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Daily Archives: April 20th, 2013

Defending champion David Bogie threw down the gauntlet to his challengers with a convincing win on Saturday’s Coltel Granite City Rally – his third victory on the Aberdeen-based event in the past four years.

The Dumfries driver led from start to finish in his ex-Colin McRae Ford Focus WRC to complete the five stages in a total time of 42 mins 25 secs, nearly one and a half minutes ahead of runner up Chris Collie from Aberdeen in a Mitsubishi EVO 6. Third-placed Mike Faulkner was just a further second adrift in his EVO 9. Read More »

somerset13 (4)The first really warm weekend of Spring saw a welcome return to the Somerset Stages. The top two dominated the event and in the end Connor McCloskey & Francis Regan took their Impreza WRC to victory over the Focus WRC of Charlie Payne & Paul Spooner by just 13 seconds. Despite their lack of experience on this rally they were best of 2 minutes ahead of the final podium place as Kevin Rowledge & Andrew Bargery (Impreza WRC) took a fine 3rd overall, their first together in the BTRDA. They just edged out top group N finishers Patrick Naylor & Ian Lawrence (Evo IX) on the final stage of the event. Read More »