Tom Llewellin has been crowned Junior champion in the Pirelli Motorsport UK Welsh Forest Rally Championship, after clinching the title after another dominant performance on the Nicky Grist Stages. The talented Pembrokeshire teenager has won the Junior section on all six rallies held so far this year, setting an impressive pace in his Historic-spec Brace’s Bakery-backed Ford Escort Mk2. Llewellin’s prize for winning the Junior title is a test in a PCRS Rallysport Hyundai i20 R5, courtesy of onthepacenote.co.uk.
Elfyn Evans will miss the next round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Rally Finland. The 30-year old Dolgellau driver has been ruled out on medical grounds, having suffered a heavy landing at last weekend’s Rally Estonia. Currently sitting fourth in the championship standings, Evans will now focus on making a full and swift recovery to continue what has been a strong performance from him and co-driver Scott Martin so far this season.
Welsh jockey Connor Brace had two rides at far flung Perth in Scotland for his guvnor, Cotswold trainer Fergal O'Brien, and won on both (writes Brian Lee). The former national novice champion point-to-point rider won the Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle on six-year-old Carolls Milan, who was completing a three-timer and then took... Read More
Dual purpose trainer John Flint took the M&M Green Haulage Handicap Chase at Ffos Las (writes Brian Lee). His 10-year-old course and distance winner Lac Sacre finished 12 lengths ahead of the Evan Williams-trained Sutters Mill. Lac Sacre, a 9-1 chance, was partnered by Paddy Brennan. Earlier in the day, Williams' Flight To... Read More
Bradley Gibbs, who rode three winners at the Brecon & Talybont Hunt Point-To-Point Steeplechases, took his season's total of wins to 13 with a first at the Teme Valley & United Pack meeting. Gibbs was on board the Pip Hooley trained Ertidaad at Brampton Bryan in North Herefordshire. Ertidaad owner John Chinn... Read More
Llancarfan trainer Evan Williams had a winner at far-flung Carlisle when The Last Day came out on top (writes Brian Lee). The Last Day had been a runner-up in two previous starts. Stable jockey Adam Wedge was on board and seven-year-old The Last Day went off the 4-9 favourite in a Racing... Read More
Welsh riders Connor Brace, Lorcan Williams and Sean Bowen all caught the judge's eye at Exeter. Brace took the opening handicap hurdle on Phillip Hobbs's Smarty Wild. Just over 40 minutes later, Williams was successful on the top weighted Truckers Lodge for Paul Nicholls and later in the afternoon Sean Bowen won... Read More
Conditional jockey Connor Brace from Porthcawl came in for plenty of praise when scoring on Fergal O'Brien's Carrolls Milan at Ludlow (writes Brian Lee). Connor, a former national champion novice point-to-point rider, got his mount home by a length from Gold Chain in the mares' handicap hurdle much to the delight... Read More