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Finlay Retson secured the best result of his career at Saturday’s Cambrian Rally (8th February), finishing in second place at the opening round of the Junior British Rally Championship.

The 19-year-old ace from Blairgowrie enjoyed the best possible start to his 2020 campaign, battling through tricky conditions to set two fastest times and even lead the category at one point on his way to a runner up position across the world-famous North Wales stages in his Ford Fiesta R2. Read More »

Nineteen-year-old Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson will aim to become Junior British Rally Champion in 2020 has he embarks on his second season in the series, starting with this weekend’s Cambrian Rally in North Wales (8th February).

The Blairgowrie youngster will return to the ultra-competitive series after enduring a season of “ups and downs” in 2019 with strong performances and podiums mixed with championship-deciding incidents. He narrowly missed out on securing a €60,000 prize fund towards a Junior World Rally Championship campaign with M-Sport and Pirelli. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson put a torrid run of fortune in the Junior British Rally Championship well and truly behind him as he stepped onto the third-place podium at the final round of the series in the South of Scotland, the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally (14th September). Read More »

Nineteen-year-old Blairgowrie rally driver Finlay Retson will head to the 2019 British Rally Championship finale in a “relaxed mood” as he contests his home round of the series, the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally (14th September).

Retson has endured a season of mixed fortunes behind the wheel of his M-Sport Fiesta R2 MK8 with flashes of brilliance and career-best podiums, mixed with bad luck and non-finishes. Read More »

Finlay Retson was able to start last weekend’s Today’s Ulster Rally (17th August) after working overtime to ready his Ford Fiesta R2 after a sizeable roll at June’s Ypres Rally, only to crash out on the final loop of the Northern Ireland event after a pacenote error.

Retson, nineteen from Blairgowrie in Scotland faced a race against time to ready the Fiesta after getting the go-ahead from the specialist insurance company, M-Sport in Poland and his loyal backers, to re-shell the M-Sport Fiesta R2 MK8 with just over a week to go until the team would need to leave for the Newry based event. Read More »

Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) contender Finlay Retson is facing “an uphill battle” to ensure his Ford Fiesta R2T is ready in time for the Ulster Rally (17th August), after spectacularly rolling out of the Ypres Rally in June whilst being on-course for a podium position. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson will continue the fight for the chance to scoop a prize fund worth 60,000 Euros in Belgium this weekend, as round four of the Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) heads to the Renties Ypres Rally (28 – 29 June).

The nineteen-year-old Blairgowrie ace currently leads the race to bag a career-boosting sum towards a 2020 campaign in the Junior World Rally Championship from M-Sport Ford and Pirelli. Leading the fight by 15 points, he will still need another solid result to add to his impressive JBRC debut season so far. Read More »

Progressive young rally driver Finlay Retson will head into the second half of the Junior British Rally Championship season, in the lead of the race to secure a prize fund worth 60,000 Euros towards a 2020 campaign in the Junior World Rally Championship from M-Sport Ford and Pirelli. Read More »

Eighteen-year-old Blairgowrie rally driver Finlay Retson secured the best result of his short career last weekend, by taking third place in the Junior British Rally Championship at a gruelling Pirelli International Rally (27th April).

Retson returned a stellar performance on the notorious gravel of the Kielder Forest to bring his Watermans backed M-Sport Ford Fiesta home on the podium of the hotly contested series. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson will head to the third round of the Junior British Rally Championship this weekend, with the firm aim of retaining his chances to scoop a prize fund worth €60,000 towards a 2020 campaign in the Junior World Rally Championship.

With two rounds of the series completed, 18-year-old Retson from Blairgowrie finds himself in sixth place in the Junior BRC standings but more importantly, equal first in the race to bag the huge prize on offer from M-Sport Poland and Pirelli. Read More »