& Photos: Brean Rally 2015
thrills crowds with high-speed action
flocked to the 19th annual Brean Rally at the weekend for two
days of high-speed action where over 100 competitors blazed a
trail around the track.
Dry weather left perfect driving conditions for the 12 stages
of racing around Brean Leisure Park.
Steve and Yvonne Furzeland clinched the winner's title in their
Subaru Impreza S12 World Rally Car, but he had to beat the competition.
Arron Newby from Cumbria, also competing in a Subaru Impreza,
had been in top spot at the end of Saturday's racing with a ten-second
the racing restarted on Sunday, he increased his lead but then
his turbo blew up during the second stage, putting him out of
the event and giving Steve Furzeland the title.
Burnham's MP Tessa Munt presented the winner's trophy to the
Furzelands, as pictured.
Organiser Rod McKenna told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The event
went really well - we've had a super weekend of rallying, watched
by big crowds of thousands of people."
Among the teams was Burnham's Stuart Duckett and Matt Isaac,
who had a good event in a Peugeot 206. "It's been a great
weekend - we're happy with how it's gone," said Matt.
Burnham duo Stuart Duckett and Matt Isaac did well in their Peugeot
Danielle Furzeland and Jason Parsonage in their Subaru Imprezea
This Peugeot 206 suffered front-end damage during Sunday's stages
Spencer Chard and David Tortoishell from Weston had a great round
Brian Davis and Ian Davis powering past the stands in their Ford
A Honda Civic was driven by Richard Bliss and Jamie Vaughan
The event got the thumbs-up from spectators watching the action
Taunton's Tim Self and Kelly Kay in action in their Subaru S14
This sleek Davrian Dragon was driven by Rick Neal and Paul Leyfield
Philip Hopkins and David Jenkins in their Mitsubishi Evo6
The annual rally proved a hit with local spectators over the
Jeff Brown and Chris Pratt in a super-charged Vauxhalll Chevette
Philip Turner and Simon Athony in their Mitsubishi Evo9
Steve and Yvonne Furzeland celebrating their Brean Rally 2015
Taunton's James Self and Dan Creswell were in good form in their
Citroen C2 R2
Peter Self and Mike Gray in their Subaru during Sunday's 19th
annual Brean Rally
Photos: Burnham-On-Sea.com and Mike Lang