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Category Archives: British Gravel Rallying

The Autosport International Show (9-12th January) provided the backdrop of the formal unveiling and opening of registrations for the 2020 British Historic Rally Championship [BHRC] which will be sponsored by fluid giants Fuchs Lubricants for the fourth consecutive season.

As announced in October, the iconic Championship will grow to eight rounds in 2020 thanks to the addition of the Jim Clark Rally which takes place in the Scottish Borders in May. The new calendar will form five forest and three asphalt rounds, providing some of the most challenging and demanding events in the UK for both returning and new competitors to the series. Read More »

Ollie Mellors gave the Proton Iriz R5 its fourth UK gravel rally win in a row last weekend, snatching victory on the final stage of the Grizedale Forest Rally (7th December) after a gutsy drive, despite suffering significant time loss in the early stages of the event. Read More »

Welcome to the final Race and Rally – Rally2 Championship Update and points tables after round 5, The Roger Albert Clark Rally.

A gruelling five-day, 300 mile test across three countries were on offer to crews in the main event, whilst Rally 2 crews were able to sample classic Scottish stages with the RAC Clubmans event on Sunday as only that leg would count for points. Read More »

Marty McCormack stamped his name on the winner’s trophy of the gruelling Roger Albert Clark Rally for a third time, as he and co-driver Barney Mitchell stormed to victory at the unique five-day and three country event in their Ford Escort Mk2.

The Draperstown driver added to his 2012 and 2017 victories to emerge from the 300-mile extraordinary rally with a 52 second lead over his nearest rival, winning 17 out of the 32 stages in the process. Read More »

Marty McCormack and Barney Mitchell won the 2019 Roger Albert Clark Rally (21-25 November) after a fabulous battle with Jason Pritchard and Phil Clarke on the 13th edition of this unique rally.

During four and a half days, covering 300 stage miles in 31 special stages, McCormack drove faultlessly to take a 52-second victory after over five hours of flat out rallying. Read More »

Draperstown ace Marty McCormack will be on the hunt for his third outright victory at the iconic Roger Albert Clark Rally this week (21-25 November) as he tackles the gruelling five-day event behind the wheel of his Tiger Risk Partners-backed Ford Escort Mk2. Read More »

The 2019 Roger Albert Clark Rally (21-25 November) will be the best yet as a record entry tackles the 13th edition of this unique rally.

The 2019 event features more days, more stage miles and more competitors and has drawn its most competitive field ever, with at least six serious victory contenders and more than another dozen major contenders. Read More »

The Herefordshire town of Leominster is gearing up for the start of the Roger Albert Clark Rally when the longest and toughest special stage rally in Great Britain starts from the town on Thursday (21 November).

Over 130 cars from across the UK and Europe will gather at Brightwells on the edge of the town ahead of five days of timed competition on the forest tracks of Wales, Northumberland and southern Scotland before the rally finishes in Carlisle on Monday afternoon (25 November). Read More »

Official M-Sport re-seller EDSL Sport will showcase the range of popular Ford Fiesta R2’s at a team test day on December 14th in the Midlands.

The Hampshire based squad will have the latest specification MK8 1.0litre EcoBoost Ford Fiesta R2T example available to test at the Curborough Circuit near Lichfield, Staffordshire and will also have the earlier generation Fiesta’s (R2 & R2T) on hand for use during the session. Read More »

The newest homologated R5 specification rally car on the market, the Proton Iriz R5, took its third gravel rally win in a row last weekend, as Ollie Mellors stormed to victory at the Malton Forest Rally (3rd November).

Mellors and co-driver Ian Windress, were fastest on each of the events six stages in the Yorkshire forests to take the Thornbridge Brewery backed Proton to a hattrick of wins in the latter half of the season, adding to the Woodpecker Stages and Trackrod Forest Rally triumphs. Read More »