McCloskey and Elliott are Severn Valley stars

Connor McCloskey claims Severn Valley Stages victory

Connor McCloskey claimed outright victory on Pirelli tyres at the Severn Valley Stages, round three of the Pirelli MSA Welsh Rally Championship. Co-driven by John Rowan, McCloskey led throughout in his Ford Fiesta WRC, winning by 45 seconds at the finish in Builth Wells. Charlie Payne finished second in another Pirelli-equipped Fiesta WRC.

In the MSA British Historic Rally Championship, Nick Elliott beat fellow Pirelli driver Jason Pritchard by just five seconds to claim his fourth win from as many rounds this season. Drivers on Pirelli tyres filled the top eight places in BHRC, with Steve Bennett third ahead of Simon Webster, Tim Freeman, Ben Friend, Barry Stevenson-Wheeler and Rex Ireland.


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