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Daily Archives: May 27th, 2013

rs13_jcprev01Stourbridge rally driver Richard Sykes is hoping his years of experience of the Jim Clark rally will help him take a win in the second round of the BRC Challenge championship. Sykes finished second overall and first in class on last year’s event and he is aiming to go one better this year in his Bathams Brewery, G I Sykes Ltd and Boroughbridge Marina-supported Citroën C2 R2 Max . Read More »

Ralliart Italy is pleased to announce its return to the FIA World Rally Championship for the first time since the team won the FIA Production car World Rally Championship (PWRC) title last year at Rally d’España. Now they’re back for Acropolis Rally 2013 and hoping to make a splash with local hero Lambros Athanassoulas behind the wheel of one of their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X cars.

Born in Athens, the stages of the ‘Rally of the Gods’ are Lambros’ old stomping ground. A trained mechanical engineer, Athanassoulas has an impressive history as a driver both in the Greek Rally Championship and on his WRC outings. In 2009 he took to the Greek stages as a guest driver in the PWRC and stole the win from the series regulars. The same year he took an R2 to Rally d’España and won his category proving his pace on foreign soil and mixed surfaces. Read More »

– Shakedown session run in mid-May marked the beginning of Hyundai Motorsport’s testing activity
– First comprehensive testing session carried out last week to evaluate all key areas of the i20 WRC’s performance

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