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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 »

The popular Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally will make a sensational return to the British rally calendar on 24/25 June as the Dunoon based closed-road event launches details of their 2022 offering.

Running for three years as a forest rally, the event made a dramatic shift to a closed-road sealed surface event in 2021 and organisers Mull Car Club have this week, released the regulations with a host of impressive changes for the action-packed weekend of motorsport. Read More »

The Nigel Ferguson Fabricators Tour of Epynt on Saturday 16 April will host the opening round of the BTRDA-run 2022 Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship as Britain’s premier sealed-surface rally series completes a calendar, sporting regulation and management shake-up – with experienced rally navigator Paul Morris taking over as Championship Co-ordinator. Read More »

Meirion Evans scores first major rally win of his career – and first for the Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 and Michelin Pilot Sport A tyre in the UK

Meirion Evans has scored his first major rally win of his career after taking the overall victory on the Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally in Scotland.

In doing so, he also gave the Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 and Michelin Pilot Sport A tyre its first outright rally victory in the UK. Read More »

The Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally provided a spectacular weekend of motorsport action for the community as 120 crews contested the new-look event which took place across the spectacular roads near Dunoon on Friday and Saturday (25/26 June). Read More »

Organisers are delighted to announce that planning for a new-look Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally is at an advanced stage for the 25/26 June motorsport weekend.

In a dramatic shift in format, the previously all-gravel round of the KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship switches to a closed-road sealed surface event for the first time in 2021 and despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the event is hoping to go ahead as planned this summer. Read More »

Front-running KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) contender Garry Pearson narrowly missed out on victory at last weekend’s Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally, after suffering a puncture which knocked him off the top step of the podium to finish second.

The 27-year-old Duns driver had a dream start to the event in his Asset Alliance Group, RAVENOL and George Anderson Builders backed Ford Fiesta R5, leading the rally at the halfway point, only to lose over 50 seconds with a deflated tyre on the sixth test, demoting him to the runners up spot in the closing stages. Read More »

Duns rally driver Euan Thorburn scratched his name on the winner’s trophy of the Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally for the second time in his career, winning the closely fought event by over a minute from his nearest rival on Saturday (22nd June).

Driving his Ford Focus WRC, Thorburn and co-driver Paul Beaton powered to victory after eight stages in the Argyll and Bute forests, enduring technical forest tracks and high-speed sections to further cement his place as leader of the Scottish Rally Championship. Read More »

The Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally will play host to round four of the KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship this Saturday (22 June) as some of the best rally drivers in the country head to the region to do battle over 40 miles of Argyll and Bute forest roads.

Backed by Dunoon Presents and the local community, the event has attracted a quality field of entries all bidding to add their name to the winner’s trophy which includes an impressive list such as Roger Clark and Jimmy McRae and could see a crucial battle in the SRC title chase played out in the forests around Dunoon. Read More »