Today Nigel Worswick came in to Mini Sport with his Mk II Ford Escort to give it a run on the rolling road and to replace his clutch slave cylinder before he goes to Barbados to compete in the Sol Rally Barbados 2011 which commences on Saturday, May 28th. He is due to have it shipped out from Portsmouth this wednesday at 12 o’clock noon.
The rally has been running for over 20 years, starting in 1990 and enjoys an ever growing turn out and fan base to the rally that is held every year. It began as a one day event but is currently a two day tarmac event.
Past winners include the new WRC MINI driver Chris Meeke who won the rally in both 2008 and 2009 but it is not often a non islander wins as it has only happened on four occasions. Drivers still go back year after year though for the sun and rallying!