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Daily Archives: May 16th, 2009

Plains 09 (3)A mixed day weather wise greeted the crews tackling the Plains, this year. The top three were set for a titantic battle and going in to the Gartheiniog stages they were separated by a few seconds. The Peugeot Cosworth of Andy Burton then blitzed Will Nicholls (Impreza WRC) and Hugh Hunter (Focus WRC) on stage 3 and extended his lead each subsequent stage, until stage 6. Gearbox gremlins crept in which saw Burton slip to third after stage 6 and ultimately retire on stage 8. Nicholls inherited the lead but dropped 15 seconds on stage 8 to Hunter. Hugh Hunter & Andy Marchbank took a close fought victory to register their first win in the 2009 BTRDA season. Wills Nicholls & Nick Broom scored solid points with second, with David Wright & Michael Wilkinson were an excellent third on their first attempt at this rally. Read More »