, writes Gavin Lodge.

Tim Sagar posted quickest time on the opening run, but went no further due to suspension damage. Robin Clarkson made the pace for the rest of the day, winning the event by almost two minutes. Reigning champion, Robert Simmonite’s bid to retain his title was hindered by a puncture on run two, and although he kept the pressure on Clarkson, was unable to improve on his second place.

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