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Daily Archives: June 30th, 2013

The Japanese rally crew of Motoharu Kaseya and Kohei Izuno battled the weather, the rocks and the midges on their way to a fine finish on Saturday’s RSAC Scottish Rally – and were rewarded with one of Scotland’s historical motor sport trophies for their efforts. The pair received the Bandeath Trophy at the finish of the Dumfries-based rally in recognition of their endeavours in the EuroRallye Honda Civic Type R.

The Bandeath Trophy is awarded annually to the ‘star’ of the RSAC Scottish Rally. This is a person or group of people whom the organisers of the rally – itself among the oldest motor sport events in Scotland – feel most appropriately conveys the spirit of the rally. Read More »

tim_scotres01Burton upon Stather’s Tim Rodgers contested his first gravel rally for three years last weekend on the Scottish Challenge event and he was heading for a second place finish when he went off the road avoiding another crew’s accident on the final stage. Read More »

AaronMcClureInActionPR7NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge contender Aaron McClure endured a tough Scottish Rally last weekend when his event ended prematurely on the very first stage of the Dumfries based event.  After successfully completing the rally’s opening stage of the event – Windy Hill, McClure and co-driver Tom Woodburn carried a little too much speed over the finish line which resulted in a dramatic roll into retirement. Read More »

r2r_scotres01The Rally2Raise team of Aberdeen’s Rachel Clark and Brampton’s Caroline Lodge enjoyed a successful Scottish rally last weekend when they finished second in class with driver Rachel also picking up the trophy for the best lady driver. Read More »

Northern Irish duo Alastair Fisher and Gordon Noble took victory on round three of the MSA British Rally Championship, the RSAC Scottish Rally, a first win for the 23 year old after his debut in the series on the Jim Clark rally in 2008.

The DGM Sport crew’s win is particularly special for Fisher, having come so close on several occasions in recent years. But he didn’t have it all his way from the start, swapping stage times with Morris Lubricants DMS crew Tom Cave/Ieuan Thomas from the outset. Read More »