fans converge on Brean
crowds of motor racing fans have converged on Brean this weekend
as more than 70 rally teams take part in the village's annual
Brean Leisure Park is hosting the popular K&R Mitsubishi Stages
Rally both today (Saturday, January 30th) and Sunday January 31st.
arrived on Friday for the pre-rally car scutineering, where the
cars were checked for conformity to the technical regulations.
At number 1 on the starting grid is Peter Lloyd, the winner at
Brean in 2009 in his Subaru Impreza.
number 2 is Dave Kynaston from Exeter in his Audi A3 Quatro, while
husband and wife team Steve and Yvonne Furzeland from Plymouth
are at the number three position with their Subaru Impreza WRC.
Rally sponsor and five times winner Karl Broad, MG Metro 6R4 will
be behind them.
by Club Rallysport West, the rally is this year supporting the
national charity Help for Heroes.
event will again welcome spectators on both days, with covered
seated grandstands and heated al-fresco snacks available in the
spectator area. Indoor catering facilities will also be available.
will be admitted to the park over both days of the rally by way
of a car parking charge only, which will include a souvenir rally
programme. The park opens both days from 8am.
stages this year have been designed so that spectators have full
view of the stage starts and merges as well as views into other
sections of the stages.
spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It should be a great
weekend of rally action - there is sure to be plenty of excitement."