Tuesday, 08 October 2019 / Published in Latest News
After competing on some of the world’s toughest rallies in his rookie WRC 2 season, last week’s Wales Rally GB turned into something of a bittersweet experience for Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates. Rhys and co-driver James Morgan switched from their usual RYR ŠKODA Fabia R5 to tackle Britain’s biggest motorsport event in a Hyundai i20
Friday, 27 September 2019 / Published in Latest News
Chesterfield’s World Rally Championship driver Rhys Yates will swap his ŠKODA Fabia R5 for a Hyundai i20 R5 ahead of one of the biggest events of his season, next week’s Wales Rally GB. Rhys has admitted the switch could compromise his performance on his home round of the world series, but in terms of longer-term
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 / Published in Latest News
British driver Rhys Yates will make his first World Rally Championship start aboard a Hyundai i20 R5 at Wales Rally GB (October 3-6). Rhys has switched from his regular ŠKODA Fabia R5 in search of broader experience of R5 machinery competing in WRC2. The Chesterfield star made his debut aboard a Hyundai at last week’s
Sunday, 08 September 2019 / Published in Latest News
Ordinarily, donuts are avoided by athletes like Chesterfield’s World Rally Championship regular Rhys Yates.  Ordinarily.  Last week in Poland, Rhys couldn’t help himself. He couldn’t get enough donuts. Every time he finished one, the crowd went wild and cheered until he did started another. Courtesy of American rally superstar and internet sensation Ken Block, donuts
Monday, 02 September 2019 / Published in Latest News
Rhys Yates and six-time British Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy will both hire and drive Hyundai i20 R5s at Gymkhana GRiD in Warsaw, Poland on Saturday. Before discussing GRiD – the brainchild of Monster Energy-backed American internet sensation Ken Block – Rhys talked about the potential to work close to one of the world’s greatest
Sunday, 25 August 2019 / Published in Latest News
Military roads designed to test American tanks to their very limits are tough enough, but combine them with some of the most technical tracks through the toweringly steep Mosel vineyards and complete the package with a fast and furious run through the German country lanes and you’ve got ADAC Rallye Deutschland. Little wonder it’s one
Friday, 16 August 2019 / Published in Latest News
Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates will return to World Rally Championship (WRC) action at next week’s ADAC Rallye Deutschland – and the 27-year-old has been counting the minutes until this moment. Rhys and his Rhys Yates Rallying (RYR) team were forced out of the last WRC round in Finland after an accident in Belgium caused too
Sunday, 30 June 2019 / Published in Latest News
Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates delivered a brilliant performance to lead the latest round of the British Rally Championship, the Renties Ypres Rally in Belgium this week. Rhys’ best-of-British performance came courtesy of a string of fastest times down the Belgian lanes, where not even the locals could keep up with the flying RYR ŠKODA Fabia
Thursday, 27 June 2019 / Published in Latest News
Third fastest – behind Craig Breen and Kevin Abbring – and top ŠKODA from the Ypres Rally qualifying stage. I’m happy with that. I’ll take that. Before the stage, we were looking at the data and I was picking out some places and corners, saying: “We can probably nick a little bit here and take
Friday, 21 June 2019 / Published in Latest News
Chesterfield rally star Rhys Yates will take on the cream of European rallying when he tackles next week’s Renties Ypres Rally in Belgium. Heading back across the English Channel brings happy memories for the 27-year-old, who re-wrote British rallying history last year when he edged a whole host of locals to become the first Brit
Sunday, 02 June 2019 / Published in Latest News
The last three days… The Matosinhos-based event included three days of flat-out rally action in the Portuguese hills inland from the Atlantic coast. Summer arrived just in time for the start of the rally, with the loose gravel roads baking in temperatures which climbed into the high 30 degrees Celsius. Inside the Rhys Yates Rallying
Friday, 24 May 2019 / Published in Latest News
Rhys Yates will take another step in his World Rally Championship education when he tackles Vodafone Rally de Portugal for the first time next week. The 27-year-old has made an exceptional start to his first season of competition in rallying’s big time and holds a top-10 position in the ultra-competitive WRC 2 category. Despite a