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Brettex backed rally driver Rhys Yates put the memories of a Wales Rally GB non-finish firmly behind him, with a confidence-boosting sixth place Under 28 Junior result and seventh overall at last weekend’s FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) qualifier, Rally Liepāja (12-14th October). Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates is aiming to keep his British and European Championship hopes alive by contesting both the Ulster Rally (17/18 August) and the Barum Czech Rally Zlin (24-26 August) in the same week. Read More »

Rhys Yates was cruelly denied a top finish at last weekend’s Rally di Roma Capitale (20/22 July) with two punctures hampering his progress up the leader board at the fifth round of the FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) in Italy. Read More »

The Chesterfield driver had stormed to a string of impressive results over the opening half of the season but was cruelly denied a finish at last month’s Renties Ypres Rally after co-driver Elliott Edmondson became ill during the event. With Edmondson fully recovered, Yates will now resume his assault on the coveted ERC Under 28 Junior title. Read More »

Yates-003Brettex Site Services backed Rhys Yates took on the biggest challenge of his career last weekend as he contested the Circuit of Ireland Rally, recording a confidence boosting 15th overall and sixth in the British Rally Championship on his first ever closed road event.  Despite challenging conditions, the Ford Fiesta R5 pilot battled with competitors in the FIA European Rally Championship on the event and enjoyed a trouble free run to score his first points of the season to sit ninth in the championship standings. Read More »

Ingram pre-Circuit15– Ingram to debut new ‘Coupe Franche’ livery on his PEUGEOT 208 ‘R2’ on Circuit of Ireland Rally
– Belfast-based rally is Ingram’s‘home’ round of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship
– Ingram became youngest winner of the prestigious Colin McRae ERC Flat Out Trophy last year

Peugeot UK’s junior rally star Chris Ingram will debut a striking black and red ‘Coupe Franche’(a diagonal sharp line dividing two distinct colours) livery design recently used to promote the 30th anniversary of the Peugeot GTi on his 208 ‘R2’rally car, when he contests his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship, at the Circuit of Ireland Rally (2-4 April). Read More »

– Ingram survived snow blizzards, freezing fog and ice-covered forest gravel roads to complete the opening round of the 2015 FIA European Junior Rally Championship on the Rally Liepāja
– Conditions on Rally Liepāja were the most difficult ever seen on Latvian winter event
– 16 drivers took the ERC Junior start  – 11 driving PEUGEOT 208 ‘R2’ rally cars

Chris Ingram’s FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) campaign got off to a strong points-scoring start in Latvia, when he finished sixth in the ERC Junior category in his PEUGEOT 208 ‘R2’ rally car. Read More »

Peugeot Barum14– New PEUGEOT UK ‘Young Lion’ has successful ERC début in 208 R2
– Survives tough European Rally Championship round in Czech Republic
– Top stars go out, but Ingram gets through

PEUGEOT new driver hits the stages …

To step into any brand new car for the first time is always slightly daunting: when it’s a full-blown PEUGEOT rally car and you’re driving on rally stages you’ve never seen before, it’s triply so. Read More »

Peugeot Ingram A– Distinctive Union flag livery adorns the PEUGEOT UK 208 rally entry
– Number one under-21 rally driver welcomes PEUGEOT support
– The next three rallies in PEUGEOT 208 R2 will help future star develop his career

A distinctive livery, primarily derived from the Union flag, is unveiled and now adorns Chris Ingram’s 208 rally car as he embarks on the European Rally Championship round in Barum, in the Czech Republic this weekend. Chris is a 20-year-old fulfilling his dream of a career in top-flight rallying and his progress thus far has been mightily impressive, as he now gets behind the wheel of the accomplished PEUGEOT 208 R2 with the backing of a major car maker. Read More »

Peugeot Ingram– World number one under-21 rally driver welcomes Peugeot support
– Award winner says he’s humbled to follow in the footsteps of his heroes
– The next three rallies in Peugeot 208 R2 will help future star develop his career

Like many car-mad 20-year-olds, Chris Ingram’s dream is to win the World Rally Championship, but unlike the vast majority of his peers, the Manchester born driver has already shown sufficient promise to secure the backing of a major car maker. Read More »