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Following on from his superb podium place on last weekend’s First Citizens King of the Hill, Cumbrian driver Frank Bird’s hopes of victory on 2022 Sol Rally Barbados were dashed when he crossed the finish ramp in second place but was declared Outside Total Lateness (OTL). Read More »

– William Creighton suffers an unlucky weekend at the third round of the FIA Junior World Rally Championship, Rally de Portugal
– The Moira driver endures punctures and suspension damage causing a final day retirement, but a fastest stage time shows potential
– Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy driver looks to Estonia for fightback Read More »

Cumbrian driver Frank Bird retured to rally action this weekend with a superb performance to claim third place on the First Citizens King of the Hill which marked the opening action of 2022 Sol Rally Barbados festival. Read More »

– William Creighton is optimistic ahead of round three of the FIA Junior World Rally Championship, Rally de Portugal
– The Moira driver aims for a solid run to replicate opening round podium
– Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy driver hopes previous experience will be useful on gruelling gravel event

Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy driver William Creighton will aim to get his FIA Junior World Rally Championship campaign back on track at this weekend’s Rally de Portugal [19-22 May]. Read More »

– William Creighton endured a challenging weekend at the second round of the FIA Junior World Rally Championship, Croatia Rally
– The Moira driver suffered a rally of mixed fortunes, with impressive pace blighted by a tyre choice gamble and an opening day off
– Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy driver looks to the third round of the season in Portugal for the chance to shine Read More »

– William Creighton will tackle the second round of the FIA Junior World Rally Championship next weekend; Croatia Rally
– The Moira driver will be aiming to build on his opening round podium result at the tricky snow-bound Rally Sweden in February.
– Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy driver will use experience gained from last season’s outing in Croatia, the scene of his Junior WRC debut Read More »

– William Creighton secured his first-ever Junior World Rally Championship podium with third place at Rally Sweden
– Moira driver enjoys positive start to his second season despite WRC snow rally debut
– Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy driver buoyed by season prospects in new-generation championship

Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy driver William Creighton claimed his first-ever FIA Junior World Rally Championship podium at the weekend, taking third place at the opening round of the season, Rally Sweden [25-27 February]. Read More »

Britain’s Katie Milner advanced to the Women’s Final of the FIA Rally Star global talent detection programme after sharing the spoils with Sweden’s Maja Hallen Fellenius at the Continental Final in Estering, Germany last weekend (29-31 January).

Milner was one of four representatives from the UK bound for Germany alongside Rob Wilson, George Lepley and #RallyAtHome digital challenge winner John Bebnowicz-Harris, with support provided by Katie Baldwin on behalf of Motorsport UK Academy, the governing body’s performance pathway. Read More »

– William Creighton launches new-generation Junior World Rally Championship bid
– Moira driver aims to build on 2021 experience and challenge for prestigious title
– Junior British Rally Champion tackles new four-wheel-drive Rally3 era of the World Championship with support from Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy Read More »

Rising British star Frank Bird will this year realise his long-held ambition to compete in Sol Rally Barbados this Frank BirdJune, the event won twice in a Ford Focus WRC07 by his father Paul.

Having started the season with victory in the MGJ Engineering Brands Hatch Winter Stages Rally earlier this month, the team confirmed that Penrith-born Bird and Cumbrian-based co-driver Jack Morton, who sat with Paul Bird when he finished third in Sol RB18, will enter the FIA R5 class in a Frank Bird Poultry-sponsored and Dom Buckley Motorsport-prepared Ford Fiesta Rally2 with assistance from Hager, Fuchs Titan Oils and Aico. Read More »