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Osian Pryce took his new Michelin-shod Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 to its second British Rally Championship podium finish in as many events, when he finished a very close third on the Nicky Grist Stages.

He and Irish co-driver Noel O’Sullivan made a great start to their first gravel event in the Melvyn Evans Motorsport-prepared car, and led after the opening flat-out blast through Llyn Login 1. Read More »

Matt Edwards and Darren Garrod took their Yuasa Rally Team Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 to a hard fought victory on the 2021 Nicky Grist Stages, and in doing so take the lead of the British Rally Championship.

They were fourth after the opening stage, and overcame a morning misfire and brake bias issues to finish five seconds ahead of Tom Cave/Dale Furness (Ford Fiesta Rally2) after two loops through Llyn Login, Monument, Halfway and Crychan forests and all 44 stage miles had been completed.

Osian Pryce/Noel O’Sullivan (Volkswagen Polo GTI R5) finished just a further seven seconds behind in third, as the top three pulled away from the rest of the field.

Indeed, Edwards, Cave and Pryce each led the event at some stage, and were separated by only a second or two on most of the stages – with Edwards and Pryce tied for the lead after SS2, and Cave and Edwards tied for the lead after SS3. Read More »

Round 2 of the BRC saw the crews return to gravel and a more familiar feel of a multi venue stage rally. Matt Edwards & Darren Garrod (Polo R5) took victory and moved in to the BRC lead, as a result. Tom Cave & Dale Furniss (Fiesta Rally 2) missed the opening round but took 2nd place, just 5s behind Edwards with Osian Pryce & Noel O’Sullivan (Polo R5) completing an all Welsh (drivers only) podium. Rhys Yates & James Morgan were 4th overall whilst BRC returnee, after a number of years away, Matthew Wilson & Stuart Loudon completing the top 5, both in Fiesta Rally 2’s. Read More »

Osian Pryce says that a day’s testing on Thursday and the recce on Friday will provide the perfect uninterrupted confidence-building preparation ahead of Saturday’s Nicky Grist Stages, as he gets in full rally mode for round two of the British Rally Championship (BRC). Read More »

The event was Osian’s first rally for eight months, his first at the Oulton Park motor racing circuit and his second outing in the Melvyn Evans Motorsport-prepared Polo – yet he finished just eight seconds behind the event winner. Read More »

Osian Pryce will return to the British Rally Championship (BRC) this year driving a Rocked-!T-backed Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 – with his title challenge beginning at the opening round of the 2021 series, the Neil Howard Stages at the Oulton Park Circuit in Cheshire on Monday 31 May. Read More »

Osian Pryce made a successful return to rallying after a coronavirus restriction-enforced eight-month layoff by finishing runner-up on the Goodwood SpeedWeek Super Special Stages. Read More »

Osian Pryce will launch his #OPRGLOBAL campaign when he makes his competition debut in a Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 at this week’s Goodwood SpeedWeek (15-18 October).

With the aim of returning to full time rally action in 2021, Osian will remind everyone of his talent when he takes part in the Super Special Stages in one of the world’s very latest Rally 2 spec cars. Read More »

Osian Pryce will bring the Volkswagen brand name back to the British Rally Championship (BRC) when he drives a Polo GTI R5 on the West Cork Rally (14/15 March).

It will be the first time that the talented 27-year old Machynlleth-born pilot has driven a Volkswagen in competition and the first time that he has ever rallied in Southern Ireland. Whilst his co-driver Noel O’Sullivan comes from Killarney, this will also be his first appearance at the famous West Cork Rally. Read More »

On his first British Rally Championship (BRC) appearance in over two and a half years, Osian Pryce finished second overall on the Llandudno-based Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally (Saturday 8 February) – despite it being his first gravel rally in a Hyundai i20 R5 and his first event with new co-driver Noel O’Sullivan.

And the talented 26-year old Machynlleth-born driver said that finishing runner-up to local driver and last year’s event winner Matt Edwards, particularly after such a long lay-off since his last gravel rally in an R5 car, was “as good as a win”. Read More »