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Barely a week before most of the UK’s leading rally drivers visit Yorkshire final preparations are being made in Filey and on the North York Moors for their arrival.

The Trackrod Rally Yorkshire on September 23/24 is again expecting a capacity 180-car entry, featuring purpose built cars spanning several decades, as the annual event hosts potentially decisive penultimate rounds of three of Britain’s major championships. Read More »

Duns rally driver Garry Pearson underlined his asphalt pace at last weekend’s Rali Ceredigion [3-4 September] after battling for a podium spot in the Motorsport UK British Rally Championship.

Pearson and co-driver Dale Furniss entered a thrilling duel for third place at the fifth round of Britain’s premier rally series, which took place over two hard-fought days on the closed roads around the seaside town of Aberystwyth in Wales. Read More »

Osian Pryce has retaken the lead of the British Rally Championship after a ‘near perfect’ result on the Get Connected Rali Ceredigion in his Demon Tweeks-backed Volkswagen Polo GTI R5.

With just two rounds of the series remaining – the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire (23/24 September) and the Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally (29 October) – the move back to the top of the drivers’ standings comes at a crucial time in his bid to become British champion for the first time. Read More »

A repeat win on the Get Connected Rali Ceredigion would be a major boost to Osian Pryce’s British Rally Championship title aspirations, as he returns to the challenging Cambrian Mountains closed road stages this weekend (3/4 September) in his Demon Tweeks-backed Volkswagen Polo GTI R5.

Osian made history when he won Wales’ first ever closed road stage rally in 2019, driving a Hyundai i20 R5 car from the Melvyn Evans Motorsport stables. Read More »

Motorsport UK British Rally Championship frontrunner Garry Pearson was eager to take away the positives from his Grampian Forest Rally experience last weekend [13 August], despite not making it to the finish of the fourth round of the series.

A confidence boosting pace across the super-fast gravel forest tests of Durris, Drumtochty and Fetteresso saw the Duns driver challenge for yet another British Rally Championship podium, sitting just a handful of seconds away from second overall. Read More »

Osian Pryce maintains his strong challenge for the 2022 British Rally Championship title after finishing runner-up in the Voyonic Grampian Forest Rally.

It was the second time in as many years that the Machynlleth-born driver had finished second on the Aberdeenshire forestry event, as he and co-driver Noel O’Sullivan enjoyed another fast and trouble-free run in their Melvyn Evans Motorsport-prepared Volkswagen Polo GTI R5. Read More »

Osian Pryce says that he is fully focused on continuing to close the gap at the top of the British Rally Championship, and recapture the lead as soon as possible, when he contests this weekend’s Voyonic Grampian Forest Rally (Saturday 13 August).

Osian and co-driver Noel O’Sullivan finished runner-up in the event last year, and as the highest placed returnees they have been seeded at number one and will start first on the road in their Melvyn Evans Motorsport-prepared Volkswagen Polo GTI R5. Read More »

Duns rally driver Garry Pearson scored a solid fourth place at the Nicky Grist Stages last weekend [9 July], the third round of the Motorsport UK British Rally Championship.

Pearson guided his Asset Alliance Group and Hankook Tire backed Ford Fiesta Rally2 through the searing heat and gruelling gravel stages in mid-Wales, to finish just outside the podium spots on his loose surface debut in the car and secure valuable points towards his British Championship bid. Read More »

Carnival atmosphere comes to Builth Wells, as Nicky Grist Stages hailed enormous success by town, competitors and fans. Read More »

Osian Pryce celebrates 100th rally with victory on the Nicky Grist Stages – putting his BRC title bid back on track

Osian Pryce celebrated his 100th rally start in style by leading the Nicky Grist Stages from start-to-finish, with victory putting his British Rally Championship title-winning aspirations firmly back on track.

Starting with number 100 on the door of his Volkswagen Polo GTI R5, Osian took the lead on the opening stage of the Builth Wells-based rally and held it until the end of the 8 stage/45 stage mile event – winning by 14.9 seconds. Read More »