Middleton makes it at last!...
Having missed out on victory by just six-tenths of a second in 2004, Craig Middleton has won Rallye Sunseeker, the opening round of the MSA Gravel Rally Championship, in his Hyundai Accent WRC. After 15 special stages, he and co-driver Robin Hernaman...
Middleton Makes it Count
After missing out on winning by less than a second two years ago, Welshman Craig Middleton and co driver Robin Hernaman took a sensational victory as Rallye Sunseeker celebrated its twenty first anniversary in Bournemouth this weekend. Driving the Matador Tyres backed Hyundai Accent WRC...
Awesome Display from Bird
Despite a major gearbox problem, defending ANCRO Rally Champion Paul Bird got his 2006 season off to a great start by claiming a third place finish on Rallye Sunseeker today. Along with co driver Ian Windress and driving the Derek McGarrity, Pirelli backed Subaru Impreza WRC S9...
Second Place for Perez on Rallye Sunseeker
For the second time in a month VK Vodka Kick Rally Driver Steve Perez claimed runner up spot, this time on the opening round of the MSA Gravel Rally Championship based in Bournemouth this weekend.
Bird Grabs Sunseeker Lead
The twenty first running of the Rallye Sunseeker got underway in a freezing cold Bournemouth this evening with 2005 ANCRO National Champions Paul Bird and Ian Windress setting fastest time on the opening two stages to grab the rally lead overnight.
Bird Flies into Rallye Sunseeker Lead
For the third year in succession Penrith rally driver Paul Bird stamped his authority on the opening night of the twenty first running of the Rallye Sunseeker based in Bournemouth this evening.
Alistar has tough time getting to Bournemouth
The 2006 Scottish Championship got off to a bang with the Snowman rally in Inverness. Local rally ace and current Grp N Scottish Champion, Alistair Tough made history by being the first person in the UK to rally the latest model Subaru Imprezza N12.
Local champion lines up for local event
Dorset's most successful rally driver Steve Hendy is looking forward to getting back on the forest tracks for this weekend's Rallye Sunseeker. The double national champion, who lives in Ferndown, will be back behind the wheel of the Hendy Group Escort WRC for his local event and relishing the chance to wow the local crowds.
Change of gear for Nicholls
2005 Tempest Rally winner Will Nicholls will contest this weekend's Rally Sunseeker in a new Kumho Tyres supported Prodrive Subaru P2000. 'It'll take some getting used to and as is normal with these things, my first real drive of the car will be along the Seafront Super Special on Friday night'.
ANCRO pays tribute with Subaru Memorial Trophy
The new for 2006 Subaru Group N Trophy supported by Prodrive and running within the MSA National Gravel Rally Championship, will honour the memory of former competitor, Dave Wood, who tragically was killed in a road accident three years ago.
Evans opens campaign on Border Counties!...
One of the early entries received by the organisers for the Brick & Steel Border Counties Rally (Saturday 18th March) is from GWYNDAF EVANS (Dinas Mawddwy). The former Ford & Seat works rally driver has entered the second round of the MSA National Gravel Championship in a brand-new Mitsubishi Lancer EVO9 as a prelude to a full season in the British Rally Championship.
All set for seaside special
The eagerly anticipated battle for the 2006 MSA Gravel Rally Championship gets underway just one week tonight when crews from all over the UK, and a few from even beyond, converge on the seaside resort of Bournemouth for the annual ANCRO season opener as the 21st annual Rallye Sunseeker bursts into life.
Marcus in the mood for Sunseeker glory!
Four time Rallye Sunseeker winner Marcus Dodd is all geared up and ready for action as he aims to make it an historic fifth time lucky on February 24/25th. The Hyundai Accent WRC driver from Poole in Dorset is determined to get his MSA National Gravel Rally Championship campaign off to a flying start on home soil.
World rallying comes to Bournemouth!...
RALLYE SUNSEEKER (24/25th February) has attracted such a high-quality entry that the first 15 crews are all using World Rally Cars in their attempt to win it! 2006 is the 21st year that the event has formed the opening round of the MSA National Gravel Rally Championship – and what a way to celebrate!
Bird seeks Sunseeker success in Subaru
2005 National Rally Champion Paul Bird returns to the place where his successful campaign got underway twelve months ago, when he contests the Rally Sunseeker based in Bournemouth next weekend.
Dorset Police take on Sunseeker 2006
Two Dorset police officers taking part in the first round of the prestigious and challenging ANCRO National Gravel Rally Championship are taking their rally car to London's Trafalgar Square – to promote road safety and driving excellence.