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Daily Archives: February 14th, 2011

Andy Burton has won the GMF Motor Factors Wyedean Forest Rally for a record-breaking sixth time. At the wheel of his familiar Peugeot Cosworth and partnered by Robin Kellard, the Hereford driver arrived back at the Chepstow Racecourse finish nineteen seconds ahead of the Ford Focus WRC of runners-up Paul Bird/Kirsty Riddick.

It was an emotional victory for Burton as rule changes coming into force at the beginning of 2012 will see such cars as the crowd-pleasing Peugeot outlawed from competition and, consequently, this was the last time that spectators could savour the sight and sound of the hybrid machine in the Forest of Dean. Read More »

Rally driver Nick Cristofaro, 17, had mixed fortunes on the Wyedean Forest Rally last weekend when damage from an accident forced him out of the event while leading his class.

Cristofaro, from Milford Haven, was contesting the event for the first time in his TEG Sport, Pirelli, Genpower UK, Nicky Grist and Millers Oils supported Ford Fiesta and he was immediately on the pace on the opening stage, Chepstow Park, setting second fastest time in the class. Read More »

Klarius Group sponsored rising star Sara Williams has been awarded the Bob Brain Memorial Trophy as the ‘Highest placed lady driver’, having finished a fantastic 21st overall at this year’s first major rally of the season, the Wyedean.

Competing against over 180 entrants Sara went on to improve her position throughout the day, her characteristic fast, but smooth and composed style keeping the position safe and the car intact. Read More »

Driving a JRM Mitsubishi Evolution X on an event for the first time, 19-year old Tom Cave from Aberdovey, together with Co-driver Craig Parry, delivered an impressive performance on Saturday’s Wyedean Rally, by finishing seventh overall and second in Group N.

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Kick Energy team driver Alex Horsey impressed with a magnificent drive to record a career best fourth overall on last weekends KCB Personal Loans Rally. Alex, co-driven by Frank Gitau in the Mitsubishi Evo 9, ended the grueling event behind three former Kenyan National Rally Champions! Read More »