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???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Junior European Rally star Alex Parpottas recovered from an early event roll in the Buzz Sweets Fiesta R2 and score a creditable seventh Junior and 32nd overall at last weekend’s Geko Ypres Rally in Belgium. The fourth round of the FIA Junior European Rally Championship was held on the super-quick closed public roads around the event base of Ypres and Parpottas would look to the central European event to rack up a host of points after his previous non finish on the island of Acores if he was to make inroads on the championship leader board. Read More »

AUTO - ERC IRELAND RALLY 2014After the disappointment of a non-finish at last month’s Sata Rallye Acores, FIA Junior European Rally Championship contender Alex Parpottas will head to the Geko Ypres Rally in Belgium this weekend in an attempt to right the wrongs of his unlucky rally ending incident at the harsh gravel event in the North Atlantic Ocean.  With possibly the best Junior entry, the 20 year old from Hoddesdon will have to call on his many years’ experience of asphalt rallying if he is to challenge some of the best young rally stars in the world who will all be aiming to top the time sheets on the popular central European event . Read More »

Alex Parpottas / Neil Shanks Ford FiestaThe long trip to a small North Atlantic Portuguese island would provide one of the biggest challenges of British rally driver Alex Parpottas’ career as he tackled the third round of the FIA Junior European Rally Championship, the SATA Rallye Acores last weekend. With a confidence building podium result in Ireland last month, Parpottas would head to the challenging gravel event with aspirations of a repeat performance, but boarded the flight back to the UK without a trophy for the cabinet, or points towards his championship aspirations. Read More »

Alex Parpottas / Jamie Edwards Ford FiestaFresh from his podium position on last month’s Circuit of Ireland Rally, Alex Parpottas will take on one of the biggest challenges of his motorsport career next weekend as he heads to the Portuguese island of Acores to take part in the third round of the FIA Junior European Rally Championship, The Sata Rallye Acores. The small island lays deep in the North Atlantic Ocean with a population of just under 250,000 but will provide one of the toughest tests of bravery and skill in the entire rally calendar. Read More »

Alex_Parpottas_COI_inaction_smAfter a successful year in the MSA British Rally Championship, 20 year Alex Parpottas embarked on the biggest challenge of his motorsport career by stepping into the Junior European Rally Championship for 2014 and has kick-started his season with a podium position on last weekend’s Circuit of Ireland Rally.  Driving his Buzz Sweets Ford Fiesta R2, the forgivable pre-season nerves were never really evident as the Hoddesdon youngster gained pace throughout the two day event on the closed public tarmac roads around Belfast. Read More »

Alex Parpottas / Alexander Kihurani Ford FiestaMSA British Rally Championship contender Alex Parpottas took a convincing third place in the hotly contested RallyTwo class on last weekend’s Rallye Sunseeker International.  Driving his Buzz Sweets Ford Fiesta R2, Parpottas headed to the Dorset based event in an attempt to chase down a podium position in the series and gain valuable seat time ahead of the Pirelli Star Driver Shootout which was held just two days after the event and offered a fully funded drive in the 2014 British rally Championship for the victor. Read More »

Alex Parpottas / Jamie Edwards Ford FiestaAfter receiving a coveted Pirelli Star Driver nomination on Rally Yorkshire at the beginning on the month, 20 year Hoddesdon rally star Alex Parpottas heads to the South Coast for the final round of the MSA British Rally Championship, Rallye Sunseeker. Just 3 weeks have passed since Parpottas realised his dream of being selected as a Pirelli Star Driver finalist and whilst he still maybe on a “high” from the news, there is still plenty at stake on the season closer for the Buzz Sweets Fiesta R2 driver. Read More »

Alex Parpottas Ford Fiesta Pirelli Star DriverJust four weeks after narrowly missing out on the coveted Pirelli Star Driver Nomination in Ulster, MSA British Rally Championship contender Alex Parpottas caught the eye of the selection committee on last weekend’s Rally Yorkshire and became the fifth driver this year to be awarded the sought after “Yellow Jacket”. Once again driving his Buzz Sweets Ford Fiesta R2, Parpottas managed to impress the panel throughout the two day event and will now head to the Pirelli Shootout later in the year where he will be vying for the prize of a fully paid drive in the 2014 MSA British Rally Championship. Read More »

After a podium position in the RallyTwo category on last month’s Ulster Rally, MSA British Rally Championship contender Alex Parpottas will aim to better his confident third position on the event as the series heads back into the forests for the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire next weekend. Parpottas, 20 from Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire will be setting his sights firmly on securing a Pirelli Star driver nomination as he narrowly missed out on the coveted “yellow jacket” on the Irish asphalt and he will be piloting his Ford Fiesta R2 on the gravel event which is based in the Dalby Forest complex.AlexParpottasInActionPR12 Read More »

Alex Parpottas / Jamie Edwards Ford FiestaMSA British Rally Championship hopeful Alex Parpottas headed to Northern Ireland last weekend to contest the fourth round of the series, The Todds Leap Rally Northern Ireland and took his Buzz Sweets supported Ford Fiesta R2 to a convincing eighth overall, third in class six and the Fiesta SportTrophy. Read More »