Britain’s Got Talent

Here’s a video of Kris Meeke going head-to-head with Guy Wilks in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge series… A fantastic display of driving skill from both! Handbrakes & Hairpins is a FREE weekly eMagazine. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for … Continue reading Britain’s Got Talent

Rally Sliven to form part of exciting climax to IRC season six

This year’s Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) is set for a thrilling climax with four events of the all-action series remaining including Rally Sliven, an exciting addition to the IRC schedule for 2012. Following this week’s Prime Yalta Rally in Ukraine, where crews are currently completing their final preparations prior to the competitive action getting underway this Friday (14 September), the IRC will make its first visit to Bulgaria from 28-30 September. Rally Sliven represents an intriguing prospect for IRC regulars and newcomers alike. New to the series for this season, the event is a mainstay of the Bulgarian national championship … Continue reading Rally Sliven to form part of exciting climax to IRC season six

Yagiz Avci claims IRC Prime Yalta Rally win

Yağiz Avci has entered the record books as the first Turkish driver to win a round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge since the all-action series begun six years ago following his success on the Prime Yalta Rally in Ukraine yesterday.

Piloting an M-Sport Ford Fiesta S2000, the three-time Turkish champion reached the finish on the banks of the Black Sea more than three minutes ahead of his closest rival. A sterling performance from start to finish enabled Robert Consani to clinch the runner-up spot, as well as the first IRC podium for French manufacturer Renault. His maiden top-three plus an IRC Production Cup and IRC 2WD Cup double earned Consani the prestigious Colin McRae IRC Flat Out Trophy. Continue reading “Yagiz Avci claims IRC Prime Yalta Rally win”