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Sam Bilham proved that his career-best sixth place at the Malcolm Wilson Rally was no fluke, by equalling the result at round three of the BTRDA Rally Series last weekend, the Rallynuts Stages Rally (13th April).

The Greenlight Sports and Entertainment backed rally driver overcame an opening stage puncture to set a string of top six times against one of the best entries seen on a championship round in recent times. After finding himself 15th overall at the end of the opener, Bilham climbed back up the leaderboard to take sixth spot in only his third event in a top-flight Ford Fiesta R5. Read More »

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Scottish rally driver Euan Thorburn continued the perfect start to his 2019 rallying season at the Rallynuts Stages today (13th April 2019) by taking a start-to-finish victory in his Ford Focus WRC with Paul Beaton on the notes.

Thorburn, from Duns in the Scottish borders, stunned his rivals by taking fastest stage time on each of the event’s six special stages, to win the Builth Wells based event by winning margin of 59 seconds. This victory ensures the duo maintain their 100% winning record this year, winning each of the four events contested. Read More »

The Rallynuts Stages Rally made the move to Hafren for the 2019 running of the event. The change of location to the classic but underused stages seemed a popular one with a number of crews entering the event purely because of the route. Euan Thorburn & Paul Beaton (Focus WRC) set out trying to make it 3 out of 3 and fastest times on each stage in the opening loop left them with a good lead. A clean sweep followed on the last two stages and victory was Thorburn’s by 59s. Behind though 2nd place was decided on the final stage. Late entries Mark Donnelly & Dai Roberts (Fiesta R5) came out on top after going 8s quicker than Stephen Petch & Michael Wilkinson (Fiesta WRC) on the final stage, taking 2nd by 5s. Read More »

Greenlight Sports and Entertainment backed rally driver Sam Bilham admits he “still has a lot to learn” as he heads into his third outing behind the wheel of a Ford Fiesta R5 this weekend, at the Rallynuts Stages Rally (13th April).

Bilham, 22 from Bingley West Yorkshire is enjoying his maiden season in a four-wheel-drive front running machine and has had a mixed campaign so far in the BTRDA Rally Series. His debut in the car in February showed promise, but an off-road excursion saw him retire from the Cambrian Rally in North Wales. Read More »

The 2019 Rallynuts Stages Rally is set to be one of the biggest in its 46-year history as over 130 crews head to Builth Wells this weekend for the popular annual forest stage rally (13th April).

A top-quality entry will assemble on Saturday to tackle over 44 miles of competitive driving in the nearby forests, many of which have been made famous by Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB in the past. Read More »

Organisers of this year’s Rallynuts Stages have announced a radical new-look to the 13th April event which offers a dynamic route and format for the Midland Manor Motor Club promoted forest stage rally.

Regulations have now been released and online entry is now available, for the 46 th running of the popular rally, sponsored by established racewear and accessory firm Rallynuts Motorsport who enter their fourth year as title sponsors. Read More »

Penrith rally driver Paul Bird continued his great start to the 2018 season by claiming a podium Paul Birdfinish in the second round of the Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series following the Rallynuts Stages Rally based at the Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells today. Read More »

British Rally Championship ace Matt Edwards set fastest time on each one of the seven stages of the Rallynuts Stages Rally this weekend (14th April) to secure his first ever BTRDA Series win at the Builth Wells based event.

Edwards and co-driver Darren Garrod dominated the event in their Ford Fiesta R5 to win by 40 seconds from Luke Francis and John Roberts in their WRC example. Paul Bird and Jack Morton secured the final podium spot in their Ford Focus WRC, to further extend their lead of the Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series. Read More »

After a few years of missing the Severn Valley Stages the change to an April date allowed us to catch it again. As well as the date move the rally is now in the 2nd year of the Rallynuts sponsorship and has just returned to the BTRDA rally series after a 27 year absence. Matt Edwards & Darren Garrod (Fiesta R5) dominated the rally, setting fastest time on every stage taking victory by 40 seconds from Luke Francis & John Roberts (Fiesta WRC). BTRDA series leaders Paul Bird & Jack Morton (Focus WRC) took 3rd place, 30 seconds further back, to consolidate their championship lead. Read More »

MH Motorsport will head to this weekend’s Rallynuts Stages (14th April) in Wales with talented rising star Josh McErlean as they prepare for a Junior Prestone MSA British Rally Championship campaign in the firm’s Ford Fiesta R2T.

McErlean is no stranger to the Hampshire based squad after impressing onlookers at the Nicky Grist Stages in 2017 behind the wheel of the 1.0litre EcoBoost machine. Read More »