Rally driver gears up to compete in memory of her father
local rally driver is gearing up to compete in this year's Brean
Rally in memory of her father.
Spencer will be driving in the 22nd Brean
Rally, which will be held during the weekend of 27th and 28th
am taking part in the rally as a local girl returning home in memory
and tribute to my late dad, Walter John Harris, who sadly passed
three years ago this month," she told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
loved cars and speed and I have spectated many times and always
said one day I would come and do this event."
year my wishes have come true and Brean Sands will be my first UK
added: "It will be a great opportunity for all our family to
come together in memory of my dad and to support us."
rallying career began 11 years ago when we went to Barbados on holiday
to spectate at the rally. I was invited by the Barbados rally chairman
to take part as a first female driver the following year - and this
is exactly what happened."
have been back four times and also taken part in rally days and
track events. Last year I had the great honour of being accepted
into the British Women Racing Drivers Club (BWRDC)."
also involved with Rally For Heroes, who raise money for SSAFA,
the armed forces charity, through motorsport events driving through
Europe." To support Cheryl, click
Cheryl in action (photos Andy Crayford - Crayfordmedia)