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Draperstown rally driver Marty McCormack is hoping his return to the British Rally Championship this weekend will be a rewarding one, as the TigerRisk Skoda Fabia R5 ace contests his “home” event, the Today’s Ulster Rally (17th August).

McCormack has shown an impressive turn of pace during his staggered 2019 campaign in the Skoda, swapping times with some of the best drivers in Europe. However, he has not managed to convert his pace into the results to match, bagging just one podium in the BRC this season. Read More »

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Marty McCormack proved he has the pace to compete with some of the best drivers in Europe, after setting some impressive stage times at last weekend’s Renties Ypres Rally (28-29 June), the fourth round of the British Rally Championship.

The TigerRisk Skoda Fabia R5 pilot has enjoyed success in Ypres in the past, taking eighth overall behind the wheel of his S2000 spec machine in 2015 as part of the European Rally Championship. He would return this year with the aim of bettering that result. Sadly, despite a positive showing on the opening day of the event, McCormack’s Fabia left the road on day two and the subsequent damage meant he was forced out of the rally. Read More »

After a successful return to the TigerRisk Skoda Fabia R5 at Rally van Wervik (14-15 June), Marty McCormack will return to Belgium for the fourth round of the British Rally Championship (BRC), the Renties Ypres Rally (28-29 June).

The Draperstown driver headed to Belgium to get “match fit” ahead of a return to the BRC and despite not being behind the wheel of the potent Skoda since March, secured an impressive sixth overall against many rapid Belgian aces. McCormack will now aim for another solid points haul to boost his BRC title chase. Read More »

Draperstown rally ace Marty McCormack will make his return to the driver’s seat of the TigerRisk Skoda Fabia R5 this weekend as he heads to Rally van Wervik (14-15 June) in preparation for a return to the British Rally Championship at the iconic Renties Ypres Rally (28-29 June).

McCormack has enjoyed a strong start to his BRC campaign this season, but work commitments had ruled him out of contesting the last round of the series in Carlisle. Despite missing out on another points haul, he currently sits fourth in the championship and remains firmly in the title chase. Read More »

Chesterfield rally driver Rhys Yates made sure his return to the British Rally championship was worthwhile, by equalling his career best result in Carlisle to take second place at the Pirelli International Rally on Saturday (27th April).

Yates used a break in his World Rally Championship WRC2 campaign to make a comeback to the British series and did so in fine style, taking an impressive runner-up spot on his first foray onto a gravel surface this season in his RYR Skoda Fabia R5. Read More »

FIA World Rally Championship driver Rhys Yates will make a return to the British Rally Championship, contesting the third round of the series in Carlisle, the Pirelli International Rally (27th April).

The 26-year-old Skoda Fabia R5 pilot from Chesterfield hasn’t contested a round of the British series since October’s Wales Rally GB but will use a lull in the WRC2 calendar to contest the one-day gravel event in the RYR machine. He will be joined by regular co-driver James Morgan for the rally. Read More »

Official M-Sport Fiesta R2 re-sellers for the UK EDSL Sport, believe the 2019 version of the much-acclaimed machine will be “well matched” to the undulating roads of the West Cork Rally next weekend (16/17 March).

The Hampshire based preparation firm will field two of the brand-new M-Sport built examples at round two of the British Rally Championship, which makes the trek to Southern Ireland and the town of Cork for a two-day blast over the closed public roads in the area. Read More »

BRC IMS– Exciting new dawn for Britain’s premier national rally series
– Seven-round calendar announced for new-look IMS-run championship
– Events in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

The MSA British Rally Championship returns in 2016 with an exciting new-look calendar to go with the revised vehicle eligibility regulations that were announced in January.

In what’s set to be the biggest shake-up for many years, next season’s revitalised BRC will be staged throughout the British Isles and will include a mix of gravel and asphalt surfaces to provide crews with the ultimate challenge in national rallying. Read More »

UK Rally, promoters of the MSA British Rally Championship between 2005 and 2014 would like to extend its sincere thanks and best wishes to all the sponsors, event organisers, competitors and teams, volunteer officials and marshals that have been pivotal in creating a vibrant and extremely competitive world renowned rally series that has produced some of the finest up and coming young drivers and co-drivers for a generation.

“I have enjoyed every moment in my Championship role that started in 2002 as Championship Manager and I am extremely proud of what we achieved, culminating in an incredible two wheel drive series in 2013. Read More »

– Round three of the MSA British Rally Championship, the RSAC Scottish Rally, starts in Dumfries on Friday evening
– Daniel McKenna is currently tied on points with Osian Pryce going into the rally
– 2013 Citroen Racing Trophy UK winner Jukka Korhonen, is making his debut entry in the 2014 BRC

Round three of the MSA British Rally Championship, the RSAC Scottish Rally, starts in Dumfries on Friday evening (27 June). The Citroën DS 3’s will be back to gravel specification to tackle ten Scottish forestry stages, before the tea-time finish on Saturday. Twiglees, Castle O’Er and Ae are all classic Scottish forest stages, used in the Scottish Rally since its heyday. Read More »