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Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates heads to mainland Europe for the first time in his career this week as he contests the fourth round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship, the Ypres Rally in Belgium (23rd/24th June).

Having scored a confidence-boosting result at the opening two rounds of the series, Yates suffered a retirement in Scotland last time out and will aim to reignite his championship hopes at the event. Read More »

Brettex Site Services – the title sponsor of up-and-coming British rally star Rhys Yates – is helping this year’s Nicky Grist Stages (8-9 July) raise funds for two local charities by generously agreeing to pay for the print cost of the event programme.

Money raised by selling the event programmes is split evenly each year between the Tirabad Village Hall and the Brecon Rotary Group – with charity representatives manning the entry to the spectator car parking areas. Last year 750 programmes were printed, raising much-appreciated funds. Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates endured a tough time at last weekend’s RSAC Scottish Rally (19th/20th May), having to withdraw the Brettex Fiesta R5 from the event after hitting a rock on the opening leg.

The third round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship saw crews head to Dumfries for the notorious event which consisted of a two-day blast around traditional stages such as Twiglees and Ae.  Read More »

Brettex Site Services backed rally ace Rhys Yates will take his Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) aspirations to Scotland this weekend (19th/20th May) for the third round of the series, the RSAC Scottish Rally.

After notching up two top six finishes in the series so far, Yates lies an impressive fourth in the BRC standings in what is only his second year in the championship, just four points away from the podium spots heading into the Dumfries based event. Read More »

Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) hopeful Rhys Yates notched an impressive sixth overall and first Englishman home at last weekend’s Pirelli International Rally in Carlisle.

After recording his best ever BRC result of fifth on the opening round in Jedburgh, the Chesterfield ace now moves into a fine fourth position in the championship and just four points shy of a podium position after round two of the series. Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates will head to the second round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) this weekend in a bid to build on his impressive fifth spot at the opening round of the season.

The Brettex Site Services backed ace took his best ever BRC result at the Brick and Steel Border Counties Rally in March and will now look to the Pirelli International Rally to increase his healthy position in the championship. Read More »

Chesterfield rally star Rhys Yates stamped his authority firmly on the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) leader board last weekend as he took his Ford Fiesta R5 to fifth place at the Brick and Steel Border Counties Rally.

In only his second season in the series, Yates triumphed over many more experienced competitors and his top five result meant he was also the first English driver home in the ultra-competitive BRC field. Read More »

MSA British Rally Championship hopeful Rhys Yates will join forces with series sponsor, Prestone during his 2017 assault on the series.

The Chesterfield rally driver will pilot the Brettex Site Services Fiesta R5 in the high profile championship and aims to better his 2016 result of tenth in the series. Having set a handful of fastest times last season, Yates has already attracted the attention of a number of high profile brands for his 2017 BRC campaign and Prestone is the latest addition to the team. Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates marked his intentions for his Prestone MSA British Rally Championship campaign last weekend as he took 6th overall at the Malcolm Wilson Rally.

In a field swamped with BRC runners eager to carry out pre-season testing, Yates fired in series of top ten times on the Cockermouth based event to give a confidence boost to his assault on the BRC which kicks off with next weekend’s Brick and Steel Border Counties Rally.   Read More »

yates-pre17After a successful debut in last year’s MSA British Rally Championship, Chesterfield rally ace Rhys Yates has secured backing from a raft of UK businesses in support of his assault on the series in 2017.

As title sponsor of Yates’ driving career since he began back in 2013 Brettex Site Services will return once again in 2017 ensuring the popular Brettex livery can remain on the Ford Fiesta R5 for the coming season.  Fondly known and Team Brettex, the small family run outfit will run the car for a second season and will be joined by experienced co driver Carl Williamson. Read More »