Rac Rally Results 2023|Roger Albert Clark Rally 2023 Live Results:The 2023 Roger Albert Clark Rally has attracted a host of stars for its 20th edition this week including a famous name on the World Rally Championship scene.WRC2 front runner Oliver Solberg couldn’t resist tackling the 350-mile, five-day, marathon rally that includes some of the UK’s most famous stages in England, Wales and Scotland.The 22-year-old and co-driver Eliott Edmonson have swapped a Skoda Fabia Rally2 for an altogether different beast, jumping aboard a legendary Ford Escort Mk2 for a taste of rallying’s past.
Oliver’s 2003 WRC world rally championship winning father, Petter Solberg, has joined the pair to watch from the sidelines, returning to Wales’ famous stages 20 years on from his WRC title success.Solberg pulled out a 44s lead over 2022 British rally champion Osian Pryce at the end of Friday’s stages.Five-time WRC rally winner Kris Meeke retired from the event on Thursday with an engine issue after leading the rally following stage five.Autosport-supported driver and former Formula 1 analyst Tony Jardine rejoined the rally after a mechanical issue on Thursday.
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He and co-driver Elliott Edmondson encounted half shaft issues on the 28th of 33 stages. Both crew members are OK.Solberg was one of several World Rally Championship stars competing on the five-day historic rally which traverses Wales, Scotland and England.
Taking the lead of the event on the second in his father Petter’s Ford Escort Mk2, the Swede built up a lead of over five minutes after closest rivals Kris Meeke and Osian Pryce both retired with mechanical problems.But Solberg failed to make the end of Sunday’s final stage, Harwood 2, meaning three-time R.A.C. winner Marty McCormack now leads the Lancia Stratos of Seb Perez by 4m57s with just one leg to go.
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