Former SNJ photographer Mark Watkins takes part in Wyedean Rally

3:43pm Tuesday 18th February 2014

By Ashley Loveridge

FORMER SNJ photographer Mark Watkins swapped his camera for a rally car to take part in the Wyedean Rally.

Mark and driver Paul Bonner debuted in their newly built Andrews Removals Sponsored Citro├źn C2 Rally Car.

The pair had various teething problems throughout the morning, including a broken fuel pipe and no brakes on two stages, but set competitive top-four times in the 1600cc class.

They eventually retired on stage-four with drive shaft failure in Chepstow Park.

The pair will recommence battle in the BTRDA championship on next months Malcolm Wilson Rally in Cumbria.

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