The number of local crews competing in the National rally this year is down as the move from November to September means the rally falls into the domestic rallying
season with the Welsh National Rally Championship, The British Trial and Rally Drivers Association (BTRDA) and the British Rally Championships yet to finish.
performed image magic on Ford's Escort in the 1970s, and Peugeot's 205, Audi's 80 and Lancia's Delta in the 1980s.
Some of the most enjoyment I've had in my career was driving the R2 to the limit on a lot of the British rallies, so we're defi-British rallying
Gwyndaf Evans nitely looking forward to enjoying ourselves more than anything this year.
I hope it will be the first of many World Rally Championship events that I contest as part of my rallying
This alliance is a critical step forward in enabling rallying
to make the jump to mainstream sports entertainment, winning the hearts and minds of potential fans via a range of media platforms," noted Richards.
He has been rallying
for four years with his first Wales Rally GB in 2001 when he came 50th.
Championship co-ordinator David Evison said: "We have introduced a number of initiatives in our championship to help young competitors develop their rallying
And, given the social and environmental issues which might threaten our sport in the future, we welcome the opportunity to show an MP what rallying
is all about.
Dolgellau based Elfyn, son of former British Rally Champion Gwyndaf Evans, has been making rallying
headlines himself recently following a stunning debut at the top level of the World Rally Championship.