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World Rally Championship ace Elfyn Evans overcame “arctic like” conditions on last weekends (5/6 March) Mid Wales Stages to take victory on home soil and first blood in the opening round of the MSA British Rally Championship. Along with co-driver Craig Parry, the Welshman battled with Swede Fredrik Ahlin in his similar machine during the tough Newtown based event, but came out victorious after battling through six snow and ice covered stages to take the win in his Ford Fiesta R5. Local hero Tom Cave took third in a similar Fiesta R5.

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– Edd Cobley achieves first position in 2015’s opening round of Defender Challenge by Bowler in Somerset.
– Promising start to season from Defender Challenge newcomers Brian Palmer and Calum MacPhail.

Round one of the 2015 season of the Defender Challenge by Bowler sped into action this weekend at the BTRDA Somerset Stages rally.

Nine competing teams gathered on the seafront at Minehead on Saturday morning to realise a winter season of preparations and improvements to their Bowler modified Land Rover Defender 90 vehicles. Amongst them were four new teams and five returning teams. Read More »

– Team Harford win season finale to secure the Defender Challenge by Bowler championship.
– Edd Cobley defies pre-race nerves to drive the team to victory at the Borders Hill Rally.
– Ben Gott’s Race2Recovery claim a sixth consecutive podium, but it’s not enough for the championship.Defender Scottish14 Read More »

– Ed Cobley wins Round 5 of the Defender Challenge by Bowler series, held at the Woodpecker Rally in Ludlow, Shropshire.
– Cobley now leads the Defender Challenge Championship with just two stages to go.
– Land Rover-backed Race2Recovery team claim their fourth consecutive podium finish.

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– Edd Cobley tops the podium for third time in 2014 as series takes on first hill rally
– Race2Recovery finish second to claim third podium finish in a row
– Wet weather challenges six teams over eventful weekend of racing

The Defender Challenge by Bowler rally series lit up the Brecon Beacons National Park this weekend as teams competed in Round 4 of the one-make championship at the 2014 Welsh Hill Rally. Read More »

– Edd Cobley takes his second podium top spot
– Race2Recovery follow their previous win with a second place
– Challenge for the title wide open with four rounds remaining

Sherwood Forest came alive this weekend as the Defender Challenge by Bowler delighted spectators at the 55th Dukeries Rally in Nottinghamshire. Read More »

– Driver Edd Cobley and co-driver Allan Jackson take the plaudits on first round of new Defender Challenge by Bowler race series
– Rally fans gather on Sweet Lamb hillside to witness the Mid Wales Stages event

The inaugural round of the Defender Challenge by Bowler one-make rally series officially began this weekend as the first teams to enter the competition rolled up to the start line in Newtown, Mid Wales, as part of Sunday’s Mid Wales Stages rally. Read More »