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Daily Archives: June 19th, 2016

Scot16 ElfynEvansOne of the biggest entries in the event’s 71 year history will descend on the market town of Dumfries this weekend, as crews from over 10 different countries tackle the RSAC Scottish Rally on Saturday 25th June. The popular event is shaping up to host one of the greatest battles in recent motorsport history as crews from the MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) and ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) meet for the first time since 2014 to tackle classic Scottish stages in the Eskdalemuir and Ae forests. Read More »

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Tour de Suisse Stage 8 (110)Overlapping with the Critérium du Dauphiné was the Tour de Suisse and this year we decided to give it a try and it did not fail to disappoint. With the first two days clashing we didn’t get to see the race until stage 4 which saw Ariel Maximiliano Richeze (Etixx-Quick Step) take the stage win with Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) 3rd on the stage to maintain his lead overall, after stage wins on the previous two days. Stage 5 saw the big mountains enter the fray and it was Pierre-Roger Latour (AG2R) who lead from Wilco Kelderman (Lotto Nl – Jumbo) with Geraint Thomas (Sky) sitting in third overall. Read More »

After impressing on their debut on the Baringo Rally Raid in April, Professional safari guide Geoff Mayes and Naivasha resident Suzanne Zwager will reunite for the third round of the 2016 Kenyan Rally Raid Championship. The pair will use the very same Silverspread Meru supported V8 rally raid car which Mayes used to scored a class podium on the recent KCB Safari Rally.

Mayes and his chief mechanic, Pete Young, have completed a thorough examination of their rally raid car after the tough and gruelling Safari Rally, an event which Mayes tasted champagne with a fine podium finish, and after a basic spanner check the rally raid car, affectionately called “the flying elephant” will be ready for this weekends event in Naivasha. Read More »