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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Organisers of this year’s RSAC Scottish Rally have this week confirmed an exciting new format for the event which will play host to both the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) and ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) on the 19th and 20th May.bogie-scottish16 Read More »

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red-bull-tv-evans17aAs the World Rally Championship heads to Mexico for its first round outside Europe, who better to ask than a globe-trotting rally driver for tips on how to travel smart

Elfyn Evans would probably like to spend less of his life in airport lounges. But as an international rally driver and Red Bull athlete competing in the FIA World Rally Championship, he’s sort of condemned himself to a life of departure gates, W.H.Smith’s and baggage reclaims. Read More »

Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, opened its doors for 2017 with a fresh new look, exciting new features, and more cars than ever before to celebrate its 15th anniversary at Stoneleigh Park, resulting in a record turnout over the three-day event.rrds-tom-kristensen Read More »

rac12 (20)The organisers of the Roger Albert Clark Rally have been amazed at the response to the opening of a deposit system for prospective competitors for the 2017 event (10-13 November).

In just 12 days since the initial announcement, 55 deposits have been placed against the 100 available places on the entry list. With at least five more deposits due in the next 48 hours, there are now just 40 confirmed places left. The organisers plan to accept 120 deposits in total, and those between 101 and 120 will be placed on the reserve list. Read More »

The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is ready to burst back onto some of the world’s best rallying stages with another action-packed year of competition ahead following its highly successful reincarnation last year. The BRC is well-known for being the premier proving ground for young rallying talent, and further history is set to be made on the seven-round series in 2017.

2016 witnessed a stellar performance by Elfyn Evans in a DMACK-backed Ford Fiesta R5. The Welshman put on a dominant display to clinch the title on the Ulster Rally – 20 years after his father Gwyndaf lifted the same trophy on the same event. Read More »

– More than 37,000 flock to the Capital’s premier classic car celebration
– London’s biggest ever Ferrari showcase enthrals show-goers
– Mini from the seventies sells for new world record price
– Spectacular action as The Perfect Ten parades on The Grand Avenue
– Dates announced for next year’s show: 15-18 February 2018

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– More than 37,000 visitors pack inaugural HMI show at ExCeL London
– Racing legends entertain knowledgeable crowds in Supagard Theatre
– Feverish bidding as classic 1968 Ferrari sells for more than £500,000
– Dates announced for next year’s expanded show: 15-18 February 2018

The inaugural Historic Motorsport International has been hailed as a resounding success, establishing the new London show as the must-attend launch-pad to the eagerly-anticipated historic competition season ahead. Read More »

rac17-pre-bovingtonThe 2017 Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship will start this weekend (4/5 March) on the Bovington Stages with an excellent field of 15 cars on the entry list.

The high-quality historic entry will gather in Dorset for the event that covers 80 stage miles over six stages each day. The fast and open special stages will provide the ideal starting point for the championship season. Read More »

matteo-reaches-one-thousandThis weekend sees the first off road rally raid of 2017 taking place in the Kongoni region of Naivasha. The event headquarters will be the Ranch House Bistro on Moi South Lake Road which has combined with Chui Lodge and Kiangazi House to support a tree planting initiative to help off-set the carbon footprint from the motorsport event.

The 2017 Kenyan Rally Raid Championship sees the debut of a number of new vehicles, all seeking to take on the might of the Rally Raid legends, such as Ian Duncan and Gray Cullen. As such the opening round is expected to be full of action when the first vehicle sets off this Saturday. Read More »

yates-pre17After a successful debut in last year’s MSA British Rally Championship, Chesterfield rally ace Rhys Yates has secured backing from a raft of UK businesses in support of his assault on the series in 2017.

As title sponsor of Yates’ driving career since he began back in 2013 Brettex Site Services will return once again in 2017 ensuring the popular Brettex livery can remain on the Ford Fiesta R5 for the coming season.  Fondly known and Team Brettex, the small family run outfit will run the car for a second season and will be joined by experienced co driver Carl Williamson. Read More »