2009 British Rally Championship

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2009 British Rally Championship
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The 2009 MSA British Rally Championship season was the 51st season of the British Rally Championship. The season consisted of six rounds and began on 28 March with International Rally North Wales. The season ended on 26 September, at the International Rally Yorkshire. Irishman Keith Cronin won the title at his first attempt after a season-long battle with Mark Higgins.

Calendar[edit]

The calendar still has six rounds in 2009. Last years season climax, Wales Rally GB is no longer a round of the BRC and is replaced with a new season opener, the Bulldog International Rally North Wales.

Round Dates Location Rally HQ Surface
1 28 March Wales Bulldog International Rally North Wales Bala Gravel
2 17–18 April England Pirelli International Rally Carlisle Gravel
3 22–23 May Scotland Jim Clark International Rally Duns Asphalt
4 10–11 July Isle of Man Isle of Man International Rally Douglas Asphalt
5 21–22 August Northern Ireland toddsleap.com Ulster International Rally Antrim Asphalt
6 26 September England International Rally Yorkshire Pickering Gravel

Major Entries[edit]

R4 Class[edit]

Team (sponsor) Car Driver Co-driver
PIRELLI TEG SPORT Subaru Impreza United Kingdom Mark Higgins United Kingdom Bryan Thomas
United Kingdom Adam Gould United Kingdom Sebastian Marshall
TEAM JRM LICO Mitsubishi Lancer Evo United Kingdom Stuart Jones United Kingdom Andy Bull
United Kingdom David Bogie United Kingdom Kevin Rae
Iceland Daniel Sigurdarson United Kingdom Andy Bull
REVOLUTION WHEELS Subaru Impreza United Kingdom Euan Thorburn United Kingdom Campbell Roy
United Kingdom Rob Swann United Kingdom Darren Garrod
United Kingdom Geoff Jones United Kingdom Sam Collis
Cronin Motorsport Mitsubishi Lancer Evo Republic of Ireland Keith Cronin Republic of Ireland Greg Shinnors
PPG Protective & Marine Coatings Mitsubishi Lancer Evo United Kingdom Alastair Fisher Republic of Ireland Rory Kennedy
Ramsport Mitsubishi Lancer Evo United Kingdom Dave Weston Jnr United Kingdom Aled Davies
Mellors Elliott Motorsport Proton Satria Neo United Kingdom Guy Wilks United Kingdom Phil Pugh

Results[edit]

Round Rally name Podium finishers
Rank Driver / Co-Driver Car
1 Bulldog International Rally North Wales
(28 March)
1 Republic of Ireland Keith Cronin/Republic of Ireland Greg Shinnors Mitsubishi Lancer Evo
2 United Kingdom Mark Higgins/United Kingdom Bryan Thomas Subaru Impreza N11
3 United Kingdom Stuart Jones/United Kingdom Andy Bull Mitsubishi Lancer Evo
2 Pirelli International Rally
(17/18 April)
1 Republic of Ireland Keith Cronin/Republic of Ireland Greg Shinnors Mitsubishi Lancer Evo
2 United Kingdom Mark Higgins/United Kingdom Bryan Thomas Subaru Impreza N11
3 United Kingdom David Bogie/United Kingdom Kevin Rae Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 10
3 Jim Clark International Rally
(22/23 May)
1 United Kingdom Mark Higgins/United Kingdom Bryan Thomas Subaru Impreza N11
2 Republic of Ireland Keith Cronin/Republic of Ireland Greg Shinnors Mitsubishi Lancer Evo
3 United Kingdom Adam Gould/United Kingdom Sebastian Marshall Subaru Impreza N14
4 2009 Rally Isle of Man
(10/11 July)
1 United Kingdom Mark Higgins/United Kingdom Bryan Thomas Subaru Impreza N11
2 Republic of Ireland Keith Cronin/Republic of Ireland Greg Shinnors Mitsubishi Evo 9
3 United Kingdom Alastair Fisher/Republic of Ireland Rory Kennedy Mitsubishi Evo 9
5 Toddsleap.com Ulster International Rally
(21/22 August)
1 United Kingdom Mark Higgins/United Kingdom Bryan Thomas Subaru Impreza N11
2 United Kingdom Alastair Fisher/Republic of Ireland Rory Kennedy Mitsubishi Evo 9
3 United Kingdom David Bogie/United Kingdom Kevin Rae Mitsubisho Evo 10
6 International Rally Yorkshire
(26 September)
1 Republic of Ireland Keith Cronin/Republic of Ireland Greg Shinnors Mitsubishi Evo 9
2 United Kingdom Stuart Jones/United Kingdom Andy Bull Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 10
3 United Kingdom Jonny Greer/United Kingdom Kirsty Riddick Mitsubishi Evo 9

Drivers' Championship standings[edit]

These results are based on overall positions in the rally, in which there may be entries which are not eligible for BRC points. Only the five best results from the six rallies count towards a driver's final score. (*) denotes the dropped score.

Pos Driver BUL
United Kingdom
PIR
United Kingdom
JCR
United Kingdom
IOM
United Kingdom
ULS
United Kingdom
YOR
United Kingdom
 Pts 
1 Republic of Ireland Keith Cronin 1 1 7 2 Ret* 1 106
2 United Kingdom Mark Higgins 2 2 6 1 4 Ret* 96
3 United Kingdom Alastair Fisher 7* 4 10 3 6 6 82.5
4 United Kingdom Dave Weston Jnr 6 6 Ret* 6 14 5 75
5 United Kingdom Jonathan Greer 8 5 11 Ret* Ret 3 62
6 United Kingdom Adam Gould 4 Ret* 8 Ret Ret 4 53.5
7 United Kingdom Martin McCormack 14 11 15 7 12 53
8 United Kingdom Chris Firth 13 8 23 Ret* 26 11 49.5
9 United Kingdom David Bogie 5 3 Ret* 20 11 Ret 49
10 United Kingdom Euan Thorburn Ret* Ret 9 5 Ret 7 48
11 United Kingdom Stuart Jones 3 2 43
12 United Kingdom Jason Pritchard 11 30 17 8 Ret* 15 41
13 Republic of Ireland Craig Breen 10 10 Ret Ret 17 32
14 United Kingdom Tom Walster 9 21 16 9 31
15 United Kingdom Luke Pinder 25 Ret* 25 12 40 13 29
16 United Kingdom Gordon Nichol 28* 23 24 17 32 16 26.5
17 United Kingdom Nick Everard Ret* 25 Ret 18 37 14 23.5
18 United Kingdom Richard Sykes Ret* 29 27 Ret 30 9 20
19 United Kingdom David Harrison Ret 22 Ret 13 31 17
20 United Kingdom Andrew Hockridge 26 26 Ret 20 14
21 United Kingdom Mark Donnelly 16 Ret Ret 27 14
22 Iceland Daniel Siguardason 7 12
United Kingdom Geoff Jones 12 12
24 Finland Matti Rantanen Ret Ret 13 Ret Ret 11
25 United Kingdom Mark Gamble 21 18 18 Ret Ret 11
26 United Kingdom Kris Hall Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret Ret 10
27 United Kingdom Kyle Orr 17 13 Ret Ret 10
28 United Kingdom Stevie Brown 23 20 39 10
29 Australia Molly Taylor 24 20 28 Ret 36 Ret 9
30 United Kingdom Rob Swann Ret 12 8
31 Republic of Ireland Joseph McGonigle 27 24 Ret 16 Ret 8
32 United Kingdom Steve Graham 31 28 Ret 21 38 8
33 United Kingdom Harry Hunt 15 Ret 7
34 United Kingdom Martyn Jones 32 14 7
35 United Kingdom Stefan Davis 30 21 Ret 6
36 United Kingdom Peter Stephenson 15 5
37 United Kingdom Barry Greer Ret 16 Ret 4
38 Republic of Ireland Ross Forde 22 17 4
39 Republic of Ireland Finn McCaul Ret 27 Ret 22 2
40 New Zealand Patrick Malley Ret 19 1
41 United Kingdom Rory Hall 20 1
42 Sweden Andreas Sjolander Ret 26 1
United Kingdom Guy Wilks Ret 0
United Kingdom Phillip Morrow Ret 0
United Kingdom Thomas Watson Ret 0
Republic of Ireland Daniel Barry Ret Ret 0
Pos Driver BUL
United Kingdom
PIR
United Kingdom
JCR
United Kingdom
IOM
United Kingdom
ULS
United Kingdom
YOR
United Kingdom
 Pts 
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Non-podium finish
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Blank Did not participate
* Joker played

*NOTE: All finishers score points

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