Published: January 31, 2010
Brean Rally 2010: World Rally Car aces win action-packed race

Peter Lloyd and Graham Handley dominated this year's Brean Rally, winning the event in blistering form for the second year in a row.

The speedy duo, driving an Impreza S12 World Rally Car, finished Sunday's event 42 seconds ahead of David Kynaston and Andy Russell in a Audi A3.

.Brean Rally Final Top 10 Positions

1 Peter Lloyd/Graham Handley - Impreza S12 WRC
2 David Kynaston/Andy Russell - Audi A3
3 Steve Furzeland/Yvonne Furzeland - Impreza WRC
4 Karl Broad/Roger Grant - Metro 6R4
5 James Harvey/Paul Arberry - Impreza
6 Neil Weaver/Bonnie Fishburn - Darrian T9
7 Jim Munden/Tony Munden - Escort
8 Julian Wilkes/Will Rutherford - Vauxhall Nova
9 Geoffrey Bennett/John Billet- Escort Mk2
10 Richard Baker/Dave Perrott - Escort

Click here for full results and here for the award winners

Peter told Burnham-On-Sea.com he was understandably "very pleased" with how the weekend had gone. "We've enjoyed the event and are delighted to win for a second year."

Third place was taken by the Subaru Impreza of Steve Furzeland, which was another 52 seconds adrift.

Among the local teams taking part was Burnham-On-Sea's Phil Davies and Phillipa Le Coadou in a Toyota MR2. Phillipa told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This was our first rally at Brean in this car and we were delighted to finish 19th overall. Our Toyota is a fairly standard car that doesn't handle this tight course particularly well."

Burnham's Chris Barter and Matt Isaac were also competing in a Vauxhall Nova.

Chris said: "We're delighted to have come away with a second place in our class and are very pleased the car is fully intact - we just wanted to finish and anything more was a bonus!"

A large crowd of spectators braved bitterly cold weather conditions to watch the two days of action, which was held at Brean Leisure Park. Click here for online video of a car taking part in the rally.

Peter Lloyd was delighted to win the rally for a second year

Second-placed David Kynaston and Andy Russell with their Audi A3

Burnham's Chris Barter and Matt Isaac were competing in their Vauxhall Nova

Burnham-On-Sea's Phil Davies and Phillipa Le Coadou with their Toyota MR2

The winning car on the starting line during one of Saturday's stages

Among the spectators was local politician and motor racing fan Tessa Munt, seen here being interviewed by event commentator Chris Hutchins

This 1998 Ford Escort was one of the older cars speeding around the course

The spectators bundled up with many layers to watch the action

The event again attracted widespread media interest

Tessa was also on hand to present trophies and awards to the winners

The rally ended abruptly for car 33 when Darren and Sue Underwood's Vauxhall Nova careered off the road!

 


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