Sunday, 18 October 2020 / Published in Latest News
Real world or virtual reality, Rhys Yates can’t stop winning.  The Chesterfield rally star dominated last week’s high-profile Goodwood SpeedWeek Super Special, winning seven out of seven stages aboard his Ford Fiesta Rally2 MkII.  Early in lockdown, Rhys won two World Rally Championship eSports events. Getting back into the real world, he drove his Fiesta
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 / Published in Latest News
Rhys ready to entertain the streaming masses at Goodwood World Rally Championship star Rhys Yates invited to motorsport’s biggest bash The Chesterfield driver will rub shoulders with motorsport megastars The Ford Fiesta Rally2 MkII runs a unique split livery Global viewing figures for Rhys and SpeedWeek will be measured in millions An invitation from the
Saturday, 22 August 2020 / Published in Latest News
Rhys Yates stepped back aboard a Ford Fiesta R5 for the first time in six months to win his class and finish second overall on the M-Sport Back to Rally Stages on Saturday.  It was like the last half a year had never happened; like the Chesterfield star had been competing just last week. The
Friday, 21 August 2020 / Published in Latest News
During the coronavirus lockdown, Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates beat the best of the rest in the World Rally Championship’s two eSports WRC competitions. Watched by tens of thousands of fans from all around the world, he stood on top of the world. Virtually. On Saturday, it’s back to reality. The sport of rallying will
Monday, 25 May 2020 / Published in Latest News
Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates is getting used to drinking his tea out of his shoe. The 28-year-old won his second successive eSports WRC Shootout on Sunday, beating the World Rally Championship’s best gamers at the Vodafone Rally de Portugal event. Along with the rest of the world’s fastest rally drivers, Rhys was scheduled to have been
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 / Published in Latest News
RYR driver Rhys Yates has beaten drivers from around the world to win the FIA World Rally Championship’s eSports WRC Shootout this week. The Chesterfield star, who drives for the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team in the real-time WRC, took on and beat the world’s best up and coming rally talent on a simulator-based Rally
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 / Published in Latest News
World Rally Championship star Rhys Yates is – like the rest of the UK – locked down and going nowhere under current COVID-19 government regulations. So how, you might ask, will he be following up his strong start to the season in Monte Carlo and Sweden with more driving, this time on some of South
Friday, 06 March 2020 / Published in Latest News
Rhys Yates will chase a maiden British Rally Championship win at next week’s West Cork Rally in Ireland (March 13-15). The Chesterfield star is combining his assault on this year’s World Rally Championship – where he drives for the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team in the WRC2 class – with the pursuit of the biggest
Sunday, 16 February 2020 / Published in Latest News
Chesterfield rally star Rhys Yates continued to level his learning curve at the sport’s highest level with another superb, points-paying finish in the World Rally Championship. Despite horribly mixed conditions on what was the mildest ever running of the WRC’s winter round, the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team driver came within 7.7 seconds of equalling
Sunday, 09 February 2020 / Published in Latest News
It’s a demonstration of how much Rhys Yates has developed as a driver that he came away from the opening round of the British Rally Championship (BRC) a little disappointed with a podium finish on the Cambrian Rally. The Ford Fiesta R5 MkII driver finished Saturday’s North Wales opener in third place, but barely has
Friday, 31 January 2020 / Published in Latest News
Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates starts the opening round of the 2020 British Rally Championship (BRC) next week. And he starts it with one aim: to win. The 27-year-old has already conquered the English Rally Championship, winning that in 2015, but now he wants to equal his father John’s achievement and wear the British crown at
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 / Published in Latest News
Fresh from a solid season-opening fourth place (WRC 2 class) at the Monte Carlo Rally, Rhys Yates has confirmed he will dovetail his world championship effort with a shot at home glory in the British Rally Championship. The Chesterfield driver made his debut with world champion squad M-Sport Ford World Rally Team in Monte Carlo
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