Motorsport have been preparing cars for competition since
1989 and have been running
cars in national and international events ever since with
many class wins. Proving that a lot can be achieved without
'megabucks', as long as the commitment is there.
1989 started with many class wins for Gawaine Clark and Neil
Galjaard in road rallies in a Fiat Strada.
and Neil progressed to the first stage rally at Manby in Lincolnshire,which
was sponsored by MAD videos, achieving stage times in the top
The stage was completed in a borrowed car running "knobblies"
and worn road tyres on tarmac!
Gawaine and Neil were also part of the winning team in the Kwik-Fix
Stages Rally. top
Gawaine and Neil managed several top 20 finishes in a self-built
Avenger 1600 - even though it was very underpowered (only 72 BHP
at the flywheel).
Gawaine and Neil managed even more road rally class wins in the
Fiat Strada including taking 6th position overall in the Cossack
Gawaine became Lincoln Motorcycle and Car Club's Champion Driver.
Started off with more top 20 finishes in the Avenger 1600, and
then became part of the winning team in the Phoenix Stages Rally.
Changed the car for a 1600 Group N (showroom class) Peugeot 205
and finished 1st in group N and 13th overall at the Mad Videos
Rally at Manby.
Gawaine and Neil, became the East Midlands Single Venue Champions.
Gawaine was awarded the Jack Timms Trophy for achievement in motorsport
by Lincoln Motorcycle and Car Club. top
This year we tackled the Peugeot Challenge, finishing 3rd overall
and 1st rookie.
This year we contested the British Clubman's Tarmac Challenge,finishing
2nd overall in the championship and winning the class five times
and only failing to finish once with the first mechanical failure
for the Team in two years. top
This year the team purchased a Peugeot 205 1600 Group A car -
that is, a Peugeot factory rally-team specification car.
At a Pre-Championship Rally, The Phoenix Stages, at Cadwell Park
in the Group A car, Gawaine finished 1st in the class and 6th
overall. The Co-Driver was Justine Beatty who won the seat in
a Children in Need Auction and thoroughly enjoyed her day...a
brilliant result for Gawaine with the extremely icy conditions,
a new car and a new co- driver.!!!
Next we tackled the Mintex National Championship, with the following
Round 1- THE WINTER NATIONAL, BOURNEMOUTH
We were leading in the 1600 Class..... until a serious crash took
us out of the running.
Round 2- THE GRANITE CITY RALLY, ABERDEEN
In this round we came 3rd in the 1600 A Class.
Round 3- THE MANX NATIONAL RALLY, I- O- M.
The Team led in the 1600 A Class until the engine blew up !..
After leading F2 on several events bad luck and lack of sponsorship
caused the Team to retire from The Mintex National championship.
October saw the Team in Le Touquet, France in a French Championship
round on closed, tarmac roads.....after the rebuilding of the
1600 A engine!
The beginning of December the Team was at the A16 Cadwell Park
Stages, finishing 1st in the 1600 Class and 12th overall.
This year the Team was mainly involved in foreign events.
In the Rallye des Geants the Team came 1st in the A6 Class by
a clear 10 minutes which made us 41st overall.
In the 24 Hour Rally at Ypres the Team were 3rd in the A6 Class.
This gave us 60th position overall.
At Cadwell the Team was 1st in their class and 10th overall.
Gawaine Clark again won the Jack Timms Trophy and was Lincoln
Motorcycle and Car Club's Champion.
This is the year that Michael Brew and Breeshey Christian started
racing in Manx events in a Vauxhall. top
The Team raced a Renault Clio and was again mainly involved in
This year the team was a winner of the Ypres - Le Touquet Challenge.
Gawaine took the Lincoln Motorcycle and Car Club Championship
Michael and Breeshey were driving a group A Peugeot 205 in B.T.R.D.A.
Round 1- WYEDEAN
The couple faced their first forest event on their first stage
in the car. they were 1st in their class and 8th overall but had
to retire due to a sick gearbox.
Round 2- TRACKROD STAGES
Michael and Breeshey came 12th overall and 2nd in their class
in this event.
Round 3- SOMERSET STAGES
In this round they came 17th overall and 3rd in their class.
MANX AUTO RALLY
this event Michael and Breeshey came 7th overall and 1st in their
The car this year was a Peugeot 306 S16.
The Team came 3rd in the class in The Tour of Lincs. Rally and
In the Ypres 24 Hour Rally we were 5th in the A7 Class,being the
1st non- kit car; the 1st Brit and the 2nd amateur. Overall the
Team came 37th.
We tackled the Peugeot Rallysprint and came 3rd in a borrowed
In The Jim Clark Rally the team was 23rd overall, again in a borrowed
At Cadwell Park we were lying 8th when clutch failure put us out
of the action.
Michael and Breeshey tackled the Peugeot 306 Challenge:-
TOUR OF FLANDERS
Michael and Breeshey were 4th overall and 2nd juniors.
Round 2- TRACKROD STAGES
In this round they were again 4th overall and 2nd junior.
Round 3- FOREST ENTERPRISES STAGES
Bad news!...retirement due to engine trouble.
Round 4- E.M. STAGES
The couple came 3rd overall and were 1st Juniors.
Round 5- RALLYSPRINT STAGES
The finishing position here was 4th overall and 1st Juniors.
Round 6- PIRELLLI STAGES
Michael and Breeshey were 5th overall and 1st Juniors in this
Round 7- WALES
The pair unfortunately had to retire in this round.
Round 8- THE JIM CLARK STAGES
A bad accident meant another retirement for the team which meant
that they finished up 4th overall and 2nd Junior team. top
At Wyedean the team were 15th in the F2 class....... first time
in the forest for four years.
In the Tour Of Lincs. Rally we were lying 6th overall and 1st
in the class when we had to retire .... in a ditch!
At North Humberside the Team were 1st in Class N and 13th overall.
In The Quinton Stages we came in 2nd in Class F2 and 13th overall.
In The Plains Stages the Team were 1st in Class F2 and 17th overall.
At Ypres we were 4th in the class and 30th overall, with the fastest
class times in several stages.
Michael and Breeshey made a bid for the British Open Championship
in the Honda Civic VTI with the following results:-
Round 1- WALES.
A faulty petrol tank caused a very disappointing retirement.
Round 2- THE PIRELLI STAGES.
A brilliant round. They finished 1st in their class.
3- SCOTTISH STAGES.
Another great round, Michael and Breeshey finished 2nd in their
Round 4- ULSTER STAGES.
The team were battling on the first day for the Junior 1st position
when a broken suspension knocked them down to 3rd position.
Round 5- THE MANX STAGES. I- O- M.
A very serious accident at a point when the pair were lying 1st
in their class and 13th overall, with a top ten average time on
the first stage, meant that the Civic was a write-off and Michael
and Breeshey had to retire when they were right at the top.
and Bree were 2nd in the N2 British Championship in the Honda
Gawaine Clark and Robert Duck were the B.T.R.D.A. Class N2
Champions in the same car. (The title won with two of the
rallies still to go.) top
Michael Brew and Breeshey Christian geared themselves up to the
big challenge of the Peugeot Super 106 Cup for the second year.
Gawaine and Bob debuted the Sapphire Cosworth at Cadwell, the
first 4x4 experience for the pair. They finished 4th overall -
only 5 seconds outside the top three.
TOUR OF LINCS
team were lying 2nd overall until gearbox trouble caused them
to fall to 7th overall and 2nd in the class.
Moore and Andy Wilson finished 1st in their class in the Teams
Peugeot 205 hire car.
RALLYE DE GEANTS
failure in the French Rally dropped the Team from the top 10.
OPPOSITE LOCK STAGES
and Bob finished 2nd overall despite a broken gearbox leaving
them in 3rd position for 10 miles. Using a screwdriver as a replacement
gear lever gave them third and fourth gear for the last stage
and Andy set some fast stage times but could not overcome the
time lost early on in the event.
Team also took part in the Ypres 24 hour Rally and the Tour of
and Bree were in the Peugeot Cup and struggled to find the speed
necessary but managed a very credable 4th place on the narrow
lanes of Ulster. A learning year for the crew who are geared up
for an all-out attack on the Championship in 2000. top
Michael Brew and Breeshey Christian tackled the ultra competitive
Peugeot Super 106 Cup again, improving rapidly throughout the
year becoming front runners of the first few rounds. they set
many of the fastest stage times but luck wes not always with them
and the finishing place of 5th in the championship did not represent
the pace shown.
Gawaine and Bob tackled the Mintex Series ending the year 2nd
in group N and 5th overall. A good result for the first year in
came out of retirement to roll on the North Humberside Stages...and
then went back into retirement...
Michael Brew and Breeshey Christian are again in the Peugeot Super
1- WIRRAL RALLY.
They came 7th in this event.
Round 2- RALLYE CHARLEMAGNE .
They came 5th in this event.
3- SWANSEA BAY STAGES.
They came 5th in this event.
and Bob took the rebuilt Subaru to France and finished an excellent
4th in Group N.
and Helene did the Binbrook Rally and finished 9th overall. top