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Daily Archives: January 2nd, 2017

mini-dakar17-day1a – Two MINI John Cooper Works Rally take top ten positions
– Al-Rajhi completes Stage 1 in seventh place; Hirvonen in ninth
– All eight members of the MINI Family complete Stage 1

The 2017 Dakar Rally (2-14th January) finally got underway with Stage 1, Asunción, the capital city of Paraguay, to Resistencia, Argentina. The 454 km route included a 39 km Special Stage that sets the starting order for tomorrow’s (03-01-2017) Stage 2. Read More »

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jackfrost15 (193)With less than two weeks to go to Darlington and District Motor Club’s annual Jack Frost Stages SwiftRally in association with Cartersport which takes place at Croft Circuit on Sunday 15th January 2017, the remaining handful of entries are expected to be snapped up this week. Read More »

plumpudding17-13It was a superb start to the year down in Hampshire as we took in our first Historic Sporting Trial. A few miles South of Petersfield was the venue for 6 tests amongst mature woodland, with a mixture of vehicles from the 1960’s up to 1974. In the Historic class Ian Wright & Steve Jones (Cannon) won by 14 points from David & Lesley-Ann Methley (Cannon), meanwhile the post Historic class, (and overall victory), went to Steve Courts & Dave Oliver (Facksimile) by just a single point from Mark & Paul Howse (Facksimile). All in all another excellent days motor sport. Read More »