Bulletin 3 - 25th January 2016

Ties at the top.  After the Jack Frost Stages this year we have a tie for the lead in both the overall driver and co-driver tables.  Barry Renwick in his Proton Millington is equal with Paul Swift in his Ford Escort Mk2 in the driver’s section as both have finished first and second in the opening 2 rallies.  While the same crew’s co-driver’s, Steve Dargan and Jessica Swift, are also level.


A full lowdown on all our championship contender’s efforts at Croft is: -


Car 2 Barry Renwick Steve Dargan Proton Millington Finished 6th overall

Car 6 Paul Swift Jessica Swift Ford Escort Mk2 Finished 3rd overall

Car 9 John Stone Ford Fiesta Finished 7th overall

Car 10 Stuart Walker Jack Morton Skoda Fabia Finished 11th overall

Car 11 David White Subaru Impreza Finished 8th overall

Car 15 Alistair Hutchinson Renault Clio Finished 10th overall

Car 16 Tim Finch Terry Martin Ford Fiesta Finished 52nd overall

Car 17 Barry and Michael Lindsay Mitsubishi Evo9 Finished 12th overall

Car 18 Joe Cunningham Marc Fowler Vauxhall Corsa Finished 18th overall

Car 19 Ken Bills BMW Compact Finished 27th overall

Car 22 Andrew Fawcett Chris Purvis Vauxhall Nova Retired, gearbox

Car 23 Lee HastingsJ ulie McGuire Subaru Impreza Finished 14th overall

Car 29 Mark Thompson Thomas Bruce Peugeot 206 Finished 19th overall

Car 31 Richard Wardle Hillman Avenger Finished 26th overall

Car 37 Ed Todd Andy Brown GTM Coupe Finished 21st overall

Car 45 Geoffrey Harkness Vauxhall Corsa Finished 39th overall

Car 52 Rob Snowden Ford Escort Mk2 Finished 28th overall

Car 53 Bill Bates Peugeot 106 Finished 66th overall

Car 54 Stephen Bethwaite Ann Forster Vauxhall Nova Finished 33rd overall

Car 62 Steven Irwin Vauxhall Nova Finished 25th overall

Car 65 Graham and David Malthouse Mitsubishi Evo6 Finished 20th overall

Car 66 Colin Butler Renault Clio Finished 58th overall

Car 72 Kevin Mathers Craig Forsyth Peugeot 205 Finished 54th overall

Car 74 Nigel and Helen Harkness Vauxhall Corsa Finished 43rd overall

Car 79 Gary Laverick Phil Kenny Ford Puma Finished 45th overall

Car 82 John Nicholson Peter Littlefield Ford Escort Mk2 Finished 49th overall

Car 84 Jeff and Owen Malthouse Peugeot 205 Finished 69th overall


And finally, there are some entries available for the North West Stages on the 5th and 6th February.  All those people who were on the original list of reserves have now been allocated a run so if anyone is thinking about doing the rally but hasn’t placed an entry yet, they should do so without delay – see you at Blackpool !