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As a place steeped in history, it’s safe to assume a fair few different flags have been raised in the Scottish town of Kelso over the course of history. But Saturday 1 June will be one of only a few times an Australian flag has been flown in the Scottish border post. The Redback Racing crew of Adam Spence and Erin Kelly celebrated their result on the Jim Clark Memorial Rally by unfurling a giant version of their home country’s flag across the windscreen of their EuroRallye Honda Civic Type R.

Contesting a British rally for the first time, Spence and Kelly set out to treat the Clark as a learning experience – aiming to build up their speed whilst enjoying being part of one of the UK’s most iconic motor sport events. The Clark – held on closed tarmac roads in the Scottish Borders – has a reputation as being one of the most unforgiving events, with the potential to catch out even local crews who drive the roads on a daily basis. Read More »