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This year’s Rally Isle of Man (13-15 September) is gearing up to be a truly spectacular event, with an 18 stage, 140 stage mile route over some of the island’s classic asphalt stages.

The full three day International Rally Isle of Man will host the fifth and penultimate round of the 2018 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship, as well as the FIA Celtic Rally Trophy. Read More »

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The special award winners from the fifth round of the 2018 FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Harry Flatters Rally (29 July), have been announced. Read More »

Neil Williams and Peter James made a triumphant return to the FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship to take maximum points on round five, the Harry Flatters Rally on Epynt (Sunday 29 July).

The Ford Escort Mk2 crew used all their experience of the daunting asphalt stages over the Epynt ranges in Wales as testing weather conditions added to the challenge. Paul Barrett, co-driven by Dai Roberts, strengthened his place at the top of the championship with an excellent second place despite limited prior Epynt knowledge. Category victories went to Simon Tysoe/Paul Morris (Ford Escort Mk1) and Dessie Nutt/Geraldine McBride (Porsche 911). Read More »

High winds and squally rain hit the Epynt ranges for the Harry Flatters and with road conditions changing stage by stage, tyre choice was almost a lottery. Damian Cole & Craig Drew (Fiesta WRC) started as favourites and were expected to win easily but Alex Laffey & Patrick Walsh (Fiesta R5) made them work for it. Fastest stage times were exchanged over the first two loops with Cole leading by just 8 seconds after 6 stages. With the stages reversed Cole blitzed stage 7 taking 14 seconds out of Laffey and despite clawing back 3 seconds over the next 3 stages Cole had more than enough to take victory. Rob Tout & Peredur Davies (Evo X) completed the National B podium over a minute further back. Read More »

The FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship moves to asphalt for round five, the Harry Flatters Rally (Sunday 29 July) as the championship contenders head to the challenging Epynt ranges in Wales.

As well as being the fifth of eight BHRC rounds, the Harry Flatters Rally is also the fifth round of the new BHRC2, supported by Sherwood Engines. The Harry Flatters Rally is organised by Brecon Motor Club. Read More »

Following the success of the 2017 event, Trackrod Rally Yorkshire (September 28/29) will return to the historic East Coast town of Filey with the two-day event finishing with a ceremonial awards presentation on the town’s elegant sea front during Saturday afternoon.

Billed as one of the county’s biggest and most diverse rally, Trackrod Rally Yorkshire will feature a vast array of cars from the 1960s to the present day. As in recent years, Rally Yorkshire comprises two events: the Trackrod Historic Cup covering approximately 57 competitive miles, and the Trackrod Forest Stages, with a competitive route of around 45 miles. Read More »

The Ford Anglia of Malcolm Rich and Arwel Blainey heads the new BHRC2, supported by Sherwood Engines, after four of the season’s eight events. Over 20 crews have already scored point in BHRC2, which has been created to turn the spotlight on the REIS Category 1 (pre-1968) cars and all other up to 1600cc cars in the FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship. Read More »

The special award winners from the fourth round of the 2018 FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Red Kite Stages (24 June), have been announced.

Ken Graham and Rory McCann collected the award for the ‘Best Improvement on Seeding’, which is a set of axle brake pads from Mintex. They took their class C2 Hillman Avenger to an impressive 16th overall in the historic results as they battled for class victory. Ultimately, the Northern Ireland/Isle of Man crew missed a class win by just three seconds. Read More »

Paul Barrett and new co-driver Will Rogers fought back from early delays to scoop maximum points in round four of the FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship, the Red Kite Stages (24 June).

As the event took rallying back into the forests of South Wales for the first time in four years, a fabulous battle raged for BHRC points behind rally winner Osian Pryce. Just 42s covered the top seven championship finishers and Barrett/Rogers scythed ahead of Simon Webster/Jez Rogers to score a last stage victory. Read More »

The FUCHS LUBRICANTS MSA British Historic Rally Championship continues with round four on the Red Kite Stages (Sunday 24 June) as the championship contenders head to the superb, and very little used, stages of South Wales. Read More »