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Category Archives: British Tarmac Rallying

Cheltenham rally ace Charlie Robinson will kick start his 2017 assault on the GwynneSpeed Rally Challenge this weekend as he contests his home event, the Get it Sideways Stages at Down Ampney.

After sporadic outings in the popular single make championship for the Citroen C2’s in 2016, Robinson will now mount a campaign on the series in a bid to better his round seven win at Pembrey last season. He will be backed by aerial imaging experts Active Drone Services. Read More »

Mark Gamble, is heading to the AGBO Stages again this weekend, alongside his usual co-driver, Steve Link, in the Suzuki Swift S1600, as a shakedown for the Manx National Rally in May.

The Pairing had a great outing on last year’s AGBO Stages, where they finished a very credible 8th Overall, and first Front Wheel drive. Read More »

MSA British Rally Championship hopeful Rhys Yates will join forces with series sponsor, Prestone during his 2017 assault on the series.

The Chesterfield rally driver will pilot the Brettex Site Services Fiesta R5 in the high profile championship and aims to better his 2016 result of tenth in the series. Having set a handful of fastest times last season, Yates has already attracted the attention of a number of high profile brands for his 2017 BRC campaign and Prestone is the latest addition to the team. Read More »

– BRC set to excel in extremes with new title partner Prestone
– Continued TV coverage on Channel 4, BT Sport and Motorsport TV
– Substantial cash prize fund of £30,000 for Junior BRC Champion
– Exciting seven-round calendar offering an array of challenging conditions


With just days until the start of the 2017 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship, Britain’s premier rallying series is ready to fire into action with a raft of exciting changes and developments ahead of the new season. Here is your guide to the year ahead. Read More »

This summer’s Nicky Grist Stages (8-9 July) will play host to no less than 10 different rally championships – highlighting not only what a major sporting attraction the event now is, but also a major boost for the economy of Builth Wells, Llanelwedd and the nearby Powys and Carmarthenshire towns and villages. Read More »

Whenever you think about a rallying Ford Sierra Cosworth in the late 1980s, one of the first memories for spectators would be the Ford Sierra Cosworth of Phil Collins sponsored by Mr Tomkinson carpets.

Making the headlines on the 10 o’clock news, when they spun and got stuck on the bridge at Clumber Park on the 1988 Lombard RAC Rally, rally fans would walk miles into UK forests, with one of the main attractions being that ‘pink’ car. Read More »

Two-time Group N National Asphalt Rally champion David White will switch to the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship in 2017 at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta R2.

After taking two titles at the wheel of his Subaru Impreza in 2014 and 2015, White will make the switch to two wheel drive and the premier UK rally championship this season, co-driven once again by son Matthew. The series kicks off with the Brick and Steel Border Counties rally in Jedburgh on 17th/18th March. Read More »

Jerry Bailey and Graham Lacey scored a tremendous victory on the opening round of the 2017 Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship, the Bovington Stages (4/5 March). Read More »

The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship in conjunction with UK and Ireland Peugeot Sport distributor, Race and Rally, is delighted to announce a 10,000 Euro prize fund for drivers running Peugeot 208 R2s in the Junior BRC in 2017.BRC Pug Prize17e Read More »

The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is ready to burst back onto some of the world’s best rallying stages with another action-packed year of competition ahead following its highly successful reincarnation last year. The BRC is well-known for being the premier proving ground for young rallying talent, and further history is set to be made on the seven-round series in 2017.

2016 witnessed a stellar performance by Elfyn Evans in a DMACK-backed Ford Fiesta R5. The Welshman put on a dominant display to clinch the title on the Ulster Rally – 20 years after his father Gwyndaf lifted the same trophy on the same event. Read More »