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Daily Archives: March 10th, 2013

Mini Mexico13c‘Hello everyone, it’s Jack writing to you for the final time from the Poliforum at Rally México.

‘Today wasn’t a good day. Michał started with high hopes. A Top 10 finish was within reach, especially with everyone needing to navigate the tough 54.85km Guanajuatito test safely. However, this year it was Michał’s turn to fall foul of this difficult stage. Read More »

paul bird tour of epyntPenrith driver Paul Bird saw his 2013 REIS/Get Connected MSA Asphalt Rally Championship campaign get underway with a superb third place finish on today’s Tour of Epynt.

Driving the MinxFlix.com, Fuchs Titan, Rapid Solicitors and Kick Energy-backed, Pirelli-shod FBP Ford Focus WRC, Bird followed up his sixth place finish on his debut last season with a battling performance against the established stars on the popular event which consisted of over 80 miles on the notorious Welsh military roads. Read More »

WWRS Mid Wales TV13The television coverage of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C Rally Championship will continue on Sunday 17 March with the report from the opening event, the Rally Marketing Mid Wales Stages.

Starting at 7.25pm on Motors TV, the 90-minute primetime programme will cover all the action from the sensational event. With the best entry ever seen on a historic rally in Britain, huge crowds and a fierce battle between Nick Elliott and Marty McCormack, the opening WWRS R.A.C Rally Championship round has all the ingredients to make must-see television. Read More »

SONY DSCIn the end it all came down to who was fastest first on the 2013 Tour of Epynt. Steve Simpson & Patrick Walsh (Impreza WRC) almost threw away a 24 second lead they had steadily built up through the opening 3 loops of stages. On the penultimate loop Damien Cole & Craig Drew (Focus WRC) equaled the time of Simpson and then an indiscretion on the final stage almost changed the rally on the final stage. Simpson held on and denied Cole a first ever Tour of Epynt victory. Paul Bird & Aled Davies (Focus WRC) had dramas of their own dropping half a minute mid event but held on to clinch the final podium place. Read More »

Mini Mexico13b‘Hello everyone, Jack again. It was even hotter today than yesterday with outside temperatures well above 30 degrees. You can imagine the temperature inside the cars for the crews!

‘Today wasn’t an easy day for Michał. The morning loop went well. Michał wasn’t first on the road in his MINI John Cooper Works Countryman WRC, which was better for him! However, the more aggressive driving style of the driver in front meant that the lines in the road ahead of him were different to those in Michał’s pace notes, so on occasion Michał had to carve his own path. Read More »