Who’s That? #2

This month we have the driver who came in 9th in the SMC  2010 Rally Championship:-

David Rutherford

What car do you rally ?

Up to now a Vauxhall Nova, which we have developed and are currently building it into a Corsa shell.

How long have you been rallying and what was your  first event ? 

I’ve been into rallying all my life, but driving for 4 years and my first event was the 2007 Autumn Stages at Drumlanrig.

What is your best result?

Probably getting a finish on the 2010 Galloway Hills, but results wise, 26 o/a 4th in class at Halburn 2009,  or 32 o/a 7th in class in the 2009 Galloway Hills.

David Rutherford Hallburn, 2009
David at Hallburn, 2009

What is your favourite car?

Opel Ascona, Lancia Delta S4 , Focus WRC , Vauxhall Nova.

Who is your favourite Driver?

Either Colin McRae or Henri Toivonen.

What is your dream Rally and why?

Probably rally Barbados (Rallying and Partying) or the Galloway Hills (never missed it since I was born!)

David on the Galloway Hills Rally, 2010

David on the Galloway Hills Rally, 2010

What Is your most memorable rally experience?

Crossing the finish line of my first rally and seeing the amazement on everyone’s face that we had finished  – OR beating Dad at Halburn!!

What are your future plans?

Hopefully finish the Corsa soon and try and do the Five of Clubs.

Anything else you want to say?

Any Sponsors more than welcome.

(Photos © B. Lindsay /H.R.Gibbon / Spadeadam Motor Club)