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Daily Archives: November 14th, 2017

Marty McCormack and Barney Mitchell won the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally (10-13 November) after four days, 270 stage miles and 29 special stages in the forests of Wales, Northumberland and Scotland.

The Northern Irish crew battled hard with leaders Jason Pritchard and Phil Clarke over the first two days and moved ahead when Pritchard was sidelined by a broken halfshaft. Once ahead, McCormack continued his stunning pace to win by 1m44s from fellow former winners Matthew Robinson and Sam Collis while Roger Chilman and Bryan Thomas turned in a star performance on unfamiliar stages for third after leading overall during the opening day in Wales. The concurrent Open Rally was won convincingly by the Ford Escort Mk2 of David Hutchinson and Jeff Garnett. Read More »

Last weekend saw Baggsy take his last trip to the USA for 2017. Underneath the scorching desert sun of Phoenix, Arizona, Baggsy would lay down the smoke one final time at the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Joined by fellow Monster athletes Brian Deegan, Hailie Deegan and the Ives Brothers.

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– Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is celebrating more success at the Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA) Awards, securing the People and Skills Excellence prize ahead of talented competition
– The People and Skills Excellence Award recognises outstanding investment in the training and development of the workforce
– BAC was lauded as the leading light in the field, showing unrivalled commitment to the evolution of staff
– The company behind the world-famous Mono supercar was also commended for its apprenticeship programme with Riverside College – successfully adding young, skilled workers to various operations

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