2023 British Rally Championship launches in Cumbria
The Motorsport UK British Rally Championship is again for 2023, with the Malcolm Wilson Rally in Cumbria marking the start of its sixty fifth season. Though heavy snow minimize eight levels down to 5, there was no scarcity of spectacular racing, with a brand new era of BRC rivals going head-to-head with seasoned drivers.
M-Sport manufacturing unit driver Adrien Fourmaux and co-driver Alex Coria took the victory of their Ford Fiesta Rally2, with 2022’s runners up Keith Cronin and Mikie Galvin passing the end line 53 seconds later in second place. Fourmaux mentioned: ‘These levels are lovely and are superb to drive. Maybe not really easy with the ice and snow very first thing, however these final two passes of Greystoke have been simply muddy and it was simply nice enjoyable.’
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Recent from Hyundai, James Williams hit the 5 levels in a Fiesta Rally2, whereas multi-event winner and BTRDA champion Elliot Payne and 2017 Welsh Rally Championship winner Callum Black have been additionally competing of their Rally2s. Junior BRC champions Eamonn Kelly and co-driver Conor Mohan made the transfer to BRC1 in 2023, with the pair now preventing for the title within the Volkswagen Polo GTI that took them to a podium ultimately 12 months’s Cambrian Rally. Having stepped up from the Junior BRC class, Johnnie Mulholland and co-driver Eoin Treacy made their BRC debut in Ford’s all-wheel-drive Fiesta Rally3.
The Beatson’s Constructing Provides Jim Clark Rally is up subsequent, bringing the sequence to the Scottish borders on Might 26/27. Monitor the most recent BRC developments by visiting www.britishrallychampionship.co.uk or on East Auto Information, Instagram and Twitter utilizing #BRC.
2023 British Rally Championship calendar
|Spherical 1||Malcolm Wilson Rally – Cockermouth||11 March|
|Spherical 2||Beatson’s Constructing Provides Jim Clark Rally – Duns||26/27 Might|
|Spherical 3||Ardeca Ypres Rally – Ypres, Belgium||23/24 June|
|Spherical 4||Trendy Tyres Ulster Rally – Newry||18/19 August|
|Spherical 5||Get Related Rali Ceredigion – Aberystwyth||2/3 September|
|Spherical 6||Trackrod Rally Yorkshire – Filey||22/23 September|
|Spherical 7||Go to Conwy Cambrian Rally – Llandudno||27/28 October|