Sunday, 6 June 2010

Kirvan confident ahead of Dukeries debut

Burton Pidsea rally driver Becky Kirvan will continue her 2010 season next weekend when she contests the Dukeries rally in Nottinghamshire.

Kirvan will once again use the Rally4Real Nissan Micra hire car backed by Peart Auto Services having already used the car to successfully complete the two events she has already contested this year. With regular co-driver Sherryn Roberts not available for the event Kirvan will be joined by Rob Walters.

Presently lying in fourth place in the Rally First 1.4 championship Kirvan is keen to get another good result in the Nottinghamshire forests.

"We’ve made a good start to the year and I’m happy with the results so far," said Kirvan.

"I’ve not competed on the Dukeries rally before although I did the Robin Hood event in 2007 which uses a lot of the same tracks so I have a little bit of experience of the stages."

"Our little Micra has been busy since our last outing, it was hired by another crew to do the Jim Clark rally and they got a brilliant second in class so hopefully we can show a similar amount of pace on the Dukeries and score a decent amount of championship points, I'm confident we can get a good finish."

The rally is round four of the Rally First championship and it will be fought over 44 miles of gravel tracks in the Sherwood forest area.

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