|Driver:- Neal Arden||Car:- Subaru Imprezza GC8|
|Co Driver:- Giles Corbett||Class:- B13|
Manx National Rally 2013 Incar footage "Baldwins stage"
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Neal's Rallying history
Neal Arden join Telford Auto Club in 1996 and started his rallying in the Welsh border lanes on night events working his way up to the expert class. By 2000 the car was prepared for stage rallies where Neal competed in the Welsh Tarmac Championship in 2001 and 2003 in the road rally class, in 2003 he came 2nd in class which turned out to be a very hard thought and competitive class.
Before and after at Caerwnt 2003 after hitting a concrete lamp post
After a brief spell in a front wheel drive Neal returned to a MK2 Escort in 2007 built in conjuction with JRS Motorsport.
Initially it was built as a road rally car but was converted the following years to a tarmac spec Escort.
Manx National 2007 & freshly rebuilt for Mewla 2007
By 2009 WGP670W had the following spec
|Engine||Tommy Field 2L Vauxhall XE|
|Gearbox||Glebe 5 speed H pattern dog box|
|Axle||Squires fully floater 5.1 CWP|
In 2010 the Escort was sold and the new challenge of adapting to 4 wheel drive in an ex Paul Wedgebury Gp N Subaru
In 2012 S623XNE was repainted in the JRS Motorsport colours and has the following specs.
|Engine||Standard 2L Gp N with VF34 Turbo on pump fuel|
|Gearbox||Elite 6 speed H pattern dog box|
|Suspension||3 Way jumbo Proflex|
|Brakes||Alcon 6 pot|
Supported By JRS Motorsport on the Jim Clarke Rally 2013
Flying high at Epynt