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Daily Archives: August 11th, 2013

Mark McCulloch powered his Subaru Impreza to a convincing victory on Saturday’s Solway Coast Rally, run over the military ranges at Dundrennan, near Kirkcudbright.

The Newton Stewart-based competitor, co-driven by Elliot Edmondson, finished one minute and fifty-four seconds ahead of Ian Paterson and Jim Haugh, also in a Subaru – who were runners-up for the second year running.

Stranraer’s Jim Sharp, with Amy MacKinnon on the notes, was third, a further seventeen seconds adrift, in a Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9, while New Abbey’s Richard Dickson and navigator Roger Alcorn brought their Impreza back to the Girstingwood Rally HQ in fourth. Read More »

tyneside13 (6)After a day of mostly sunshine but some sharp showers Damian Cole & James Morgan (Focus WRC) took victory by 2 seconds. The event saw numerous stages ‘cleaned’, so the positions remained close all day but going in to the penultimate stage Steve Simpson & Pat Walsh (Impreza WRC) had been leading by 16 seconds but a broken/lost wheel saw their rally end midway through SS11. Cole had been battling all day and on the final stage John Indri & Peter James (Darrian T90 GTR) almost clawed the gap back taking 5s of the 7s lead. Completing the podium 16s back were Simon Mauger & Brian Cammack (Escort MkII). Read More »