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Category Archives: British Tarmac Rallying

* Ironbridge Power Station announced as new venue for Saturday stages
* Night stages at Weston Park on Saturday
* Full day of action on Sunday at Weston Park along with new meet and greet opportunities
* Early bird tickets on sale now

The recently award nominated Historic Rally Festival goes live today, Wednesday 15th December 2021, with early bird tickets on sale via our venue partner Weston Park. Read More »

Cumbrian driver Frank Bird was in scintillating form once again as he romped to his third outright rally win in as many months by dominating today’s MAXUS Dukeries Rally at Donington Park.

The event formed the third qualifying round of the Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship with MSVR and following his victory on the opening round at Oulton Park last month, 22-year-old Frank, from Penrith, along with Lake District-based co-driver Jack Morton decimated the opposition to win by over two and a half minutes. Read More »

Organisers of the Beatson’s Building Supplies Jim Clark Rally are delighted to announce that the 27-29 May event will play host to some of the biggest rally championships in the country in 2022 as the rally returns to the British motorsport calendar.

The closed public roads around the Scottish borders will welcome the top-flight Motorsport UK British Rally Championship for the first time since 2014 as arguably the best drivers in the business will head to Duns to do battle on the opening two days of the event. Read More »

Melvyn Evans Motorsport has won the British Rally Championship Teams title at the first time of trying, after an incredible season of success preparing and running a pair of Volkswagen Polo GTI R5s. Read More »

– William Creighton wins the coveted 2021 Junior British Rally Championship title on his home round last weekend, the Modern Tyres Ulster Rally
– The Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy ace finally takes the honours after being a two-time runner up
– Moira driver also receives a World Rally Championship prize drive in 2022 in a Hyundai i20 N Rally2 Read More »

Osian Pryce will bounce straight back from finishing runner-up in the British Rally Championship by aiming for victory on the Roger Albert Clark Rally.

This year’s five-day and 351 stage mile event will be the longest special stage rally in Great Britain for 30 years (since the 1991 Lombard RAC Rally in fact) and Osian will contest the event for the first time in a RallyXtreme Ford Escort Mk2.

He gave the car a shakedown run on the recent Rallynuts Stages and finished ninth overall and won the historic class by 38 seconds. Read More »

Matt Edwards has won the British Rally Championship drivers’ title for a record-breaking third time in a row after taking his Yuasa Rally Team Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 to a sensational victory on the Modern Tyres Ulster Rally (Saturday 20 November).

Overnight and midday rain made the fast and bumpy closed country lanes of County Down extremely slippery, yet Matt never put a scratch on the car as he won the 94-stage mile event by over two and a half minutes!

Whilst Matt writes his name into the BRC record books, Darren Garrod wins the co-drivers title for a second time, having also guided Matt to his first title in 2018.

The Ulster Rally saw an incredible fight between Matt and his Melvyn Evans Motorsport stablemate and BRC title rival Osian Pryce. Read More »

Osian Pryce is just one step away from becoming British Rally Champion for the first time as he leads the drivers’ standings heading into the final round of the series, the Modern Tyres Ulster Rally (Saturday 20 November). Read More »

It’s the most straightforward final round scenario that Matt Edwards has ever faced as he aims for nothing less than maximum British Rally Championship points on the upcoming Modern Tyres Ulster Rally (Saturday 20 November) to secure a record-breaking third straight drivers’ title.

The Yuasa Rally Team Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 pilot has already won two rounds this year, the Nicky Grist Stages and Trackrod Rally Yorkshire, but with two scores from seven rounds to drop, only another maximum points haul will add another BRC drivers’ title to the ones he won in 2018 and 2019.

And if he achieved it, the result would give Darren Garrod the co-drivers’ title for a second time, after he won the trophy navigating for Matt in 2018. Read More »

Just two weeks after conquering the fast roads of the Otterburn military ranges, Cumbrian rally driver Frank Bird was back in rally action this weekend where he rocketed to another comprehensive victory on the Neil Howard Memorial Stages Rally, sponsored by Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors, at Oulton Park in Cheshire. Read More »