West Sussex team in Mongol Rally

The yellow Nissan Micra donated by Richard Taylor
The yellow Nissan Micra donated by Richard Taylor

A WEST Sussex dealership is helping fundraisers in their 10,000-mile charity driving adventure.

Steve Lilley and Alec Wilding, both from 
West Sussex, are currently taking part in the 
annual Mongol Rally, 
a journey over mountains, deserts, and tough 
terrain across Europe 
and Asia.

Yeomans Nissan Bognor Regis has donated a 
Nissan Micra to team ‘Sussex Rum Runners’ to take part in the fundrasing adventure.

Richard Taylor, sales manager at the Arun Business Park showroom, decided to help out after receiving a letter from Steve Lilley and Alec Wilding, from West Sussex.

The yellow Micra had just been part-exchanged but required extensive work to get it roadworthy, so Richard got his 
bodyshop team to swing into action.

At least £500 of the money Steve and Alec raise goes to the rally’s chosen organisation, Cool Earth, with the rest being donated to mental health charity, MIND. They’ve already collected £1,850 so far.

Steve said: “It’s such a great little car – she drives like a dream. The Micra 
is so reliable as well so 
we’re confident we will finish the rally.”

To sponsor the pair, go to justgiving.com and search for ‘Alec Wilding’.

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