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The MH Motorsport Junior squad of Solberg and Devine were both in contention for category wins during the weekend, before misfortune befell both crews during the rough and tricky two-day event in Dumfries and Galloway. The duo will now look to the next round in Belgium to resume their fight for the BRC Junior title. Read More »

After taking victory on the opening round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) Junior category, Hampshire based preparation firm MH Motorsport narrowly missed out on making it two it a row at last weekend’s Pirelli International Rally.

In a nail-biting final stage, Northern Ireland’s Callum Devine succumbed to severely worn out tyres in his MH Motorsport Ford Fiesta R2T to be pipped by just 0.4second on the final stage to take second spot in the hotly contested series. Read More »

The Prestone MSA British Rally Championship in conjunction with UK and Ireland Peugeot Sport distributor, Race and Rally, is delighted to announce a 10,000 Euro prize fund for drivers running Peugeot 208 R2s in the Junior BRC in 2017.BRC Pug Prize17e Read More »

Whilst the MSA British Rally Championship was in Northern Ireland for this season’s round five, the Todds Leap International Rally NI, championship organisers took the opportunity to meet competitors from this year’s Junior 1000 Rally Challenge Ireland, the country’s official series for under 17-year old drivers.

A presentation was held at the rally HQ in Antrim on the eve of the event, when BRC Manager Mark Taylor introduced the attentive youngsters to the British Championship and in particular the value-for-money R1 Class. He highlighted the range of benefits available to young drivers, which included the chance to challenge for the MSA British Junior Rally Championship title, the sport’s top prize for under 23 year-olds. Read More »

Action at the front of this weekend’s Ulster International Rally may be the focus of everyone’s attention, but there is loads of intrigue and interest in the battles for other categories in the fifth round of the MSA British Rally Championship too. Read More »

With their car totally destroyed by fire, the retirement of Guy Wilks/Phil Pugh left another titanic fight between Keith Cronin/Gregg Shinnors and Mark Higgins/Bryan Thomas for victory on the Pirelli International Rally. The penultimate stage saw Cronin take 7.8 seconds off Higgins’ 10.2 second lead at the final service, leaving another nail biting final stage in prospect.
As the results finally came through, there was a cheer from the crowd gathered around the computer terminal at rally HQ, Cronin and Shinnors taking their second successive victory in their debut season in the MSA British Rally Championship. Read More »

Irishmen Keith Cronin & Greg Shinnors took an excellent first victory on the opening round of the 2009 MSA British Rally Championship, Bulldog International Rally North Wales this Saturday.
The battle with triple Champion Mark Higgins and Bryan Thomas began right at the start of the event, the pair split by just 1.1 seconds in 22 year old Cronin’s favour, after the opening stage in the wet Welsh forests. Higgins took that back on the next stage, leaving the pair exactly level as the crews returned to service. Read More »