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The Brick & Steel Border Counties Rally played host to round two of the 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC), attracting a strong entry list of over 80 cars.

The Jedburgh based event consisted of 45 competitive stage miles in the Tweed Valley forest park, broken down into seven speed tests. Conditions were far from easy, with sporadic rain showers creating something of a mud-bath in places, which is particularly difficult to drive on in a two wheel drive car. Read More »

Barnsley rally driver David White had a difficult start to the season last weekend when he contested the opening round of the 2017 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC), the Border Counties Rally.

After two hard fought days in the forests surrounding the Jedburgh base, White and son Matthew in the co-drivers seat, overcame transmission issues during Friday night to finish runner up in the BRC4 category and 26th overall. Read More »

Chesterfield rally star Rhys Yates stamped his authority firmly on the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) leader board last weekend as he took his Ford Fiesta R5 to fifth place at the Brick and Steel Border Counties Rally.

In only his second season in the series, Yates triumphed over many more experienced competitors and his top five result meant he was also the first English driver home in the ultra-competitive BRC field. Read More »

– Swedish star Fredrik Ahlin opens his 2017 account with a win in Scotland
– 2016 Championship runner-up Tom Cave plays his cards right with second
– Welshman Osian Pryce rounds out podium on BRC return
– Solberg name tops Prestone Motorsport News Junior BRC runners
– Fireworks on and off the stages as 2017 season gets off with a bang Read More »

Jock Armstrong and Paula Swinscoe won their second consecutive Brick & Steel Border Counties rally this weekend and with it, round two of the 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC).

The Subaru Impreza crew won the event by just under 20 seconds, taking the lead early on and holding onto their advantage throughout the day. Read More »

The ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) proved to be as thrilling as ever last month with the 2017 season opener in Inverness providing an action packed start to the season at the Snowman Rally. That titanic battle is set to continue on round two of the championship this weekend, the Brick & Steel Border Counties Rally (Saturday 18th March). Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates marked his intentions for his Prestone MSA British Rally Championship campaign last weekend as he took 6th overall at the Malcolm Wilson Rally.

In a field swamped with BRC runners eager to carry out pre-season testing, Yates fired in series of top ten times on the Cockermouth based event to give a confidence boost to his assault on the BRC which kicks off with next weekend’s Brick and Steel Border Counties Rally.   Read More »

Two-time Group N National Asphalt Rally champion David White will switch to the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship in 2017 at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta R2.

After taking two titles at the wheel of his Subaru Impreza in 2014 and 2015, White will make the switch to two wheel drive and the premier UK rally championship this season, co-driven once again by son Matthew. The series kicks off with the Brick and Steel Border Counties rally in Jedburgh on 17th/18th March. Read More »

brc-tyres17aThe 2017 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is set to be one of the most eagerly-anticipated and close-fought seasons in the championship’s history. Not only will it be a battle between crews and marques – adding to the warfare are five tyre manufacturing giants who are all eager to lock horns across the seven-round series. Read More »

brc-second-coming17aWith just five weeks until the Brick & Steel Border Counties Rally (17-18 March) blasts off in the famous forests around Jedburgh in south-east Scotland, the countdown to the 2017 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship has begun.

Building on the many notable successes of last season’s relaunched series, the 2017 title race will be decided over seven challenging rounds in Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Belgium, before culminating on the season’s final encounter on the Isle of Man in September. Read More »