West Cork Rally – Daniels & Whittle Seize An Early Lead.

By 19th March 2019News

Rhidian Davies & Tomos Whittle

Nantgaredig Driver Rhidian Daniels and Cross Hands Co-driver Tomos Whiitle were amongst eight contenders who nominated the West Cork Rally to score optional overseas  points on St. Patricks weekend. The pair put in a faultless performance  to bring their JJ Aggregates TWC Carpentry Citroen C1 home fourth in Class which takes them to the top of the current leader board. 

Ian Taylor co-driving for Tony Rees

Fellow Ammanford Motor Club member Ian Taylor climbs into the top three and with a late entry in for Round 3, The Marshall and Hicks Ltd. Tour of Caerwent, he could well be challenging for the top spot.

Sion Jones and Tom Barber

Llandysul Motor Club Member Sion Jones built on his Tour of Epynt points, co-driving for Tom Barber in the rapid BMW.

 

 

Irish youngster, 23 year old  Marty Gallagher ran out of luck on Stage 6 with an accident.

Huw Jeffries and Avarina Connor

Newly registered crew Huw Jeffries and Avarina Connor visited the scenery but pressed on until rear differential failure and not enough time at Service forced them out of the event.

Meirion Evans

Meirion Evans had a frustrating time on what was their second 2019 British Rally Championship Round as the Hyundai i20 suffered from fuel pressure problems. This forced him to miss stages and join Rally 2 for the Sunday.

 

 

Claire Williams & Alan Carmichael

Challenge contender Claire Williams had one of the best results of her rallying career with Alan Carmichael in the Hyundai R5. They took the Class victory in the International section. Due to the specification of the car they were not permitted to enter the National which they would have won. As Claire nominated the Sandblast Rally in the USA on which to score points she did not gain any on the West Cork rally.

 

 

 

There is unfortunately no spectator access for Round 3 at Caerwent.

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