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Monthly Archives: August 2022

A repeat win on the Get Connected Rali Ceredigion would be a major boost to Osian Pryce’s British Rally Championship title aspirations, as he returns to the challenging Cambrian Mountains closed road stages this weekend (3/4 September) in his Demon Tweeks-backed Volkswagen Polo GTI R5.

Osian made history when he won Wales’ first ever closed road stage rally in 2019, driving a Hyundai i20 R5 car from the Melvyn Evans Motorsport stables. Read More »


The Mewla may well have been out of the Protyre Asphalt Championship but it had a good entry and saw the return of spectators to the Epynt ranges too. Jason Pritchard & Phil Clarke (Focus WRC) took an early lead on SS1 but Wayne & Gwynfor Jones (Darrian T90 GTR) took the lead on SS2 and then held the lead through the repeat of the two stages, to lead at 2nd service. Pritchard took the lead back on SS5 and held on to it until the end of the event. Damian & Charly Cole (Fabia R5) were on a charge through the afternoon, with two fastest stages and one joint fastest, to climb up into 2nd place, with Jones completing the podium. Read More »

The Fuchs Lubricants British Historic Rally Championship makes a welcome return after the summer break as it heads to the Phil Price Memorial Woodpecker Rally for the first time next weekend [3rd September].

The Ludlow based event will offer crews some of the best forest stages on both sides of the Welsh and English border as fan favourites such as Radnor and Haye Park lie ahead for the one-day gravel blast. Read More »

With four different winners from the first four events, the battle for the 2022 Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship title is set to intensify when the two-day Get Connected Rali Ceredigion (3/4 September) gets underway.

It’s the first time that Wales’ only closed road stage rally has hosted a round of the UK’s premier sealed-surface series – and with three rounds remaining, it comes at a crucial time in the battle for the overall and class honours. Read More »

12 J1000 Ecosse crews descended on Kames Motorsport Complex in Muirkirk for round 5 of the 2022 season, the Grab Life by the Hall’s Stages. As is traditional for Kames the morning dawned wet but with the promise of sunshine later on.

Taking his 4th win in a row, Sam Pattison started steadily in the damp conditions before assuming the lead in stage 3. Read More »

With barely a month to go before all the major British rally championships pay their annual visit to the fast and furious forests of Yorkshire, organisers Trackrod Motor Club are searching help in manning the stages. Read More »

After the joy of his double podium at Nurburging earlier this month, Cumbrian racing driver Frank Bird was left feeling disappointed following a difficult weekend at round five of the ADAC GT Masters Series which was held at Lausitzring as part of the DEKRA-sponsored Family and Friends Festival weekend. Read More »

The Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge descends on Kames in Ayrshire for the 2nd time this year for the Grab Life By The Hall’s Stages on Sunday the 21st of August, Round 5 of the 2022 series.

Topping the seeding, Sam Pattison has been the most winning driver of 2022, taking the top spot on every rally he’s entered. He returns to the venue where he took the win earlier in the year with regular navigator Paul Whittaker in the hotseat once again. Read More »

Motorsport UK British Rally Championship frontrunner Garry Pearson was eager to take away the positives from his Grampian Forest Rally experience last weekend [13 August], despite not making it to the finish of the fourth round of the series.

A confidence boosting pace across the super-fast gravel forest tests of Durris, Drumtochty and Fetteresso saw the Duns driver challenge for yet another British Rally Championship podium, sitting just a handful of seconds away from second overall. Read More »

Osian Pryce maintains his strong challenge for the 2022 British Rally Championship title after finishing runner-up in the Voyonic Grampian Forest Rally.

It was the second time in as many years that the Machynlleth-born driver had finished second on the Aberdeenshire forestry event, as he and co-driver Noel O’Sullivan enjoyed another fast and trouble-free run in their Melvyn Evans Motorsport-prepared Volkswagen Polo GTI R5. Read More »