June 2, 2007, 1.45pm. Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9 driver Brett Martin has rolled his car in Special Stage 4 of the Wairarapa Rally and has retired from the event.
Neither Martin nor co-driver Grant Marra is understood to have been hurt in the accident.
Martin was running second after three stages of the rally.
Also in difficulties is fellow Evo 9 driver Dylan Turner whose car has suffered mechanical problems and was towed out of the stage. It’s understood the gearbox and turbo had blown.
Photo caption: Brett Martin (file photograph)..