BO­GIE’S 2016 SEA­SON

Motor Sport News - - Bogie’s Brc Challenge -

Mid­wales: First rally in his new Skoda Fabia R5. Time­con­sum­ing spin on SS3 left him fourth in tricky con­di­tions.

Cir­cuit of Ire­land: Went off in free prac­tice re­mov­ing the chance to qual­ify and get a good road po­si­tion. Showed pace on first visit to the event de­spite ra­di­a­tor and tyre choice prob­lems. Fin­ished fourth in BRC.

Pirelli Carlisle: Was sec­ond head­ing into the fi­nal day but got stuck in a ditch push­ing to keep up with CA1 team-mate and even­tual win­ner Fredrik Ah­lin.

Scot­tish: Played his joker hop­ing for a home win. Two punc­tures on the one-day event didn’t help de­spite scorching times. A bro­ken ra­di­a­tor put him out on the road sec­tion to­wards the cer­e­mo­nial fin­ish. Given a DNF as a re­sult.

Nicky Grist: Landed awk­wardly off a jump on Satur­day morn­ing and broke the in­ter­cooler pipe. Lost a minute in the next stage and was forced to play catch up from then on. Went well on Sun­day’s Epynt stages and fin­ished fourth over­all.

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