Organiser: Aberystwyth & District Motor Club Date: April 01/02 Where: Mid-Wales Championships:
WAMC & ANWCC Route: 120 Miles Starters: 85.
Kevin Davies’s returned to the Welsh Championship fray on the Night Owl Rally. He
had missed the last two rounds but on Saturday night, 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