Articles tagged Dessie Nutt

Page 105 of December 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 105, December 2004

Bulldog breeds a double for Tuthill

Bulldog breeds a double for Tuthill Bulldog Rally I Wales I Oct 23 Torrential rain and testing conditions on the forest stages of midWales failed to stop Richard Tuthill/ Nick Kennedy blasting to victory on the Bulldog Historic, final round of the Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship. On his first rally for 12 months, Tuthill repeated his 2003 win, setting a searing pace in his post-...

Page 9 of June 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 9, June 2003

Porsches suffer on the hard stuff

MSA Historic Rally Championship Major dust problems in Wales did not prevent Steve Perez and Dessie Nutt enjoying a day-long Porsche struggle on the Astra Stages. Perez won the day by a handful of seconds after a last-stage charge. Richard Gower stormed to victory in the Post-Historic category in his Ford Escort. Three weeks later it was the Tarmac roads of Epynt that awaited the crews on the R...

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Killarney Historic Rally

Press-on Perez adds tarmac win to title Steve Perez laid his tarmac ghost to rest on the Killarney Historic Rally when he guided his Porsche 911 to victory in the historic section of the event The current British historic champion, partnered by Peter Scott, scored his first tarmac victory after an action-packed day in the lanes around Killarney. The big threat to Perez was always going to be his...

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Nutt's cracker

Dessie Nutt and Steven Smith are the major winners in the 2004 Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship. Nutt and Geraldine McBride (Porsche 911) are the overall champions, while Smith and John Nichols (Ford Escort RS2000) took the post-historic division. Nutt won the coveted title after a fantastic sequence of seven Category 1 wins from seven events in the Francis Tuthill-prepared...

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Gower power

Manx Historic Rally Richard Gower and Mark Crisp won the sixth round of the Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship. After 15 flat-out stages on the Isle of Man, their Ford Escort RS1600 emerged from a mighty battle against the similar car of Adrian Trickett/John Pickavance with a 20sec advantage. "I'm relieved to be here after the lack of gears last night," said Gower. He'd completed...

Page 102 of July 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 102, July 2005

Pace notes -- your guide to what's coming up...

Street action heads south -- GP do Porto Portugal, July 9/10: The inaugural Grande Premio do Porto is one of the most eagerly awaited events of the 2005 historic racing programme. Over the weekend of July 9/10, the clock will be turned back 45 years to the second and final Portuguese Grand Prix at the daunting street circuit in Oporto. Though now shortened to 2.7 miles, the new Boavista track is...

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Welsh challenge for Bulldog breed

Bulldog Hstoric Rally I Oct 23 Both the Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship and the HRCR Classic Stage Rally Challenge will conclude on the Bulldog Historic Rally in the mid-Wales forests on Saturday October 23. A bumper entry will include Stig Blomqvist, having a warm-up outing ahead of the Roger Albert Clark Rally (see opposite) in a Ford Escort Mk2. Dessie Nutt/Geraldine McBride...

Page 23 of May 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, May 2004

Perfect score for Bellm and Nutt

Ray Bellm and Dessie Nutt took top honours for the second event running in the Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship as steady rain hit the North Wales forests. Francis Tuthill/Nick Kennedy led the historic class until their Porsche 911 slithered off the road. Nutt/Geraldine McBride took fastest time on the four remaining stages to win in their 911. The post-historic contest was a head...

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Reports in brief

Steven Smith and John Nichols were the stars of the Manx Historic Rally, taking their Escort RS2000 to a famous win by just 3.3sec over the more powerful BDA Escort of Richard Gower/Carl Williamson. Smith built up his lead in thick fog on the first leg, but had to charge the last stage to grab the lead back from Gower. Adrian Kermode (Porsche 911) topped the historic cars from Dessie Nutt's...

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Escorts abound on stages

Historic rallying has never been so strong in Britain. Heading into 2004, the movement is riding high, and that success is largely due to the work of the Historic Rally Car Register. The Armajaro MSA British Historic Rally Championship is booming and now regularly draws more than 70 cars to its mix of gravel and asphalt rallies. From the forests of north and mid-Wales to the asphalt roads of the...

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