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Daily Archives: July 4th, 2017

Just a fortnight after the Ypres Rally in Belgium, they have been working hard to ready not only the two Ford Fiesta 1.0litre R2T Junior BRC cars for the event but the three Cadet Ford Fiesta 1600cc R2 challengers too. They will also undoubtedly be aiming to repeat their 100 per cent finishing record from the European event.

Thanks to Josh Cornwell and Richard Bliss, the team currently lead the Cadet category thanks to a dominant performance all season long by the pairing in their Ford Fiesta R2. A win this time out in Builth Wells should seal the title for the duo with two rounds to spare. Read More »

Marshal registration for the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally is now well underway and the event organisers are seeking volunteers for a wide range of duties as the route covers 300 competitive stage miles in four days from Friday 10 November to Monday 13 November.

The confirmed route will make the Roger Albert Clark the longest special stage rally in Britain for 22 years. Not since the 1995 Network Q RAC Rally, which featured 317 stage miles, has a UK special stage rally taken in 300 stage miles. Read More »

After scoring fifth Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Junior in the Ypres Rally just a few days ago in Belgium, Norwegian Oscar Solberg and co-driver Patrik Barth will be heading to the mixed surface event with hopes of climbing back up the leaderboard and into the podium positions once again after winning the opening round of the series in March. Read More »

Despite being away from the gruelling sport for around 18 months, Hall and teammate Carla Scowcroft overcame blistering heat and a tough 70km all-terrain route to finish 11th, taking 4th in the mixed class in the process.

Hall can usually be found in the codriver’s seat of a wide range of leading rally cars across the world. Outings in mainland Europe, Australia and New Zealand have left the 28 year old little time to concentrate on his other passion of endurance running and walking events.

A necessary part of his motorsport activities have been fitness and Hall has ensured he has kept up a training plan since his last endurance event. This enabled him to head to Surrey at the weekend to contest the two-day Mountain Marathon across the tricky terrain of the South East. Read More »

• Fans’ favourite back behind the wheel of an RS1800 in Glasgow
• Flying Finn joins legendary line-up in revered rally cars
• Scandinavian star admits he was a panel beater’s nightmare!
• Catch five of rallying’s greatest names renewing old rivalries Read More »

• Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) reigned supreme at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017, winning its class on the famous Hillclimb
• The One-of-a-Kind Mono supercar with BAC Test Driver Oliver Webb at the wheel surged to an impressive time of 49.54 seconds – beating its nearest rival by almost half a second
• BAC took home the Supercars and Race Cars for the Road Shootout trophy, seeing off the likes of the Radical RXC Turbo and the new Lamborghini Aventador S
• The BAC stand was one of the crowning jewels of this year’s event, with the stunning Autodesk Art Car and further features creating Mono Mania

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The special award winners from the fifth round of the 2017 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the ALMC Stages (Sunday 2 July) have been announced.

Rob Smith and Alun Cook, the top BHRC finishers on the event, collected the award for the ‘Best Improvement on Seeding’, which is a set of axle brake pads from Mintex. Read More »