ROAD RALLY ROUND-UP
Having maintained a consistently high pace throughout the night, Dale Furniss/ Nick Bloxham achieved their second Welsh Championship win of the year on the PK Memorial Rally. In a nicely timed event, the winners dropped time at four controls but just reached their target at a number of others.
Ian ‘Dude’ Roberts/gwawr Hughes were never far behind and took second place, a result that signifies these two crews will be fighting for the championship at the end of the season. A VW Golf 1-2-3 was rounded off by Mark ‘GT’ Roberts/ Dylan Jenkins.
Carwyn Evans/dylan John Williams might have challenged for the win but lost three minutes changing a puncture in the first half. They were the quickest crew over the second half and recovered to ninth at the Finish. Punctures also led to the retirements of top seeds John Paul Williams/max Freeman and Mark Lennox/ian Beamond.
Organiser: Bala & District Motor Club When: June 25/26 Where: North Wales Championships: WAMC & ANWCC Route: 95 miles Starters: 69. 1 Dale Furniss/ Nick Bloxham (VW Golf GTI); 2 Ian ‘Dude’ Roberts/ Gwawr Hughes (Golf GTI); 3 Mark ‘GT’ Roberts/ Dylan Jenkins (Golf GTI); 4 Rhys Mcloughlin/ Michael Gilbey (Peugeot 205 GTI); 5 John Davies/aled Richards (Vauxhall Astra); 6 Reian Jones/ Cadog Davies (Seat Ibiza GTI); 7 Steve King/ Dilwyn John (BMW 318Ti); 8 Ross Kenyon/ Steve Fletcher (Proton Satria); 9 Carwyn Evans/ Dylan John Williams (Ford Escort); 10 Arwel Griffiths/ Llion Williams (Peugeot 205).
Class winners: Experts: King/john; Semi-experts: Kenyon/ Fletcher; Novices: Dan Williams/ Rhodri Jones (Escort).