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Monthly Archives: September 2013

trackrod13 (12)Welsh eyes were smiling as Osian Pryce & Dale Furniss (DS3 R3T) took back to back wins after their maiden BRC win on the Ulster Rally in August. This one was a different affair as they were in a fierce battle all event long and only beat Jukka Korhonen & Marko Salminen (DS3 R3T) by just under 10 seconds. Korhonen was by no means secure in 2nd as Alastair Fisher & Gordon Noble (DS3 R3T) were only 3 seconds back after some stunning stage times early on the Saturday. In the Rally Two category Daniel McKenna & Arthur Kierans (Fiesta) took victory by just under two seconds. Jon Armstrong & Karl Atkinson (Fiesta) just edged out Steve Rokland & James Aldridge (Fiesta) by just 0.1s on the final stage. In the R1 category Ban & Jason Mckay (Twingo) took the honours as the only finishers. Read More »

britcar13 (83)Unseasonably pleasant weather saw the Britcar 1000kms completed in superb conditions. Qualification gave no real indication of the final result as the Team LNT Ginetta G55 of Lawrence Tomlinson / Mike Simpson / Nathan Freke retired before quarter distance whilst the fellow front row qualifier Nigel Garner Motorsport Mosler MT900R of Javier Morcillo / Manual Cintrano / Paul White lost the final podium spot with just over a lap to go. The victory went to the MP Motorsport Aston Martin Vantage GT2 of Richard Abra / Mark Poole by over 2 laps, after a commanding perfomance from the 3rd hour of the race onwards. Read More »

redkite13 (53)Almost 8 months later than originally planned, due to heavy snow, the Red Kite Stages saw the crowning of the inaugural West Wales RAC Rally Champion was crowned with a round to spare. Martin McCormack & Phil Clarke (Escort MkII) set fastest stage time on all six stages to take victory by 42 seconds from Jason Pritchard & Dale Furniss (Escort MkII). Completing the podium were Matthew Robinson & Nigel Hutchinson (Escort MkII) who just held on to 3rd place after a final stage push saw Kevin Davies & Dale Bowen (Escort MkII) cut the gap from 8 to 3 seconds. Read More »