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Daily Archives: April 22nd, 2019

Popular Scottish driver Kenny Hall will return the Caribbean this year, eager not to miss Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. One of the Club’s most loyal overseas supporters, Hall will compete for the 16th time – a record he shares with Andrew Costin-Hurley, beaten only by Martin Stockdale’s 19 visits – with Dutch co-driver Fenny Wesselink back for her 11th visit.

Also confirmed from Scotland today (April 22) are Barry Groundwater and Fraser Louden, each competing for the third time, but accompanied by co-drivers new to the event. Groundwater will have Mike Hendry on the notes, while Jane Nicol, who won last year’s 50th Anniversary Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) and Wales Rally GB National with Andrew Gallacher, joins Louden. Read More »

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Duns rally driver Garry Pearson believes he is “still in the fight” for the 2019 KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) despite his non-finish at last weekend’s Speyside Stages in Elgin (20th April).

Pearson, along with co-driver Dale Bowen, returned an impressive performance over the first six stages of the ten-test event. Pushing his Ravenol Oils, Asset Alliance Group & George Anderson Builders backed Ford Fiesta R5 to its limits in the quest to catch the more powerful World Rally Car of the leader, Pearson was unlucky to put the Buckley RSC run machine on its side in the seventh test and into retirement. Read More »

Nick Elliott and Dave Price will head the FUCHS LUBRICANTS Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship into the Pirelli Rally (27 April) after taking maximum points on the opening round, Rally North Wales at the end of March.

Elliott and Price always headed the BHRC contenders, although Joe Price/Chris Brooks were never far adrift as a fine performance from Stanley Orr/Grahame Henderson netted third overall and Category 2 victory. Category 1 went to the evergreen Bob Bean and Malcolm Smithson (Lotus Cortina). Read More »