Night Owl Rally
Sponsored by Cambrian Hyundai
Aberystwyth & District Motor Club
1st/2nd April 2017
Winners: Kevin Davies/Dale Bowen (Ford Escort)
Organiser: Aberystwyth & District Motor Club
Date: 1st/2nd April 2017
Clerk of the Course: Irfon Richards & Einion Williams
Route: 110 Miles
Maps: 135 & 146
Kevin Davies’s returned to the Welsh Championship fray on the Night Owl Rally. He had missed the last two rounds but on the Aberystwyth event, along with navigator Dale Bowen, he took his third win of the year.
However it was a closer contest than his previous two wins as Andy Davies/Lee Taylor finished only six seconds behind. The latter crew would have won but for being delayed when the Astra of former event winners Steve Woods/Aled Richards broke down in front of them. Davies/Taylor lost 46 vital seconds to Davies/Bowen on that section.
With Welsh series leaders Mark ‘GT’ Robert/Dylan Jenkins missing the event due to illness, Davies’s win leaves the title race finely balance.
It was a tough rally with 39 crews failing to make the finish. Top seeds Lewis Morgan/Max Freeman were amongst these; they went out with an oil leak in their newly rebuilt Escort.
- Overall Positions
- Award Winners
- Time Penalty Details
- Fails and PC/RC Penalties
- Positions at Petrol
- Class Positions
- List of Starters
- WAMC Championship Points