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Category Archives: British Tarmac Rallying

* Neil Howard Stages in association with Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors to host opening round of 2021 British Rally Championship
* Additional event added to British Championship calendar, taking series to three asphalt and four gravel events
* BRC season now commences in May at Cheshire circuit

The iconic Oulton Park Circuit will provide the Motorsport UK British Rally Championship with a history-making opening round of the 2021 season as the series commences with the Neil Howard Stages in association with Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors on 31st May. Read More »

Motorsport UK has today (Tuesday 16 March) announced its involvement in the FIA Rally Star programme, an initiative to find the next generation of World Rally Champions.

FIA Rally Star is a worldwide detection programme that will take the best undiscovered talent from around the globe from rallying at home to the FIA World Rally Championship – with the ultimate prize of a seat in the FIA Junior World Rally Championship. Within the programme the governing body for motorsport in the UK is excited to embark on its search for the next top rally driver from across the home nations.

The UK has a long association with rallying and has been the proving ground for many of the country’s top rally drivers, including Colin McRae, Richard Burns and more recently Elfyn Evans, Kris Meeke and 2019 FIA European Rally Champion Chris Ingram. Read More »

* Six all-action rounds to form British Rally Championship in 2021
* Re-vamp to calendar to include exciting new events and firm favorites, spread across the four home-nations
* Season now starts in July before series curtain call in November
* Four gravel and two asphalt rounds make up Britain’s premier rally championship Read More »

We are saddened to announce that Rounds Two and Three of the 2020-21 MSN Circuit Rally Championship in a/w MSVR Racing, featuring the Michelin Cup and Protyre Challenge; Alan Healy Memorial Cadwell Park Stages and the Cirrus Research Stages Rally have both been unfortunately cancelled. Read More »

* Historic Rally Festival to take place on the 21st and 22nd August 2021
* Spectator stages at the famous Weston Park
* Free to enter rally village in Telford Town Park

The inaugural Historic Rally Festival will finally get underway on a revised date, 21st and 22nd August 2021 with live action at Weston Park in Shropshire made famous by the RAC Rally throughout the 1980s. Read More »

Matt Edwards will return to the British Rally Championship in 2021 in a bid to secure his third title in a row, but switches to a Volkswagen Polo R5 for his potential history-making campaign.

Backed by global battery giant Yuasa, who returns as title sponsor for the second consecutive season, Edwards will mark his first full BRC season outside of the M-Sport Ford marque since joining the series in 2016, piloting a Melvyn Evans Motorsport run Polo R5.

Edwards will also be joined by long-term supporters, leisure industry leaders Swift Group as well as a new partner, Volkswagen Group Genuine Parts provider, TPS.

“I’m very excited to be returning to the British Rally Championship, not only to try for a third title but also to see what this season has in store,” says Edwards. Read More »

We are saddened to hear that Round Two of the 2020-21 MSN Circuit Rally Championship in a/w MSVR Racing, featuring the Michelin Cup and Protyre Challenge; the Donington Rally has been unfortunately cancelled.

The MSN Circuit Rally Championship fully supports the decision of the event organising teams which has been made in light of the current lockdown situation within the United Kingdom. Read More »

Organisers of the Manx National Rally are disappointed to announce that the 2021 event, planned for 14th and 15th of May will not go ahead due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

Manx Auto Sport, organiser and promoter of the Isle of Man-based closed-road event had been in the advanced stages of planning for the popular two-day rally which would see a host of competitors from across the UK and beyond contest over 120 stage miles across the island’s roads. Read More »

Organisers of the Beatson’s Building Supplies Jim Clark Rally regret to announce that the 2021 event, planned for 28th – 30th May will not go ahead due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

The organising committee of the popular Borders rally has been closely monitoring the pandemic over recent weeks and was well advanced in the planning of the Duns based closed-road rally which was set to welcome ten major rally championships. Read More »

Due to the ongoing uncertainty around the global pandemic, Owen Motoring Club have taken the decision to postpone their annual AGBO Stages, held at Weston Park. The event will be moved from its usual March date and instead take place on Sunday 26th September 2021. All things permitting, this will be the 75 car, 10 stage event you have all come to know and love! More details to follow in due course.