Hink Hammers opposition in Stade

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Benjamin Hink/Sascha Birko – Mitsubishi EVO VII – image & Text Rob Miller
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Local crew Benjamin Hink and Sascha Birko dominated this year’s Stade Rally, setting seven fastest times from a total of eight stages. Unfortunately they were only just about 40 entries for this top quality event, however there were top crews here looking to pick up points for the two – Read More

Hegelund takes Anderup El Victory

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Esben Hegelund/Karsten Isaksen – Skoda Fabia R5  –  image & text Rob Miller
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Espen Hegelund and Karsten Isaksen in a Skoda Fabia R5 withstood a determined challenge from other top division drivers to take victory by 16.7 seconds. With eight nonstarters, 69 cars left the starting ramp at midday for a total of six stages run in two loops of three. Total stage distance was 60 km.

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Riedemann takes home win

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Christian Riedemann/Lara Vanesste – image & text Rob Miller
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Third round of the German Rally Championship 2016 the ADAC Rallye “Rund um die Sulinger Bärenklaue” promised to be a hard fight between the two favourites Fabian Kreim and Frank Christian in a Skoda Fabia R5 – Read More

Keskinen Rules in Nordhausen

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Jaakko Keskinen/Jukka Pollari – Mitsubishi Evo 7 – image & text Rob Miller

 

With over a hundred crews entered for the second German Gravel Championship round, the 46. ADAC Roland Rally, there would be hard competition to the end. The Dubai/German crew Rashid Al Ketbi and Karina Hepperle were looking to repeat last year’s victory taken with a Subaru Impreza, this year a Fujairah Rally Team Group N Evo 9 – Read More

Circuit of Ireland – Craig Breen defends Title

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Craig Breen/Scott Martin – Citroen DS3 R5 – image Greg Glinski – text Rob Miller

Breen makes it two victories in a row on the 2016 Circuit, having won last year’s event in a Peugeot 208 T16 he switched to a DGM prepared Citroen DS3 R5 for this year’s event.  Seeded number one, and with numerous ERC wins in the past, this was his first attempt as a privateer. – Read More

Becker Blasts to Cimbern Victory

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Jan Becker/Klaus Wicha  Subaru WRX – image & text Rob Miller

After the 2014 demise of the Wikinger Rallye, a German National Championship round in 2014, the organizing club MSF Idstedt went back to the drawing board and came up with the back to the roots Cimbern Rallye. It would be the first round of the Danish “Mini Rally Syd” Championship, and second round of the German – Read More

Becker Triumphs on Stormarn Rallye

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Becker/Puritz Subaru WRX – image & text Rob Miller

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Eight tarmac stages awaited a full entry of 54 cars. First away was last years winner Jan Becker with Günther Puritz on the notes for this outing. Schleswig Holstein farmer Kai-Dieter Kölle and his lovely co-driver Lena Zornig were second away on their first outing this year having withdrawn their Galway International entry at the last minute. With a brand new gearbox he was ready to give Becker a run for his money. Third away was Walter Gromöller and Maik Bredenförder in their awsome Ascona 400 which was on the pace all day.

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