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Daily Archives: October 10th, 2018

Mansfield based co-driver Phil Hall enjoyed a dream result at the weekend, by winning the WRC3 category and securing a top 30 position at Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4-7th October).

Hall, 29, guided fellow Briton Tom Williams around the demanding four-day route in their Ford Fiesta R2T, tackling over 318 kilometres of special stages, spread across 23 tests. Read More »

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Progressive rally co-driver Tom Woodburn became the 2018 Prestone MSA British Junior Rally Champion at last weekend’s gruelling Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4-7th October) after securing an RC4 class podium at Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship.

Woodburn, from Morecambe, guided fellow Brit James Williams to third in class RC4 on the event which also formed the final two rounds of the British Championship. Read More »

Sam Bilham proved he is worthy of his 2017 Fiesta ST Trophy title, by storming to ninth overall and first in class at last weekend’s Wales Rally GB National (5th/6th October). Read More »

Rhys Yates endured a difficult weekend at his home round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), after ending his Dayinsure Wales Rally GB campaign in a ditch on day two of the gruelling event (4th -7th October).

Despite setting the fastest time of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) contenders on the opening stage on Thursday night, the Brettex backed Skoda Fabia R5 pilot encountered a tough first leg and with it, any hopes of taking the prestigious British title. Read More »

– UK-based ‘W Series’ launches today, the first races planned for spring of 2019
– Women-only international series addresses historic gender imbalance in motorsport
– Backers include former Grand Prix star David Coulthard
– Prize pot of US$1.5 million set to attract the best female racers from all categories and all countries

W Series, a new international women-only single-seater motor racing series, launches today, its aim being to attract the world’s best female drivers, to fast-track women to Formula 1, and, ultimately, find the world’s first female Formula 1 champion. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson overcame a difficult World Rally Championship debut last weekend to finish the gruelling Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4th -7th October) and secure fourth place in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet Cup.

The Blairgowrie 18-year-old battled across 318 kilometres of special stages and 23 special tests to bring his Ford Fiesta R2 home in 41st overall against the best drivers in the world who all faced extremely inclement conditions on the four-day event. Read More »