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Category Archives: British Gravel Rallying

The action-packed Prestone MSA British Rally Championship returns to action next weekend (29-30 April), with the famous Pirelli international Rally playing host to the second round of Britain’s premier rallying series. The legendary Kielder Forests await with over 100 gravel miles for the BRC elite. Read More »

Entries for the 72nd running of the RSAC Scottish Rally have now opened and with it, organisers of the 19th/20th May event have announced more details surrounding the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) and ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) qualifier.

The Dumfries and Galloway Council supported event will run earlier than usual in 2017 will also move to a new home at Lockerbie Truck Stop. The new venue will play host to Rally HQ, service, documentation and Parc Ferme for the event. Read More »

The 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) resumes after a five week break in Elgin for round three of the series, the McDonald & Munro Speyside Stages.

Contested in the Moray and Aberdeenshire forests on Saturday 22nd April, the rally is the only to feature tarmac in the entire SRC season with a spectator stage in Elgin, but the event is characterised by its clean, flowing forest stages. Read More »

Regulations for this year’s Rallynuts Severn Valley Stages are now available and organisers of the 3rd June event are confident the 44th running of the Midland Manor Motor Club rally will be one of the best yet.

Established racewear and accessory firm, Rallynuts Motorsport will join the event as title sponsor once again in 2017 and the event will contain around 44 competitive miles of prime stages in the Gwibedog, Cefn, Crychan and Radnor forests. Read More »

DMACK has been confirmed as title sponsor for the 2017 Carlisle Stages (Saturday 10 June), which will take in 43 stage miles in the Kershope and Newcastleton complexes for contenders in the BTRDA Rally Series and several regional championships.

The rally will be a round of the Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series, the MSA English Rally Championship, the S G Petch Association of North East and Cumbria Car Clubs Stage Rally Championship and the Association of Northern Car Clubs Forest Challenge.

Building on the success of the first four editions of the DMACK Carlisle Stages, the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club will run a compact event based close to junction 43 of the M6 at Carlisle and running over superb stages. Read More »

The TV coverage of the opening two rounds of the Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship will first be screened on Tuesday 18 April at 9am on Motorsport TV.

The first programme will cover all the action form the Red Kite Stages and Rally North Wales as Nick Elliott and Dave Price took an impressive pair of wins to take the early championship advantage.

While the championship will again feature in regular dedicated programmes on Motorsport TV, an increasing focus is being placed onto on-line content, including mini-features, editorials, previews and swift post-event summaries. This content will be available via social media and YouTube. Read More »

George Morrison suffered a cruel blow to the start of his Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series campaign when he was forced to retire his MG ZR on the opening stage of last weekend’s Somerset Stages Rally.

The Cottesmore driver headed to the Minehead based event to open his assault on the 1400C class, MGZR Challenge and Army Stage Rally Championship but his event was over before it really began, retiring after the very first test when a driveshaft snapped on the MG. Read More »

Cumbrian rally driver Aaron McClure suffered a cruel blow to his Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series hopes last weekend (8th April) as he retired from the Somerset Stages Rally during the closing stages of the event.

Aiming to capitalise on his solid fifth place on the opening round at the Malcolm Wilson Rally in March, the Flookburgh driver made the long trip to Minehead hoping to bag a decent points haul for his class NR4 and Production Cup hopes. Read More »

Reigning MSA English Rally Champion Sam Bilham continued his winning ways last weekend as he took his second DMACK Fiesta ST Trophy win in a row at the Somerset Stages in Minehead.

Having won the opening round of the season by almost two minutes, the 2300 Club John Easson Award winner once again dominated proceedings, taking victory over the remaining eight Trophy crews to firm up his lead in the hotly contested single make series. Read More »

18-year-old Ed Fossey sprayed the champagne at the weekend on the Somerset Stages Rally (Saturday 8 April), round two of the BTRDA Rally Championship – taking a dominant win in the 1400S class and with it, the championship lead. The Yokohama driver also drove his Toyota Yaris into a fine 21st overall, putting many experienced drivers in more powerful cars behind him. Read More »