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Monthly Archives: November 2022

The countdown to the 2023 Roger Albert Clark Rally has begun with one year to go until the rally runs from November 23 to November 27, 2023. Read More »


Nine J1000 Ecosse crews made the long trip down to Anglesey racing circuit for the finale of the 2022 season. 2 days of competition lay ahead in every possible weather condition, from dry and sunny to wet and dark.

Taking a 1st win of the season Oliver Phillips & Barry Young started the event steadily, in and around 5th overall over the 1st 3 stages. Then they began to step it up climbing to 2nd by the close of day 1. Day 2 was sensational, a string of fastest times giving the Up! the overall and Scottish win by 22 seconds at the finish after Oliver’s strongest performance so far. Read More »

Drag racing is one of the more unique forms of UK competition to run under the Motorsport UK banner and it is also one of the most extreme. In this excerpt from November’s Revolution cover story spoke to Top Fuel driver Susanne Callin and Santa Pod Raceway owner Keith Bartlett to learn how it feels to be behind the wheel.

Susanne Callin is one of Europe’s top dragster competitors. She drives in the Top Fuel category, which is the drag racing equivalent of Formula One, and for many who follow the sport she is a superstar. She is also the wife of the UK’s ‘Godfather’ of the sport, Keith Bartlett, the owner and operator of Santa Pod Raceway, which attracts crowds upwards of 30,000 to its Top Fuel events. Read More »

Steve Brown’s final event of the 2022 season was not the success he hoped for, retiring from the Mallorca-based Rally Dijous Bo with engine issues in his Nissan Micra Kit Car last weekend [11-12 November].

The Rochdale driver had headed to the popular Balearic Island in a bid to round out his season on a high, after a quieter spell behind the wheel. Co-driven by Paul Stringer, he would contest the closed-road asphalt event on his second appearance in Mallorca, coupled with a gruelling timetable that included ten special stages on the mountainous roads, all packed into an overnight schedule. Read More »

10 Ecosse Junior 1000 crews will make the long trip down south to Anglesey for the final round of the 2022 season, the Pentraeth Glyn Memorial Junior Stages at Anglesey race circuit. The Scottish crews joining the English & Welsh championships for a 2-day season finale.

With new champion Sam Pattison not on the entry list, Kalum Graffin & Richard Crozier top the Scottish entries. Having already sewn up 2nd overall, the Novice award and the Irish Cup, Kalum & Richard are heading into the final round with no pressure and are hoping to take the fight to the English & Welsh crews.

Jack Ryan & Robin Nicolson come into Anglesey fresh from a late event charge to grab a podium at Crail. The Up! crew needing to eliminate their slow starts to events although the 2-day format of Anglesey could help negate that. Read More »

* Letchworth Motor Auctions’ next Classic, Retro and Performance Sale will take place on Saturday 19th November 2022.
* Around 60 classics will go under the hammer in the one day sale.
* Potential buyers are welcome to attend both the preview and sale day.

British and Japanese classics are amongst the varied vehicles on offer for Letchworth Motor Auctions’ next sale for Classic, Retro and Performance cars on Saturday 19th November. Read More »

* 69,324 enthusiasts attended over the three show days.
* 300 clubs created amazing displays with the show theme Part of the Family.
* Highlights included appearances by Richard Hammond, Wheeler Dealers’ Mike Brewer, and 12 time World Trial Bike Champion Dougie Lampkin.
* Awards presented on Sunday to owners with exceptional cars in both visitor voted and judged competitions.
* Next year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, held 10-12 Nov 22 Read More »

Once more, 13 J1000 Ecosse crews lined up to take the start of the Kingdom Stages Junior Rally, the 5 stage event offering the chance for the driver’s title to be decided in very wet conditions.

Sam Pattison was the driver who could wrap up the championship, the Citigo pilot just needing a 5th place finish to take the title. Naturally Sam & co-driver Paul Whittaker would respond by being fastest on every stage. Taking the rally win by 51 seconds and thus guaranteeing Sam the championship after a stellar run of 6 wins out of 6 starts in 2022.

Kalum Graffin & Richard Crozier spent the entire event shadowing the red Skoda and making sure that Sam & Paul couldn’t fully relax. The grey & green car ended the event looking a little 2nd hand after an argument with a tyre and a big trip across the grass late in the day. Read More »

Rochdale rally driver Steve Brown will make the long trip to Mallorca in Spain this weekend, as he aims to round out his competitive season with the Rally Dijous Bo 2022 [12-13 November] event on the island.

Brown, who has been unable to contest a full championship in 2022 due to work commitments, has enjoyed sporadic outings over the course of the year and more recently, has turned his attention to bigger challenges within the events that take place in Europe. Read More »

The Fuchs Lubricants RACRMC Historic Rally Championship has launched details of the 2023 season, offering a top-drawer seven-round calendar for the year ahead.

After making the switch to an all-gravel series in 2022, following feedback from competitors the championship will introduce an asphalt round to the series, adding to six high quality forest events which encompass some of the best gravel stages in the country. Read More »