Legend Fires North West Stages Rally

in partnership with Simpson's ŠKODA

23rd March 2019

Rally Partner Links

Legend Fires

Legend Fires was established in Blackburn in 1996 and has become one of the leading names in the development and manufacture of living flame gas appliances.

Awarded ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ in 2004 and 2005, Legend has an unrivalled manufacturing and service reputation in the gas appliance industry.

Quality, style and choice is our ‘ethos’ and we only supply dedicated fireplace retailers throughout the United Kingdom who can offer you a similar service.


Simpsons SKODA – Associate Event and Stage Partner

Simpsons SKODA Group operate two SKODA businesses, from state-of-the-art locations in Colne and Preston, together with a premium quality used car business – Simpsons Online – which is based in Bamber Bridge, Preston.

With over 70 years of history, Simpsons remain a family owned business driven by an unrelenting focus on the quality of its customer service and facilities.

The Group has a substantial motorsport heritage dating back to the 1970s and the heydays of road rallying in the North West, through to the British Rally Championship of the 80s and 90s and, currently, is involved in FIA ERC and WRC events. This involvement continues today through its ‘Simpsons SKODA Motorsport’, ‘Click4Oil’ and ‘World Rally Management’ businesses.

There’s so much more we’d like to tell you about us, so please take the time to visit our website at Simpsons SKODA Group to hear a little more about what makes Simpsons SKODA so unique. And why not join us on Facebook where you can keep up to date with all the latest SKODA product and motorsport news and views?


Buxton Water – Event Partner

Buxton Water Ltd are one of the UK’s leading hydrodemolition contractors, as well as being expert in drainage systems, groundwork and minor civils projects. As one of the UK’s leading hydrodemolition contractors, Buxton Water specialise not only in manual hand lance hydrodemolition but also operate one of the largest UK based robotic hydrodemolition fleets.

Buxton Water offers a complete drainage service solution covering everything from planned maintenance (monthly, quarterly or annual service visits) through to a full 24 hour emergency drain repair service. In the event of an emergency, our 24 emergency call out service covers the entirety of the North of England, offering a fast and efficient solution for commercial drainage repairs.


S&W Fabrications – Stage Sponsor

S&W Fabrications was established in 2000 and is based in Bentham, Yorkshire, on the borders of Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cumbria.

The company specialises in steel fabrications, industrial and agricultural buildings, structural steelwork, roofing, cladding, ground works and general fabrication, and can also supply CAD drawings and prepare and complete planning applications on behalf of clients.

More detail and examples of work can be found in the company portfolio on the web site.


New Breed UK – Stage Sponsor

New Breed UK is well into its 14th year of trading, the initial vision of a strong, pro­ active, customer driven and visionary company has proven to be a successful role model.

We supply high quality feed to dairy, beef and sheep farmers throughout North West England and Scotland, as well as silage additives, minerals , grass seeds and other retail products throughout Northern England and Scotland. Our dairy customers produce in excess of 330 million pints of milk annually.

We are the UK’s leading ruminant nutritional company, with over 300 years of experience supporting and driving our customers to achieve success. Built on our values of honesty , mutual trust and superior knowledge, New Breed UK continues to actively support our customers and help them achieve their own individual business objectives and goals. Our dedicated team of CowTec trained people ensure we see happy cows.

For information on New Breed UK’s services and products can be found on their web site.


2300 Club – Stage Sponsor

The 2300 Club was formed in 1955 in the Mullards Factory in Blackburn which used to employ over 6000 people. The club survived the demise of Mullards and is thriving at 63 years old. For 40 years 2300 club ran their own highly successful closed road rally, the Tour of Mull, which won many awards and was widely known as ‘The Best Rally in the World’.

The club operates a scholarship scheme, The John Easson Award, sponsoring a young rally driver each year to the value of £5,000 and has members who have competed in rallies at World Championship level.

2300 Club organises a Touring Car Assembly, The Andy Mort Tour, in memory of our club member who died on the Mull rally in 2015. In 2019 this will be held on 19th October and will be followed by an evening forum which will feature the most famous living UK rally driver Paddy Hopkirk.


Delta Electrical Repairs Ltd – Stage Sponsor

Delta Electrical Repairs Ltd was established in 1983, to offer a complete electric motor repair facility to all different types of industry, with a genuine 24 hour, round the clock service.

Whatever your company’s specific needs, whatever the make of your equipment, we are confident that we can help keep your industry running at maximum efficiency.

Alongside our repair service we carry extensive stocks of new and reconditioned DC motors, AC motors, geared units and pumps, available round the clock.

Delta’s quality and reliability is underpinned by our BSI registration and AEMT membership, with our staff dedicated to providing our customers with a total service package to meet the high demands of today’s industries.


Brickhouse Farm Holiday Cottages – Stage Sponsor

Our 12 outstanding self-catering cottages are set on Brickhouse Farm amongst acres of stunning countryside. All have superb disabled access and facilities and surround a private fishing lake, adding to the tranquil setting. The cottages vary in size, from 2 to 5 bedrooms, and were purpose built in 2013 to provide holiday accommodation for families, friends and carers in the surroundings of Hambleton yet only a step away from the razzle dazzle of Blackpool!

Each beautiful cottage is wheelchair friendly with level access throughout the ground floor and patios, and many disability aids available, free of charge. Stylish open plan living areas, bespoke kitchens with granite worktops, solid oak furniture, sumptuous corner settees, modern 40-inch TVs and of course, free Wifi. Beautiful, co-ordinated bedrooms, all with contemporary mosaic en-suites. One bedroom in each cottage has either profile or electric bed, ceiling track hoist and a wheel in wet room.

  • 9 Cottages have their own private patio facing our fishing lake with modern rattan furniture.
  • 3 Cottages have their own accessible balcony over our fishing lake with modern rattan furniture.
  • 9 Cottages with the added luxury of an accessible, private hot tub under the stars – all with hoists!
  • 5 Cottages are dog friendly.


Taylors Motorsport – Stage Sponsor

Taylors Motorsport is an ever expanding company that is currently involved in projects at the peak of Motorsport including WRC, JWRC, ERC and more recently World Time Attack and Pikes Peak. A newly renovated state of the art workshop is the latest addition to the growing Taylors Motorsport business. Using the expert knowledge of Engineers and Mechanics from factory teams Taylors Motorsport is able to offer a range of services including:

  • Race and Rally Pre-Event Preparation
  • Event Engineering and Data Analysis
  • Chassis Setup Advice
  • On-Event Servicing

Company director, Adam Taylor, has previously competed on the Legend Fires North West Stages numerous times over the years and recognises the great challenge it poses to crews.


Kwiktrak (UK) Ltd – Event Safety Team

Kwiktrak (UK) Ltd was established in 2010, based in Chorley, Lancashire and has become a leading supplier of GPS Tracking and Telematics for both fleet and individuals with customers throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe.

Kwiktrak offers users 24/7 access, being able to monitor and manage their vehicles effectively through our state of the art software. Users can also track vehicles via our Mobile App and receive live alerts to their PC, Tablet or mobile phone. We also offer Fleet Management functions such as Driver Behaviour, HMRC Compliant Private Mileage Reporting, CANbus Reporting and Remote Tacho Download. Kwiktrak also has a range of other tracking products such as waterproof, personal tracking devices and Dash/ Accident Cameras.

We can cater for any type of vehicle, any size of fleet, anywhere in the country at a very affordable rate. For more information please visit our website at:


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