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R2R @ Tuareg Rallye 2016

Race2Recovery is proud to announce that British Army veterans Captain Charles Sincock, Irish Guards and  Corporal Phillip “Barney” Gillespie, Royal Irish, will represent the team in the Professional class in Morocco’s Tuareg Rallye in March of this year. The teams most successful and experienced Co-Driver/Navigator, Barney Gillespie will once again […]

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BCCC Round 6 – R2R writes history again!

Race2Recovery, the volunteer off-road rally team made up largely of wounded, injured and sick ex-servicemen, has once again made history by having the first disabled amputee pairing to win a rally, living up to their motto “Beyond Injury, Achieving the Extraordinary”. Sunday 25th October saw Grant White, ex Royal Marine […]

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British Cross Country Championship – Round 5

We’re happy to report that we’ve had another successful weekend at the Britpart MSA British Cross Country Championship in our Blesma, The Limbless Veterans Freelander with sponsorship from Westover Land Rover ! The all amputee pairing of Grant & Yanto finished 3rd in class! The support crew were fantastic all […]

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R2R ARE ENTERED IN THE HILLRALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

Allisport and Tomcat support Baja GB CM NEWS We are pleased to confirm that the Baja GB / Welsh Hillrally is being supported by Allisport with Tomcat sponsoring a stage. The Hillrally Championship consists of three rounds being :- 1. Baja GB / Welsh Hillrally on 2/3 May, 2. AWDC […]

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Defender Challenge By Bowler: Scotland – Season end video

Team Harford win season finale to secure the Defender Challenge by Bowler championship. Edd Cobley defies pre-race nerves to drive the team to victory at the Borders Hill Rally. Ben Gott’s Race2Recovery claim a sixth consecutive podium, but it’s not enough for the championship. Monday 24th November 2014 – Team […]

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Edd Cobley Rallies To First Ever Defender Challenge Championship

Team Harford win season finale to secure the Defender Challenge by Bowler championship. Edd Cobley defies pre-race nerves to drive the team to victory at the Borders Hill Rally. Ben Gott’s Race2Recovery claim a sixth consecutive podium, but it’s not enough for the championship. Monday 24th November 2014 – Team […]

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Championship Decider: final round of 2014 Defender Challenge

  Inaugural Defender Challenge going down to the wire, with the championship to be decided at the series finale in Dumfries, Scotland. Race2Recovery within a point of championship leaders Team Harford as teams prepare to face the Borders Hill Rally. Tuesday 18th November 2014 – The Defender Challenge by Bowler […]

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Race2Recovery Meeting BCCC R6 2014

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BCCC R6 – WALTER’S ARENA

RACE2RECOVERY FINISH 2ND OVERALL IN THE FREELANDER CHAMPIONSHIP. Going level pegging with Ian Linford in the final round it was all to fight for. The 2 day event at Walter’s Arena saw all the team having an array of problems and in the end it came down to clock watching […]

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OVERDRIVE UK’s DC R6 – CAMBRIAN RALLY REPORT

  Another great report from Overdrive UK Follow there coverage through Facebook: – https://www.facebook.com/OverdriveMotorsportUK?fref=ts

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Race2Recovery Set Up Defender Challenge Decider

  Newcomer David Johnstone rallies to victory on his Defender Challenge by Bowler debut, as North Wales hosts penultimate round of the series. All seven Defender Challenge teams complete the testing rally, despite two crashes. Race2Recovery now within a point of championship leader Edd Cobley, with the title to be […]

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Defender Challenge – Cambrian Rally Round 6

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Defender Challenge by Bowler: Stephanie’s Story

MEDIA INFORMATION TUESDAY 14th OCTOBER   TEAMS RALLY TO NORTH WALES FOR ROUND SIX OF THE DEFENDER CHALLENGE   Seven teams set for the start line as the Defender Challenge by Bowler series heads to North Wales for penultimate round. Tuesday 14th October – Rally teams racing the iconic Land […]

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BCCC R5 – BOVINGTON

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Bowler Defender Challenge R5 – Woodpecker Stages – Ludlow.

Write up to follow – More pictures to follow..

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Ed Cobley Rallies To Victory In Round 5 Of Defender Challenge Series

Ed Cobley wins Round 5 of the Defender Challenge by Bowler series, held at the Woodpecker Rally in Ludlow, Shropshire. Cobley now leads the Defender Challenge Championship with just two stages to go. Land Rover-backed Race2Recovery team claim their fourth consecutive podium finish. Monday 1st September 2014 – Ed Cobley claimed victory […]

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UP COMING – DC R5 “The Woodpecker Stages”

The Woodpecker Rally has been running since 1983. The 1983 event was the first forest rally organised by the Sixty and Worcestershire Motor Club and started in Kidderminster, using stages in the Wyre Forest never used for rallying before. Opening up new forests for rallying became something of a trend […]

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DEFENDER CHALLENGE REVIEW R4

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Land Rover Defender Challenge, Round 4 : Welsh Hillrally

 

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BCCC “The Freelander Challenge R4” – Radnor Forest

For the 4th round of the Britpart British Cross Country Championship we are returning to Wales and Radnor Forest. Radnor Forest was once a royal hunting ground which wasn’t a forest in the modern sense of being a heavily wooded area, but in the medieval sense of “forest” being an […]

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Defender Challenge by Bowler

Check out some footage from the Defender Challenge Series by Land Rover

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Round 4 of The Bowler Defender Challenge

Race2Recovery take 2nd place after a grueling 2 day event . Now joint first in championship half way through the season. Ben and Steph’s first pairing a huge success. It was a weekend of mixed weather in the Welsh mountains with near torrential rain and sun filling the skies during the weekend. A total […]

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BCCC R4 Race Report

MSA British Cross Country Championship Round 4 Olaf Jones and Yanto Evans tearing up Radnor Forest in Wales this weekend to become the first disabled pairing to complete a Lap in a MSA event. Event Details Round 4 of the BCCC took place in Radnor Forest, Wales.  The team were treated to […]

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Defender Challenge Round 3 – June 7th

We’re looking forward to our next outing in the Defender Challenge; coming up on 7th June. The next test for the Defender Challenge teams will be the Dukeries Rally – 44 stage miles in a 95 mile course to make up the third leg of the Defender Challenge by Bowler Motorsport

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A TRUE WELSH HILLRALLY AND A BRILLIANT RESULT

Edd Cobley tops the podium for third time in 2014 as series takes on first hill rally Race2Recovery finish second to claim third podium finish in a row Wet weather challenges six teams over eventful weekend of racing The Defender Challenge by Bowler rally series lit up the Brecon Beacons […]

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BOWLER DEFENDER CHALLENGE ROUND 4

Ben and Steph head off to the Welsh Hills to take on Round 4. Round 4 kicks off in Wales this weekend Entrants continue their training for international rally-raids First hill rally of the championship will further the experience of all drivers and co-drivers Nine-strong field faces the toughest test […]

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A busy weekend of racing for the Race2Recovery recruits

The weekend of 7th & 8th June saw the team competing in two events, the Britpart MSA British Cross Country Championship and the Land Rover Defender Challenge. The team’s second outing on the Defender Challenge was Round 3 of this series and took place at the Dukeries Rally in Nottinghamshire […]

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Stunning weekend of racing sees R2R achieve two class wins

RACE2RECOVERY START THE UK SEASON FOCUSSED AND WINNING Two class wins for Race2Recovery in their first UK race events since the Dakar Rally where they completed a second historic finish Race2Recovery teams competed in two events over the weekend of 12th and 14th April; the Defender Challenge in Somerset and […]

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BCCC Stage 5

Britpart MSA British Cross Country Championship round up from this weekend: We had an awesome weekend despite the typically rainy Welsh weather and had all of our cars out for as many stages as the cars could handle.

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Race2Recovery competing April 12-13th in Bowler Defender Challenge and BCCC!

In on April 12-13th we will have a busy weekend of competition in the Bowler Defender Challenge and in our Dynamic Metals Freelander in the Britpart MSA British Cross Country Championship! If anyone is near Pikes Peak, be sure to say hi! Round 1: Pikes Peak Located in mid-Wales to the […]

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Defender Challenge 90’s ready for Somerset

Looking forward to plenty of sideways action this Saturday, April 12th, as Bowler’s rally-spec 90s head to Somerset for the second round of the Defender Challenge. Three new teams are competing, including Race2Recovery! Tony Harris and Rich Mitchell will be our awesome driving team assisted by Alec Savery, Morris Booker & […]

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Race2Recovery Take Top Step On Defender Challenge Round 2 Podium

Seven race-prepped Land Rover Defenders compete inDefender Challenge by Bowler Dakar feeder series in Somerset Race2Recovery’s Tony Harris and Richard Mitchell cross the line in first place in their maiden race Minehead, Somerset, Monday 14th March 2014:   Rally fans were treated to racing featuring one of the country’s most iconic vehicles this […]

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Defender Challenge Round 2 – Somerset Stages

Round 2 – Somerset Stages – 12th April The second round of the Defender Challenge rally series was the Somerset Stages, which took place on the forest tracks of the Brendon Hills within Exmoor National Park. Set over 132 miles of tarmac and gravel stages, the rally incorporated the famous […]

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Defender Challenge Round One

The Defender Challenge rally series kicked off on Sunday 2nd March with the Mid-Wales Stages near Newtown. Set over 55 miles of gravel stages in the Welsh Hills, the rally incorporated a number of championships including the Defender Challenge, the MSA Welsh Stage Rally Championship and the MSA British Historic […]

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Defender Challenge gets off to a muddy start in Wales

Five Defender Challenge by Bowler crews took on 55 miles of rain-lashed Mid-Wales rally stages yesterday, with Edd Cobley/Allan Jackson leading the way At the start of the Mid-Wales 55-Mile Stages in Newtown, Powys, all the Bowler team wanted was to see all five Land Rovers back safely to the […]

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Defender Challenge Round 1 News

Defender Challenge: we will not be competing in the 1st round this weekend (March 2nd) . Our Bowler Defender needs some adaptations for injured drivers. But with 5 out of the 7 rounds count towards the result, so still plenty of time left to finish on the podium! http://www.bowlermotorsport.com/motorsport/defender-challenge/

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R2R Take 1st in Class

THE INSPIRATIONAL Race2Recovery team who became the first predominantly disabled team to complete the world’s hardest race, the 5,600 mile Dakar Rally in January 2013 have notched about another great result at the Jim Clark tarmac rally in the Scottish Borders with first in class in their Castrol Fiesta R2 rally car.

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BCCC Round 6

The sixth and final round of the Britpart British Cross Country Championship will be held in Walters Arena, Glynneath, South Wales over 13-14 Oct 2012. The team will be present throughout and it will be a fantastic finale to a long and difficult season with Chris Ratter and Barney Gillespie looking to lead a late charge in the Freelander Championship against the rival challenger Nick Lines who has produced a consistent display this year and looks set to take the trophy.

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BCCC 4th Round – Radnor

Glorious sunshine, punishing hills and fast, forest tracks ensured a thrilling weekend for Race2Recovery at the 4th Round of the BCCC in Radnor Forest, Wales. With some team members away on Olympic duties and others recovering from operations the team was lighter than usual but gave it everything pushing to win their classes.

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Quick Chat with Tom at the Ray Kempster Memorial Hill Rally.

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Quick Chat with Dave Marsh at the Ray Kempster Memorial Hill Rally

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BRITPART BCCC 2012 SEASON STARTS

INSPIRING APPEARANCES AND RALLY MISHAPS – Tom and Tony help inspire others with disabilities whilst donations increase following the Tuareg Rally First Round of the Britpart BCCC 2012 Freelander retires, Tom and Justin Birchall take sixth Since the

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Tuareg Pt 2

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Tuareg – Rally the People

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Tuareg Pt 1

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Tuareg – Journey down

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Britpart British Cross Country Championship

The Britpart British Cross Country Championship is a hotly fought challenge of 6 races held throughout the country. Contested by some of Britain’s finest off road racers it is more extreme than people first imagine with super charged cars, astonishing suspension, torque and grip… and some truly amazing driving.

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