Archive for category: international

  • ‘No Excuses’ for Bird on Malcolm Wilson Rally

    ‘No Excuses’ for Bird on Malcolm Wilson Rally

    international March 7, 2011 10:55 am no comments

    Penrith rally driver Paul Bird saw his hopes of a record breaking fourth win on the Malcolm Wilson Rally disappear when he could only manage a fourth placed finish on his local event in the Lake District today. Along with Scottish co driver Kirsty Riddick, the Frank Bird Poultry Ltd-sponsored [...]

     
  • Podium for Evans with Gould Fourth in BRC Opener

    Podium for Evans with Gould Fourth in BRC Opener

    international February 27, 2011 10:09 am no comments

    Defending British Rally Champions TEG Sport got their 2011 Dulux Trade MSA British Rally Championship underway in great style with the team’s two drivers, Elfyn Evans and Adam Gould, finishing Rallye Sunseeker in third and fourth places respectively. Making his debut for the Carnforth-based team as part of his prize [...]

     
  • Gearbox Problems Thwart Perez in Belgium

    Gearbox Problems Thwart Perez in Belgium

    international February 21, 2011 11:47 am no comments

    Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez was left cursing his luck when he was forced to retire after only two stages on the famous 2011 Legend Boucles de Spa Rally following gearbox failure. The three times British and National Champion from Chesterfield was at the wheel of his iconic 1974 [...]

     
  • Bird Delighted with Wyedean Second Place

    Bird Delighted with Wyedean Second Place

    international February 14, 2011 1:02 pm no comments

    Penrith rally driver Paul Bird returned to the forests for the first time in nearly a year and was delighted to come away with a runner-up position from today’s Team GMF Wyedean Rally. Along with Scottish co driver Kirsty Riddick in the Frank Bird Poultry-backed Ford Focus WRC08, shod with [...]

     
  • Bird to Defend Jack Frost Stages Rally Title

    Bird to Defend Jack Frost Stages Rally Title

    international December 3, 2010 10:55 am no comments

    Former national rally champion Paul Bird has this week confirmed he will defend his Cartersport Jack Frost Stages Rally title when he goes for the hat trick of wins at Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire on Sunday 16th January 2011. The Penrith driver will once again bring his Ford Focus WRC08 [...]

     
  • Top 20 for Perez in Great White Adventure

    Top 20 for Perez in Great White Adventure

    international November 29, 2010 11:46 am no comments

    Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez overcame some of the most difficult driving conditions he’d encountered in his career to post a battling 17th position overall on the four-day Roger Albert Clark Rally which finished in Carlisle this afternoon. Driving the iconic BTR-prepared Lancia Stratos, which he was sharing with [...]

     
  • Judd victorious in Queenstown: 2010 Silver Fern Rally

    Judd victorious in Queenstown: 2010 Silver Fern Rally

    international November 24, 2010 3:28 pm no comments

    Jeff Judd of Christchurch has won the week long epay Silver Fern marathon rally for historic cars, which finished in Queenstown late this afternoon. With co-driver Mark Smith, Judd led home Paraparaumu’s Shane Murland by two minutes 34 seconds after 1060 kms of high speed special stages since the start [...]

     
  • Perez Aims for Buckets of Success on RAC Rally

    Perez Aims for Buckets of Success on RAC Rally

    international November 24, 2010 3:22 pm no comments

    Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez is preparing for this weekend’s arduous Roger Albert Clark Rally, but as well as aiming for a decent finish, he’ll be tackling the four-day event with added purpose when the rally gets underway in Pickering on Friday evening. With the iconic BTR-prepared Lancia Stratos [...]

     
  • Milner and Windress Claim Prizes to End ANCRO Era

    Milner and Windress Claim Prizes to End ANCRO Era

    international November 24, 2010 2:31 pm no comments

    The Association of National Championship Rally Organisers (ANCRO) held their annual awards ceremony earlier today in Stratford-upon-Avon to recognise the champions from the 2010 MSA Gravel Rally Championship. And whilst celebrations were the order of the day, following many years as organisers of the National series, this was to be [...]

     
  • Perez Finishes Championship In Style With Six Wins Out Of Eight

    Perez Finishes Championship In Style With Six Wins Out Of Eight

    international October 27, 2010 1:52 pm no comments

    Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez claimed yet another Silverstone Tyres BTRDA Rally Championship victory on the 55th running of The Cambrian Rally, making it six wins out of eight rounds. In very wet and slippy conditions, Perez from Chesterfield, and Welsh co-driver Paul Spooner, were once again out in [...]

     
  • Barry & Brady back on IRC trail

    Barry & Brady back on IRC trail

    international October 11, 2010 1:43 pm no comments

    Irish Crew Daniel Barry and Martin Brady return to the IRC series to complete their 2010 campaign in the Scottish Highlands. The pairing have tackled a programme of selected rounds of this years IRC championship in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 but this will be their first foray onto gravel [...]

     
  • International Drivers Head Silver Fern Entry List

    International Drivers Head Silver Fern Entry List

    international October 11, 2010 10:32 am no comments

    With 20 International competitors signed up for the running of the 2010 NZ Silver Fern Marathon Rally, organisers are pleased to announce that South African driver Geoff Bell in a Ford Escort RS1800 was named as the No1 Historic Trophy seed, when the entry list was announced today. Bell and [...]

     
  • “Veteran” Rally Drivers Set to Honour Malcolm Stewart

    “Veteran” Rally Drivers Set to Honour Malcolm Stewart

    international September 7, 2010 11:21 am no comments

    Three of New Zealand’s “veteran” rally drivers are set along with over 75 others to honour the memory of the late Malcolm Stewart by competing in this weekend’s Trusthouse Racetech Rally Wairarapa, & its associated Malcolm Stewart Classic Rally. Palmerston North’s Brian Green, Timaru’s Carl Rabbidge and local driver Masterton’s [...]

     
  • Milner Wins 2010 MSA Gravel Rally Championship

    Milner Wins 2010 MSA Gravel Rally Championship

    international September 7, 2010 11:18 am no comments

    Former double British Rally Champion Jonny Milner and co driver Ian Windress took maximum championship points on the Sixty & Worcestershire National Rally today to take their third victory of the season and in doing so wrapped up the 2010 MSA Gravel Rally Championship with one round remaining. Needing a [...]

     
  • Woodpecker Win Sees Perez Clinch BTRDA Championship

    Woodpecker Win Sees Perez Clinch BTRDA Championship

    international September 7, 2010 11:14 am no comments

    Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez took a resounding victory on today’s Woodpecker Stages Rally and in doing so clinched the 2010 Silverstone Tyres BTRDA Rally Series with a round to spare. Driving the BTR-prepared ex Marcus Gronholm Ford Focus WRC07 and partnered by Welsh co driver Paul Spooner as [...]

     
  • Perez Claims Hollow Dukeries Victory

    Perez Claims Hollow Dukeries Victory

    international June 14, 2010 10:38 am no comments

    Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez scored a decisive victory in today’s Rainworth Skoda Dukeries Rally held in Sherwood Forest and as a result has moved to the head of the Silverstone Tyres BTRDA Rally Championship table. Perez, from Chesterfield, and Welsh co-driver Paul Spooner, were competing on the fifth [...]

     
  • Bird Just Misses Out on Rally Barbados Victory

    Bird Just Misses Out on Rally Barbados Victory

    international June 5, 2010 6:46 pm no comments

    Twelve months after finishing runner-up on the event for the second year in succession, Cumbrian rally driver Paul Bird couldn’t quite match his previous successes and had to settle for third place on last weekend’s SOL Rally Barbados behind local aces Roger Skeete and Paul Bourne. In one of the [...]

     
  • Pirelli TEG Sport Triumphant on Bulldog

    Pirelli TEG Sport Triumphant on Bulldog

    international March 29, 2010 12:44 pm no comments

    The Pirelli TEG Sport Rally Team scored a dominant victory on the opening round of the 2010 Dulux Trade MSA British Rally Championship when reigning champion Keith Cronin won the Bulldog International Rally of North Wales convincingly and a total of three TEG Sport cars finished the gruelling rally inside [...]

     
  • Perez Claims ‘Unexpected’ Victory on Malcolm Wilson Rally

    Perez Claims ‘Unexpected’ Victory on Malcolm Wilson Rally

    international March 8, 2010 11:42 am no comments

    When Kick Energy rally driver Steve Perez spun and lost a minute on the second stage of today’s Malcolm Wilson Rally, little did he expect to be crossing the finish line a few hours later as the winner having successfully defended the title he won last year. Driving the Ford [...]

     
  • Punctures Deny Bird Historic Win on Malcolm Wilson Rally

    Punctures Deny Bird Historic Win on Malcolm Wilson Rally

    international March 8, 2010 11:34 am no comments

    Penrith rally driver Paul Bird saw his hopes of a record breaking fourth win on the Malcolm Wilson Rally cruelly snatched from his grasp when he was forced to retire on the penultimate stage in his native Lake District today. Along with Scottish co driver Kirsty Riddick, the Rockstar Energy, [...]