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Daily Archives: July 13th, 2018

The past weekend saw another instalment of the world famous Gatebil Festival. set in the picturesque Rakkestad, Norway. Rudskogen Motorsenter played host to a 50,000 strong crowd of motorsport fanatics, and three days of petrol fuelled madness.

Baggsy and his #S13V8 were joined by fellow Monster Energy teammates, Luke Woodham, Sultan Al-Qassimi, Dmitriy Illyuk and Rick Van Goethem. The festival see’s three solid days of drifting and track action, along with after track parties, trade village and more. Spectators and drivers from all over the globe attend the event for its true uniqueness and craziness. Read More »

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Melvyn Evans and co-driver Mark Glennerster will lead the capacity 130 car field away in their first event in a Ford Fiesta WRC at the start of the Carryduff Folklift Down Rally, as Round 4 of the Protyre MSA Asphalt Rally Championship takes place on Saturday 21 July.

The Welsh driver won the opening round of the series, the Melvyn Evans Motorsport Tour of Epynt, but has recently sold that Subaru Impreza WRC and will drive a Fiesta WRC that he normally hires out for gravel events. The event will also be Evans’ first appearance on the Northern Ireland stages since the 2009 Circuit of Ireland, so he’ll have his work cut out to repeat his first round victory, especially with such a high quality entry.

Wayne Sisson/Max Freeman lead the Championship after scoring well on all three rounds in their AMS Arnside Motorsport Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X, and the B14 class leading crew haven’t put a foot wrong all season. They are currently 18 points ahead of Jason Pritchard/Phil Clarke, who appear in their Bet On Aces Manx National winning North Road Garage Ford Focus WRC, and will be set on regaining the series lead. Read More »

The Ford Anglia of Malcolm Rich and Arwel Blainey heads the new BHRC2, supported by Sherwood Engines, after four of the season’s eight events. Over 20 crews have already scored point in BHRC2, which has been created to turn the spotlight on the REIS Category 1 (pre-1968) cars and all other up to 1600cc cars in the FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship. Read More »