"Retirement? No chance!" Rally legend Bob, 80, bears down on championship title

With a 62-year age-gap between him and some of the other contenders, you could forgive Cleckheaton rally driver Bob Bean for believing ‘it’s the taking part that counts’.
But that isn’t part of the pensioner’s psyche as he prepares to hunt down the pack at this weekend’s Trackrod Championship race, which will start and finish in Filey.
Incredibly, a win would see the 80-year-old crowned champion in what is a fiercely competitive open-age competition.
“It’ll be tough,” he said, “it’ll be very a very fast race because the conditions have been so dry.
“Hopefully I’m going to win. I’ve... read more

 
26 September 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 42
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