Organiser: Dovey Valley Motor Club Date: January 28/29 Where: Mid-Wales Championships:
WAMC, ANWCC & AWMMC Route: 135 Miles Starters: 76.
Kevin Davies achieved that rare success of winning three Welsh Championship events
in a row. Having won the final two rounds of the 2016 series, he and navigator Michael
Gilbey took a dominant win on the opening counter of this year’s title race, the
Rali Mike Darowen Bro Ddyfi. They led from start to finish in sometimes treacherously
icy conditions to win by over two and a half minutes.
The runner up spot was taken by Steven John Williams/Dafydd Sion Lloyd, who were
almost a minute and a half ahead of third placed Gary Roberts/Darren Ikin.
Mark ‘GT’ Roberts/Dylan Jenkins finished fourth after a troubled run. They lost time
with a fan problem early on, then, running down the order, were held up for two minutes
when a car rolled in front of them.
Patches of black ice caught out a number of cars including top seeds Robert Pugh/Peredur