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– Widespread acclaim for 2018 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
– A world class highlight on the World Championship calendar
– Milestone Llandudno street stage delivers magical finale
– Packed car parks, classic forest stages and epic entertainment Read More »

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Progressive rally co-driver Tom Woodburn became the 2018 Prestone MSA British Junior Rally Champion at last weekend’s gruelling Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4-7th October) after securing an RC4 class podium at Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship.

Woodburn, from Morecambe, guided fellow Brit James Williams to third in class RC4 on the event which also formed the final two rounds of the British Championship. 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 »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson overcame a difficult World Rally Championship debut last weekend to finish the gruelling Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4th -7th October) and secure fourth place in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet Cup.

The Blairgowrie 18-year-old battled across 318 kilometres of special stages and 23 special tests to bring his Ford Fiesta R2 home in 41st overall against the best drivers in the world who all faced extremely inclement conditions on the four-day event. Read More »

Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT has come away from Wales with clear proof that the C3 WRC is competitive once again. On a surface where you need to adapt to the constantly changing levels of grip, both drivers showed great pace with Craig Breen only narrowly missing out on a spot on the podium. Read More »

– Sublime Sébastien Ogier speeds to record-breaking triumph
– Five-time World Champion now also five times a winner in Wales
– M-Sport Ford star digs deep to see off Toyota rival Latvala on thrilling final day
– Frenchman blasts around iconic Great Orme in dazzling inch-perfect display
– History is made as World Championship motor sport comes to Britain’s streets for first time

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– Jumps, drifts and donuts dazzle the crowds at World Championship curtain-raiser
– Tir Prince stages floodlit spectacular ahead of three days of high-speed forest thrills
– Toyota young gun Esapekka Lappi takes early lead with fastest time in Conwy County
– Tickets available online and on the gate for mid and north Wales speed tests Read More »

– Chester school pupil Kirsty Campbell’s winning livery design goes on public display in free-to-attend Rally Village
– Welsh Government Minister Lord Elis-Thomas joins Toyota star Jari-Matti Latvala for unveil
– Toyota GT86 wrapped in winning attire attracts tremendous interest at Big Bang exhibition
– Advance tickets still on sale offering significant savings Read More »

– 2018 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB ready for blast-off
– Defending champion predicts ‘classic’ event ahead
– Three-way title tussle to thrill fans in the forests
– Action to rev into life at Tir Prince Raceway on Thursday
– Tickets on sale with significant discounts for those booking now online Read More »

This weekend Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT heads to Wales, the venue for round eleven of the championship, which will see some of the most unpredictable, slippery conditions of the season. With Craig Breen / Scott Martin and Mads Østberg / Torstein Eriksen still representing the team, Citroën has high hopes for a rally where historically the team has performed well.

EXPERIENCE IS KEY

Although the Welsh forest stages encourage the drivers to push their cars to the limit, experience is needed if you are to avoid getting caught out by one of the countless changes in grip. Read More »