BTRDABritish Trials and Rally Drivers Association
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Other anticipated front-runners in the blue riband category will be former European and Belgian touring car champion Jos Sterkens, erstwhile world hot rod champion Gary Pusey and reigning BTRDA title - holders Simon Horton, Kieran Curran and Jeff Hope-Davies.
To win the BTRDA N3 Championship and to perform like we did against more powerful cars in the English Championship has been fantastic.
Eventually finishing third in the overall season standings for the 1400cc class, Simpson now plans to move away from the BTRDA series and enter next season's British Rally Championship.
Tue, though, wasn't registered for championship points, so Taylor and Smith were the first B10 class BTRDA crew.
And he'll be back behind the wheel of his Vauxhall Nova when Darlington and District Motor Club stage the final round of the this season's Autosport International BTRDA National Championship at Croft on Sunday, November 15.
Having already sat with four other drivers, this has been a busy year for Nieroda as he looks forward to the BTRDA and Welsh Championship round getting underway from Ludlow Racecourse on Saturday.
The crews will compete on home territory in the last round of the BTRDA series at the North Wales Car Club organised and AVS Motorsport sponsored Cambrian Rally on the 20th October, entries for which can be made on-line at www.
Competing on some of the stages that will be used for the Wales Rally GB this year, including The Great Orme and Clocaenog, the BTRDA champion overcame an intermittent engine problem and puncture to triumph in his class and finish 25th out of more than 150 cars.
LIVERPOOL rally driver Tony Simpson has made it an impressive three class wins from as many starts in the BTRDA National Rally Championships.
With no pre-event testing, the 21-year-old from Bridgend took a few miles to get used to the new car, but quickly found himself in contention with the top 10 BTRDA runners and on stages two and three was able to increase his pace.
But the West Sussex veterans face stiff opposition from young gun Robert Gough, the reigning BTRDA Junior Champion, who is to return for another crack at victory in the TNT and Pirelli-backed Polo after finishing third last time out.
Bob Ceen, of Malvern, won the Competition Car Welsh Championship, Vince Wetton (Atherstone) clinched the BTRDA Gold Star award for the second time and Hereford's Phil Collins took the BTRDA Silver Star award for the first time.