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Daily Archives: June 5th, 2012

The tarmac of this year’s Jim Clark International Rally not only put the combatants for the overall MSA British Rally Championship title to the test, but battles raged throughout the field on the Scottish Borders lanes this Diamond Jubilee weekend.

MSA British Manufacturers Rally Championship
This year’s MSA British Manufacturers’ title is a three-way battle between the brands: Citroën, Renault and Ford. Scores towards the title are calculated from the two leading cars from each of the manufacturers. Read More »

The Rally Queens, Samira Khan and Chantal Young have clinched a vital new sponsor to join them in the action when this weekends 60th anniversary KCB Safari Rally gets underway on Friday afternoon. The pair, at the wheel of a classic Ford Escort Mk1, are aiming for a strong run on the three day marathon event.

Samira made history last year by becoming only the second woman, after former WRC rally winner Michele Mouton, to finish the gruelling nine day long Classic Safari Rally. She will use the very same 1969 Ford Escort to tackle the more compact KCB Safari Rally which was previously a round of the World Rally Championship. Read More »

A quintet of Porsche 911s will bid to make it five wins on the trot for the German marque when Tour Britannia starts in Harrogate tomorrow evening (Wednesday 6 June).

Competitors in the eighth running of the classic race and rally tour will tackle 20 special stages and two races during two and a half days of intense competition in an event based at the Rudding Park Hotel in Harrogate.

As well as the classic cars in the all-out competition event, later cars will contest the concurrent Targa Britannia and a field of fabulous classics will take part in the regularity rally that runs on a similar route. Read More »

Round four of the 2012 Kololi Beach Club MSA British Historic Rally Championship will pit the crews against some of the superb gravel stages used on Wales Rally GB during the Severn Valley Historic Rally on Saturday (9 June).

For joint championship leaders Julian Reynolds and Nick Elliott, this will be another crucial event as they both strive to make it four maximum scores from four events. Read More »