January 23, 2011
Rally 2011: Third successive win for 'delighted' Peter Lloyd
turbo-charged team of Peter Lloyd and Carl Sorenson have won Brean's
Rally for a third consecutive year - the first rally team to do
race aces led the event at the end of Saturday's first day of
racing at Brean Leisure Park in their Subaru Impreza, pictured
above, and then continued their blistering form during Sunday.
competed the twelve stages 63 seconds ahead of second-placed David
Kynaston and Chris Beare in their Audi A3.
Third place was won by Steve and Yvonne Furzeland in their Impreza,
a further 65 seconds back.
Peter Lloyd told Burnham-On-Sea.com he was "delighted"
to have won the event for the third time in a row - his fifth
in the event's history, which equals Karl Broad's long-standing
27 cars fell by the wayside during the Saturday stages, the majority
of the retirements due to mechanical failures.
Organiser Rod McKenna told Burnham-On-Sea.com he was pleased
with how the weekend had gone. "It was another cracking success
- one of the best-ever in our 15 years of racing here. The competitors
really enjoyed it and it all ran like clockwork. The weather was
also kind to us for the whole weekend."
15th annual K&R Mitsubishi Stages Rally this year supported
Help for Heroes and local charity Highbridge Dreamscheme.
Simon Munden and Gordon Leigh in action in their Escort Mk2
Trevor Norman and Ian Hobman were on top form in their Subaru
A new innovation this year was a big screen opposite the grandstand
Darren and Sue Underwood were in acton in their Vauxhall Nova
Gary La Coadou and Paul Hollingham (17) battled it out with
Stuart Bliss and Rich Marsh (22)
This Aston Martin GT was one of the dozens of vehicles taking
Martin and Peter Newcombe's Mitsubishi Evo 6 starts one of
Richard Baker and David Porter needed a helping hand in their
Andy Phipp and Alison Hemming's Anglia careered into a ditch
A total of 75 cars lined up at the start of Saturday's 2011