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Daily Archives: November 30th, 2016

sb-kortrijk2Flanders International Rally Challenge (FIRC) contender Steve Brown ended his season on a high as he took the top spot in the two wheel drive category on the final round, Rally van Kortrijk.

The Rochdale ace overcame early technical problems to guide his Nissan Micra Kit Car to 58th overall and seventh in class 3F, taking the FIRC honours in the process. Read More »

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6,500 Journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific in under 30 days

Daphne a 1987 2CV has just achieved three world records by crossing the Amazon Rainforest along the Amazon River, crossing the Andes mountain range in Peru and completing the journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific in South America under its own steam – all in under 30 days.

Driven by intrepid Australian Reg Toohey and co-driven by Jaime Turner from London, the car achieved the feat on Bespoke Rallies’ Great Amazon Adventure in October 2016.

Starting in Paramaribo, Suriname and finishing in Lima, Peru, it covered 6,950 kilometres in just 30 days. Other countries visited were French Guiana and Brazil. Read More »