After holding on to victory the day before David Bogie & Kevin Rae swapped to the trusty old Metro 6R4 for the Jim Clark Reivers and went on to dominate the event, setiing fastest time on all 7 stages that ran. Their victory margin was 71 seconds after what will probably prove to be one the most memorable rallying weekends for the crew. Euan Thorburn & Paul Beaton (Evo IX) were best of the rest edging out Jock Armstrong & Barry McNulty (Impreza) by just over 10 seconds. Steve Bannister & Louise Sutherland (Escort MkII) took a close fought win in the 2Wd battle with just under 10 seconds covering the top 3. Read More »
It was a windy affair up in the Scottish Borders this year, where David Bogie & Kevin Rae (Evo IX) took win no.3 of the season in the BRC. Overnight Adam Gould & Seb Marshall (Impreza) had kept Bogie honest, only 0.6s back, but through the first loop of stages on Saturday they haemorrhaged time due to various maladies and in the end were third over a minute back. The challenge then came from Jonny Greer & Dai Roberts (Fabia S2000) as they got to grips with their car on tarmac. Bogie’s differentials were starting to play up through the final few stages but he held on to win by 17.6s. Read More »
Dainese will be back at the iconic Isle of Man TT races as the Official Safety Partner, hoping that supported rider Guy Martin will win his elusive first TT. Read More »
ITV has revealed that the number of people watching its coverage of this year’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is up by a staggering 34.6 per cent on average over 2010.
Official figures from the Broadcasters Audience Research Board (BARB) show Brands Hatch’s opening event of 2011 (3 April) attracted 21 per cent more viewers than the Kent circuit’s corresponding round from the previous season. Read More »