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Billy Coleman Award finalist William Creighton secured his first Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) victory since the 2017 Ulster Rally, storming from a lowly fifth place to win the category at the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally last weekend (14th September).

Creighton, 21 from Moira in Co. Down has suffered a string of bad luck this season behind the wheel of his Creightons backed Peugeot 208 R2, and that luck would find him once again on the second stage of the Scottish event, suffering a puncture and dropping to last place. Read More »

London based rally driver Ruairi Bell helped to cement his plans for 2020 by winning €60,000 towards an FIA Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) campaign after storming to the Fiesta Trophy victory at last weekend’s Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally (14th September), final round of the British Rally Championship (BRC).

The 19-year-old ace took his Baltic Motorsport Fiesta R2T to fourth place in the Junior BRC during the day, doing enough to scoop the biggest prize in UK Rallying which has been provided by M-Sport and Pirelli. Read More »

Irish rally ace Marty Gallagher was able to spray the Junior British Rally Championship champagne for the first time since February as he took the EDSL Sport Ford Fiesta R2T to second place at the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally (14th September), the final round of the 2019 season.

Gallagher and co-driver Dean O`Sullivan were able to enjoy a trouble-free run in their M-Sport machine, even leading the hotly contested Junior series before settling for the runner up spot and a well-deserved finish. 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 »

EDSL Sport will head to the final round of this years British Rally Championship armed with some of the best Junior drivers in the series, as Marty Gallagher and James Williams pilot the firm’s Ford Fiesta R2T’s at the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally (14th September).

The Scottish event marks the season finale and both Gallagher and Williams will be heading to the Dalbeattie based rally with an eye on two very different prizes. Despite being team-mates, Gallagher has his sights set on his first JBRC win since 2017, whilst Williams will have the opportunity to scoop €60,000 prize from M-Sport and Pirelli towards a season in the 2020 FIA Junior World Rally Championship. 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 »

– Six rounds in six countries for exciting motorsport series
– New round in Clacton-on-Sea, South East England
– Junior BRC Champion to walk away with €60,000 JWRC prize
– New BRC Academy Trophy for aspiring stars

As the action-packed 2019 series heads to an exciting final round showdown, the Motorsport UK British Rally Championship (BRC) has today (4 September) confirmed its exciting 2020 calendar.

In 2020, Britain’s premier rallying series will feature six rounds in six territories, with events across the UK in Wales, England, Northern Ireland and Scotland. The series will once again visit Belgium for the classic Ypres Rally as well as the popular staple in Irish Rallying, the West Cork Rally – successfully introduced into the series last year. Read More »

– Six round series opens with the Cambrian Rally
– Two further new events in Republic of Ireland and Scotland
– Britain’s premier rallying series continues to offer challenging mix of gravel and tarmac events

As the fast-paced 2018 series gears up for an exciting climax, the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC) has today (12 September) confirmed its 2019 calendar.

In 2019, Britain’s top-tier rallying series will feature six rounds in six territories, with events across the UK in Wales, England, Northern Ireland and Scotland. The series, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, will once again visit Belgium for the classic Ypres Rally and new for 2019 will see the BRC visit the Republic of Ireland with the West Cork Rally playing host to a BRC round for the very first time. Read More »

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 »

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 »