Any ideas how I could find any more footage? Pre Female Drivers: Ken Rees was actually seen to move quickly something which has been observed for many years, and the fire was soon put out. We also sell Discount Goodyear Tyres Online from our website www. She does not appear to have finished the Tulip Rally.

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I thought this was a great opportunity for me to gain some knowledge and so I became involved and this is where I began to be interested in the Ford Escort RSbecause this was the car that I would be following around the rallies.

Lucette Pointet is on here somewhere!

One of the more impressive drives on the Castrol came from John Nicol, the winner of the Escort championship. Melissa entered at least two other British rallies in the Mintex chrissie, including the Panaround Rally.

Vauxhall Magnum rally car driven by Chrissie Ashford

She moved up to arlly competition raloyat 17, and continued to use the Peugeot. Born in Newcastle, she was the only child of Frances and Billy Ashford —Frances a teacher and Billy a butcher — and was brought up in Blyth. Whole companies and single tyre depots were bought out by the tyre giants, in order for them to have a full coverage of depots in Great Britain.

She was quite active in the Impreza inmostly in Scotland.


She did not finish either of them, and went over the time limit in the Tulip event. But where is Pat Moss, the first lady to win an international rally – and the toughest of them all, the Liege-Sofia-Liege’ in a Healey If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.

Nicol looks good One of the more impressive drives on the Castrol came from John Nicol, the winner of the Escort championship. She managed a class win in the Speyside Stages, and was 43rd overall.

It was chrixsie day of mixed fortunes for the two Irish crews out on the Castrol In fact Fred was leading the Mazda category of the Castrol 78 for most of the rally. This looks to have been her last season of international rallying.

Inshe contested the Irish National championship again, in the Civic, and scored three class seconds. We are members of Unipart Car Care centres and give a nationwide guarantee for all our work and parts.

Her co-driver was Henry Dodd.

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I am trying to get hold of some footage of her, during her time racing in the 50s. I believe that the car was then known as the Ford Escort Mexico and in the car became available to the public as a road going version called the Ford Escort Mexico. We offer courtesy cars to local motorists who need to go to work and leave their car with us for work doing.


She was a hairdresser by trade. However, there was one black cloud.

Raylor Rally – Vauxhall Magnum – 1970s

Her main highlights were class wins in the Border Counties and Speyside Rallies, which led to her championship title in Class 7. Inshe exchanged this for a Ford Anglia e. France Female Ashfoord Drivers After The car was a Jensen built A40 Sports with entry number of Her best result was a 36th place in the Ashfrod Stages. Female Drivers in Touring Cars in Europe, to They took the service van with them and, although there was no question of them actually doing any work on the rally car, there were very strict rules about service vans being seen off the service route issued by the organisers.

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Her best finish was a class win in the Volkswagen Wexford Stages. The first time was inwhen she was chrisaie thwith a win in class A7, driving a Honda Civic Type-R with the experienced Gemma Price.