Organiser: Harlech & District Motor Club Date: May 01 Where: Llanbedr Airfield Championships:
WAMC & ANWCC Stages: 8 Starters: 48.
Bob Fowden/Paul Wakely took their second Welsh Tarmacadam Rally Championship win
of the season when they scored an emphatic win on the Toyota Harlech Stages. The
pair won the 50-mile event, which was run in wet and murky conditions, by just under
Last year’s winners Wil Owen/Rob Hopewell led initially in their Escort as they beat
the four-wheel drive opposition by eight seconds on the opening stage. However, they
were slowed by transmission problems and lost the lead to Fowden on SS4 and retired
Fowden led from SS3 until the Finish, taking fastest time on six of the eight stages,
including all the last five.
The close fight for second place was won by Rob Tout/Ian Jones in their Lancer E10,
they ended the day 18 seconds ahead of the Darrian of Bruce Edwards/Jim Smith.
Fowden/Wakely now lead the Welsh Championship having taken three top scores from
Motorsport News - 11th May 2016
Toyota Harlech Stages
Harlech & District Motor Club
1st May 2016
Winners: Bob Fowden/Paul Wakely (Subaru Impreza WRC)