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Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson overcame a difficult World Rally Championship debut last weekend to finish the gruelling Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4th -7th October) and secure fourth place in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet Cup.

The Blairgowrie 18-year-old battled across 318 kilometres of special stages and 23 special tests to bring his Ford Fiesta R2 home in 41st overall against the best drivers in the world who all faced extremely inclement conditions on the four-day event. Read More »

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Blairgowrie rally driver Finlay Retson returned a stunning drive in last weekend’s Ulster Rally (17/18 August) to win the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet Cup category by over three minutes from his nearest rival

Retson and co-driver Tom Hynd took the fastest feeder-series time on every one of the event’s 11 stages a to take the much-needed Cadet win. In doing so, the 18-year-old Ford Fiesta R2 driver has ensured his aspirations for the title are now firmly back on track. Read More »

Progressive Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson will head to this weekend’s Ulster Rally with his sights set firmly on winning the Cadet Cup category of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (17/18 August).

After a gut-wrenching retirement on the last round of the series in Belgium, the Blairgowrie driver will now need to take victory in the hotly contested category if he is to keep his title hopes alive in the series. The John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally will mark Retson’s third-ever BRC event and his first visit to the closed public road event in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Young Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson suffered a disappointing end to his European rally debut in Belgium last week after he was forced to retire with mechanical issues almost within sight of the finish of the Renties Ypres Rally (22/23 June). Read More »

Progressive Blairgowrie rally driver Finlay Retson will make his European rally debut next week as he heads to the second round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet Cup, the Renties Ypres Rally (22/23 June) in Belgium.

The 18-year-old impressed onlookers at the opening round of the series in Carlisle, setting the fastest time of the Cadet Cup contenders on each of the three stages he contested in the Kielder Forest at the Pirelli International Rally back in April. Read More »

Eighteen-year-old rally driver Finlay Retson starred in the opening round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship last weekend, setting fastest time of the Cadet Cup contenders on each of the three stages he contested at the Carlisle based Pirelli International Rally (28th April). Read More »

Matt Edwards and co-driver Darren Garrod won their first ever Prestone MSA British Rally Championship round at the recent Pirelli International Rally (Saturday 28 April). Driving the latest Ford Fiesta R5 for Cumbrian firm M-Sport, the pair from Wales netted their dream result by just 20.5 seconds to launch their championship campaign. Read More »

Blairgowrie rally driver Finlay Retson will take on the biggest challenge of his career this weekend as he kick-starts his inaugural season in the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet Cup at the Pirelli International Rally (28th April). Read More »

– The series gets underway in famous Kielder Forest in Cumbria
– Britain’s premier rally series celebrates Diamond Jubilee
– Four-time BRC Champion Keith Cronin returns to drive for five
– 21 crews line-up to fight for Junior BRC and Cadet Cup honours

The 2018 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is one of the most eagerly anticipated in the series’ 60-year history. Britain’s premier rallying series will burst into life for yet another thrilling campaign, getting underway in Carlisle, Cumbria with the Pirelli International Rally, 28 April staging the opening round. Read More »

Hampshire based British rally team MH Motorsport enjoyed a successful weekend at the fifth round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC), scoring a Cadet podium lock-out at the Nicky Grist Stages in Wales (8th/9th July). In the process, they edge just a few points away from securing the Cadet Cup title.

With the Cadet category providing the opportunity for progressive youngsters to hone their skills in older specification R2 cars, the series was always set to provide close competition this season and MH Motorsport’s Josh Cornwell & Richard Bliss have dominated proceedings in each round so far. A third place last weekend was enough to bring them within a stone’s throw of the Cadet Cup honours with two rounds remaining. Read More »