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Category Archives: British Gravel Rallying

One of Ireland best rallying talents, four times British Rally Champion, Keith Cronin (31) will campaign a Hyundai i20 R5 in this year’s British Rally Championship that includes a round of the World Rally Championship – the Dayinsure Rally GB and the Ypres Rally, a counting event in the European Rally Championship (ERC).

In addition, Keith, from Ballylickey, County Cork and his Killarney co-driver Mikie Galvin will also contest the WRC event, RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de Espana. Read More »

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The eagerly anticipated regulations for this year’s RSAC Scottish Rally are now available and organisers are delighted to confirm a brand new format for the 19th of May event which sees two separate rallies packed into one day in the Dumfries and Galloway forests.

In a change to the regular schedule, competitors in two-wheel-drive (2WD) vehicles will be heading into the classic forest tests in Eskdalemuir and Beattock on Saturday morning, with the four-wheel-drive (4WD) crews set to compete across the same stages later in the day. Both events will offer 43 stage miles. Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates will make the long trip to Elgin in Scotland this weekend to tackle the McDonald & Munro Speyside Stages (21st April), round two of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship.

Fresh from a stunning debut in the FIA European Rally Championship in Azores, taking third ERC Junior Under 28 in March, Yates will contest the one-day gravel event to gain valuable seat time in his Skoda Fabia R5 ahead of the opening round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship next week in Carlisle. Yates will be co-driven by the returning Alex Lee on the event. Read More »

Penrith rally driver Paul Bird continued his great start to the 2018 season by claiming a podium Paul Birdfinish in the second round of the Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series following the Rallynuts Stages Rally based at the Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells today. Read More »

British Rally Championship ace Matt Edwards set fastest time on each one of the seven stages of the Rallynuts Stages Rally this weekend (14th April) to secure his first ever BTRDA Series win at the Builth Wells based event.

Edwards and co-driver Darren Garrod dominated the event in their Ford Fiesta R5 to win by 40 seconds from Luke Francis and John Roberts in their WRC example. Paul Bird and Jack Morton secured the final podium spot in their Ford Focus WRC, to further extend their lead of the Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series. Read More »

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MH Motorsport will head to this weekend’s Rallynuts Stages (14th April) in Wales with talented rising star Josh McErlean as they prepare for a Junior Prestone MSA British Rally Championship campaign in the firm’s Ford Fiesta R2T.

McErlean is no stranger to the Hampshire based squad after impressing onlookers at the Nicky Grist Stages in 2017 behind the wheel of the 1.0litre EcoBoost machine. Read More »

Newtown and District Automobile Club have re-issued the regulations for the Grooms Garage Mid Wales Stages 2018 this week, after finding a new date of 27th May to run the event which was postponed due to the wintry weather front which covered the UK early last month. Read More »

An impressive line-up of around 130 crews will head to Builth Wells this weekend as some of the best drivers in national rallying compete in the 45th running of the Rallynuts Stages Rally (14th April). Read More »

Organisers are delighted to announce that this year’s RSAC Scottish Rally will see a change in format for the 19th of May event to incorporate the new Rally2WD initiative on the Dumfries and Galloway based event.

After confirming the proposed route programme this week, crews will return to the classic forest tests in Eskdalemuir and Beattock which will consist of two separate events, with the two-wheel drive vehicles competing in the morning and four-wheel drive vehicles taking on the same route in the afternoon. Read More »