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Clerk of the Course: Brynmor Pierce
Route: 100 Miles
Maps: 116 & 117
Winners: Stu Kelso/Eilir Jones (Peugeot 205 GTi)
Stu Kelso/Eilir Jones took their Peugeot 205 to a clear win on Broughton & Bretton MC’s John Morgan Memorial Challenge.
The rally saw fifty-nine crews tackle a demanding 100 mile route in North East Wales.
The event contained two regularity sections, with secret time controls. One of these, in the maze of lanes below Halkyn Mountain, opened proceedings. Kelso/Jones picked up the least penalties here and, having cleaned the remainder of the first half, arrived in at the halfway point with a lead of thirteen seconds.
Mark Price/Roger Evans (Ford Escort) were in second place, while Richard Parry/Owen Dodd (Peugeot 205 GTi) were in third, just three seonds further back. However the latter crew failed to make the Finish, they went off the road when they were caught up in the dust of a car that they had caught.
Ian 'Dude' Roberts/Neil Spiers (VW Golf GTi) held fourth place, being the only other crew with penalties of under two minutes, however they fell back in the second half and finished in sixth place.
The critical part of the second half was a two mile regularity, like the first, with a secret ITC. Once again Kelso/Jones put in the best performance and extended their lead to over a minute. They held this until the Finish to give the navigator his maiden rally victory.
Mark Price/Roger Evans finished 1m 11s behind and took the runner up spot. Strong second half performances saw Steven Roberts/Alan Jôs (Peugeot 205 GTi) and Dave Jones/Baz Green (BMW 323i) move up to take third and fourth places.
The last minute partnership of Mark 'GT' Roberts/Denny Harris (VW Golf GTi) took the Semi-Expert class win and fifth place overall. Bryn Jones/Michael Hughes followed up their Novice Class win a week earlier on the Eagle by taking the leading novice award on the John Morgan Memorial; they finished in tenth place.
Top seeds Brynli Thomas/Steve Herbert finished in twenty-seventh place having lost 25 minutes after going off the road. Shane Richards/Jon Madoc-Jones retired when their Astra's steering column broke.
|1||Stuart Kelso||Eilir Jones||Peugeot 205 GTi||1m 30s|
|2||Mark Price||Roger Evans||Ford Escort||2m 41s|
|3||Steven Roberts||Alan Jôs||Peugeot 205 GTi||2m 57s|
|4||Dave Jones||Baz Green||BMW 323i||3m 01s|
|5||Mark 'GT' Roberts||Denny Harris||VW Golf GTi||3m 11s|
|6||Ian 'Dude' Roberts||Neil Spiers||VW Golf GTi||3m 29s|
|7||Owen Turner||Graham Raeburn||Rover Metro GTi||3m 41s|
|8||Richard Parry||Owen Dodd||Peugeot 205||3m 56s|
|9||Bob Gush||Kevin Warlow||Peugeot 306||4m 06s|
|10||Bryn Thomas||Michael Hughes||Ford Escort||4m 35s|
|11||Tom Edwards||Lee Evans||Toyota Corolla||5m 29s|
|12||Wyn Williams||Gwyn Jones||Peugeot 205||6m 04s|
|13||Rhys Lloyd Jones||Alwyn Ieuan Roberts||Peugeot 205 GTi||7m 18s|
|14||Tony Gush||Gareth Price||Peugeot 205 GTi||8m 12s|
|15||John Jones||Stephen Davies||Reanult 11 Turbo||8m 29s|
|16||Mark Jones||Warren Cardwell||Peugeot 205 GTi||10m 34s|
|17||Clifford Washbrook||Brian Harrison||Peugeot 205 GTi||11m 22s|
|18||Steve Guest||Rob Guest||VW Golf||11m 32s|
|19||Paul Edwards||Adrian Green||Peugeot 205 GTi||13m 02s|
|20||Gwyn Morris||Shaun Baker||Peugeot 205 GTi||13m 25s|
|21||Sheila Matthews||Alan Pemberton||Ford Escort RS2000||13m 37s|
|22||Emyr Jones||Paul Roberts||Toyota Corolla||14m 49s|
|23||Robert O'Dowd||David O'Dowd||Vauxhall Nova SR||15m 52s|
|24||Jonathan Bossen||Stephen Prince||Subaru Impreza||17m 56s|
|25||Nick Banks||Reg Gradden||Citroen ZX||18m 18s|
|26||Brynli Thomas||Steve Herbert||Subaru Impreza||39m 52s|
|27||Tegid Evans||Frank Mortimer||Vauxhall Nova||46m 16s|
|28||Steve Southall||Chris Webber||Toyota Corolla||1F 05m 41s|
|29||Bryn Jones||Dewi Gwyn Roberts||Ford Sierra||1F 06m 47s|
|30||Gareth Edwards||Carl Jones||Vauxhall Chevette||1F 07m 23s|
|31||Gruff Parry||Eifion Jones||Vauxhall Nova GSi||1F 07m 48s|
|32||Kevin Peacock||Barry Jones||Peugeot 205||1F 08m 20s|
|33||Dylan Williams||Andrew Singleton||Hillman Avenger||1F 11m 59s|
|34||Len Evans||Mark Thomas||Renault C210||1F 15m 51s|
|35||Keith Groom||Carl Darby||Peugeot 205 GTi||1F 17m 00s|
|36||Allan Roberts||Simon Cartwright||Ford Escort||1F 17m 17s|
|37||Mark Davies||Sarah Cartwright||Vauxhall Astra||2F 08m 07s|
|38||Mark Jones||Mike Jones||Ford Escort||2F 10m 19s|
|39||Gareth Clarke||Gareth Williams||Ford Escort||2F 10m 58s|
|40||David Dulwyn Jones||Emyr Wyn Morris||Peugeot 309||3F 11m 26s|
|41||Gerallt Williams||Gareth Owen||Ford Escort Mexico||3F 13m 24s|
|42||Richard Selwyn Thomas||Alan Adams||Peugeot 205 GTi||5F 09m 11s|
|43||Mark Carter||Gordon Pirie||MG Maestro||5F 23m 23s|
|44||Nigel Stephenson||Steve Roberts||Peugeot 205 GTi||6F 09m 35s|
|45||Tony Watkin||Medwyn Evans||Vauxhall Nova||6F 34m 24s|
|46||Roger Powley||Leigh Powley||Toyota Corolla||9F 11m 24s|