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Daily Archives: May 17th, 2015

Ten Junior drivers from the Brick & Steel Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge and one guest driver from Wales  lined up beside some of the biggest and most famous names in the rallying World to celebrate the anniversary of every rally fan’s hero – Colin McRae and his 1995 World Rally Championship title. They ran over exactly the same stages as the experienced and famous “Seniors” on the 2 day  McRae Rally Challenge at Knockhill Racing Circuit on 16/17th May in their fully rally prepared 1000 cc cars. They may well have been outpaced on the blasts around the main track but their performances on the tight and twisty hillside roads surprised and delighted many.

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AaronMcClure Plains15Second place the N4 production class feels like victory for McClure in Plains Rally final stage drama.

REIS-Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series contender Aaron McClure secured his second runner up result in as many events, bagging a confidence boosting second place in the BTRDA N4 and Hyundai Genpower Production Cup on Saturday (16th May) at the Plains Rally.  The 20 year old 2300 Club John Easson Award winner was competing in only his third event in his newly acquired his Allfloors Express – YOKOHAMA Mitsubishi E9 and returned to the Welshpool rally finish an impressive second in class and 15th overall from a start position of 33. Read More »

PhilHall Plains15Fresh from his class win at the Somerset Stages last month, co-driver Phil Hall returned to his winning ways as he scored yet another dominant class B10 victory at last Saturdays (16th May) REIS-Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series qualifier, the Plains Rally.  The Welshpool based event was the fourth round of the all-gravel championship and Hall guided the rapid Ford Fiesta R2 pilot Rhys Yates through the infamous Welsh stages to a result which, despite missing the opening round of the season, gives Hall three maximum scores on the class leader board. He also maintains the lead of the class with nine points in hand. Read More »

– Bentley Team HTP score P8 with #11 Continental GT3
– Bentley Motorsport #84 car forced to retire from promising P10
– #85 car dropped from contention after being hit and spun into the barrier
– Stellar effort from mechanics returns #85 to the race for experience, climbing 72 places

This weekend, Bentley Motorsport has experienced the toughest and most challenging 24 hour race in the world. After a very positive start that saw all three Continental GT3s entered in the race running in the top ten after two hours, the fortunes of the team changed. Read More »