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Daily Archives: February 11th, 2012

After a year’s absence from the event, Kick Energy Rally driver Steve Perez returned to the Forest of Dean for the Team GMF Wyedean Forest Rally but sadly for him, he couldn’t repeat his victory of 2010 on the opening round of the REIS Get Connected BTRDA Rally Series.

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Day two of Rally Sweden has seen Patrik Sandell settle into a rhythm in his MINI John Cooper Works WRC, retaining his eighth position throughout the day.  Still in only his first event in a World Rally Car, Sandell has been coming to grips with the extra performance of the car. Read More »

The 2012 BTRDA season kicked off in Chepstow with the Wyedean Forest Rally. The threat of snow hung over the event and in the end there was very little but the overnight low temperatures turned all the stages into sheets of ice, with running early on the road a distinct advantage.  In the main field Steve Perez & Paul Spooner (Focus WRC) had an early excursion and ultimately retired due to running out of spare tyres. This issue decided the fate of the event for Hugh Hunter & Andy Marchbank (Focus WRC) as they had been leading going into the penultimate stage but a total of 3 punctures and only 2 spares saw them retire from the event. Read More »