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Interview with a member…..

  • Building up to the Mel Harries we have a little fun with our interview with a member section. to start us off we had Mark Crisp.continuing on with our installment, the next interviewee is Claire Williams

  • Morning Claire thanks for agreeing to be interviewed
  • How did you first become involved with rallying?
  • I went to watch Wales rally GB in 2007 with my boyfriend at the time who enjoyed watching.I was hooked and so we went to watch more rallies and eventually bought our first road car in 2009 so we could have a go ourselves.
  • Great stuff, what was your first rally and result?
  • Pinged hill 2010, result wise I’d have to get back to you . its on a spreadsheet back at home.
  • Facebook or Twitter
  • Facebook……..That was a question right?
  • Absolutely lol, What is the most ridiculous thing you have purchased?
  • Irish accent spray
  • Really!!
  • Yeah for a laugh as i was competing in Ireland, it was in a joke shop.
  • What is your favourite car?
  • I do love a Fabia R5
  • Beer or Lager drinker
  • Neither ( with a sick icon)
  • When you plot pen or pencil
  • Pen
  • Who do you admire as a navigator?
  • Ooooooooo That’s a hard one !
  • There are a few lol
  • Your stuck?
  • Yeah properly stumped, there are indeed a few, Can’t narrow it down.
  • Ok moving on..
  • If you where arrested with no explanation what would you family assume you done?
  • I wouldn’t do that i am a good girl.
  • Cough!!
  • Which Finnish drivers name doesn’t end in …Nen?
  • Jari-Matti Latvala of course
  • You are a Great Artist!! a master capturing detail,Which painting has had a big impact on you?
  • The Ogier one.
  • When i got it signed by the man himself,it just turned into a media thing.I loved the reaction.
  • Thank you for your time today Claire.
  • Claire is entry sec and event sec for this years Mel Harries Rally
    • Mark thanks for agreeing to be interviewed for our club page
    • What was your first ever rally and how did you finish?
    • Dai George memorial road rally 1989, retired after second selective with fuel problems
    • sorry it was 1988
    • you have quite a few events under your belt,what is your most memorable?
    • Coming third overall on the Roger Albert Clark rally in 2010
    • Fantastic answer…Fantastic result
    • It was Mega!! Well Chuffed.
    • How did you become involved with rallying?
    • Through Ieuan Thomas and his Brother Dylan going to watch road rallies with them.
    • Your a bit of a Character, ever played a prank on someone?
    • I remember letting two co-drivers set their watches to my watch, and after they took a while to set their posh watches,I told them the rally clock hadn’t arrived yet!
    • What is your pet hate?
    • THE ALARM CLOCK going off in the morning!!
    • What is your favourite discipline? forest,tarmac,or road rally?
    • I’m going to be boring and say their all great
    • Deffo year for the Dai George 1st Rally was 1989 ….sorry for the confusion
    • lol
    • what was the most useless thing you have purchased?
    • I bought a really cheap jump start pack years ago, i used it once and it never recharged after one jump start….absolutely Crap!
    • what is your favourite car?
    • Group B peugeot 205 T16
    • Is it true if you won the lottery you would be fast?
    • Absolutely.
    • Explain the roof lining zip on your mk2 escort
    • lol it was an ex police car and the zip in the lining was where the blue lights fitted
    • and something you used to hide in that lining was?
    • Next…..don’t know what you mean?
    • Would you eat a bowl of crickets for £1000
    • NO WAY would i eat the crickets
    • And lastly how many times have Gareth Bishop helped you out of the pub toilet
    • Too many!! lol
    • Thank you Mark
    • Thanks for the interview, great fun.