Wells aiming for GB national in Fiesta
BTRDA Rally First frontrunner Richard Wells will do Wales Rally GB in his new Ford Fiesta ST this year.
Wells is in the middle of fighting for the overall Rally First title, and is currently fifth after two low scores with reliability issues in his VW Polo. When the car has worked the Rugely driver has consistently been in the top two in the class. He leads the RF1.6 category won by Nick Carr and Joe Sturdy in a similar car last year.
“I’m really looking forward to getting in it and doing some testing,” said Wells. “I think it will be a bit different, just using it on the road last night with the dogbox, it has a lot more power.”
Wells will endure a baptism of fire debuting the car on Rally GB before stepping up to the car full-time next year.
“I’m going to put my entry in when they’re open. It’s really to get used to the car before the season kicks off next year with the ST Trophy.”