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Category Archives: British Tarmac Rallying

Prepare for double the action at this year’s Race Retro, powered by *Motor Sport*, as the show organisers have announced that the outdoor motorsport will expand to two Live Rally Stages.

With a record number of entries, Rallying with Group B (RWGB) will see some 120 cars including ex-works cars with motorsport champions at the wheel take on the new stages on the Saturday and Sunday at Stoneleigh Park.

Show Director Lee Masters said: “Over the past three years, the Live Rally Stage has seen more cars running each year with more champions from both yesteryear and modern rallying taking part. Read More »


The 2019 McGrady Insurance Motorsport UK N.I. Stage Rally Championship gets underway this Saturday (23 February) with the Pacenotes Rally Magazine Stages at Kirkistown!

An entry of more than 70 crews has been received for the popular County Down venue with a host of high-powered machinery that includes a handful of World Rally Cars and state-of-the-art R5 rally cars ready to battle for the spoils.

Reigning champion, Derek McGarrity, is expected to lead the field off the start line. Read More »

Cumbrian driver Barry Lindsay will lead the field away on the Darlington and District Motor Club-Barry Lindsay organised Jack Frost Stages Rally in association with Cartersport which will take place at Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire next Sunday (17th February 2019).

Lindsay and co-driver Caroline Lodge aim to defend the title they won twelve months ago in their SGP Motorsport Ford Fiesta S2000, kindly supplied by local motor dealer Steve Petch as part of their prize for winning the SG Petch ANECCC Rally Championship again in 2018. Read More »

A fire-breathing rally car roared into Belfast’s Stormont Estate today where details regarding the 2019 McGrady Insurance Motorsport UK N.I. Rally Championship were revealed!

Located outside the iconic Parliament Buildings, organisers and competitors unveiled the 2019 event calendar along with some new developments for the hotly contested series. Read More »

PEUGEOT UK, with the support of PEUGEOT SPORT and TOTAL, have offered a prize fund totalling £24,000 for competitors who drive a PEUGEOT 208 R2 in the Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) in 2019.

The prize fund will be available to any registered crew in the JBRC driving one of the brand’s iconic 208 examples and will be awarded based on their performance in the series. Read More »

Teenage ace Frank Bird is set to compliment his impressive circuit racing career when he takes to the rally stages this year following a successful test today in the PBM team’s Ford Focus WRC 07.

The 19-year-old Penrith-born star put the Dom Buckley Motorsport-prepared car through its paces at a damp Teesside Autodrome in Middlesbrough and at the end of the day-long test, declared he was looking forward to competing in earnest in the Frank Bird Poultry Ltd, Be Wiser Insurance and Hager-backed car. Read More »

The FUCHS LUBRICANTS Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship will enjoy its furthest-reaching media package to date when the seven-event season starts on Rally North Wales (Saturday 30 March). Read More »

This year’s Race Retro, powered by *Motor Sport*, has received a record number of entries for the Live Rally Stage, organised by Rallying with Group B (RWGB), with some amazing ex-works cars and motorsport legends celebrated.

Held from 22-24 February, Race Retro will transform the grounds of Stoneleigh Park on Saturday and Sunday to create some high-octane live action with over 250 entries considered for the final list of ‘runners and riders.’ Read More »

The award winners for the 2019 FUCHS Lubricants Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship and the FUCHS Lubricants RACRMC Historic Asphalt Rally Championship were celebrated in style at the superb Casa Hotel in Chesterfield on Saturday (2 February). Read More »

Rising Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson will take the next step of his career in 2019 by launching an assault on the Junior British Rally Championship behind the wheel of a brand new M-Sport Ford Fiesta R2.

The Blairgowrie ace narrowly missed out on taking the Cadet Cup title last season in an older generation Fiesta, but thanks to the support of his backers, will be using the latest specification Ford direct from the factory in Poland. Read More »