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Swedish driver Fredrik Ahlin and his Norwegian co-driver Torstein Eriksen claimed victory on round five of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship – the Nicky Grist Stages (8/9 July). Local crew Osian Pryce and Dale Furniss (Ford Fiesta R5) led for most of the event until a high-pressure fuel pump failure sidelined the Welsh pairing on Sunday afternoon – allowing the Scandinavian crew to inherit the lead in their DMACK Skoda Fabia R5. The Welsh event was their third victory this season – returning them to the top of the championship table. Read More »

The only mixed surface event on the BRC calendar saw Fredrik Ahlin & Torstein Eriksen (Fabia R5) take victory, regaining the championship lead in the process. Osian Pryce & Dale Furniss (Fiesta R5) had lead after the opening days 8 gravel stages but they stopped on the 4th stage of the tarmac stages and with that the championship lead too. Matt Edwards & Phil Clarke (Fiesta R5) took 2nd place, 47.6 seconds behind Ahlin, to back up Edwards fine 2nd place in Ypres. Completing the podium were Rhys Yates & Alex Lee (Fiesta R5) after a tight battle with Martin McCormack & David Moynihan (Fiesta R5) with just 3.7 seconds separating the pair. In the BRC Junior category Callum Devine & Keith Moriarty (Adam R2) took overall honours. Read More »

The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship races into the second half of the season with Wales the next stop on the action-packed calendar. Next weekend the demanding Nicky Grist Stages (8/9 July) will play host to round five of Britain’s premier rallying series. Read More »

Keith Cronin and Mikie Galvin were the top Prestone MSA British Rally Championship crew on the legendary Ypres Rally – the championship’s first overseas round in its 59-year history.

The Irish pairing expertly guided their M-Sport Ford Fiesta R5 to victory on the fourth round of the BRC and mixed it with the best in Europe, finishing an impressive sixth in the overall event. WRC star Kevin Abbring and local co-driver Pieter Tsjoen were the overall victors in their Peugeot 208 T16. Read More »

– Elfyn Evans and co-driver Craig Parry win the fifth round of the MSA British Rally Championship
– Evans further strengthens Championship lead after victory
– Crews battle the elements and two-day mixed surface challenge
– Robert Duggan and Ger Conway claim the DMACK Junior BRC class triumph

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Wood15 JamieAndersonMitsubishi WRC pilot Jamie Anderson took a last gasp victory on the final stage of the 2015 Eventsigns Woodpecker Stages Rally in Ludlow.  Recovering from a second stage puncture which dropped the Leicestershire man down towards the bottom of the top 10, Anderson and Ludlow co-driver Jon Scott had a three way battle all day long with fellow Mitsubishi driver Luke Francis/John Roberts and Fiesta R5+ pilot Stephen Petch/Ian Windress to take the win by just three seconds from a trying Petch. Early event leader Francis was disappointed to lose out on overall honours on the final stage to take third, just two seconds further back. Read More »

Matt Edwards and Kim Baker scored a fine victory on today’s SG Petch Tour of Hamsterley historic rally (Saturday 26 April), the third round of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship.WWRS14 Hamsterley Read More »

WWRS Trackrod13b2013 R.A.C Rally Championship ‘Series 3’ Winner Matt Edwards will once again aim to take to the start of the Classic Roger Albert Clark Rally in little over a months time in his Swift Group and Holton Homes backed Mk2 Escort.

Fresh from an emphatic and popular maiden Historic Rallying victory on last weekends Trackrod Rally in Yorkshire, during which comparatively inexperienced Edwards withstood the pressure of local legend Steve Bannister, the reigning Welsh National Rally Champion and former BTRDA 1400 Series winner will be looking to set the record straight after a heart breaking first stage engine failure on the 2012 event. Read More »

WWRS Trackrod13bMatt Edwards and Elliott Edmondson ended the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C Rally Championship season in style with a hard fought win on the Trackrod Pre-87 and Historic Cup (Friday/Saturday 27/28 September), beating Ford Escort Mk2 legend Steve Bannister on his home Yorkshire stages. Read More »

Matt Edwards and co-driver Elliott Edmondson were hugely popular winners of the final round of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship, the Trackrod Historic Cup (Fri/Sat 27/28 September).WWRS Trackrod13a Read More »