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Progressive rally co-driver Tom Woodburn became the 2018 Prestone MSA British Junior Rally Champion at last weekend’s gruelling Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4-7th October) after securing an RC4 class podium at Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship.

Woodburn, from Morecambe, guided fellow Brit James Williams to third in class RC4 on the event which also formed the final two rounds of the British Championship. Read More »

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Rhys Yates endured a difficult weekend at his home round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), after ending his Dayinsure Wales Rally GB campaign in a ditch on day two of the gruelling event (4th -7th October).

Despite setting the fastest time of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) contenders on the opening stage on Thursday night, the Brettex backed Skoda Fabia R5 pilot encountered a tough first leg and with it, any hopes of taking the prestigious British title. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson overcame a difficult World Rally Championship debut last weekend to finish the gruelling Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4th -7th October) and secure fourth place in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet Cup.

The Blairgowrie 18-year-old battled across 318 kilometres of special stages and 23 special tests to bring his Ford Fiesta R2 home in 41st overall against the best drivers in the world who all faced extremely inclement conditions on the four-day event. Read More »

Llandudno-based driver Matt Edwards clinched the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship finale to put the icing on the cake following his title win, sealed on the penultimate round earlier in the weekend at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. Read More »

– Sublime Sébastien Ogier speeds to record-breaking triumph
– Five-time World Champion now also five times a winner in Wales
– M-Sport Ford star digs deep to see off Toyota rival Latvala on thrilling final day
– Frenchman blasts around iconic Great Orme in dazzling inch-perfect display
– History is made as World Championship motor sport comes to Britain’s streets for first time

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– 2018 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB ready for blast-off
– Defending champion predicts ‘classic’ event ahead
– Three-way title tussle to thrill fans in the forests
– Action to rev into life at Tir Prince Raceway on Thursday
– Tickets on sale with significant discounts for those booking now online Read More »

– Full preview to a spectacular 2018 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
– WRC title fight heads for classic Welsh forests
– Local hero Elfyn Evans targets back-to-back victories
– Closed roads add new dimension to World Championship event
– Final rounds of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship
– Advance tickets with significant discounts on sale for all venues

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It all comes down to this. In its 60th anniversary year, the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship title fight will be decided on one of rallying’s greatest challenges – Dayinsure Wales Rally GB. With two sets of championship points on offer for the double-header, a battle royale is set to rage throughout the famous Welsh forests and four days separate the crews and their quest for glory. Read More »

Up-and-coming rally driver Finlay Retson will take on the biggest challenge of his short career, by tackling a round of the FIA World Rally Championship next week, the Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4th -7th October).

The 18-year old will be one of the youngest drivers in the rally and will contest the gruelling four-day event behind the wheel of his Ford Fiesta R2. Based in Deeside near Chester, the event plays host to the final two rounds of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship and the Blairgowrie pilot is still in with an outside chance of taking the hotly contested Cadet Cup title after a stunning victory at the Ulster Rally in August. Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates is all set to tackle Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) next week and has one eye firmly fixed on the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) title at the Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4th -7th October).

The Brettex backed Skoda Fabia R5 pilot will head to one of the biggest motorsport events in the UK with an outside chance at taking the British honours, as it offers two points scoring opportunities, spread across the arduous and challenging four-day route. Read More »