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Daily Archives: February 23rd, 2014

raceretro14 (136)After the show on Friday we returned to visit the rally stage on Sunday. Whilst we inevitably lost some cars that ran on the Saturday we still had plenty to savour and got our first view of a Lancia Delta S4 on UK soil since the RAC Rally in 1986. There were several highlights but right up there at the top was the Mazda RX7 of Dave Paveley. Once the exhaust system got warmed up the flames it spat out after accelerating were all a petrol head needs to put a smile on their face. Another good day at Stoneleigh and roll on 2015… Read More »

Borderer Euan Thorburn clinched what he described as “one of his hardest ever wins” on Saturday’s opening round of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship in Inverness.

The Duns-based driver steered his Ford FocusWRC to victory on the Arnold Clark Thistle Hotel Snowman Rally, finishing thirty-four seconds ahead of Quintin Milne in a Mitsubishi EVO 9. Mike Faulkner, also in an EVO, clinched the final podium spot, a further three seconds back.

Defending five-times champion David Bogie had to settle for fourth in his Focus after losing more than a minute and a half with a front puncture on the third of five special forest stages, north of the Highland capital. Read More »