Following a lacklustre performance on the RAC where I didn’t seem to be able to get on the pace at all, I was determined to do a little better in the Riponian. Rob Hart was once again on board as navigator, now on his fourth ever rally and the second

Getting Ready

Remarkably, the car had been ready for the rally for some time. There were a couple of jobs that were outstanding and left until the last minute; like swapping the rear leaf springs and fitting the new front disks and pads. The car was loaded onto the trailer

Driver : Dave Hemingway
Navigator : Rob Hart

I entered with Rob Hart from Horbury Bridge, Wakefield. Another Wakefield and District Motorsports Club member and it was only his third time in a rally car, his first venture onto a multi-venue rally and also his first experience in the

Driver : Dave Hemingway
Navigator : Simon Ashton

The weekend started off badly on Thursday when the car was delivered to Pud at Woodfield Garage for a quick once-over before the rally started on Friday. What was scheduled to be a spanner check and an oil change after a

Driver : Dave Hemingway
Navigator : Simon Ashton
Car 75: Sarah Jane – The New Escort

This rally started way back in April for me. I’d had the new shell sitting in the garage for almost a year and the current car was deteriorating fast. A series of