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Daily Archives: January 31st, 2016

Tom_Cave_MWSJust two weeks ago, the event regulations were released for the first round of the 2016 MSA British Rally Championship and organisers of the Mid Wales Stages have reported receiving a record numbers of entries.  The re-vamped 5th/6th March event has already amassed 60 entrants across the three events which make up this year’s rally, significantly up on levels seen at this point in the Newtown & District Automobile Club organized event in previous years. And there is much more to come, promises Clerk of the Course Chris Tomley. Read More »

brandshatch16 (7)With no event in 2015 we made our first visit in a while to Brands Hatch and a wet start caused chaos early on, where front wheel drive ultimately proved to be the best method of drive. Chris West & Steve McNulty (306 Maxi) were joint fastest on the first stage and 4th fastest on the 2nd stage saw them sharing the lead after the first pair of stages. Steve Quigley & Tom Hutchings (Clio 172 Cup) were tied with them for the lead with Tony Robinson & Phil Clarke (Clio) just a further 2nd back after fastest time on stage 2. Through the next pair of stages the conditions improved and became more predictable, which saw the Clio’s fall back as the RWD and 4WD machinery started to make up ground. Read More »