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Simon Webster and Jez Rogers scored their first championship win on round four of the FUCHS LUBRICANTS Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship, Sunday’s Red Kite Stages (23 June).

The very popular win came at the end of a wonderful day-long contest with Steve Bennett and Osian Owen in the forests of South Wales. As thick dust in the morning was replaced by heavy rain, the Red Kite Stages drew widespread acclaim from competitors for the quality of stages in the Margam and Rheola complexes. Read More »

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It was a day of contrasts in South Wales as the stages were choked with dust first thing and then in the afternoon rain moved in to dampen the dust down and turn the stages slippery. Dylan Davies & Mark Glennerster (Fiesta R5) were the class of the field and took victory by 53s from Russ Thompson & Andy Murphy (Evo IX) but the tight battle was in the Historics. Simon Webster & Jez Rogers (Escort MkII) took a final stage victory from Steve Bennett & Osian Owen (Escort MkII) by 2s after trailing them by a single second after the 5th of the 6 stages. Rudi Lancaster & Guy Weaver (Escort MkII) completed the podium just 21s off the leadin pair. Read More »

The classic flowing stages of South Wales form the next destination for contenders in the FUCHS LUBRICANTS Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship for round four, the Red Kite Stages (Sunday 23 June).

The Amman and District Motor Club event comes hot on the heels of round three, the ATL Carlisle Stages, and the recent Kielder event rather turned the championship upside down as many crews hit problems or incidents. Read More »

More details on the events in the the 2019 FUCHS LUBRICANTS Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship have been announced for a seven-event calendar covering both gravel and asphalt events.

Five top quality gravel events, covering Wales, Kielder and Yorkshire along with the closed-road challenge of the Ulster Rally and the asphalt roads of the Epynt ranges on the Harry Flatters Rally make up the nicely-spaced calendar. Read More »

The dates for the 2019 FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship have been unveiled, with a seven-event calendar covering both gravel and asphalt events. Read More »

The special award winners from the fourth round of the 2018 FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Red Kite Stages (24 June), have been announced.

Ken Graham and Rory McCann collected the award for the ‘Best Improvement on Seeding’, which is a set of axle brake pads from Mintex. They took their class C2 Hillman Avenger to an impressive 16th overall in the historic results as they battled for class victory. Ultimately, the Northern Ireland/Isle of Man crew missed a class win by just three seconds. Read More »

Paul Barrett and new co-driver Will Rogers fought back from early delays to scoop maximum points in round four of the FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Red Kite Stages (24 June).

As the event took rallying back into the forests of South Wales for the first time in four years, a fabulous battle raged for BHRC points behind rally winner Osian Pryce. Just 42s covered the top seven championship finishers and Barrett/Rogers scythed ahead of Simon Webster/Jez Rogers to score a last stage victory. Read More »

Osian Pryce recorded the fastest time on all five of the Red Kite Rally stages in the Vale of Neath to win the two-wheel drive section of the event in an Escort Mk2 – and in doing so scored his first win in a rear-wheel drive car, to add to victories already achieved in front- and four-wheel drive machinery.

Co-driven by Dale Furniss, Pryce flew through the opening Crynant test to open up an 18 second lead, despite running first on the road in the G&M Pryce/Pirelli-backed car and sweeping the worst of the loose gravel. Read More »

The FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship continues with round four on the Red Kite Stages (Sunday 24 June) as the championship contenders head to the superb, and very little used, stages of South Wales. Read More »

Osian returns to the scene of his FIA World Rally Championship debut on the Red Kite Stages in an Escort Mk2.

The last time Osian Pryce drove on a rally in the Vale of Neath it was during his FIA World Rally Championship debut on the 2010 Wales Rally GB – but he’ll make a return to those famous forests on Sunday 24 June when he contests the Red Kite Stages in an Escort Mk2. Read More »