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Former Champion Driver, now renowned builder of historic Ford Escorts, Dave Jenkins will compete in Sol Rally Barbados for the first time this year, making a rare appearance in a tarmac event, having spent most of his rallying career in the forests. He will drive for the re-branded Weir Rallying UK team, whose leading players, father and son Rob and Ross Weir, already have an enthusiastic following in the Caribbean island built up in previous visits.

Sol RB18 will run from Friday to Sunday, June 1-3, with The Rally Show and Flow King of the Hill (KotH) the previous weekend, May 26/27. Since entries opened on the official web site – – on October 1 last year, approaching 90 have been posted, with six weeks to go before entries close on April 27. Read More »

Dave Jenkins is the latest high-profile driver to confirm plans to enter the 2009 Roger Albert Clark Rally. The former winner of the Wyedean Rally is well advanced with the build of a Ford Escort Mk2 ahead of tackling the November event for the first time.

Having more recently competed in a Ford Escort WRC, Jenkins says that he will be going back to his rallying roots by driving a Mk2 Escort and competing on maps rather than notes. Read More »