Published: January 27, 2007
Exeter team leads 2007 Brean Rally at the end of first day

Also see: 2007 Rally Results | 2007 Rally Preview

David Kynaston and Andy Russell from Exeter in action

This Audi A3 Quattro, driven by David Kynaston and Andy Russell from Exeter, was the provisional leader of the 2007 Brean Rally at the end of the event's first day on Saturday (January 27th).

Despite bitterly cold temperatures, large crowds of spectators turned out to watch Saturday's six stages as 85 teams competing on the tarmac course at Brean Leisure Park.

.Day One Provisional Standings:

1st Car 2 Kynaston/Russell 27:01
2nd Car 5 Lloyd/Handley 27:31
3rd Car 4 Holder/Reeves 28:09
4th Car 6 Jones/Sanders 28:25
5th Car 1 Furzelands 28:36
6th Car 11 Threlfall/Harrison 28:38
7th Car 23 Harvey/Arberry 28:44
8th Car 12 Parnell/Bold 28:47
9th Car 20 Aldermans 28:59
10th Car 25 Willcox/Symes 29:04

NB: Results shown are provisional standings after six stages at 4pm on Day One

Kynaston and Russell held a provisional 30-second lead over second placed team Peter Lloyd and Graham Handley from Weston-super-Mare in their Impreza S9.

The popular annual rally - now in its 11th year - continues to attract the interest of top teams, including 2006 winners Steve and Yvonne Furzeland in their Impreza World Rally Car, 2005 winners Duncan Holder and Nick Reeves in their Metro 6R4.

Three Burnham-On-Sea rally teams are taking part including Dave Boden and Sara Wills, George Mullins and Des Wood, and Steve Leigh and Nick Parsons (all pictured below).

A further six stages are due to be held on Sunday when day two of the rally is held. Spectators are admitted to the venue by car parking only, which costs £15 per car and includes a souvenir rally programme.

In second place were Peter Lloyd and Graham Handley (above)

Danny and Jos Gibson's Corsa Sport was a little worse for wear!

Burnham's Dave Boden and Sara Wills were competing in a Sapphire

Burnham's Steve Leigh and Nick Parsons were competing in a 2100 cc Escort

Burnham's George Mullins and Des Wood with their 1275 cc Micra

RELATED LINKS:

2007 Rally:
2007 Provisional Entry List
2007 Brean Rally Preview

2006 Rally:
Online video footage of a car competing at the 2006 Brean Rally
2006 Brean Rally - Day Two Report
2006 Brean Rally - Day One Report
2006 Brean Rally Preview

2005 Rally:
2005 Brean Rally - Day Two Report
2005 Brean Rally - Day One Report

 


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