Preparations are well-advanced for Stuart Anderson and Dan Nieroda in their ex-works Group 4 Vauxhall Chevette HSR – As can be seen from these photographs from R3 Race and Rally Repairs.
The car was undergoing a re-spray at R3 Race and Rally Repairs in time for the first round of the West Wales Rally Spares HRCR Stage Masters Challenge, Rally North Wales on April 1st in Dolgellau.
Stuart took the 2016 HRCR Old Stager title with his son Jack in the left-hand seat, dominating the rounds they finished which included 1st on the Rally Isle of Man and the AGBO stages, this was coupled with two non-finishes, both on Epynt, on the Harry Flatters and Dixies Challenge.
For 2017, experienced Dan Nieroda who lives near Chester will sit with Stuart on the eight-round series which will end in December in the lanes of Killarney in southern Ireland.
Dan can often be heard carrying out media interviews at the end of stages on both the World Rally Championship and British Rally Championship rounds.
The first round is Rally North Wales on April 1st
2017 Rally North Wales Unseeded Entry List:
|DRIVER||NAVIGATOR||CLASS||MAKE & MODEL|
|Rudi Lancaster||Guy Weaver||D7 / ESC3||Ford Escort RS 1800|
|Stuart Anderson||Dan Nieroda||D4||Chevette HSR|
|Mike Simpson||Dale Gibbons||C3 / ESC3||Ford Escort Mk1 RS2000|
|Ian Barnes||Rob Gilham||C3 / ESC3||Ford Escort Mk1|
|Rikki Proffitt||Graham Wild||C5||Datsun 240 Z|
|Ben Friend||Cliffy Simmons||D3||Ford Escort Mk2|
|Mark Ferreday||TBA||B2||VW Beetle|
|Andrew Stokes||Adrian McNally||C2||Hillman Avenger|
|Stanley Orr||Stephen Mcauley||C5||Ford Escort Mk1|