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James Williams and Rupert Flynn secured Hampshire based EDSL Sport a double British Rally Championship podium last weekend, each driver spraying the champagne at the demanding Today’s Ulster Rally (17th August).

Williams and co-driver Dai Roberts led the Junior British Rally Championship category for much of Saturday afternoon before a boost issue in their new M-Sport Fiesta R2T Mk8 meant they dropped to second in the final throws of the event. Flynn, with Peredur Wyn Davies alongside overcame an early off in the Fiesta R2, to scoop the Cadet Cup win on Flynn’s maiden asphalt event. Read More »

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Finlay Retson was able to start last weekend’s Today’s Ulster Rally (17th August) after working overtime to ready his Ford Fiesta R2 after a sizeable roll at June’s Ypres Rally, only to crash out on the final loop of the Northern Ireland event after a pacenote error.

Retson, nineteen from Blairgowrie in Scotland faced a race against time to ready the Fiesta after getting the go-ahead from the specialist insurance company, M-Sport in Poland and his loyal backers, to re-shell the M-Sport Fiesta R2 MK8 with just over a week to go until the team would need to leave for the Newry based event. Read More »

London based rally driver Ruairi Bell ensured he is still in with a chance of scooping a 60,000 Euro prize fund from M-Sport and Pirelli towards a campaign in the 2020 Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC), with fourth place in the Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) at last weekend’s Today’s Ulster Rally (17th August).

At just 19 years old, Bell returned a mature performance behind the wheel of his Marex Spectron and Protec backed M-Sport Fiesta R2T, to ensure he takes the fight for the JWRC prize to the final round of the series in Scotland next month. Read More »

EDSL Sport will head to the penultimate round of the Junior British Rally Championship this weekend with one of its strongest teams yet, as Marty Gallagher, James Williams and Rupert Flynn will pilot the firm’s Ford Fiesta’s at the Today’s Ulster Rally (17th August).

After a strong showing at the previous round in Belgium which saw Welshman James Williams take the JBRC victory by over eight minutes and dominating the RC4 class, the rapid pilot will return to an EDSL Sport 2019 Ford Fiesta RT2 Mk8 for the blast across the Northern Ireland roads. Read More »

Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) contender Finlay Retson is facing “an uphill battle” to ensure his Ford Fiesta R2T is ready in time for the Ulster Rally (17th August), after spectacularly rolling out of the Ypres Rally in June whilst being on-course for a podium position. Read More »

Ruairi Bell enjoyed a successful return to the Junior British Rally Championship last weekend by securing a career-best second place at the Renties Ypres Rally (28 -29 June).

Fresh from a debut in the FIA World Rally Championship at Rally de Portugal in which he won his class, Bell mastered the Belgian roads to claim his first JBRC podium at the fourth round of the series. His impressive result means he now heads the race to secure a 60,000 Euro prize fund from M-Sport and Pirelli towards a campaign in the 2020 Junior World Rally Championship. Read More »

Welsh Rally driver James Williams gave the 2019 Fiesta its first Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) win last weekend, securing victory by over eight minutes and dominating the RC4 class at the demanding Renties Ypres Rally (28 – 29 June).

Williams and co-driver Tom Woodburn showed an impressive pace from the very first stage, beating many local drivers and asphalt aces to hand M-Sport Ford a maiden JBRC win for the Mk8 Ford Fiesta R2T as the championship visited Belgium for the fourth round of the season. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson will continue the fight for the chance to scoop a prize fund worth 60,000 Euros in Belgium this weekend, as round four of the Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) heads to the Renties Ypres Rally (28 – 29 June).

The nineteen-year-old Blairgowrie ace currently leads the race to bag a career-boosting sum towards a 2020 campaign in the Junior World Rally Championship from M-Sport Ford and Pirelli. Leading the fight by 15 points, he will still need another solid result to add to his impressive JBRC debut season so far. Read More »

Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) front runners Marty Gallagher and James Williams will join forces with EDSL Sport at the iconic Renties Ypres Rally (28 – 29 June), each driving a 2019 specification M-Sport Ford Fiesta R2T.

Piloting his own Peugeot 208 R2 for the opening three rounds of the British Championship, Gallagher will make the switch to the EDSL run Ford Fiesta MK8 R2T for the fourth round of the series in a bid to gain valuable experience in a top-spec machine for the future. He will be joined by regular co-driver Dean O’ Sullivan. Read More »

Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award nominee Jordan Hone returned an impressive performance on his M-Sport Ford Fiesta R2 debut with EDSL Sport last weekend, taking fourth place in the Junior British Rally Championship at the Pirelli International Rally (27th April). Read More »