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Daily Archives: July 12th, 2015

Phil_Hall_PR13_15_NGSNottinghamshire co-driver Phil Hall guided Northern Ireland’s talented junior driver Ben Crealey to a dominant class N3 victory at the Nicky Grist Stages in Builth Wells last Saturday (11th July). Fresh from his class victory over in Canada with Dodge pilot Chris Greenhouse a few weeks previously, Hall would once again reap the rewards of a talented drive and the 26 year old now leads the REIS-Ravenol BTRDA Silver Star category outright as the season heads into the final three rounds. Read More »

George_Morrison_PR8_15_NGSTidworth based HM Forces Mechanic George Morrison recorded his second finish of the year last weekend as he took his MG ZR to seventh in the REIS-Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series 1400c class at the Nicky Grist Stages in Builth Wells.  Co-driven by new-to-the-team Sion Cunniff, the duo endured a tough day at the rear of the 180 car field, but returned to the Royal Welsh Showground finish podium with a solid result, just before the engine expired as they loaded the car onto the trailer to return home. Read More »

Sam_Bilham_PR2_15_NGSBingley rally star Sam Bilham scored a positive result on his REIS-Ravenol BTRDA Series comeback, netting a fine fourth in the Vital Equipment Rally First RF1.4 category and second Junior at the Nicky Grist Stages on Saturday (11th July).  Piloting his usual Nissan Micra but with a newly fitted 1348cc engine, The Next Big Step graduate eased his way back into the driving seat and stayed out of trouble in only his second outing this year. Read More »

AaronMcClurePR_011_15_NGSCumbrian rally ace Aaron McClure had all hopes of a podium result end in a final stage driveshaft failure on his Allfloors Express – YOKOHMA backed Mitsubishi E9 at the Nicky Grist Stages in Wales on Saturday (11th July). After battling back from a slow start during the morning to a creditable fourth in the Hyundai Genpower Production Cup during the latter stages of the event, the car lost rear traction on the start line of the last stage of the event, dropping McClure to seventh in class and with it all to do to capture the title this season. Read More »

chateauimpney15 (181)The re-birth of an event from the past saw a packed day of action at Chateau Impney. With cars from Victorian times right through to the 1960’s there was plenty on offer amongst a near 200 car field. It was no surprise that it was the single seaters that battled for the win and it turned out to be a quartet of Lotus’s which dominated the top of the standings. Jack Woodhouse took the overall honours in his Lotus 20/22 just over half a second ahead of Martin Walford in his Lotus 22FJ. Completing the podium just over a quarter of a second back was David Gidden in his Lotus 23B just four hundredths of a second ahead of Paul Matty in his Lotus 35 F2. Read More »