Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship 2019 kicks off with the Tour of Epynt

Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship 2019 kicks off with the Tour of Epynt

07 Mar

By Tom Boote

The Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship 2019 is underway and this year the competition boasts a star-studded variety of young and experienced drivers with a wide array of class cars. The opening round of the Championship, the Rallynuts National Tour of Epynt Rally starts on Sunday 10 March.

The event will be organised by Port Talbot Motor Club and will showcase almost 40 different car models, including; eight World Rally Cars, six R5-spec cars and everything from a state-of-the-art Hyundai i20 WRC to a home-built rear-wheel drive Vauxhall Astra.

Last year the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship was a huge success with an astonishing 645,000 people catching all the action via the Special Stage Facebook page! This year all seven rounds will be streamed Live with two camera crews capturing all the action from each event. The opening round will feature commentary from Howard Davies and Gemma Watson accompanied by guest presenter, Phil Collins and as usual the whole event will be streamed Live on the Special Stages Facebook page.

This year’s Rallynuts National Tour of Epynt is based in Llandovery, with approximately 70 miles of stages over the famous Epynt military ranges. A competitor recce, followed by technical scrutineering, takes place on Saturday 9 March, before the action gets underway the following day, Sunday 10 March.

If you would like to attend the event, admissions are £10 per car which includes a comprehensive Spectator guide and Entry List. Please seek advice from race marshals of where to park upon entry.

The Rallynuts National Tour of Epynt is Round 1 of the 2019 Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship, and Championship Regulations and Entry Forms are available to download at:

2019 Rallynuts National Tour of Epynt – seeded top 10

Seed Driver Car
1 Jason Pritchard/Phil Clarke Ford Focus WRC05
2 Damian Cole/Shelley Rogerson Ford Focus WRC05
3 Bob Fowden/Aled Davies Subaru Impreza WRC S11
4 Hugh Hunter/Rob Fagg Ford Focus WRC05
5 Sebastian Ling/Aled Rees Citroën DS3 R5
6 Jamie Jukes/James Morgan Mitsubishi Mirage
7 Phil Turner/Simon Anthony Mitsubishi Evo 9
8 Huw Reed/Anthony Hackett Darrian T90 GTR
9 Richard Merriman/Kath Curzon Darrian T90
10 John Stone/Jack Morton Ford Fiesta WRC

About Protyre Motorsport

Protyre’s Motorsport division provides tyres and tyre fitting services for competitions, including the Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship.

For more information on Protyre Motorsport and to make an enquiry, please see below: 
Shaun Chetwyn, Protyre Motorsport Manager

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Tom Boote

Tom has over 5 years’ digital marketing experience within the automotive industry in both B2B and B2C environments. Through this, Tom has honed his skills in digital communications, marketing, branding and web content management.  At Protyre, Tom is responsible for creating engaging and informative content across the website that provides consumers with expert advice on MOTs, servicing, vehicle maintenance and tyre care. As a motorsport enthusiast, Tom enjoys documenting the Protyre Motorsport team’s involvement in major motorsport events across the UK.

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