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Daily Archives: October 2nd, 2011

Swift Group Backed Millers Oils Rising Star Matt Edwards will contest The Cambrian Rally starting from his hometown of Llandudno this weekend, following a late arrangement with Vulcan Fasteners’ Neville Jones to use his Geoff Jones Motorsport run Subaru Impreza. Read More »


Rally driver David Wright, from Bentham, is aiming to end his BTRDA season on a high by taking the class B13 championship on next weekend’s Cambrian rally in North Wales.

Wright presently leads the championship by five points and he needs a good result on the Llandudno-based event to ensure he wins the title in his Kumho Tyres, Drenth, Proflex and Grove Hill Garage-supported GPM Mitsubishi Evo 9. Read More »

– Two victories at Brands Hatch keep reigning champion’s dreams alive
– Podium finish for MacDowall adds to Silverline Chevrolet points haul
– Perfect set-up ‘pays dividends’

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Second for the MINI WRC Team in Rally France-Alsace is a result it is justifiably proud of on only its fourth event of the 2011 season. Dani Sordo (ES) and Carlos del Barrio (ES) took the fight down to the wire with just 6.3secs separating the number 37 MINI John Cooper Works WRC and the Citroen of Sébastien Ogier (FR) at the finish in Strasbourg this afternoon. Read More »

Brick & Steel Ecosse Challenge competitors on the Colin McRae Forest Stages on 1st October could have been excused for thinking that they should have left their cars at home and taken a boat.  The heavy and consistent rain in the Aberfeldy area of Perthshire on the Friday night and all day Saturday created probably the most demanding conditions that the competitors have seen all this year. Read More »

Euan Thorburn fared best in the atrocious conditions to take his first victory of the season on Saturday’s Colin McRae Forest Stages Rally and, in a final twist to a dramatic day, clinched second in the MSA Scottish Rally championship.

The Duns driver battled through the rain and mud to finish the four stages in a total time of 49 mins 04.8 secs in his Mitsubishi Evo 9.

Oban’s Shaun Sinclair was second, 9.6 seconds adrift, also in an Evo 9, while Mike Faulkner was a further 45.2 seconds back, despite losing brakes on the last stage, to secure the final podium spot in his Evo 6. Read More »