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BORC Organisers announce final round to take place in Radnor forest

 

2007 MATADOR TYRES MSA BRITISH OFF-ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP (BORC)

Radnor, Wales, October 27th-28th - round 5 of 5

For immediate release

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

 

MARCHES 4X4 ANNOUNCES FINAL ROUND

OF BORC TO TAKE PLACE IN RADNOR FOREST

Stud Farm in Bleddfa set to host thrilling final round of BORC

Kershaw, Lewis and Monaghan set for gripping battle in Wales

 

NEWTOWN (Wales): Marches 4x4 Motorsport Management Limited, the organisers of the 2007 Matador Tyres MSA British Off-Road Championship, have confirmed that the final round of the thrilling five-event series will take place in the Radnor forest complex in mid-Wales on October 28th-29th.

 

The event will be based at the Stud Farm in nearby Bleddfa, the venue for round two of the series earlier in the season and the location for the headquarters of the inaugural Baja GB in 2006. Event officials are expecting a bumper entry, including all the championship regulars still chasing honours in the overall BORC and Trophy categories.

 

Huddersfield’s Richard Kershaw currently holds a 10-point lead in the championship after taking a 12-second victory on the last round at the Sweet Lamb Rally Complex in September, but competitors will be permitted to drop their worst score out of five on this occasion  and that will make the mathematical permutations that much more interesting.

 

Abergavenny’s Keith Lewis and Preston’s Gordon Monaghan are Kershaw’s closest challengers, but the outcome is sure to go down to the very last forest stage run in Radnor forest on Sunday, October 28th. No less than 45 drivers have scored points so far this season, highlighting the popularity of this form of national off-road motorsport.

 

County Durham’s David Brown and Burnley’s David Nutter should go head-to-head to decide the fate of the Trophy category, with Nutter currently holding a seven-point lead over his rival. Chorley’s Matt Lowe is a distant third, but cannot catch the leading duo.

 

Meanwhile, championship organisers have confirmed that television footage of the fourth round in Sweet Lamb will be shown on Motors TV at around 21.00hrs on Friday, October 12th on the Race & Rally UK programme.

 

Further details and entry information are available from Wendy Tomley (WT@Tomleys.co.uk) and www.marches4x4.com

 

2007 Matador Tyres MSA British Off-Road Championship

 

Positions after round 4 of 5:

 

BORC

1. Richard Kershaw              305 pts

2. Keith Lewis                        295 pts

3. Gordon Monaghan            286 pts

4. John Cockburn                  270 pts

5. Neil Davey                         254 pts

6. Toby Jefferson                  242pts

7. Ian Bartram                        234pts

8. Brian Farmer                     218pts

9. Alan Kirkland                     216pts

10. Martin Cox                       205pts, etc

 

Trophy

1. David Nutter                      309 pts

2. David Brown                      302 pts

3. Matt Lowe                          159 pts

4. Tim Hayday                       137 pts

5. Philip Elliott                        70pts

6. Shaun Godber                   68pts

7. Roy Taylor                          67 pts

8. Anthony Fern                     3pts

 

Ends

 

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Neil Perkins, NDP Publicity Services, Mobile: + 44 7831 123153, E-mail: ndppublicity@compuserve.com. www.ndp-publicity.com (press releases).

 

www.marches4x4.com

www.BritishOffRoadChampionship.co.uk

 

 

 

Date issued: 03/10/2007

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