Nostalgia: Close-fought moto cross and scrambling races at Bentley in 1991

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: JOHN KERR

Motorcycle sports remain as popular today as they have for decades – with dirt-bike off-road racing providing plenty of excitement for those taking part and watching.

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: JOHN KERR

Back in 1991, EADT photographer John Kerr went along to Bentley to capture the action on a day of moto cross and scrambling.

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: JOHN KERR

The wettest days often provide the greatest spectacle for such meetings - creating tricky conditions for the riders, often dramatic crashes, and leaving competitors' leathers spattered with thick sticky mud.

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: JOHN KERR

But at the Bentley meeting 28 years ago it was a dry day meaning that a lot of the racing was much closer than usual as the photos show - with close-fought races and riders jockeying for position in tight groups.

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: JOHN KERR

Did you attend the event - or recognise anyone in our gallery.

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: JOHN KERR


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All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: JOHN KERR

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR

All the riders line up ready for the start of the race Picture: JOHN KERR - Credit: JOHN KERR

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