Placing a late entry for the Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally, the opening round of the Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally
Series, 2013 Gold Star® Rally Champions Euan Thorburn/ Paul Beaton started their current campaign in perfect fashion
with victory in their Ford Focus WRC. Notwithstanding some niggles which included the lack of an intercom for a while
and being forced to tackle one stage in road mode, they arrived back at the finish of the event in Llandudno 3.3s ahead
of Charlie Payne/Carl Williamson’s Fiesta. Seven stages in the North Wales forests were on the agenda - Thorburn set
FTD on five while Payne claimed the other two, and it’s perhaps worth noting that the eventual winners didn’t actually
feature in the Top Ten times on SS6 at all, stopping the clocks fully 27s behind their rivals!....