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Monthly Archives: July 2010

After a murky start the Coracle Stages ended up in glorious weather conditions. The top three took on a very different character after the final stage. Martyn & Ian England (Evo IX) held the lead but a final stage retirement saw Tom Cave & Craig Parry (Impreza) take a maiden victory. Cave had set fastest times on the opening two stages of the rally as the leading pair pulled away from the rest of the field. Sara Williams & Dai Roberts (Impreza) were delighted with 2nd overall at a venue Williams doesn’t feel suits her driving style. Completing the podium should have been Emyr Morgan & Emyr Hall (Impreza) but they retired on the final stage letting Wug Utting & Michael Ainsworth (Impreza) take the final podium place. Read More »

The BTRDA championship made its annual visit to the Epynt ranges for the Quinton Stages. The rally has not always enjoyed the type of weather you would expect with being held in July and 2010 was an overcast and showery affair. At the head of the field Steve Perez & Paul Spooner (Focus WRC) took a commanding victory, taking the lead of the BTRDA championship in the process. Andy Burton & Robin Kellard (Peugeot Cosworth) had been leading up until the end of stage 3 but Perez pushed through on stage 4 before Burton’s engine expired at the end of stage 5. James Belton & Eurig Evans (Impreza WRC) were second with Patrick Naylor & Ian Lawrence (Evo IX) a fine 3rd overall and 1st in group N. Read More »