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WRC | RD2 – RALLY SWEDEN 2019

Rally Sweden is the Championships only full on winter rally, yes the season opener in Monte Carlo last month also featured tricky wintery conditions and at times was like watching an episode of Dancing on Ice, but it’s got nothing on Sweden, which is simply just unique! The crazy thing about rallying on the snow and ice at this event, is that for the world best drivers, it’s one of the fastest events…. why? ….. Studded Tires which dig into frozen roads provide a whole another level of grip and…

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BRC | BTRDA | WNRC | RD1 – CAMBRIAN RALLY 2019

The Cambrian Rally has often been an event on our annual rallying calendar and this year’s addition, the 64th of the North Wales Car Club organised event came with the added attraction of being a part of the Motorsport UK British Rally Championship. Now, we have always favored this event and followed it as part of BTRDA & Welsh National Series and some may well have had concerns about having these premier championships possibly colliding on the same event, but we have to say it worked, and my gosh did…

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PREVIEW | WRC | RD2 – SWEDEN 2019

Next week round two of the WRC heads to what is possibly the biggest spectacle on the WRC calendar, that is the snow and ice of Rally Sweden. Last month the World’s best drivers tackled the legendary Monte Carlo Rally around the French Alps for the season opener and although on tarmac roads, the wintery conditions proved to be, as a always a difficult test. Sebastian Ogier took the first win of the year in the C3 WRC with his new team Citroen and leads the championships ahead of Hyundai’s…

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WRC | RD1 – MONTE CARLO RALLY 2019

The infamous Monte Carlo Rally signalled the start of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championships and let’s face it there’s no better way to kick things off than the unique challenge that the Monte brings. More than two months had passed since last season’s thrilling final Down Under in Australia ended with Seb Ogier winning his sixth title; but this year he was with a new team Citroen and would be behind the wheel of the C3 for the first time driving it in anger. Last season the Citroen camp…

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WRC | RD12 – RALLY RACC CATALUNYA 2018

The 54th RACC Rally de Espania was the penultimate round for one of the most thrilling FIA World Rally Championships seasons in modern times. The Catalonian event based about an hour away from Barcelona in Salou is THE ONLY mix surface event on the WRC calendar. It was not only our return to this event but none other than “Le Maestro” aka “THE GOAT” (Greatest Of All Times) Sebastien Loeb’s. Another favorite WRC driver of the past also returning was Petter Solberg, who had just finished another epic season in…

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WRC | RD11 – WALES RALLY GB 2018

When one thinks of Rally GB and what makes this event so iconic to the FIA World Rally Championships the main thing that comes to mind is the conditions, the wet slippery and muddy surfaces that can be found in the stages of North and Mid Wales offers the perfect challenge for the World’s best drivers. Rally GB has always hovered around the end of the Rally season and some argue that the later on it in the year it is, the better, providing more chances in seeing these classic…

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WOODPECKER STAGES 2018

The Event Signs Woodpecker Stages was round 7, the penultimate of the 2018 BTRDA Forest Rally Championships and Round 8 of Pirelli Welsh National Rally Championships and featured a number of stages on the English-Welsh boarder. The morning kicked off in the forests close to rally HQ in Ludlow with a short 6miler in High Vinnalls where 135 competitors entered the firsts stage of the day before moving onto SS2 Wigmore. After the first two stages the number 1 seed Matt Edwards in the Swift sponsored Ford Fiesta was the…

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