Northern Motor Madness Show
NORTHERN MOTOR MADNESS 30 June at The Jersey Farm Country Hotel
The first event of its type to hit Teesdale, a celebration of the engine as its described.
Motor madness is a show with a difference it has every type of vehicle possible and is free to the public to come and view. Dreamt up by Marc Wagget – cophire and racing driver Mad Mark Watson as a way of raising funds for Mark’s rallycross exploits.
Mark who currently lies 4th in the British championship returned back to the championship in 2013 after a break of 2 years the former 3 times British Open Rallycross Champion has struggled to find the budget to compete but with help of sponsors and individuals this season came back to the top winning round 2 outright at Mallory Park. Mark then suffered an engine failure in the last round which dropped him from 2nd to 4th.
The show at Barnard Castle is a way of generating donations from the public with grid girls walking round with buckets. There is a raffle too with prizes donated by Mark’s long term sponsors.
Cars, trucks, bikes, motorsport vehicles of different disciplines, classics, vintage, American, military in fact every thing is covered with over 300 vehicles on display even a British super bike team. Obviously Mark’s racing xsara and team will be on show to.
Set in the beautiful grounds of the Jersey Farm Hotel the fields will be taken over by a host of incredible machinery, Jersey Farm famous for food will be catering the event and visitors will be able to wander around the grounds seeing all the vehicles and clubs on show.
There are a number of trade stands too, funfair, refreshments and catering. Indoors there is Remote control car racing and RC drifting too.
Motor madness is open to the public from 9 – 5pm with free entry and free parking.