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Daily Archives: June 15th, 2013

Japan and Australia are leading the race to become the first two countries to qualify for next year’s World Cup – but football isn’t the only sport the two nations’ athletes are neck and neck in. Hot on the heels of the Australian Redback Racing team, it’s now the turn of the K’s World Rally Team from Japan to get behind the wheel of the EuroRallye Honda Civic Type R.

Driver Motoharu Kaseya and co-driver Kohei Izuno will contest the RSAC Scottish Rally on Saturday 29 June, the third round of the British Rally Championship. The pair are both accomplished drivers in their own right, having taken separate class wins on last year’s World Championship rally in New Zealand. Now they have their sights set on success in Europe, and are coming all the way from Japan to take part in the Dumfries-based rally. Read More »

SONY DSCThe 40th anniversary of the Severn Valley saw blustery and wet conditions hit the stages in Crychan and Cefn. With the Historics the main focus it was Ryan Barrett & Barry Ferris (Escort MkII) who duly took victory by almost half a minute. 2nd place went to the category 2 winners Richard Hill & Pat Cooper (Escort MkI) who were just over 3 seconds ahead of Terry Brown & Tomos Whittle (Escort MkII). The Historic Challenge saw Gwilym Roberts & Paul Price (Lotus Cortina) take the honours. In the modern event Connor McCloskey & Francis Regan (Impreza WRC) were made to work on their way to a 14 second victory over Sebastian Ling & Aled Rees (Evo IX). Alex Allingham & Chris Williams (Impreza) completed the modern podium. Read More »