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Brilliant Barnett seals crown
3:00pm Thursday 31st October 2013 in Local
BROMSGROVE driving ace Julian Barnett sealed his MSA Asphalt Rally Championship title with a victory at the Cheviot Stages.
Barnett sealed the Group N category in his Subaru Impreza after victory at the weekend.
He has competed in six events this season in the Isle of Man, Scotland, two trips to Wales and two visits to the Otterburn military ranges in Northumberside, which has seen him up against competitors in Mitsubishi Lancers as well as other Imprezas A high speed collision with an Armco barrier on the Epynt military ranges back in July nearly ended in the team’s first non finish of the year.
However Barnett managed to drag the car to the service area which was close to the end of the special stage to enable the mechanics to change the front left corner of the car to ensure they banked some valuable championship points.
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