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Chris Shooter and Bev LeGood have been announced as the fourth winners of the ‘Shekhar Mehta Spirit of Rallying’ award in recognition of their performance in the 2009 Dunlop/Gambia MSA British Historic Rally Championship. The award was presented at the annual HRCR awards evening on Saturday night (20 February) in Daventry. Read More »

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The season review of the 2009 Dunlop/Gambia MSA British Historic Rally Championship is currently being broadcast on Motors TV and has four showings still to come:

Tuesday 9 February at 15.00
Wednesday 10 February at 04.35
Wednesday 10 February at 20.45
Saturday 13 February at 02.10 Read More »

The final round of the Dunlop/Gambia MSA British Historic Rally Championship will be broadcast on FIVE on the night of Monday 26 October.

Thanks to Dunlop’s increased backing for the championship, the five gravel events in the championship have been filmed by AMG TV and are being broadcast in the successful Race and Rally UK series. Read More »

The television schedules for the final round of the Dunlop/Gambia MSA British Historic Rally Championship have been confirmed, with the first showing of the dedicated programme due on Motors TV at 9.15pm on Friday 16 October.

The Race and Rally UK programme will then be broadcast on FIVE, but the date has yet to be confirmed. Read More »

hrcr trackrod09The fast and dusty stages of Yorkshire played host to the eighth and final round of the Dunlop/Gambia MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Trackrod Historic Cup (26 September).

Another category one victory for Dessie Nutt and Geraldine McBride (Porsche 911) confirmed them as overall BHRC champions, while victory in category three was a superb result for Julian Reynolds and Ian Oakey, who set a fearsome pace in their Escort Mk2. Read More »

Trackrod09 (117)A glorious day was what North Yorkshire delivered for this years Trackrod Rally, where the culmination of several championships would make it a decisive event. In the Historic Cup the overall victory was played out by the Escort MkII’s. It was the controlled but fast pace of Julian Reynolds & Ian Oakey that took a 35 second victory from the flambuoyant Martin McCormack & Jim Goodman, who won on the entertainment stakes. Completing the podium, and wrapping up the Classic category, were Darren Moon & Chris Parsons. Behind them though was a great non-Ford battle for 4th place. In the end Steve Magson & Geoff Atkinson (Ascona 400) pipped Rob Smith & Shaun O’Gorman (Chevette) by less than a second. Read More »

hrcr pre-trackrod09It is back to gravel for the final round of the Dunlop/Gambia MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Trackrod Historic Cup (26 September).

The season decider will be played out in the famous Yorkshire forests, starting with a 16-mile stage in Dalby and a superb field of nearly 70 cars will gather in Pickering for an early start on Saturday morning. Read More »

Thirty years after he won the event, Whitby co-driver Jim Goodman will return to the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire, when it runs in the Yorkshire forests on Saturday 26 September.

Goodman, who spent 21 years out of rallying before making a comeback last July, will partner Irish sensation Martin McCormack in the Trackrod Historic Cup, where they will run at the head of a superb field of pre ’81 rally cars in McCormack’s Ford Escort Mk2. Read More »

hrcr flanders09While several leading crews focussed on the battle for the overall title, Steven Smith and Phil Spurge had no such concerns and duly won round seven of the Dunlop/Gambia MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Historic Tour of Flanders (11-13 September).

The Porsche 911RS won category two, while Darren Moon and Chris Parsons had an impressive run in their Escort Mk2 to win category three. In category one, another victory for Dessie Nutt and Geraldine McBride (Porsche 911) sets up a championship cliff-hanger with David Stokes and Guy Weaver (Escort Mk1) for the final event of the season. Read More »

Over 12 hours of rallying in the famous Dalby forest stage awaits spectators on the 2009 Trackrod Rally Yorkshire, when it runs in the Yorkshire forests on Saturday 26 September.

To celebrate Dalby’s significance in rallying history and the fact that it is only available for one rally each year, the event organisers from the Trackrod Motor Club have arranged a stunning 16-mile stage over the classic forest tracks.

The Dalby complex will be busy throughout the day, with rallying starting just after 8am and finishing over 12 hours later after the passage of up to 250 rally cars. The international and national events will tackle the stage twice, while the historic and clubmans events will run through the stage once. Read More »