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Daily Archives: October 7th, 2012

Craig Rutherford’s 2012 Scottish Rally Championship swansong didn’t end well – but the Isle of Mull driver is determined to bounce back as soon as he returns to his home island.

The Honda Civic Type R pilot from Fionnphort was in action on Saturday’s Colin McRae Forest Stages in Perthshire. 22 year-old Craig had already secured the Brick and Steel Ecosse Challenge Type R title, the Scottish Junior Rally Championship and the class honours for his Honda, but wanted to help his co-driver Ross Hynd secure some extra silverware. With Ross only joining the team halfway through the season, he was a little down on Craig’s points tally, so the aim was to get a good score and help the Ayr navigator climb the rankings. Read More »

The Rally2Raise team of Aberdeen’s Rachel Medich and Morecambe’s Katherine Begg enjoyed a very successful end to their rally season when they won the fastest female crew award on the Colin McRae Forest Stages as well as finishing 43rd overall and 6th in class. Read More »

Bonjour tout le monde, It’s Céline here and we’ve reached the end of Rallye de France. Wow, it was a long week – long days and unpredictable weather conditions, but a very positive event for WRC Team MINI Portugal with Atko finishing in 8th place overall and picking up four WRC points. Read More »

Joy, despair, spirited driving, over cautious driving, legends renewed, glorious sunshine, testing stage miles, some of the best Perthshire stage miles – they were all there. Yes, it was the final round of the 2012 Brick & Steel Ecosse Challenge – the Colin McRae Forest Stages rally based in Aberfeldy in the heart of Perthshire on a perfect Autumn day on 6th October. Read More »