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Category Archives: British Gravel Rallying

Junior British Rally Championship frontrunner Eddie Lewis enjoyed a return to the driver’s seat of his M-Sport Ford Fiesta R2 last week, after testing the new Rally4 upgrade kit ahead of the forthcoming M-Sport Return to Rally Stages.

Lewis, aged 18 from Newark, has been one of the very first in the UK to take delivery of the Rally4 kit from M-Sport Poland, which aligns the popular Fiesta R2 with the new Rally 4 regulations introduced by the FIA at the start of the year. Read More »

The Nicky Grist Stages is set to return to the classic mid-Wales forestry stages on Saturday 10 July 2021, following the cancellation of this year’s event.

Quinton Motor Club had originally planned to run the event – which is a five time winner of the BTRDA ‘Rally of the Year’ award – on Saturday 11 July, but owing to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, the event was postponed until Saturday 28 November. Read More »

Motorsport UK has today (Thursday 9 July) announced that the discipline of Rallying will now restart in the UK following the distribution of the governing body’s latest sporting guidance.

Motorsport resumed across the British Isles on Saturday 4 July with 12 events signalling the resumption of motorsport after a 110-day sabbatical, due to the coronavirus outbreak. There are a further 160 events set to be held throughout July, across eight different motorsport disciplines with British championships also resuming in August. Read More »

The Fuchs Lubricants British Historic Rally Championship [BHRC] will not go ahead in 2020, after the cancellation of the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire has forced promotors, the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club, to cancel the series this season which has been blighted by the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The BHRC was set to expand to eight rounds this year, with the new-look calendar offering competitors five forest and three asphalt rounds, kicking off with the now traditional Rally North Wales in March. Read More »

Sixty and Worcestershire Motor Club regret to announce the Eventsigns Woodpecker Stages Rally, scheduled to run on 5th September 2020 will not go ahead due to uncertainties surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Ludlow based event is a qualifying round of a host of national championships including the MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series, Pirelli Motorsport UK Welsh Rally Championship and Seacon UK English Rally Championship and is regarded as one of the most popular events on the British rallying calendar. Read More »

– Britain’s prized round of the FIA World Rally Championship halted by global pandemic
– Illustrious annual motorsport event cancelled for the first time in more than 50 years
– Decision taken due to ongoing uncertainties surrounding travel and mass gatherings in unprecedented times
– Organisers will strive to deliver an ‘even bigger and better’ Wales Rally GB in 2021*

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Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire Car Club regret to announce the North Wales Rally Services Rally North Wales is forced to cancel its 2020 running of the event due to uncertainties surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic.

After being forced to postpone the Dolgellau based event which was originally planned for the 28th March until November, the event organising team have been closely monitoring the Covid-19 situation. Read More »

Organisers of the Rallynuts Stages Rally, Midland Manor Motor Club have taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 running of the popular Builth Wells based event.

Previously postponed from its 18th April date due to the developing Covid-19 situation, the rally, which attracted an almost capacity entry in 2019 and is a round of the MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series and Pirelli Motorsport UK Welsh Rally Championship, had attempted to run the rally on the 8th August 2020. Read More »

This summer’s Nicky Grist Stages, which was scheduled to take place on Saturday 11 July, has been postponed – owing to a number of key logistical issues directly caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The event organiser, Quinton Motor Club, is hoping to run the 2020 event later in the year, and is working on an alternative date in late November. Read More »

The Northern Ireland Motor Club regrets to announce the postponement of the ‘2020 Today’s Ulster Rally’ due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. The current lockdown conditions required to contain the spread of the virus are preventing the organising team from safely carrying out the necessary preparations for the event including the very important special stage public relations work. The event is dependent on the support of local communities and residents and we do not want to increase the risk to them, nor our volunteers. A significant amount of work has already been done by our volunteers and we extend our thanks to them for that, with the intention that this will be carried forward to the August 2021 event. Read More »