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Daily Archives: March 13th, 2013

Everybody welcomes a good news story, so economic impact studies carried out during two of last year’s MSA British Rally Championship events make welcome reading in the continuing financial climate.

Independent studies were carried out in 2012 by the town councils supporting the Ulster and Yorkshire rallies, concluded that both events provide a significant economic boost to the local communities, business, travel and leisure industries. Taking into account both surveys, which captured spectators and teams, an average attendance of over twenty thousand people induced the local economies by £1.75m over a rally weekend. Based on this evidence, seven rounds of the BRC project a benefit to the UK economy of over £12m. Read More »

Kumho Mid WAles 13aThe 2013 rally season is still young, but Kumho is already making its mark on the UK championships. For example, Alex Allingham’s ex-Prodrive Subaru Impreza N10 that took outright honours on March 3’s Rally Marketing Mid-Wales Stages event, did so courtesy of Kumho gravel tyres. Read More »