gear up for 19th annual Brean Rally as 90 drivers sign up
to 90 drivers are gearing up to take part in the 19th annual Brean
which is set to return to the village's Leisure Park in January.
2015 Brean Stages Rally will be held
over the weekend of January 24th and 25th and will form the opening
rounds of three major regional rally championships - the Association
of South Western Motor Clubs, Association West Midlands Motor
Clubs Heart of England and the Cotswold Motor Sport Group.
rally will be held entirely within the confines of Brean Leisure
Park and up to 90 rally cars will tackle the 12 special stages
over the two days.
will be the nineteenth consecutive year for the rally at Brean
and it promises to be as exciting and as big as ever with some
of the top rally crews from around the UK expected to enter,"
organiser Rod McKenna told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
is the popularity of this event that enquiries for entries have
been received from all parts of the UK."
rally is once again expected to attract a wide range of rally
cars from state of the art World Rally Cars to the ever popular
Ford Escorts, Vauxhall's and Peugeots."
great feature of the rally will be the pre-rally scutineering
of the cars, which will take place at the Weston College Campus
in the Locking Road on the Friday preceding the rally. This provides
an excellent chance for the public to see the rally cars close
up and admission to the campus is free."
organisers are ensuring that spectators are well looked after
with three spectator areas giving excellent viewing of the rally
stages. This together with a covered seated grandstand and the
parks inside and outside catering facilities will provide a weekend
extravaganza of motorsport."
will be admitted to the park over both days for an admission charge
of just £5 (accompanied children under 12 will be admitted
free) and car parking will be £5.
Lloyd and his co-driver Carl Sorensen raced to a 42-second win
over the 12 stages of the rally this year with the 2013 winners
Steve and Yvonne Furzeland (pictured) in second place.
Steve Furzeland and Yvonne Furzeland in their second-placed car