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The FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship continues with round four on the Red Kite Stages (Sunday 24 June) as the championship contenders head to the superb, and very little used, stages of South Wales. Read More »


Organisers of the 2018 Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally have confirmed the event will definitely go ahead on 23rd June despite not reaching the minimum number required to make the event financially viable.

Supported by Dunoon Presents, local businesses and residents, Mull Car Club has reinforced the message that the rally will run, in the hope of encouraging further entries to the region. Read More »

Matthew Robinson and Sam Collis took a long overdue first BHRC victory when they won round three of the FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the ATL Carlisle Stages (8/9 June).

Over tough and dusty stages Robinson and Collis (Ford Escort Mk2) had a great battle with the BRM-powered Hillman Avenger of Ieuan Rowlands/Emyr Hall until the Avenger slid into one of Kielder’s notorious ditches on the penultimate stage. Instead, into a superb second place went the Pinto-powered Escort Mk2 of Stuart Egglestone and Brian Hodgson. Read More »

Just a week after finishing on the podium at SOL Rally Barbados, Penrith rally driver Paul Bird swapped the dry Caribbean asphalt for the daunting gravel roads of Kielder Forest only to emerge victorious on the ATL Carlisle Stages Rally.

The event, based in his native Cumbria, formed round five of the Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series and along with Hexham co-driver Jack Morton in the Dom Buckley Motorsport/IRS-prepared Ford Focus WRC08, with backing from Frank Bird Poultry, Be Wiser Insurance, Hager, Fuchs Titan Race and Loco Energy Drink, the pair were back in action in more familiar surroundings. Read More »

Osian returns to the scene of his FIA World Rally Championship debut on the Red Kite Stages in an Escort Mk2.

The last time Osian Pryce drove on a rally in the Vale of Neath it was during his FIA World Rally Championship debut on the 2010 Wales Rally GB – but he’ll make a return to those famous forests on Sunday 24 June when he contests the Red Kite Stages in an Escort Mk2. Read More »

Spectators visiting the Nicky Grist Stages over the years have helped raise valuable funds for two local charities, the Tirabad Village Hall and the Brecon Rotary Club – and the event organiser, Quinton Motor Club, is proud to announce that these fund-raising ventures will continue this year when the event takes place on Saturday 14 July. In addition, the annual collection made at competitors’ signing on, together with a donation from Quinton Motor Club, will also continue, with all proceeds donated to Wales Air Ambulance. Read More »

Competitors in two-wheel drive cars will be able to take advantage of some of the best road conditions possible at this year’s Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally as organisers have confirmed they will run at the front of the field on 23rd June.

The event will be the first in the UK to run all two-wheel drive cars at the head of the pack in a “single field” format in 2018. Read More »

The FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship resumes with round three on the ATL Carlisle Stages (Friday/Saturday 8/9 June) as the championship contenders head back to the daunting challenge of the Kielder forest complex.

As well as being the third of eight BHRC rounds, the ATL Carlisle Stages is also the third round of the BHRC Forest Challenge, supported by Rally and Competition Equipment, and the new BHRC2, supported by Sherwood Engines. The ATL Carlisle Stages is organised by the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club. Read More »

Organisers of the Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally have announced that “only the best will do” for this year’s event which forms round four of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship on 23rd June in Dunoon.

After returning to the motor sport calendar in 2017 for the first time in 13 years, the Mull Car Club organised event will see a revised format this year which includes a mix of high quality classic Argyll and Bute forests along with brand new unused special stages and low road mileage for competitors. Read More »

Following the MSA’s recent changes to the running order on rallies, the FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship has reaffirmed its commitment to have all historic cars running first on the road on gravel rounds.

The Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club, which currently holds the contract to organise the BHRC, has been working behind the scenes to achieve the best possible outcome for the historic rallying fraternity for the balance of 2018 and beyond. Read More »