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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Revolution Wheels backed drivers scored podium positions in three different rallies over the May bank holiday weekend when Rob Swann won Group N on the hugely popular Sol Rally Barbados, Alistair Fisher finished second overall on the Jim Clark International Rally and Jock Armstrong finished third overall on the Jim Clark Reivers Rally! Read More »

Revolution Wheels backed race driver Vaughan Fletcher was unstoppable as the reigning Nippon Challenge GT300 Champion took a pair of lights to flag victories at the high speed Norfolk circuit in his modified Subaru Impreza, proving that his recent double success at Mallory Park was no fluke! Read More »

Ugandan born internationally rallying co-driver Moses Matovu is relishing a return to the KCB Rwandan Mountain Gorilla Rally when he jets back to Africa fresh from a top ten Production Class result on last weekends WRC Rally Portugal. The popular co-driver switches from a Peter Horsey driven Mitsubishi Evo X to a Jas Mangat powered Subaru Impreza N12 for this weekends rally! Read More »

The Wladoil Africa Rally Team is set to expand to three cars for this weekends KCB Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally when former Kenyan National Rally Champion Lee Rose tackles the event in his Mitsubishi Evo 9, whilst the Ciaraldi family will also contest the rally, father Giancarlo in a historic specification Ford Escort and son Gianluca at the wheel of a Mitsubishi Evo 8! Read More »

• Gwyndaf Evans wins Jim Clark Rally in JRM Mitsubishi Evolution X.
• Top result provides team with wins this season on snow, gravel and asphalt.

Driving a JRM Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X, Gwyndaf Evans and co-driver Chris Patterson recorded the team’s second Dulux Trade MSA British Rally Championship victory in a row, when they won the Jim Clark International Rally. After battling for the lead during the first half of the event, they went ahead on stage 12 and pulled out a lead of 31 seconds by the time they crossed the finish line. Read More »

David Bogie dominated the Jim Clark Reivers Rally to win the only tarmac round of the Hankook MSA Scottish Rally Championship for the second year running.

The reigning Scottish champion, driving a hired ’05 Ford Focus WRC, mastered the often wet and treacherous conditions to complete the eight Berwickshire stages in a total time of 57 minutes 57 seconds – 2 minutes and 32 seconds ahead of last year’s runner up Euan Thorburn in a Subaru Impreza N15. Read More »

– Jim Clark International Rally 28 – 29 May 2010
– Alastair Fisher scores convincing maiden victory and finishes second overall.
– Jonny Greer’s second in Evo Challenge and fourth overall sees him continue to lead Mitsubishi series and British Championship.
– Daniel Sigurdarson records first ever asphalt event finish to claim third. Read More »

Another varied weekend up in the Scottish Borders. With no Irish crews this year the International rally was all about the BRC. Craig Breen & Gareth Roberts (Fiesta S2000) took the lead after stage 1 before Keith Cronin & Barry McNulty (Impreza N15) took the lead until an excursion into a wall on the final stage of the day which saw Breen take over at the top overnight. Breen then extended his lead over the first loop of Saturday before increasing his advantage further on stage 9 when Cronin punctured and dropped to 4th overall. Disaster then struck as Breen retired on stage 10 with major engine damage after a mechanical failure. Alastair Fisher & Rory Kennedy (Evo IX) now led Gwyndaf Evans & Chris Patterson (Evo X) by just over 11 seconds. On stage Evans took the lead and extended it out to half a minute to take victory for the 2nd BRC round in a row. Fisher was a fine 2nd with Cronin have a trying event but happy to finish in the final podium place. Read More »

Steve Perez has confirmed plans to contest the 2010 Roger Albert Clark Rally in his glorious Lancia Stratos and hopes that recent work on the Italian sports car will allow him to challenge the Ford Escort pack on the 26-29 November event.

Perez is heading to Portugal this weekend to campaign the Stratos in Retro Rally Portugal, the support event to the World Rally Championship. He hopes that this will be start of a busy run of events with the VK-backed car. Read More »

East Boldon rally driver Simon Moore overcame driveshaft failure with his Renault Clio Cup on Jim Clark Challenge Rally to claim 15th overall and ninth in class.

Moore and co-driver Emma Morrison made a great start to their event taking third place on the opening stage which took place around the spectator-packed streets of Duns in Scotland. Read More »