Congratulations to the 2018 champions. Matt Edwards and Darren Garrod become the 65th BTRDA Gold Star Champions and for Matt this is the culmination of a long journey which began back in 2004 when he first started to compete on BTRDA events in a 1300 Astra. Since then he has become the BTRDA 1400 Champion and English Rally Champion in 2010 in a MG ZR and then in 2012 he was the Gold Star Championship runner up in a Mitsubishi Evo.
George Lepley is the 65th (and youngest) BTRDA Silver Star Champion Driver and Tom Woodburn is the Silver Star Co-Driver Champion. In addition to the Silver Star titles they also won the inaugural BTRDA Rallye R2 Cup. The BTRDA 1400 Championship titles in 2018 have been won by the Ludlow father and son team of Dave and Toby Brick, whilst Matthew Baddeley is the BTRDA Rally First Champion driver and Liam Johnson the Rally First winning co-driver.
A list of all the 2018 Award Winners can be found HERE There are also some ‘Special Achievement Awards’ on the list to be presented by the BTRDA, but these will not be announced until the Awards Evening. The names of all the previous BTRDA Rally Champions going right back to 1954 can be found HERE
The awards for the 2018 JORDAN Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series will be presented, along with the MAXXIS MSA English Rally Championship awards, at the 2018 Dinner and Awards Ceremony which takes place on Saturday 12th January 2019 in the function suite at the Drayton Manor Hotel near Tamworth, B78 3SA. This date also coincides with the 2019 Autosport Show at the NEC so competitors would be able to combine the two events if they wish to do so.
Ticket Application forms for the Awards Dinner can be downloaded HERE Please note if you require accommodation there are preferential room rates available for BTRDA guests at the at the Drayton Manor Hotel. (Details on the Ticket Application form)
The 2019 JORDAN Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series calendar has now received outline MSA approval and is as published in the earlier News Item HERE Championship Regulations will be out in early December.