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ORT – Round 5 AWDC

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Round 5 AWDC. The next trial of the 5 gate championship found us at cross ash in Abergavenny. What a place to get too. Once of the main road we then had 3 miles of tracks to get to the location. So worth it as the location was amazing. Situated at an old farm with miles and miles of hills, …

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ORT – AWDC Clyro – Rd 3

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On the 5th June, Rory, Squid and James headed up to Hereford for the 3rd round of the AWDC 5 gate challenge champs 2021, what a drive it would be to get there. A long way to go…. Not really as we go up to Scotland for some events but there was a lot of hills to fight with. All …

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ORT – Road Master 2021

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We’re back for the 2nd event of 2021, following the lifting of some restrictions allowing motorsport to take place once again. The first Road Master to take place using the training areas around the Defence School of Transport at Leconfield with the countryside of East Yorkshire providing a stunning backdrop with spectacular weather giving excellent conditions. The Off Road Team …

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ORT – Autumn Leaves 20

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Autumn Leaves Race day 26/09/20 An unusual first event for an unusual year, normally Autumn Leaves is later in the line-up for the year but as with much of 2020 things have had to be done differently and the ORT calendar is no different. Covid has had an impact, but with some alterations and adaptions events are able to be …

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ORT – Budapest to Bamako Rally

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PO Mike Sawdon and his step father Peter Lambert  have just completed the Budapest to Bamako Rally 31st January to 26th February 2020, the world’s toughest non-professional amateur rally. Out of the 350 vehicles which took part he took 19th place in the competition category in my 1994 200tdi 90 Defender “Tonka”. So…The rally started in Budapest. We then had a …

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ORT – Mudmaster 2019

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It’s that time of year again, the temperature drops, the nights are drawing in, and Mudmaster is upon us. Hosted by 221 squadron Scottish Transport Regiment RLC and normally held as the final event of the year, taking part across the spectacular Scottish countryside in a range of vehicles, from series Land Rovers to SV Man 6 Tonne trucks the …

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ORT – Autumn Leaves

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Autumn leaves is one of the most challenging events in the season. It takes us up to Larkhill using sailsbury plain for the night event. Up against the elements of night time and being tired does not always help. Lest year we had rain and fog so a bit pleasing that it’s dry this time. But that means having loads …

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ORT – LRO Show

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For the ever growing Off Road Team, Christmas comes twice a year. Once when jolly old St Nick does a spot of breaking and entering; the second every September, when they all go on a jolly boys outing to Peterborough for the annual Land Rover Owner (LRO) Show. This year’s pilgrimage began at lunchtime on Friday 13th. What could possibly …

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ORT – Saxon Express Mar 19

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First race of the season takes the Team to Bovington Training Area a great place to start the season. Unfortunately the team Captain CPO Squid Cozens had to pull out the weekend before due to a concussion injury playing rugby so could only entre 2 teams in the end but they represented the ORT very well and was up against …

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ORT – Mudmasters Oct 18

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Last race of the season is always a good one for the ORT and a trip to Glasgow is where it takes us. We are up against the elements at this event with leaving the sun behind us in the south west we come up against the snow, frost and heavy rain, just what you need to put the trucks …