Anglesey's John-Ifan Jones won the XR3i class of the XR Challenge last season. Photo: Bourne Photographic.

The popular Ford XR Challenge has attracted a new sponsor for the 2011 season and will now be known as the S&G Ford XR Challenge.

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The new XR season gets underway at its spiritual home of Oulton Park on Saturday 2nd April. Huddersfield’s Paul Bishop won the XR2 title last season ahead of Simon Sheridan and Michael Meath while in the XR3i class Anglesey's John-Ifan Jones put local knowledge to good use to edge out Terry Kellaher and Danny Leigh.