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Daily Archives: January 19th, 2013

Mini Monte13e‘Evening everyone, Well I’m writing to you earlier than I thought I would be! I’d just set off for the final loop of stages when I heard that the last two tests wouldn’t be run. After a really tough day, Rallye Monte Carlo’s over and we’re pleased to have made it to the end and finished in the Top 10. Although it’s the second time in my career that I’ve got WRC points*, it feels really special to have picked up a point on my first event in a WRC car. Read More »

The organisers of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C Rally Championship have given 100% backing to the decision to postpone the Red Kite Stages due to heavy snow. Championship manager Colin Heppenstall has pledged to work with the team at Amman and District Motor Club over a revised date for the event.

With a foot of snow in the Welsh forests, Sunday’s rally (20 January) was rightly postponed as the organisers put the safety of competitors, officials and spectators first. Read More »

theteamAt 9am on Thursday 10th of January, 9 students from the University of the West of Scotland strode onto the Go Motorsport stand at the 2013 Autosport Show, NEC Birmingham. Their Challenge – to convert a 1999 Nissan Micra 1000cc into a ready to go Junior 1000 rally car by 6pm on Sunday night.  The project was the brainchild of Alison Clark from Lockerbie – the MSA Go Motorsport Regional Development Officer for Scotland – with assistance from David Barlow. David is the Co-ordinator of the Brick & Steel Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge – a car rally Championship for 14 to 17 year olds which is entering its second year in Scotland. Read More »