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Daily Archives: November 23rd, 2014

premier14 (2)Robert Swann & Darren Garrod (Impreza WRC) made it 4 in a row on the Premier with a comfortable win of over a minute. Fastest stage times on all 6 stages were all the confirmation needed. The battle for 2nd, however, went down to the wire with Arron Newby & Rob Fagg (Impreza) edging out Karl & Guy Simmons (Impreza WRC) by just a single second. Simmons had snatched 2nd on the 4th stage but then dropped time on stage 5 before setting a blistering time on stage 6, going 2 seconds quicker than Newby. It was not enough however. Read More »

Bird-1-GrizedaleAfter losing out within sight of the finish when leading for the past two years, Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird finally overcame his recent jinx by winning this weekend’s Coppermines Grizedale Stages Rally in his native Lake District.

But the day wasn’t without incident as the British Superbike team boss from Langwathby near Penrith was suffering with a heavy cold after returning from last weekend’s victory at the Macau Grand Prix and an altercation with a wayward spectator’s vehicle en route to the final stage start in the forest complex also hampered his bid. Read More »