A combination of wet and dry weather conditions created unpredictable and unstable terrain and proved the
A combination of wet and dry weather conditions created unpredictable and unstable terrain and proved the toughest challenge for the Defender Challenge contestants as they embarked on the third round at the All Wheel Drive Club Allisport Hillrally at Walters Arena, Swansea.
Ten Defender 90s modified to FIA rally standards took the start line for a gruelling 16 stages of forest and slate gravel sections over nearly 12 hours in two days.
Walters Arena, renowned for its abrasive terrain lies in the picturesque pine-clad Powys hills in the heart of a windfarm and provides extreme conditions for high-speed, low friction driving, as such it is a regular location for Land Rover‘s test and development engineers looking to put the future generation of Land Rover vehicles through their paces.
The Defender Challenge resumes on September 26 with the Trackrod Rally in Yorkshire.