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Monthly Archives: March 2013

nonameOpening round of the Junior F1000Ecosse Championship brings1st win of the season:

‘We arrived at Charter hall early on the saturday morning believing it to be the last rally ever at this venue. With this in mind I knew I would have to do my utmost to win it. If successful it would be the 3rd “Vassallo” win at Charterhall, with one from dad and 2 from myself. Read More »

vassallowinnerA record 17 Brick & Steel Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge crews lined up on the start line of the first stage of the PJ Planthire And Groundworks Charterhall Stages on Saturday 30th March. This was the first round of the 2013 Championship and the numbers go to show how this Junior formula has been embraced by 14 to 17 year olds and their parents. Read More »

MattCottonInActionCornish rally driver Matt Cotton will turn to a microphone for this year’s MSA British Rally Championship as he joins the BRC LIVE radio station which is a new feature of the 2013 season.  Matt will hang up his helmet to deliver end of stage reports and driver interviews from all 7 rounds of the series which will be broadcast online and on the popular BRC Smartphone APP. Read More »

Motor racing personalities gathered at the prestigious British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) Clubhouse at Silverstone, Northamptonshire recently, to join members of the Women’s Motor Racing Associates Club, together with their friends and families, for the cheque presentations to the four main charities supported during the club’s 50th anniversary year in 2012.

The Chairman, Mrs Leonora Hill, started the proceedings by presenting Mrs Patty McLaren Brickett with a bouquet of spring flowers and announcing her as a new Patron.

Mrs McLaren Brickett thanked everyone and said: “I feel very proud to be a Patron. I was one of the earliest members, a founding vice president and a longterm Chairman and I am delighted to see the club is still flourishing.” Read More »

Taylor_MarshallUnited Business announces Molly Taylor’s programme for the 2013 sports season. As per the “rumours” of the past weeks, the strong Australian lady driver, co-driven by Englishman Seb Marshall will compete in the European Rally Championship. Over the past weeks Pier Liberali, General Manager of United Business, the company which is in charge of Molly Taylor’s sports management since last year, was speaking of a possible international programme. Read More »

GeorgeMorrisonInActionPR1Some 3 years after he last contested the NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge (NGKBRCC), George Morrison will return to the popular MSA British Rally Championship feeder series in 2013 as he competes for RC2 class honours in his reliable Peugeot 205. Morrison, 35 from Bilsthorpe in Newark will head to Welshpool for the opening round of the series Rally North Wales and is keen to build on the success of his last championship outing. Read More »

Morris Lubricants is the new title sponsor for the first round of the Motor Sports Association (MSA) British Rally Championship.

The Welshpool-based rally, organised by Wolverhampton & South Staffordshire Car Club Ltd, will now be known as the Morris Lubricants Rally North Wales.

This new relationship follows closely on the announcement of Morris Lubricants partnership with Welshman Tom Cave (age 21) from Aberdovey, who will contest this year’s MSA British Rally Championship at the wheel of a Citroen DS3 in the blue and yellow livery of the Shrewsbury-based oil blender. Read More »

Talented youngster Alex Parpottas will return to the British Rally Championship (BRC) this weekend in the newly formed Buzz Motorsport Rally Team as he heads to series opener, Rally North Wales.   Parpottas, 19 from Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire will kick off his title aspirations in the forests of North Wales and will use his Ford Fiesta R2 in a bid to better his 2012 result in the championship of 4th.AlexParpottasInActionPR1 Read More »

GaryWrightInActionPR1Popular BRC Challenge contender Gary Wright will head to Welshpool next weekend for the first round of the 2013 NGK BRC Challenge; Rally North Wales. Wright, from Ormskirk in Lancashire will be joined this year by co-driver Ross Hynd who will make the long trip south to each event from his home town of Irvine, North Ayrshire. Read More »

AaronMcClureInActionPR1Rising rally star Aaron McClure will kick off his assault on the 2013 NGK BRC Challenge this weekend with the season opener, Rally North Wales. McClure, 18 from Flookburgh in Cumbria will step up to the British Rally Championship feeder series in his newly acquired Ford Fiesta ST after a successful 2012 season piloting a Nissan Micra in the BTRDA & Rally First Championship. He will be guided through the stages by Tom Woodburn from Morecambe in Lancashire who joins him for the first time in 2013. Read More »