Round 9 – the Harry Flatters Rally

It was business as usual for Llandysul man Will Mains who took his customary result at the top of the 1400cc Class with Claire Williams reading the notes. (Pictured left) Now moved up to third in the Championship and with an entry confirmed for the Rali Bae Ceredigion, the chances of a third FMP Victory is on the cards.

Richard Merriman and Kath Curzon (pictured right) also had a Class win. Climbing to tenth on the first loop, the engine in the Darrian developed a slight problem but even so the pair climbed to 8th overall by the finish.

FMP Contender Paul Spooner sat in with Rali Bae Ceredigion sponsor Damian Cole (pictured left)  to clinch the Rally Victory by 13 seconds in the Get Connected Ford Fiesta WRC.

Marcus Pagett showed the potential of his Nissan Micra Kit Car by finishing 10th, the result still seeing Junior Contender Rhys Stoneman hold top spot in the Co-drivers category. (Pictured right)

Arwel Jenkins has kept 2nd place after his third in Class amongst the Historic entries and a Class win for 21 year old Tom Murphy from Bunny near Nottingham in the RS1600 of Chris Skill sees him move up to third place.

A Top 20 finish for LLyr and Sion Jones sees  (pictured left). Llyr moves into the Top 20 in the Championship despite only having competed on three rounds.

For current scores following Round 9 click here.

The Press Launch for the Rali Bae Ceredigion takes place in Mid August with the Entry List released shortly after. With the Wales Rally GB supplementary regulations due to be released, a preview of both events will feature on this website.

A huge thanks to Mark Little from AutoAvia Photographic for the above photos.