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Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird’s much anticipated return to the super-fast asphalt surfaces of the Paul BirdIsle of Man was short lived when a technical problem forced him out of the PokerStars Rally in the early stages last night.

Fresh from his victory on the Eventsigns Woodpecker Stages Rally a couple of months ago, Bird, from Langwathby near Penrith, along with County Durham co-driver Jack Morton were confident after missing a couple of years of competing around the Manx lanes where he’d had so much success in the past. Read More »

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Double Sol Rally Barbados winner Paul Bird will compete in the final round of the Barbados Rally Paul Bird Club’s (BRC) Winter Rally at the end of this month.

The Cumbrian driver from Langwathby will be joined by fellow Brit Rob Swann as well as regional regulars, including Jamaica’s Jeff Panton, who currently leads the BRC Champion Driver title chase, in what promises to be an explosive climax to the domestic season. Read More »

Ford Focus WRC pilot Paul Bird ensured his return to the sport was a successful one by taking victory at the EVENTSIGNS Woodpecker Stages Rally (2nd September) in Ludlow with co-driver Jamie Edwards alongside. Read More »

Fresh from his podium success in Scotland last month following two years away from the sport, Paul Bird Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird got back to winning ways when he took a convincing victory on today’s Eventsigns Woodpecker Stages Rally based in Shropshire.

Bird, from Langwathby near Penrith in Cumbria, along with Welsh co-driver Jamie Edwards from Wrexham were contesting the penultimate round of the Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series which comprised the majority of stages in and around the Radnor forest complex in mid-Wales and saw a strong field assembled for the event. Read More »

After two years away from the sport, Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird returned to the forest stages in style when he took a superb podium finish on today’s Grampian Forest Rally.Paul Bird

Bird, from Langwathby near Penrith in Cumbria, along with co-driver Stuart Loudon were contesting the Stonehaven and DMC-organised event for the first time and following a test in the Lake District last week, were hopeful of a good showing. Read More »

After a 2015 REIS-RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Championship season devoid of luck in recent rounds, Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird returned to his winning ways by claiming victory on today’s Nicky Grist Stages Rally for a second successive year and in doing so, thrust himself back into contention for the title.Birdy_NG11 Read More »

Langwathby rally driver Paul Bird’s incredible run of bad luck this season continued when his hopes of a third victory at Sol Rally Barbados were dashed when a spin late on cost him the win.Bird_Barbados15 Read More »

Bird Manx15aLangwathby rally driver Paul Bird looked set to claim a fourth victory on the IMGold Manx National Rally this weekend after leading from the start but for a second year in succession, his hopes were dashed just three stages from home.

Driving the Mac Tools, Hager, Frank Bird Poultry-backed, Pirelli-shod and Dom Buckley Motorsport-prepared Ford Focus WRC07, Bird along with Welsh co driver Aled Davies was on course to follow up his victories in 2009, 2010 and 2013 and in doing so, avenge the big crash he suffered when well in command last year. Read More »

PB_SomersetCumbrian rally driver Paul Bird’s hopes of maintaining his lead in the 2015 REIS-RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Championship suffered a blow when he was forced out of today’s Somerset Stages Rally after just two stages.

Following victory on the season opener Wyedean Stages Rally in February which he followed up with a second place on his local Malcolm Wilson Rally last month, the Langwathby driver made the long trip south to continue his assault on the title he narrowly missed out on last year. Read More »

Bird_MWRally1Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird’s hopes of a record-breaking fifth win on his local Malcolm Wilson Rally today were denied when well in command of the second round of the 2015 REIS-RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Championship based in the Lake District.

Having equalled fellow Cumbrian Bill Dobie’s long standing record of four outright victories on the event following his win last year, Bird from Langwathby, along with Welsh co driver Aled Davies, were hoping to add to their winning start to the season in the Frank Bird Poultry, Fuchs Titan Race, Hager and Mac Tools-backed Ford Focus WRC07. Read More »