Right, then. Here we go. The start of what will be a World Rally Championship winning year for Elfyn Evans. Hopefull For the first time in the sport’s history, a Welsh driver will begin the new season as favourite for the world rally title. Evans has finished runner-up for the last two seasons and the driver who has beaten him both times – eight-time world champion Sébastien Ogier - isn’t doing a full season.
Wales are close to securing their place in the netball tournament at the Commonwealth Games after boosting their world ranking. Head coach Sara Moore’s team beat the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man, and Gibraltar at the weekend in a tournament played at Ebbw Vale to secure the Wendy White trophy. It was the first international matches Wales have been able to host since 2019 and the victories have put them on the threshold of confirming their place at the Birmingham Games later this year.
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The last few weeks have been a time of remembrance for British motorsport. Articles have been written to... Read More
Motorsport UK and Natural Resources Wales (NRW) have signed a new access agreement which will allow competitive four-wheeled rallying on NRW-managed land in Wales for the next three years until 2023. For decades, NRW’s forests have played host to a range of motorsport, working effectively with Motorsport UK to stage... Read More
Pembrey Circuit Operators ‘Incredibly Disappointed’ To Cancel Yet Another Race Meeting Due To Arbitrary Welsh Government Rules
By Paul Evans Ben Taylor, the former boss of Wales Rally GB and now Group Chief Executive of the British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) which operates the Pembrey Circuit, says that he is ‘incredibly disappointed’ that it has been forced to cancel yet another race meeting at the venue – thanks... Read More
Fears are growing that rallying won’t return in Wales until the spring of 2021, unless the Welsh government allows non-spectator Covid-19 compliant trial events to take place. Some motor clubs have tried to organise experimental rallies, but optimism is turning to despair and frustration as the 30 maximum mass gatherings... Read More
Elfyn Evans is relishing the restart of the FIA World Rally Championship – even more so as the Welshman currently holds a strong second place in the title race having made his best-ever start to a season. After the opening three rounds before the global COVID-19 lockdown, Evans is... Read More
The immense and far-reaching benefits delivered by Wales Rally GB have been highlighted in a new infographic depicting many of the widespread rewards generated by last year’s staging of the UK’s annual round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Now that 2019’s final figures have been verified, it is... Read More