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Williams Autosport16aThe BWRDC 2016 Elite GoldStars Award was presented to V-Ex Sponsored rally driver Sara Williams by former Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff. The award is designed to provide recognition and mentoring for talented female drivers, something Susie has benefitted from earlier in her career.

The award was made on Susie’s Dare 2 Be Different (D2BD) stand at the Autosport International show at the NEC on Thursday 14 January. The BWRDC GoldStars Award is an initiative conceived by the motorsport club to promote talented women in motorsport. Only two of the prestigious GoldStars Awards may be presented annually; one to a Club Member who aspires to a higher level and one to an Elite Member wishing to progress her motorsport career to a professional level. Read More »

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Sara Williams Trackrod15bV-Ex Virtual Exhibitions sponsored rally driver Sara Williams finished the Trackrod Forest Stages 2015 10th overall and 3rd in class, scoring some vital points for her BTRDA Rally Challenge Championship charge. The result leaves Sara 2nd overall and 1st in class heading into the final event. Sara and co-driver Mark Glennerster completed nearly 47 stage miles, guiding their Subaru Impreza to a solid top ten finish. Read More »

Williams Grist15aFresh from her victory at this years Red Dragon Rally, number 1 British female rally driver Sara Williams achieved 2nd in class and 16th overall at the Nicky Grist Stages 2015, accompanied by her co-driver Mark Glennerster. A round on the BTRDA Forestry Championship, BTRDA Challenge and the FMP Challenge race calendars; Williams competed against a full complement of 169 fellow rally drivers over a hectic day of racing, notching up another solid performance. Read More »

Sara Williams Red Dragon15Sara Williams further cemented her status as an icon of British rallying as she won the 2015 Red Dragon Rally outright by 1 minute 21 seconds. Sara and her co-driver, Patrick Walsh, navigated 36 stage miles in less than ideal conditions, coming out on top after a faultless day of driving and teamwork. This success marks Sara’s third win overall in a rally event, after she famously became the first female driver to win a rally outright for 30 years in 2013. In addition, Sara and Patrick won the Nick Bradbury Award for fastest final stage time – capping a perfect weekend for the team. Read More »

Britain’s #1 female rally driver Sara Williams will be at Silverstone on the 9th June as part of a special ‘Women in The Motor Industry’ session during Car Dealer magazines Conference & Automotive Expo 2015. The Welsh rally star will join a panel of prominent women involved in the car industry offering her insights of what it means to be a woman in what has historically been a male dominated sector. Sara will be exploring subjects ranging from her motorsport career, tips for success and her great experience as part of the team at Brecon Motors MG dealership. Read More »

Sara Williams Plains15aSara Williams and new co-driver Mark Glennerster marked the 2015 Plains Rally by winning in the FMP Challenge in support of the Wales Air Ambulance Service. After a strong performance guiding her V-Ex Virtual Exhibitions sponsored Group N Subaru Impreza through the Welsh forests; Sara achieved 4th in class and 14th overall. The FMP Challenge is a highly competitive event, with entrant numbers growing every year. The result adds to a long list of accolades for Sara, with her smooth driving style and the support of Team Brecon Motors instrumental in hers and Mark’s success. Read More »

Sara_Williams_Somerset_Stages_edit_PR3216_56531#1 British female rally driver Sara Williams marked her return to The Somerset Stages in 2015 by clinching 16th overall during a compelling day of rallying. Accompanied by her co-driver, Patrick Walsh, the pair climbed 14 places from their position after stage 1 to post a strong result in a day that typified consistency from the Welsh rally star. This season opener of The British Trial and Rally Drivers Association Rally Challenge was organised by Burnham-on-Sea & Minehead Motor clubs, with drivers and spectators alike revelling in a day of blue skies and intense competition. Read More »

Sara Williams pre-Somerset15Sara Williams will be back on stage for the Somerset Stages Rally on the 18th April, competing in the first round of The British Trial & Rally Drivers Association (BTRDA) Rally Challenge. Driving her V-Ex sponsored Subaru Impreza N12 rally machine, Sara will be racing through the picturesque Brendon Hills on the edge of Exmoor National Park, hoping to add to her already extensive list of honours. Sara will be reunited with co-driver Patrick Walsh, the duo having recently completed their first full WRC event as part of the Brecon Motors Rally Team. Read More »

After an impressive result in her first WRC event, V-Ex Virtual Exhibitions caught up with Sara Williams at Team Brecon Motors HQ in Wales for the lowdown on her experience and the future for Britain’s #1 female rally driver. Sara battled against wet and rutted conditions, punctures and mechanical failure to finish 43rd overall in Wales Rally GB 2014. Despite three 15+ hour days of incredibly taxing driving in typically unfavourable Welsh weather – Sara described the event as ‘a different experience from start to finish, the highlight of my career’.

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Sara Williams Wales Rally GB14V-Ex sponsored Sara Williams and her co-driver Patrick Walsh came through a thoroughly testing international debut to finish 43rd overall at Wales Rally GB 2014. Continually battling against time penalties, adverse conditions and mechanical problems – Sara fought back to record a highly respectable finish, cementing her status as a future star of the World Rally Championship. Read More »