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Clerk of the Course: Nigel Roberts
Route: 130 Miles
Maps: 125 & 126
Winners: Ian 'Dude' Roberts/Andy Moss (VW Golf GTi)
Ian 'Dude' Roberts/Andrew Moss won Welsh Border CC’s Border 100 Rally, it was the driver's first ever overall win.
The event, which was a counter towards the West Midlands Road Rally Championship, used a 130 mile route in the area to the South and West of Oswestry, the rally starting and finishing in the Shropshire town.
The event saw a night long battle for the lead between the VW Golf of Roberts/Moss and the Peugeot 205 of Brynli Thomas/Paul Edwards. The decision was in doubt until the latter pairing wrong slotted on a foggy section in the second half, they lost almost a minute and allowed Roberts/Moss to take win with a victory margin of just thirty seconds.
Moonbeam winners Wayne Morris/Paul Middleton finished a further minute down in third, having had difficulty getting into the flow of the event.
The 2002 winners Glyn Price/Huw Jones were going well until an engine fire brought their Escort to a halt just prior to the halfway point. John Walsh/Neil Spiers were clean after two sections but then went off the road, they burnt out the clutch on their VW Golf getting back on the tarmac. A split hose caused the retirement the Peugeot 205 GTi of Tony Gush/Brynmor Pierce.
There was a good battle for the win in the Semi-Expert class with local knowledge allowing Gareth Jones/Iwan Jones to beat Steve Wynn/Chris Wynn, the two crews finishing in seventh and eighth places overall.
In the Novice Class Adrian Griffiths/Dean Davies took the class win, finishing just over a minute ahead of Bob Tansley/Neil Smallman.
|1||Ian 'Dude' Roberts||Andy Moss||VW Golf GTi||12m 25s|
|2||Brynli Thomas||Paul Edwards||Peugeot 205 GTi||12m 55s|
|3||Wayne Morrisce||Paul Middleton||Ford Escort||14m 01s|
|4||Ian Lloyd||Adrian Smart||Toyota Corolla||14m 23s|
|5||Howard Price||Baz Green||Vauxhall Astra||14m 43s|
|6||Derwyn Evans||Dave Evison||Vauxhall Nova||14m 51s|
|7||Gareth Jones||Iwan Jones||Vauxhall Astra GTE||15m 45s|
|8||Steve Wynn||Chris Wynn||Ford Escort||19m 43s|
|9||Richard Howells||Ben Innes||VW Golf GTi||20m 25s|
|10||Kev Parry||Gareth Price||Toyota Corolla||21m 41s|
|11||Adrian Hodgson||Chris Lightburn||Renault 18||22m 17s|
|12||Mark Price||Roger Evans||Ford Escort||22m 28s|
|13||Ian Furniss||Russell Roberts||Peugeot 205 GTi||23m 33s|
|14||Kev Nunns||Adrian Higman||Ford Sierra||26m 40s|
|15||Ian Jones||Peter Tomlinson||VW Golf||28m 04s|
|16||Dan Sharp||Allen Hart||Renault Clio Diesel||31m 37s|
|17||Ian Williams||Paul Price||Vauxhall Astra||32m 32s|
|18||Adrian Griffiths||Dean Davies||Peugeot 309 GTi||33m 44s|
|19||Stephen Edwards||Ian Vale||Peugeot 205 GTi||34m 21s|
|20||Garry Preston||Mike Sones||Mini Clubman||34m 21s|
|21||Chris Thompson||Justin Cotton||VW Golf GTi||34m 31s|
|22||Bob Tansley||Neil Smallman||Peugeot 205 GTi||34m 58s|
|23||Brian Spurr||Steve Bishop||Ford Escort||35m 15s|
|24||Darren Leeson||Ian Hewlett||Ford Escort||36m 44s|
|25||Glyn Williams||Dai 'Factory' Jones||Ford Escort RS2000||36m 56s|
|26||Baron Glaze||Peter Davies||Ford Escort||1F 20m 26s|
|27||Neil Nicholas||Martin Phasey||MG Maestro||1F 34m 51s|
|28||Eifion Davies||Richard Jackson||Peugeot 205 GTi||1F 35m 07s|
|29||Kev Luxmore||Nick Dixon||Peugeot 205||1F 39m 06s|
|30||Bob Gush||Kevin Warlow||Vauxhall Astra GTE||1F 53m 52s|
|31||Mark 'GT' Roberts||Dawn Watkins||VW Golf GTi||2F 47m 29s|
|32||Bob Ward||Jonty Bloxham||Ford Escort||2F 54m 00s|
|33||Richard Evans||Terry Bennett||Vauxhall Astra SR||4F 56m 25s|
|34||Alistair Hunter||Andy Morley||Peugeot 205 GTi||7F 37m 53s|
|35||Daniel Williams||John Tomley||Vauxhall Nova||9F 45m 03s|
|36||John Leckie||Heath Griffiths||Subaru Impreza||12F 15m 39s|
|37||Nick Bamford||Dave Skinner||Ford Fiesta||18F 46m 25s|
|38||Tony Watkin||Medwyn Evans||Vauxhall Nova||19F 43m 41s|
|39||Alan Bradbury||Geoff Evanson||Ford Escort||23F 1h 00m 06s|