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Glorious weather bathed Belgium once again for the 2nd running of the Escort Rally Special. It proved to be a brutal one as only 43 of the 81 crews which started the classified part of the rally, actually finished the challenging route. François Duval & Ludovic Blaton took victory by over a minute in the beautifully prepared Scott Williams Motorsport MkII. 2018 winners Frank & Lauren Kelly took 2nd place on the final stage after Jack Newman & Barry Meade crashed out within sight of the rally finish. Tomas & Eurig Davies completed the podium just ahead of Alister McRae & Stéphane Prévot. Read More »

Osian Pryce dominated the Historic section of the Escort Rally Special, finishing 55.61 seconds ahead of his nearest rival in his RallyXtreme-prepared Escort Mk2 RS1800.

Many of the local Belgian drivers praised Osian on his incredible performance, saying that such a magnificent result by a visiting driver is virtually unheard of. Read More »

Osian Pryce will contest the Escort Rally Special – a one-off event in Belgium on 15-16 September that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the building of the first Escort in 1968 – in a full asphalt-spec Escort Mk2.

Osian will drive the same RallyXtreme-prepared Escort Mk2 BDG that he took to second place on the recent Harry Flatters National A Rally, which was his first asphalt rally in a rear-wheel drive car.

At 25, the Machynlleth-born driver will be one of the youngest competitors on the event and one of the top British drivers. The event has attracted a star-studded international entry, including the likes of François Duval, Robert Droogmans, Marc Duez, Stefaan Stouf, Paul Lietaer and Florian Gonon. Read More »