A HEREFORD team have completed their first ever competitive rally.

Representing BlendLine Rally team in the Red Kite Stages, driver Tom Magnay and co-driver Jim Lewis finished fourth in their class and 33rd overall in the modern category.

Magnay said: "I’m overjoyed to finish my first rally bringing the car home in one piece.

"I knew I wasn’t going to be hugely competitive here but the objective of getting to the finish has been completed so I’m very pleased with that."

The pair raced in a group one 1400cc Citroen Saxo built and maintained by Wellington based CMC tuning.

The team’s next rally is expected to be in around a months' time.