2023 CAR-nival Rally

7 Stages for 100 Cars

The Abingdon CAR-nival Rally looks to be as popular as ever, combining fast yet challenging stages, slickly run by one of the most experienced rally organisers in the country with a huge service area and rapid results.

2023 looks to be on target to use all of the lessons learned with automatic timing and live online results, combined with a warm smile and traditional scrutineering and documentation.


AMC Rally 20023 Overall Class Classification
Abingdon Stages 2023 Stage Times
AMC Rally 20023 Overall Class Classification

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25th Anniversary blast for Nicholls

Rally 2022 Results

Will Nicholls scored the first double-header victory at Abingdon when he added the stage rally win to the fastest Time of the Day trophy he collected the day before.

The battle at the head of the field over the 7 stage event was dominated by Fiesta’s with Nicholls and co-driver Nick Broom heading the times ahead of Darrell Taylor and Steve McNulty in their similar R5 variants. Fresh from a great run in Barbados, Rob Swann and Darren Garrod made up the front 3 in the Fiesta WRC.

It all came to a head on SS6 when Swann retired leaving the Island Car Centre proprietor Nicholls to finish the 25th Anniversary event with a 28 second lead advantage over Taylor.

Class winners:

Class A: Dominic Hodge / Stefan Arndt (Nissan Micra)

Class B:  Dale Lawson / Andrew Lawson (MG ZR)

Class C: Abi Mahmood / Mitchell Stanfield (Renault Clio Maxi)

Class D: Paul Jock Diamond / Steve Cox (Ford Escort)

Class E: Ross Daniels / Paul Mankin (Subaru Impreza)*

*Overall winners do not quality for Class Awards

1997 Roger Binyon (Metro DAM4100)
1998 Andy Blair (Escort Cosworth)
1999 Andy Blair (Escort Cosworth)
2000 Mark Welch (Escort Cosworth)
2001 Tom Lambert (Darrian GT)
2002 Simon Mauger (Escort Cosworth)
2003 Steve Furzeland (Metro 6R4)
2004 Peter Lloyd (Subaru WRC)
2005 Will Nicholls (Subaru WRC)
2006 Will Nicholls (Subaru WRC)
2007 Will Nicholls (Subaru WRC)
2008 Steve Furzeland (Subaru WRC)
2009 Steve Furzeland (Subaru WRC)
2010 Simon Mauger (Escort Mk II)
2011 Martyn England (Mitsubishi Evo 9)
2012 Simon Mauger (Escort Mk II)
2013 Mark Straker (Darrian T90)
2014 Steve Furzeland (Subaru WRC)
2015 Steve Furzeland (Subaru WRC)
2016 Steve Furzeland (Subaru WRC)
2017 Graeme Bell (Proton Satira Neo)
2018 Chris Woodhouse (Darrian GTR)
2019 Chris West (Peugeot 205 Maxi)
2020 Simon Mauger (Lotus Exige)
2021 Not held (Covid)
2022 Will Nicholls (Ford Fiesta R5)