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Simon and Alister Crook topped the 2017 Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship contenders on round two on Sunday (23 April), Rallye Salamandre in Belgium.

After a tremendous day’s sport in spring sunshine, the top three R.A.C. crews were covered by just over a minute and a half after a first class event on closed public roads around the town of Beaumont in the south of Belgium. Barry Stevenson-Wheeler/John Pickavance and Chris White/Chris Dewsnap kept the pressure on the Crooks right to the end of the rally. Read More »

Entries for round 3 of the Fuchs R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship, the Mini Epynt Stages (June 4), will open at 8pm tonight (Monday 24 April).

Based on previous years, the entry could well be full by the end of the evening, so please be ready to enter on-line at 8pm tonight to make sure of a place. If you leave it until Tuesday morning, you could well be too late.

Please tell anyone you know who may be thinking of entering!

The entry process will be here:

http://herefordshiremotorclub.co.uk/

A superb trip to Belgium for the Rallye Salamandre saw another fine display from Florian Gonon & Michel Horgnies (Escort MkI). Gonon took victory at the death by 6 seconds from Paul Lietaer & Marc Noppe (Escort MkII) after Lietaer had been leading for most of the event. Christophe Jacob & Isabelle Regnier (Escort MkII) had been right up their in the first loop of stages but slipped back as the event progressed but still took a solid podium finish. Top British Historic crew were Darren Moon & John Connor (Escort MkII) in 5th place with Simon & Alister Crook (Escort MkII) the highest finishing RAC championship crew. Read More »

The 2017 Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship continues with round two on Sunday (23 April), Rallye Salamandre in Belgium.

In an event with a superb capacity entry, around a dozen championship contenders will tackle this hugely popular event on closed public roads around the town of Beaumont in the south of Belgium. In the typical style of Belgian rallies, the crews will tackle each stage several times and two of the four stages feature a lapped format. Read More »

Jerry Bailey and Graham Lacey scored a tremendous victory on the opening round of the 2017 Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship, the Bovington Stages (4/5 March). Read More »

bovington17-3Our first visit to Bovington was an excellent one. Although we only caught the first day of the two day event we saw Steve & Yvonne Furzeland (Impreza WRC) establish an unasailable lead which grew to almost two and a half minutes by the end of the rally. Tim Self & Nick Vigors (Impreza WRC) were 2nd overall with Geoff Bennett & John Billett (Escort MkII) completing the podium, as well as being the first 2WD crew. It was also the opening round of the 2017 RAC championship which saw Jerry Bailey & Graham Lacey (Escort MkII) holding on to their day one lead, finishing 19 seconds ahead of Neil Williams & John Morgan (Escort MkII). Roger Moran & Paul Morris (BMW M3) completed the RAC podium. Read More »

rac17-pre-bovingtonThe 2017 Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship will start this weekend (4/5 March) on the Bovington Stages with an excellent field of 15 cars on the entry list.

The high-quality historic entry will gather in Dorset for the event that covers 80 stage miles over six stages each day. The fast and open special stages will provide the ideal starting point for the championship season. Read More »

rallyisleofman16-52The 2017 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship and the 2017 Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship will be unveiled to the public at Autosport International at the Birmingham NEC (12-15 January). Details of the 2017 DMACK Carlisle Stages will also be announced along with early route details of the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally. Read More »

205-rac-announce17The Peugeot 205GTi will be celebrated in the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship 2017, with a dedicated 205 Cup for both 1.6 and 1.9-litre models.

The 205 Cup will be open to pre-1990 cars running to period homologation, both in Group A and Group N specification. The 205 Cup will allow owners the chance to compete in these iconic cars on quality asphalt events. Read More »

rac-17-announceThe calendar for the Fuchs Lubricants R.A.C. Historic Asphalt Rally Championship has been announced and will comprise seven rounds at six events in 2017, including two new events to the championship.

The championship is for two-wheel drive historic cars from up to the end of 1990, and is organised by the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club alongside the Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship. Read More »