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Monthly Archives: January 2010

British female rally driver Louise Cook, 22, from Kent, needs your support to achieve a lifelong ambition and become the first female World Rally Champion.

Louise is trying her hardest to overcome the budget obstacle for 2010, in what are tough times in every industry.

Louise has come up with a plan which will offers a 500:1 investment return for six lucky supporters and gives every supporter a 1 in 5 chance of receiving substantial on-car promotion throughout the season. Read More »

Almost 2 months after our last outing we finally chalked up our first event of 2010, the Wyedean Media Day. This year the event returned to Chepstow Racecourse with guests able to sample the Piercefield Park stage, in the reverse direction to how it is run on the actual rally. A number of local crews were there, with a large number of Escorts (MkI & MkII) dominating proceedings. Our thanks go to all at FODMC for arranging the day and Graham Waite who took us out for a spin in his Volvo Amazon. Read More »

A new series of discretionary awards in the Dunlop/ MSA British Historic Rally Championship will support three clubmans crews with paid entry fees on one of the closing rounds of the 2010 season.

With the support of Holton Homes, the company of BHRC contender Peter Egerton, the BHRC ‘Spirit of Clubmen’ award will present three fully paid entry fees to either the Tour of Flanders or the Trackrod Historic Cup. One entry fee will be awarded to the category 1 cars, one to the category 2 cars and one to the category 3 cars. Read More »

Colin Heppenstall, rally manager for the Roger Albert Clark Rally, has announced the date and early route details of the 2010 event, the seventh running of the event that re-creates the RAC Rallies of the 1960s and 1970s.

First details of the 2010 rally include a late November date and two overnight halts in Carlisle, but the start venue and first day’s route will not be announced until early June. Read More »

Peugeot UK’s Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle will fly to Sao Paulo next month for the Rally Curitibia Brazil, the next round of the IRC Series, after an eventful 2010 Monte Carlo Rally.

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On his first asphalt rally in a Fabia S2000, Škoda UK Motorsport driver Guy Wilks achieved the team’s goal by finishing in a strong points-scoring 6th position on the Rallye Monte Carlo. Having celebrated his 29th birthday during the event, the Darlington-driver scored three points to make an encouraging start to his 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge. Read More »

Plans for a London to Cape Town long-distance rally have been announced by the Endurance Rally Association.

The route-survey team are now on the final leg, having successfully crossed the Sahara through the centre, from north to south, driven down the western side of central Africa, crossed the River Congo, and romped through the long jungle trails of Angola’s rain forest. Read More »

Škoda UK Motorsport will enter Rounds 2 and 3 of the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, running its Fabia S2000 on Rally International de Curitiba in Brazil (4-6 March) and Rally Argentina (19-21 March) driven by Guy Wilks and co-driver Phil Pugh.

The timing of the announcement coincides with Guy’s 29th birthday today – proving that Škoda really does make happy drivers! Read More »

Škoda UK Motorsport driver Guy Wilks continued to place only safe bets on the opening round of the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, Rallye Monte Carlo, by making good tyre choices and driving without risk on the middle day of the event.  Whilst others gambled and lost, Guy drove his Fabia S2000 faultlessly to move from 10th to 7th by the end of the day. Read More »

Several registrations have already been received for the British Rally Championship’s 2010 support series, the BRC Challenge, all of which are new drivers to the series. But any competitor wishing to register at the lower rate of £95+VAT must do so before the 1st February.

The BRC Challenge is open to two wheel drive cars up to two litres in four separate classes, also encompassing two one make series, the Fiesta SportChallenge and the C2R2 Cup. Read More »