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The Tweed Valley and Wauchope Forests echoed to the sound of rally cars for the first time since 2019 on Saturday [14 May] as the Brick and Steel Border Counties Rally blasted back into life with Elliot Payne and Patrick Walsh taking victory in their Ford Fiesta Rally2.

Payne was third after the opening stage of the event but recovered to seal the top spot by 14 seconds from David Henderson and Chris Lees in their Fiesta R5. Number one seeds Stephen Petch and Michael Wilkinson rounded out the podium in third, driving their Fiesta WRC. Read More »

Some of the best gravel rally drivers in the UK will tackle this weekend’s Brick and Steel Border Counties Rally as the Jedburgh based event returns on Saturday 14 May after a two-year hiatus.

Forced to cancel in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic, the revived event welcomes contenders from the MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series who will contest the forest rally for the first time since the early 1990’s. They will be joined by the S G Petch ANECCC Rally Championship and Motoscope Northern Historic Championship, bringing a host of competitors to the region from across the UK. Read More »

The Brick and Steel Border Counties formally launches its return to the British motorsport calendar today [1 April] as the 14 May event releases its regulations and more information on the Jedburgh based rally.

Due to the pandemic, the highly regarded forest rally has not been able to take place since 2019 but makes a welcome return this spring and the resurgence has attracted the attentions of some of the most popular rally championships in the country. Read More »

The popular Brick and Steel Border Counties Rally will make a welcome return to the British rallying calendar in 2022 after securing a slot on the MRF Tyres BTRDA Rally Series roster.

In a shift from its traditional March date, the 14th May event will once again be based in the picturesque Scottish Borders town of Jedburgh and provide some of the best rally drivers in the UK with classic forest tests in the renowned and little-used Tweed Valley and Wauchope Forest complexes. Read More »

Duns rally driver Garry Pearson opened his KNC Scottish Rally Championship campaign with a superb second overall at last weekend’s Border Counties Rally in Jedburgh (16th March).

Pearson and Welsh co-driver Dale Bowen overcame almost biblical conditions in the Kielder and South of Scotland forests to secure a solid start to his season in the Asset Alliance Group & George Anderson Builders backed Ford Fiesta R5. Read More »

Welshman Tom Cave scored his first BRC win in a four-wheel-drive car with victory on the West Cork Rally. Read More »

2016 Scottish Rally Championship runner-up Garry Pearson will be aiming to finally get his season underway this weekend, as he tackles the Jedburgh based Border Counties Rally (16th March).

After the opening round of the 2019 KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship was cancelled due to the thick ice in the Highlands at the Snowman Rally, the second round now becomes the season opener and takes crews into the super-fast Kielder forests of the North East and the South of Scotland. Read More »

Organisers of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) are delighted to announce the official calendar for the 2018 season, the 50th season in the championship’s illustrious history.

The SRC comprises seven exhilarating events across Scotland. Around 100 drivers, navigators and their support crews – watched by thousands of spectators – will tackle gravel forestry tracks during the course of the season in a bid to take the overall championship crown or one of the many other awards on offer at the end of the season. Read More »

All BRC roads lead to the World Rally Championship

– Six rounds in six territories for Britain’s premier rally series
– British WRC round to host season finale
– Return to legendary Ypres Rally in Belgium
– Prestone confirms sponsorship renewal

As the exciting 2017 title race heads to Ulster this weekend, the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) has today (16 August) confirmed its 2018 calendar. Read More »

Greg McKnight and Laura Marshall certainly made an impression upon the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) on round two of the 2017 series, the Brick & Steel Border Counties Rally.

The Mitsubishi Evo IX crew were running as high as second overall in the Tweed Valley, just behind eventual winner and defending champion Jock Armstrong, before brake issues and then a double puncture wrecked their podium hopes. The duo limped home to claim sixth place. Read More »