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The Keith Knox stages rally, was held on the infamous Otterburn ranges on Sunday 9th November. It's the 10th anniversary of the event, named after Keith Knox, a Whickham motor club member for 35 years who had a true passion for rallying.

Such a warm Autumn spoilt us - when the Team arrived at a wet and cold Otterburn Military Ranges for the Cheviot Keith Knox Rally, it seemed evident Winter was well on it’s way...

Otterburn is desolate, fast and narrow with little room for error, any mistake is likely to cause a lot of damage! The surface remained damp and very slippery throughout the day with a lot of mud thrown onto the road from cuts.

Andy said ”I was driving like Miss Daisy to begin with, but after seeing we were tenth overall after stage 2 we got faster and faster as the day went on”...

Experienced co-driver Andrew Roughead seemed to enjoy himself and happily commented “Worst conditions I think I’ve ever competed in on tarmac”...

The rallylamps.com Ford Focus WRC car ran faultlessly all day to finish fourth overall and the supersoft Kumho wets excelled in the slippery conditions.

Next event: Sunday 23rd November. Premier Rally, held entirely throughout Sherwood Pines Forest, 6 stages, totalling 33 forest stage miles.

Stunning images courtesy of rally photographers 90right.com.