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Daily Archives: October 4th, 2021

Fraser Anderson is aiming to get his British Rally Championship Academy Trophy title challenge back on track when he contests the longest and toughest event of his motorsport career when he tackles the Beatson’s Building Supplies Mull Rally for the first time in his Baxter and Gillespie-backed Ford Fiesta R2T.

The event will also be the 18-year old Helensburgh driver’s first closed road asphalt rally.

He and co-driver Jack Bowen have been super-fast this year and won the BRC Academy section on the Nicky Grist Stages and led the category by a country mile on both the following Grampian and Trackrod rallies.

However, the ME Rallysport team driver has been incredibly unlucky on the last two rounds of the BRC with retirement in both the Scottish and North Yorkshire forests ending a comfortable 26 and 48.7 second Academy lead respectively. Read More »

Osian Pryce heads to the bewitching night time challenge of the mythical Beatson’s Building Supplies Mull Rally (8-10 October) in the lead of the British Rally Championship – and despite never having contested the event before he hopes to turn on the points-scoring magic once again in his Volkswagen Polo GTI R5.

Osian is the only driver to have finished on the podium in all four rounds of this year’s BRC and he knows that with scores to drop come the end of the seven round series that a first maximum BRC points score of the season on the Isle of Mull will be extremely well timed. Read More »

Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy contender Steve Brown endured a tough weekend in Scotland, managing only one podium spot in the BMW MINI double header at Knockhill Race Circuit [24-25 September].

Brown was fresh from a scintillating performance at Pembrey last month when he took his maiden British Rallycross Championship wins on both rounds of the weekend, which subsequently vaulted him to the top of the championship standings. But the tricky Knockhill circuit proved a little tougher to master and Brown could only scoop third place on the second day of competition. Read More »

Matt Edwards says that it would be “something really special” to go to the Beatson’s Building Supplies Mull Rally (8-10 October) and do well at his first attempt – although his priority will be his target of winning a third straight British Rally Championship title as he heads to the longest and most demanding round of the series in his Yuasa Rally Team Volkswagen Polo GTI R5.

Co-driven by Darren Garrod, Matt arrives in the form of his career, having dominated the recent Trackrod Rally Yorkshire by leading the event from start to finish and winning by a comfortable 32.8 seconds. Read More »