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Daily Archives: May 18th, 2013

SONY DSCA superb day and a close battle at the top saw the 2013 Plains Rally go the way of Euan Thorburn & Paul Beaton (Focus WRC). The winning margin was only 3 seconds from Connor McCloskey & Francis Regan (Impreza WRC) with Charlie Payne & Paul Spooner (Focus WRC) a further 10 seconds back. McCloskey was the fastest out of the blocks and took the opening stage by 7 seconds from Payne. He then backed this up on stage 2 before Payne went fastest time on SS3 to maintain the gap. Thorburn then took his first stage win after service to close in but it was on Gartheiniog where he took a staggering 16 seconds out of McCloskey to take the lead by 7 seconds. On the final stage Stephen Petch & Ian Windress (Focus WRC) were fastest with McCloskey taking 4 seconds out of Thorburn to make it a close finish. Read More »

The MSA British Rally Championship and its support series, the NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge, will exhibit at next week’s MechanEx show at Manchester’s Event City.

MechanEx is a series of regional automotive trade exhibitions created to enable aftermarket, tools, diagnostic equipment and component manufacturers the platform to interface directly with independent garages.

The shows are organised in association with UK’s leading automotive trade title and BRC Media Partner, Professional Motor Mechanic, the monthly trade magazine with a circulation of over 60,000. Read More »