Rallying: Burton and Capstick back on road
Bare's Phil Burton and co-driver Mal Capstick resume their hard, long battle this coming weekend on the Woodpecker Stages Rally '“ based in Ludlow.
The rapid duo lost ground in the BTRDA Championship due to a ball joint failure causing a accident on one event, and missed another round due to helping Nigel Worswick on rally Barbados.
The Westgate Tyres/Loss Insurance, Millington-powered Escort then needed a good finish on the Nicky Grist Rally however, a puncture put paid to that.
The gruelling series resumes after the summer break, with two rounds to go – Woodpecker this weekend, September 3 and the Trackrod Forest Stages rally from October 1.
Burton has attracted two new sponsors in the interim in Jon Wright and son’s Building and Andy Kay sculptures.