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Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates ensured his impressive debut season in the FIA World Rally Championship continues, with a top ten WRC2 position at last weekend’s Rally Sweden (14th – 17th February).

Yates and returning co-driver James Morgan set a string of blistering stage times throughout the weekend despite Yates making his snow rally debut. He guided his Brettex Skoda Fabia R5 to tenth place in the WRC2 category which means he heads to round three in sixth place, just five points shy of a top three position. Read More »

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Brettex Skoda Fabia R5 driver Rhys Yates will be looking to build on his impressive Rallye Monte Carlo result this week as he heads to round two of the FIA World Rally Championship, Rally Sweden (14th – 17th February).

Yates secured the best result of his career in France last month, clinching fourth place at the opening round of the WRC2 series, overcoming some of the most difficult conditions to enjoy a trouble-free run to finish just shy of the podium on his debut. Read More »

British rally driver Rhys Yates drove “one of the best events of his life” to finish fourth in the WRC2 category at the momentous Rallye Monte Carlo last week, kick-starting his 2019 World Rally Championship campaign (24th – 27th January).

Known as one of the most difficult events in the World Rally Championship calendar, “Monte’s” reputation is etched in the history books for claiming some of the best drivers in the sport. Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates will embark on the biggest season of his career in 2019 as he steps up to the FIA World Rally Championship to tackle nine rounds of the WRC2 category in his Brettex supported Skoda Fabia R5.

After tackling three seasons of the British Rally Championship with sporadic outings in Europe, Yates will now start a campaign at the pinnacle of the sport, starting with the legendary Rallye Monte Carlo at the end of January (24th – 27 th January 2019 ). Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates ensured his return to the prestigious Monza Rally Show was a successful one, by taking a stunning top-ten position in an HK Racing Ford Fiesta WRC at the famous Monza Race Track near Milan in Italy (6-9 December).

Competing against some of the best motorsport stars in the world, including seven-time Moto GP World Champion Valentino Rossi and World Rally Championship ace Teemu Suninen, Yates returned to the invitation-only event for the second time in as many years. Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates overcame a time zapping trip into the scenery, to finish 13th in the WRC2 category of last weekend’s FIA World Rally Championship qualifier, Rally de Espana (25th – 28th October).

Yates lost over well over 15 minutes during his off on stage eleven of the rally but recovered to take a top thirty finish in the gruelling event behind the wheel of his Brettex backed Skoda Fabia R5. Read More »

After Britain’s round of the WRC at the beginning of the month, Yates would then head directly to Latvia to contest the FIA European Rally Championship event, Rally Liepāja (12-14th October), using a Roman Kresta Racing Skoda Fabia R5. Read More »

Brettex backed rally driver Rhys Yates put the memories of a Wales Rally GB non-finish firmly behind him, with a confidence-boosting sixth place Under 28 Junior result and seventh overall at last weekend’s FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) qualifier, Rally Liepāja (12-14th October). Read More »

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 »

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 »