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Category Archives: British Tarmac Rallying

Dunoon will be welcoming over 140 rally cars and crews to the Cowal Peninsula this weekend as the Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally hosts one of the biggest motorsport events in Western Scotland on 24/25 June.

Taking place on the closed-public roads surrounding the coastal town of Dunoon for a second year in a row, a bumper list of entries will tackle two days of fast-paced rallying with some of the best sealed-surface rally drivers in the country taking part in the unique motorsport weekend. Read More »

Mark Kelly, Steve Wood, John Stone and Neil Roskell will have their signs set on grabbing the lead of the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship when Round 3 of the series, the Dunoon presents Argyll Rally, takes place on 24/25 June.

With neither series leader Ruairi Bell nor second placed James Williams contesting the closed road event, it’s a great opportunity for the asphalt experts to steal an advantage as the UK’s premier sealed-surface series heads to Scotland for the second time in as many events. Read More »

Rapid Rochdale driver Steve Brown is aiming to raise awareness and funds for local charity Jolly Josh, by holding an exciting competition where one lucky person will co-drive in his Nissan Micra Kit Car at a rally in Wales in August.

The 2021 Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship 5 Nations Trophy BMW MINI champion will return to the sport of rallying this season and will offer the chance to win this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to anyone who donates to the Rochdale based charity through his dedicated JustGiving page. Read More »

Carryduff’s Jonny Greer and Welshman Dai Roberts have secured victory at the MJE Wheel Repair Specialists Tyrone Stages Rally, round four of the McGrady Insurance NI Rally Championship.

Driving their Citroen C3, Greer and Roberts moved into the lead after the second stage and never looked back. They went on to set fastest times on six of the nine competitive stages to claim victory by 17.1s at the Cookstown Motor Club event. Read More »

James Williams has closed to just one point behind Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship leader Ruairi Bell after scoring maximum points on Round 2 of the series, the Beatson’s Building Supplies Jim Clark Rally (27/28 May).

Co-driven by fellow west Walian Dai Roberts, James set a stunning pace in his Hyundai Power Products-backed Hyundai i20 R5 to score his best result to date in his Michelin-shod car. Read More »

Duns rally driver Garry Pearson secured his first Motorsport UK British Rally Championship podium last weekend [27-28 May] by taking third overall at his home event, the Beatson’s Building Supplies Jim Clark Rally.

Based in his hometown in the Scottish Borders, Pearson and co-driver Dale Furniss threaded their Asset Alliance Group and Hankook Tire backed Ford Fiesta Rally2 through the unforgiving closed-public roads in fine style, to secure Pearson’s best BRC top-flight result. Read More »

The Beatson’s Building Supplies Jim Clark Rally made a welcome return to Duns in the Scottish Borders this weekend [27-29 May], as the popular motorsport event blasted back into action with three days of top-level rallying in the region. Read More »

The Beatson’s Building Supplies Jim Clark Rally will welcome a dazzling list of rally crews to Duns this weekend [27-29 May] as the best drivers in the UK and beyond head to the Scottish Borders for the revitalised event.

Over two hundred and forty drivers will tackle the closed public roads in Berwickshire across three days of motorsport action, bringing the sport of rallying into the heart of the community. The Jim Clark Rally will play host to the top-flight Motorsport UK British Rally Championship for the first time since 2014, as well as the Protyre National Asphalt Rally Championship and a host of regional series. Read More »

Desi Henry and Paddy Robinson sealed a last-gasp victory at the Claudy-based Eakin Bros Brian James Trailers Stages Rally but it is Derek McGarrity who has burst into the lead of the McGrady Insurance NI Rally Championship after round three of the hotly contested series!

McGarrity finished seventh overall at the event while a number of his main championship rivals, including pre-event series leader Jonny Greer, fell by the wayside. However, it was Kilrea’s Desi Henry who led the Maiden City Motor Club organised rally at the start. Read More »

Ruairi Bell heads the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship into Round 2 of the BTRDA’s sealed-surface series, the Beatson’s Building Supplies Jim Clark Rally (27/28 May) – and like the vast majority of drivers it will be the first time he has contested the Scottish closed road event.

But that’s unlikely to worry Ruairi or any other driver in fact, as all are well accomplished in tackling new stages and rising to the challenge of driving flat-out over previously unchartered territory. Read More »