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Reigning British Rally champion Matt Edwards stormed to a scintillating National win at Saturday’s WKD Trained Dogs Rally North Wales [26 March], whilst Matt Hirst made it back-to-back Interclub victories after a gruelling day in the forests surrounding the Dolgellau rally base.

Edwards, from Conwy and co-driver Hamish Campbell blasted their FIAT 131 Abarth to a nail-biting Historic category win in the National Rally whilst Hirst and co-driver Declan Dear sealed their second Interclub win in a row at Rally North Wales, taking their Ford Fiesta R5 to six fastest times in a fine display during what would be a difficult day of competition for many crews. Read More »


Three-time British Rally champion Matt Edwards stamped his name in the history books on Saturday [26 March] with victory at round two of the Fuchs Lubricants British Historic Rally Championship, the WKD Trained Dogs Rally North Wales.

After a record breaking hattrick of back-to back BRC titles, Edwards would continue his winning ways by taking the Rally Sport Developments FIAT 131 Abarth to its first ever British Historic Rally Championship victory and the first non-Ford win since 2009 in the series. Read More »

Superb weather bathed the country and Rally North Wales was set for a dusty 8 stages, in the Dyfi Forestry complex. Overall it was Matthew Hirst & Declan Dear (Fiesta R5) who took victory by 24s from Dylan Davies & Mark Glennerster (Fabia R5). James Williams & Jamie Edwards (i20 R5) were fastest through the opening stage but went off on stage 2, so Hirst took 6 of the remaining 7 stages on his way to victory. Tom Llewellin & Dale Bowen (Mirage R5) completed the podium, just over a minute further back. Read More »

The Fuchs Lubricants British Historic Rally Championship will see a feverish battle for maximum points this weekend, as a sensational line up of top-flight crews head for the second round of the season, the WKD Trained Dogs Rally North Wales [26 March].

After a trail blazing opening round in his home Yorkshire forests, Matthew Robinson was in a league of his own, winning each one of the Riponian stages to kick his season off in fine style behind the wheel of his Ford Escort MKII. But the world-class stages in Wales will echo to the sound of a sensational entry, all aiming to usurp Robinson and co-driver Sam Collis’ round one dominance. Read More »

The WKD Trained Dogs Rally North Wales returns after a two-year hiatus this weekend [Saturday 26 March], boasting a bumper and star-studded entry for the Dolgellau based event.

Organised by Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire Car Club, Rally North Wales will see around 160 cars tackle eight stages in the Dyfi, Gartheiniog and Pantperthog forests as an impressive line-up of competitors head to the market town for the annual event. Read More »

The WKD Trained Dogs Rally North Wales will make a welcome return to the British motorsport calendar on Saturday 26 March as event organisers launch the popular Dolgellau based gravel rally.

Ahead of entries opening on Monday 7 February, the Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire Car Club organised event have introduced a host of changes to the traditional rally format which has not run since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »