Mark II Motorsport had laid the plans to compete in the Boconnoc Rally in Cornwall for many months. The event coincided with the family holidays of Mark Welch (Team Owner/Driver) and Mark Sims (Team Photographer). However, what was unknown to ‘Simsy’ was that the team had arranged for him to compete as a navigator on… Read More ›
The team enjoyed a day entertaining sponsors at the UK’s premier rally show Rallyday based at Castle Combe race circuit. Track time and one of the cars selected to be on the show piece ‘Feature Stage’ in front of 10,000 people allowed Mark Welch to entertain and show off ‘Sweep’ the teams Ford Escort Cosworth…. Read More ›
Feature stage action from the wheel cam mounted on the side of the Mark II Motorsport Ford Escort Cosworth.
With rain on one half of the track and dry on the other the tyre choice was a tricky decision to make. Slick and fast in some places, wet & wild in others it all hangs on this final 16 mile stage. Again, it’s looking like a mixed bag on the weather front.
After two confusing, gruelling and technical stages for some Mark Welch and Keith Hounslow have come back both times happy with their performance and haven’t missed a turn once. The clear signs they are giving it the boot is the stuck on hay, broken right anti roll bar and a few dents! Onwards to the… Read More ›