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Round 2 of the BRC saw the crews return to gravel and a more familiar feel of a multi venue stage rally. Matt Edwards & Darren Garrod (Polo R5) took victory and moved in to the BRC lead, as a result. Tom Cave & Dale Furniss (Fiesta Rally 2) missed the opening round but took 2nd place, just 5s behind Edwards with Osian Pryce & Noel O’Sullivan (Polo R5) completing an all Welsh (drivers only) podium. Rhys Yates & James Morgan were 4th overall whilst BRC returnee, after a number of years away, Matthew Wilson & Stuart Loudon completing the top 5, both in Fiesta Rally 2’s. Read More »

Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy member David Kelly will resume his Junior British Rally Championship campaign this weekend as the series makes the switch to gravel for the Nicky Grist Stages in Wales (10th July).

Kelly, 25 from Donegal enjoyed a strong showing at the opening round of the series at Oulton Park in May, setting a string of fastest times in his Glebe Builders backed M-Sport Ford Fiesta Rally4 and will aim to continue his impressive run of form across the world-famous Mid-Wales stages. Read More »

Osian Pryce says that a day’s testing on Thursday and the recce on Friday will provide the perfect uninterrupted confidence-building preparation ahead of Saturday’s Nicky Grist Stages, as he gets in full rally mode for round two of the British Rally Championship (BRC). Read More »

– Moira rally driver William Creighton contests British Rally Championship and World Rally Championship events on successive weekends
– Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy pilot aims to continue Junior BRC winning streak
– Creighton looks to Rally Estonia for further experience of World Championship events Read More »

Manx Auto Sport, the promotors and organisers behind the Isle of Man based Pokerstars Rally have this week launched outline details of the 1/2 October 2021 event. Read More »

Matt Edwards and Darren Garrod have been seeded at number one for this Saturday’s non-spectator Nicky Grist Stages, when they contest their first gravel rally in their Yuasa Rally Team Volkswagen Polo GTI R5.

Edwards won the Quinton Motor Club-organised event in 2018, which helped him towards his first of two British Rally Championship titles. Read More »

The special relationship between Team WRT and the track of Misano was yet again confirmed in the third round of the Fanatec GT World Cup Europe Sprint Cup when Cumbrian driver Frank Bird was part of the victorious winning team.

The 21-year-old from Penrith partnered Japanese driver Ryuichiro Tomita to the win in the second of this weekend’s Silver Cup races in the Audi R8 LMS to record their first victory of the season after a string of podiums. Read More »

The Nicky Grist Stages (Saturday 10 July) won’t be easy, as it will be Matt Edwards’ first gravel rally for 17 months and his maiden forestry event in his Yuasa Rally Team Volkswagen Polo GTI R5. Yet the double British Rally champion aims for a strong finish to maintain the great start that he has made to his title defence.

Matt, who won back-to-back BRC drivers’ titles in 2018 and 2019, took the Melvyn Evans Motorsport-run Polo GTI R5 to fourth place on the opening Neil Howard Stages. Only a time penalty denied him a podium finish on his first event in the Pirelli-shod car. Read More »

This weekend sees the traditional mid-summer visit of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS at Misano whereby the popular Adriatic resort in Italy hosts the third round of the Sprint Cup.

Unlike previous years, there is no night race meaning Team WRT have entered its three Audi R8 LMS with their regular line-ups, including Cumbrian driver Frank Bird. Read More »

Nicky Grist will lead by example and watch his own rally on the internet from his home – as the action from the 2021 Nicky Grist Stages (Saturday 10 July) is streamed live, alongside live online timing and a new online tracking system (rallytracking.co.uk) which will follow every car through every stage. Read More »