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Organisers of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) are delighted to announce the official calendar for the 2018 season, the 50th season in the championship’s illustrious history.

The SRC comprises seven exhilarating events across Scotland. Around 100 drivers, navigators and their support crews – watched by thousands of spectators – will tackle gravel forestry tracks during the course of the season in a bid to take the overall championship crown or one of the many other awards on offer at the end of the season. Read More »

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The 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) concluded on the Galloway Hills Rally, Castle Douglas, last weekend (9th September).

Euan Thorburn and Paul Beaton claimed the overall title for the second time in their careers in their Ford Fiesta R5, but the vast majority of the class titles were still up for grabs on the final round of the season. Read More »

Castle Douglas rally ace Jock Armstrong took a record ninth Galloway Hills Rally win this weekend (9th September), powering his familiar orange Subaru Impreza to a narrow victory over current ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Champion Euan Thorburn.

Shaun Sinclair made a strong bid for his first win of the season but couldn’t overhaul the charging Armstrong and Thorburn, rounding off the podium in third. Read More »

Jock Armstrong and Cameron Fair took a convincing victory on the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally this weekend (9th September), the final round of the 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship.

Despite finishing second overall by just three seconds, newly crowned champions Euan Thorburn and Paul Beaton elected not to score championship points in their Fiesta R5. This elevated Shaun Sinclair and Jamie Edwards to second SRC crew home in their Subaru Impreza S14 WRC. Read More »

The 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) reaches its conclusion this weekend (9th September) as the series heads to Castle Douglas for the traditional end of season finale.

The event consists of over 40 stage miles with just one service break adding an extra challenge to the day’s rallying, with the cars leaving the beautiful Threave Garden and Estate just outside the rally base at around 9am, before returning around six hours later. Read More »

Local favourite and event sponsor Jock Armstrong will head away an 80 strong field from Threave Garden and Estate on Saturday (9th September) as the 44th Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally gets underway in Castle Douglas.

Organised by Solway, Machars and East Ayrshire Car Clubs, the highly regarded stage rally has attracted a top quality field from both the UK and Ireland to the region, as crews will tackle 44 miles of high-quality stages in the Galloway forests. Read More »

The Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally will get underway from the picturesque surroundings of Threave Garden and Estate, thanks to the National Trust for Scotland.

Crews will start the September 9th event in the grounds of the magnificent Threave House, nestled in the middle of the gardens on the outskirts of Castle Douglas, before heading into the nearby forests to contest 44 competitive stage miles. Read More »

Defending Group N and Class 9 champion Ally Graham will return to the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) on the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally as a test bed for an entry to the final round of FIA World Rally Championship, Wales Rally GB.

The Paisley driver campaigned his near standard Mitsubishi Evo IX to eighth overall and second in the Challengers (for drivers without more than one top ten finish in the last decade) last year, but has missed all six of the previous rallies this season. Read More »

The ever popular Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally enters its 44th year in 2017 and organisers of the Castle Douglas based rally are anticipating one of the ‘best events ever’ on Saturday 9th September.

Sponsored by local construction and waste management solutions firm The Armstrong Group, the event is once again the final round of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship and competitors from across the UK and Ireland will descend on the town to contest over 40 miles of classic stages in the Galloway forests. Thanks to a host of incentives for competitors on both sides of the Irish Sea, rally organisers are hoping for a bumper entry for the now traditional end of season bash. Read More »

galloway16-armstrongThe ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) will go down to the wire this weekend as the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally plays host to the final-round battle for the title.

Organised by Solway, Machars and East Ayrshire Car Clubs, the Castle Douglas based event will see the fight between local hero and event sponsor Jock Armstrong and Duns resident Garry Pearson for the prestigious SRC honours. Read More »