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The British Rally Championship (BRC), continues to support Wales Rally GB’s Road to Wales campaign at this weekend’s Cholmondeley Pageant of Power.

Fans will be able to get up close and personal with some of the biggest names from both the British and World Rally Championships, as a host of star drivers and their 2013 championship-contending machines descend upon the Cholmondeley estate in Cheshire.

The Pageant of Power, held from Friday to Sunday and the UK’s biggest celebration of power and speed, will play host to a packed schedule of on-track action featuring a number of British rally drivers. Read More »

James Ford is the second finalist for the BRC LIVE Media Trophy in association with Prodrive. He was selected after a week of debate by the judges of the new trophy, following the second round of this year’s championship – the Jim Clark Rally.

The Citroën C2R2 driver’s efforts were judged to have been closest to the task criteria with some superb local coverage in the Lancashire Evening Post, delivering everything that was expected of the task. The decision was however close, with several drivers doing equally well with their coverage, but it was felt that James just did enough to win the finalist spot on this round. Read More »

The NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge (BRCC) moves to the forests of North Wales for the Bulldog Rally and round two of the 2012 season this weekend, with leader James Ford hoping a move to Citroën power will keep him ahead of the pack.

This rally is a favourite of the competitors and fans alike and has provided some of the best action over the years on the very technically challenging yet rewarding stages. The event is once again based at the Livestock Sales market in Welshpool just off the A458, and this year sees the 52nd running of the event. Read More »

NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge debutant James Ford/Neil Colman took their maiden victory in the series and with it the opening round of the British Rally Championship’s support series on last weekend’s Rallye Sunseeker Challenge. The fans were denied a final two car battle on the last stage when Russ Thompson/Andy Murphy’s leading Renault Clio expired on SS9, but nevertheless nobody could argue Ford didn’t deserve the Rally win.

It was a battle that had lasted throughout day after Thompson took control of the rally following the opening loop of stages. Simon Moore/Emma Morrison and Richard Sykes/Simon Taylor pressured Thompson and Ford but were unable to overhaul the top two. But disaster struck Thompson on the penultimate stage when a driveshaft brokehanding the rally lead to Ford. Read More »

Garstang Subaru specialist Cotcomp scooped a class one-two on this weekend’s Legend Fires North West Stages after a ding-dong battle between its two crews over the Fylde Coast’s two day event. Read More »