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Steve Brown’s final event of the 2022 season was not the success he hoped for, retiring from the Mallorca-based Rally Dijous Bo with engine issues in his Nissan Micra Kit Car last weekend [11-12 November].

The Rochdale driver had headed to the popular Balearic Island in a bid to round out his season on a high, after a quieter spell behind the wheel. Co-driven by Paul Stringer, he would contest the closed-road asphalt event on his second appearance in Mallorca, coupled with a gruelling timetable that included ten special stages on the mountainous roads, all packed into an overnight schedule. Read More »


Rochdale rally driver Steve Brown will make the long trip to Mallorca in Spain this weekend, as he aims to round out his competitive season with the Rally Dijous Bo 2022 [12-13 November] event on the island.

Brown, who has been unable to contest a full championship in 2022 due to work commitments, has enjoyed sporadic outings over the course of the year and more recently, has turned his attention to bigger challenges within the events that take place in Europe. Read More »

Those planning their 2023 classic rally season now have an exciting new option to add to their calendar – a three-day event in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland. Organised by Bespoke Rallies, the masters of such scenic automotive adventures for the classic car-owning fraternity, it will be based at a five-star hotel near Inverness from March 8-12, and take in such matchless terrain as the Struie, Black Isle, Loch Ness (via the famous Corkscrew road), Gairloch and Gruinard Bay. Read More »

– William Creighton will contest WRC Rally RACC Catalunya – Rally de España in a Hyundai i20 N Rally2
– The Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy team member redeems supported WRC drive in a Hyundai i20 N Rally2 as prize for winning the title
– Moira driver will make WRC Rally2 debut after two seasons in Junior WRC
– Drive made possible by a collaboration between the British Rally Championship and Hyundai Motorsport Customer Racing Read More »

– William Creighton took his second FIA Junior World Rally Championship podium of the season at a brutal EKO Acropolis Rally Greece
– The Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy team member showed impressive pace ON “the toughest event” he has contested
– Creighton completes the second Junior WRC season of his career with third place Read More »

– FIA Junior World Rally Championship driver William Creighton is set to tackle the final round of the series, EKO Acropolis Rally Greece
– The Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy team member heads to the “Rally of the Gods” for the very first time
– Creighton aims to “finish the season on a high” after a tough Junior WRC campaign Read More »

– FIA Junior World Rally Championship driver William Creighton secures fifth spot at a demanding Rally Estonia
– The Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy team member was eager to rack up points after Rally de Portugal retirement
– Creighton is pleased with a solid result and cites pace improvement over last year’s event as an important step in Junior WRC progress. Read More »

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 »