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Category Archives: British Gravel Rallying

Spectator tickets are now on sale for the Roger Albert Clark Rally, which will feature a record entry of up to 150 cars when it runs from 21 to 25 November.

The five-day, 32-stage, 300-stage mile event has generated unprecedented competitor support and many spectators are expected to watch the event as it covers forest special stages in Wales, the north of England and the south of Scotland. Read More »

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• Traditional end-of-season date now confirmed
• Building on the spectacular successes of innovative 2019 event
• Record spectator numbers marvelled at World Championship showdown
• Widespread acclaim for new Llandudno, Liverpool, Oulton Park and Colwyn Bay additions Read More »

Junior British Rally Championship ace Ruairi Bell picked up where he left off this season, by setting a string of impressive stage times on his debut at Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB (3-6 October).

Bell, 19 from London had already won the BRC Fiesta Trophy in 2019, handing him a sizeable €60,000 towards an FIA Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) campaign thanks to M-Sport and Pirelli, but would head to Llandudno in a bid to gain more experience for the future. Read More »

FIA Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) co-driver Phil Hall rounded out this year’s series at a gruelling Wales Rally GB (3-6 October) and now has his sights firmly set on 2020.

The 30-year-old guided fellow Brit Tom Williams to eighth in the JWRC category in North Wales, despite a drama filled event for the pairing. Running as high as fourth in the relentless conditions, their event was hampered by a time-zapping puncture and second day roll, which left them with significant work to do on the final day. Read More »

Newark based rally driver Eddie Lewis battled through gruelling conditions in his M-Sport Fiesta R2T to secure a solid finish on his FIA World Rally Championship debut at last week’s Wales Rally GB (3-6 October).

The talented junior driver braved torrential rain, deep mud, foggy conditions and one of the biggest sporting events in the UK to finish 14th in the RC4 class and 44th overall. Lewis and co-driver Dom Adams also overcame a second day off into a ditch, to ensure a confidence-boosting WRC finish for the pairing. Read More »

The 2019 BTRDA Rally Championship came to an exciting climax last weekend, as Scott Faulkner and Gareth Parry went head to head against rivals Pay Naylor and Ian Lawrence in a winner takes all battle on the Trackrod Rally.

“This event isn’t familiar for me” explained Faulkner getting the excuses in early. “I’ve only competed here once back in 2014 and that was in a Diesel Land Rover Defender! The speeds are going to be dramatically different today, but we’ve got the bit between our teeth and we’re ready for a battle!” Read More »

Simon Webster and Jez Rogers were confirmed as BHRC champions on Saturday afternoon (28 September) after the final round of the FUCHS LUBRICANTS Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship.

While Matthew Robinson and Sam Collis took back-to-back victories on the Trackrod Historic Cup, Webster and Rogers saw off the challenge of Stanley Orr and Grahame Henderson to emerge as popular overall champions after a tremendously sporting contest. “Simon’s a gentleman and he’s a very worthy champion,” said Orr. Read More »

Just weeks after securing a Woodpecker Stages Rally victory, Ollie Mellors and Ian Windress made it two-from-two in 2019 by taking their Proton Iriz R5 to a dominant Trackrod Rally Yorkshire win on Saturday (28th September).

Mellors opened up an eight-second lead on the opening stage of the five-test event in the Thornbridge Brewery backed Proton and was never headed, ensuring the Iriz R5 could enjoy a start to finish win in the difficult Dalby forest complex. Read More »

Rising junior rally driver Eddie Lewis will contest his maiden FIA World Rally Championship event next week, as he is all set to tackle Britain’s round of the series, Wales Rally GB (3-6 October).

Lewis, 17, from Newark, will pilot his newly acquired 2019 specification M-Sport Ford Fiesta R2T on the three-day iconic event, competing against some of the best drivers in the world across over 300km of notorious Welsh forests. He will be co-driven by Dom Adams for the event. Read More »

The Roger Albert Clark Rally is set to have its most extensive media coverage so far when the 2019 edition runs from 21 to 25 November. Read More »