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Due to the ongoing situation caused by the global outbreak of Covid-19, organisers of the Get Connected Rali Bae Ceredigion have taken the regretful but inevitable decision to cancel this year’s event.

With national legislation and guidelines regarding social distancing, movement of people and large gatherings expected to continue for some time, rallies together with other major sporting events and well attended occasions have also become victim to the effects of the pandemic. Read More »

Whickham & District Motor Club Ltd and Hadrian Motorsports Club Ltd, joint organisers of the Ford Parts Cheviot Stages Rally, regret to announce that following a meeting of the organising team, the decision has been taken to cancel this year’s event due to the continued uncertainties surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic. The event was scheduled to take place on the Otterburn Military Ranges on the 27th September 2020. Read More »

The organisers of the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship have taken the unavoidable decision to cancel the 2020 series, owing to the on-going coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read More »

John Price, who sadly passed away earlier this week, contested a remarkable total of 859 rallies.

The 12 time Asphalt Rally Champion also drove some of the world’s most exotic, and difficult to tame, rally cars during that incredible 50 year career – including Porsche 911s, Renault 5 Maxi Turbos, BMW M3s and Metro 6R4s, each immaculately prepared by his John Price Rallying business. 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 »

It is with great sadness that the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship has learned of the passing of its 12 time champion, John Price.

John started competing in 1965, but it was his domination of Britain’s premier asphalt rally series in the 1980s, ‘90s and early 2000s that marks him as a true champion of champions. Read More »

The Hills Ford Three Shires Stages will return on Sunday 5 September 2021, after the organisers announced that it had taken the unavoidable decision to cancel this year’s event.

The rally was originally scheduled to host the penultimate round of the 2020 Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship on closed road stages in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire on 6 September. Read More »

The Tyrone Stages Rally, which was scheduled to host Round 6 of the 2020 Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship on Saturday 18 July, has been cancelled. But the good news is that it has already secured the provisional date of 24 July to run the event next year. Read More »

While the brakes are on all motorsport activities in the UK, we thought we’d remind you of one of the great event-by-event Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship incentives – supplied by our friends at Mintex.

The Mintex Award goes to the driver who has achieved the best improvement on seeding, and is presented to the registered competitor who finished the most places up from their start order position. Up for grabs at each event is an axle set of Mintex brake pads to suit the calliper used on the winning car. Read More »

* A revised date of the 24th and 25th October has been announced
* The inaugural Historic Rally Festival to be held at Telford and Weston Park, Shropshire
* Cooper Tires announced as title sponsor
* 80 cars from across the rally groups have entered

The inaugural Historic Rally Festival that was planned for the 6th and 7th June has now been postponed to a new date, the 24th and 25th October 2020 at Telford and Weston Park, Shropshire. Read More »