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Category Archives: British Gravel Rallying

Sam Bilham proved that his career-best sixth place at the Malcolm Wilson Rally was no fluke, by equalling the result at round three of the BTRDA Rally Series last weekend, the Rallynuts Stages Rally (13th April).

The Greenlight Sports and Entertainment backed rally driver overcame an opening stage puncture to set a string of top six times against one of the best entries seen on a championship round in recent times. After finding himself 15th overall at the end of the opener, Bilham climbed back up the leaderboard to take sixth spot in only his third event in a top-flight Ford Fiesta R5. Read More »

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KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship front-runner Garry Pearson will be aiming to start this weekends Speyside Stages where he left off at the Border Counties Rally last month, keeping his title hopes firmly alive in Elgin (20th April).

Pearson, 27 from Duns enjoyed an almost picture postcard return to the championship on the opening round of the season in Jedburgh, leading the rally on the opening two stages of the event before a time zapping spin saw him eventually cross the finish ramp in second overall. Read More »

The number of confirmed entries for the 2019 Roger Albert Clark Rally has now gone past the 100-mark as the next entry deadline approaches on 30 April.

A record-breaking total of 193 deposits have been lodged for the 21-25 November event and prospective competitors are now required to pay a further amount of £500 and complete the entry form in order to retain their place on the list. Read More »

The Britpart British Cross Country Championship (BXCC) returned in style last weekend with the opening round at Walters won by Adrian Marfell and Paul Bartleman in their Fouquet-Nissan. Read More »

Greenlight Sports and Entertainment backed rally driver Sam Bilham admits he “still has a lot to learn” as he heads into his third outing behind the wheel of a Ford Fiesta R5 this weekend, at the Rallynuts Stages Rally (13th April).

Bilham, 22 from Bingley West Yorkshire is enjoying his maiden season in a four-wheel-drive front running machine and has had a mixed campaign so far in the BTRDA Rally Series. His debut in the car in February showed promise, but an off-road excursion saw him retire from the Cambrian Rally in North Wales. Read More »

The 2019 Rallynuts Stages Rally is set to be one of the biggest in its 46-year history as over 130 crews head to Builth Wells this weekend for the popular annual forest stage rally (13th April).

A top-quality entry will assemble on Saturday to tackle over 44 miles of competitive driving in the nearby forests, many of which have been made famous by Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB in the past. Read More »

Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship
ROUNDS 1-3: BRANDS HATCH INDY, 6-7 APRIL

The 2019 championship kicked off at Brands Hatch as Josh Cook, Andrew Jordan and Rory Butcher claimed a win apiece on a breathless afternoon of racing.

Cook won the opener after getting his tyre tactics spot on, as others switched to wet tyres with fog and drizzle shrouding the circuit. Jake Hill made his way into second, with Tom Chilton following him home. Read More »

The Britpart British Cross Country Championship returns next weekend when the opening round of the season takes place at Walters Arena in South Wales.

The championship, organised by That’s Motorsport Ltd, features six rounds spread across the UK from Bovington on the South coast to Forrest Estate in South West Scotland. Read More »

Nick Elliott and Dave Price got their season off to a flying start by taking maximum points in the opening round of the FUCHS LUBRICANTS Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship, Rally North Wales (Saturday March 30).

The forests of Wales were in prime condition and there was even dust as a bumper historic entry gathered in Dolgellau. Elliott and Price always headed the BHRC contenders, although Joe Price/Chris Brooks were never far adrift as a fine performance from Stanley Orr/Grahame Henderson netted third overall and Category 2 victory. Category 1 went to Bob Bean and Malcolm Smithson (Lotus Cortina). Read More »

British Rally Championship ace Marty McCormack swapped his Tiger Risk Skoda Fabia R5 for a Historic specification Ford Escort MK2 last weekend, recovering from a lowly opening stage position to secure fifth place at Rally North Wales in Dolgellau (30th March). Read More »