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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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PLAINS RALLY 2018

It certainly was not “Plain Sailing” for the Knutsford & District Motor Club on this year’s event. With Larch Tree Disease and Forestry work in the Dyfi Forest Complex to contend with in the run up to the event, then when the day of the rally finally came around the lovely sunshine was not enough to brighten everyone’s spirits as the day progressed. With the Southern part of Dyfi Forest out of bounds for the event the Dyfnant Forest came into play, what  would typically be one large stage was…

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CORBEAU CLACTON RALLY

“MORE than 6,000 thrillseekers descended upon Tendring for a trailblazing motor rally” was the headline in the local paper (The Gazette) following the Corbeau Seats Clacton and Tendring Stage Rally, which was the first event of its kind in England to make use of new legislation which enables closed roads for Motorsport. This mammoth and landmark event was undertaken by the Chelmsford Motor Club, a club that is well known for its organisation of events such as the Brands Hatch Stages. An event which forms part of the Motorsport News…

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RALLY NORTH WALES 2018

Organised by the Wolverhampton & Staffs car club, Rally North Wales which is now in its 60th year signified the beginning of the start in recovery for British gravel rallying, it was the first event to adopt the bold new initiative of the Rally2WD format; which is an attempt to rekindle support  for gravel rallying for both historic and two wheel drive cars. “We are very proud to be the first event in the country to utilise the Rally 2WD event format and we are very excited to see how…

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CAMBRIAN RALLY 2018

Llandudno once again was the host for the opening round of the 2018 BTRDA Rally Series alongside the Pirelli Welsh National Rally Championships. On Friday pre the rally; scrutineering gave rally fans a chance to get up close and personal with some stunning cars including the amazing ex Marku Allen liveried Fiat Abarth131 from Barry Jordon and  the Jordon Road Surfacing Rally team. In the run up to the event, organisers North Wales Car Club held their breaths as one year ago this event was cut short and eventually cancelled…

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