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fossey-2017-announce-bJersey-born rally star Ed Fossey will contest a full year of rallying in 2017 as he commits to the national British Trials and Rally Drivers Association (BTRDA) Championship aboard his Yokohama-backed Toyota Yaris.

The 18-year-old stepped up from the Junior 1000 series at the beginning of 2016 winning ‘The Next Big Step’ scholarship and undertook a development plan last year, selecting several unique events to develop his rallying skills with tarmac running and more importantly several events on a variety of gravel surfaces. Read More »

Jersey-born driver Ed Fossey continued his run of podium success after a stunning display on the Paperclix Jersey Rally (14/15 October). The 18-year-old performed a mature drive through the asphalt lanes of Jersey to take second in the highly competitive Class A and a giant-killing 15th overall in his Yokohama-backed Toyota Yaris.fossey-jersey16 Read More »

Fossey Big Step16Jersey’s youngest rally driver, 17-year-old Ed Fossey has become the Next Big Step Award winner for the 2016 rallying season. The title was announced in front of thousands at the Autosport International Motorsport Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham at the weekend.

Founded to help develop and assist the country’s young rally stars, The Next Big Step Award provides funding, advice and guidance from some of the sports top professionals and support from tyre manufacturer Yokohama UK. Having the scheme’s support is an exciting prospect for the Victoria College student. Read More »