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Daily Archives: October 2nd, 2015

Nick Mason and Harpal Sudle 01The 2015 East African Classic Safari Rally entry list was released in Nairobi, Kenya this morning and nestled among former world rally champions, Dakar rally specialists and no less than four former Kenyan Rally Champions, is the Datsun 240Z of Nick Mason (Waltham Abbey) and Harpal Sudle (Leeds). The pair, each veterans of the past four Classic Safari Rallies, will run with the number 29 on the side of their D-Mack Tyres, Proflex Suspension, Swift Energy, Binani Cement, World Rubber and CPM Concrete supported 1978 Datsun. Read More »

Flexible wire towing eyes will be strongly recommended for all cars in UK motorsport in 2016. and may become mandatory in 2017.

Sturdy towing eyes are already mandatory in many forms of motorsport; the MSA rules are now being amended to require non-rigid towing eyes, to prevent damage to other cars in a collision or to marshals during recovery.

The MSA banned ‘sticking-out’ iron tow-eyes several years ago, since when people have been using the soft strap variety, which has a one-ton breaking strain when new. Read More »

Blair Brown pre-Mull15bKinross youngster Blair Brown and Richard Simmonds of Duns are heading this weekend for the Beatsons Building Supplies Mull Rally, one of the toughest rallies in the British rallying calendar. Backed by QTS Group this will only be the duos second outing in the first privately built M-sport Ford Fiesta R2 Ecoboost. Read More »