Welsh Driver Craig Middleton Close to MSA Gravel Rally Championship

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Craig Middleton and co-driver Robin Hernaman clinched the lead at Park Systems National Rally in Scotland. It was round six of the ANCRO-organized MSA Gravel Rally Championship run.

Craig Middleton's Hyundai Accent WRC
Craig Middleton's Hyundai Accent WRC
Middleton’s Hyundai Accent WRC finished 44 seconds ahead of series leaders Roger Duckworth and Mark Broomfield. “We had a problem on the rear end on the final stage,” said Middleton. “I think it is a damper problem. I tried to save the car and cooked the brakes in the process.”

Despite this problem the Welshman went on to take a further twenty-one seconds from Duckworth and crossed the finish line in first place. Middleton claimed maximum championship points for the third time this season.

“The team uses K&N Engineering Filters,” said Craig’s father, Graham Middleton. “K&N gives the best protection under any conditions. This is vital when you are running an expensive engine such as the WRC Hyundai.”

The overall standings after round six show Roger Duckworth leading the championship at 106 points. Middleton holds second place at 97 points. At this time it is still anyone’s title going into the final round October 21st at The Bulldog Rally at Oswestry in the Welsh Marches.

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