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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 »

Double British Rally Champion Guy Wilks will showcase the Twingo Renaultsport R2 Evolution on British asphalt, taking the wheel of Renault Sport Technologies’ own Twingo Evo on the Todds Leap International Rally NI, part of the Ulster Rally.

The car has already made an impression on gravel in the UK at the start of the 2012 MSA British Rally Championship season, when former works driver Justin Dale gave it its world debut in the forests near Bournemouth on Rallye Sunseeker. Read More »

The UK’s inaugural Twingo Renaultsport R1 & R2 Trophies had a mixed fourth round of the MSA British Rally Championship this weekend, as the Scottish Borders reverberated to the sound of the pocket rockets on the Jim Clark International Rally.

The Kelso based event saw local lad Garry Pearson and fellow Scots co-driver Craig Wallace seal the Twingo Renaultsport R1 Trophy UK simply by crossing the start line; a triumph followed by trials and the tribulation of retirement on the final day. Read More »

Double British Rally Champion Keith Cronin will drive a Twingo Renaultsport R1 Trophy car on the opening round of this year’s British Rally Championship, Rallye Sunseeker International.

The 2009 & 2010 champion will be partnered in the Mantis Performance Car Care sponsored car by BRC and WRC Academy co-driver Seb Marshall (tbc)

Irishman Cronin’s appearance will be his second on the event, contesting it in 2008, three years before it debuted as the BRC opener, but Marshall has experience of the Dorset and Hampshire stages, finishing fourth alongside Adam Gould last year. Read More »

RAVENOL, the high performance oil and lubricant manufacturer is delighted to announce a partnership with the MSA British Rally Championship (BRC).

RAVENOL, one of the largest independent oil and lubricant manufacturers in Germany, specialises in developing and manufacturing high performance oils and lubricants for the automotive, motorsport and motorcycle markets, as well as producing diverse products for agriculture, commercial vehicle, industrial, and marine applications. Read More »

JML’s range of Mantis high performance car care products have had an association with the MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) since 2010 and this year Mantis will continue that support as an official partner to Britain’s premier rally championship.

In 2010 Mantis Instant Shine was endorsed by the BRC’s Swift Sport Cup, producing a TV commercial featuring the 2009 champion in action and in 2011 the company ran a competition with the ten winners treated to a fantastic rally experience. The association grew last year as Mantis sponsored the Duns spectator stage on the Jim Clark International Rally. Read More »

The 2012 MSA British Rally Championship held its media day at Curborough Sprint Circuit in Staffordshire on Thursday (2nd February), where some of the registered drivers and teams taking part turned out in the dry, bright and freezing conditions to celebrate the start of a new era for the UK’s premier rally championship.

The day began with interviews with the TV, radio and press, followed by a photo-call and then a chance for media and guests to take a ride around the venue’s one-mile asphalt circuit to experience a brief taste of what it’s like inside a rally car at near-competitive speeds. Read More »

1998 and 1999 British Rally Champions, Renault UK has become the first manufacturer to sign up for the new two wheel drive 2012 MSA British Rally Championship.

With most manufacturers having homologated two wheel drive cars, the British Manufacturer’s Rally Championship has been reinstated and allows registered manufacturers and UK importers to vie for the title of becoming British Champion. Read More »