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Organisers of the opening round of the 2019 Scottish Rally Championship, The Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally (9th February) were forced to cancel the event today (Thursday) after thick ice has rendered many of the stages impassable in the Scottish Highlands.

Duns rally driver Garry Pearson was due to return to the series after a two-year sabbatical and was aiming for a podium result to kick start his Scottish Championship campaign behind the wheel of an Asset Alliance Group & George Anderson Builders backed Ford Fiesta R5.

The 27-year-old ace was gearing up to take on some of the best drivers in the country when the organisers issued a statement cancelling the event. The Snowman Rally is the first of seven rounds of the Scottish Rally Championship and has been the traditional season opener for many years. Read More »

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After a season on the sidelines, Duns rally driver Garry Pearson will be aiming to get his season off to the best possible start this weekend as he returns to the Scottish Rally Championship for the opening round of the 2019 series, Coogie Urquhart Snowman Rally (9th February). Read More »

Duns rally driver Garry Pearson has his sights set firmly on becoming Scottish Rally Champion, after laying down his intentions to mount a full assault on the series in 2019.

After narrowly missing out on taking the prestigious title in 2016, the Scottish Borders resident will be looking to go one better than his runner up spot three years ago and fend off around 100 other competitors in the race for the top step of the podium in the KNC Groundworks Motorsport UK Scottish Rally Championship. Read More »

Jock Armstrong scored a dramatic eighth Galloway Hills Rally victory last weekend and with it, secured the 2016 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship title at the Castle Douglas based event.galloway16-armstrong_lindsayphotosport 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 »

Welshman Elfyn Evans took a start-to-finish victory at this weekend’s (25th June) RSAC Scottish Rally, winning the Dumfries based event by almost a minute from fellow countryman Tom Cave. Picking up a lead of eight seconds in the first stage of day, Evans and co-driver Craig Parry were never headed and after seven tough stages in the Eskdalemuir and Ae forests, took six stage wins in his DMACK Tyres Ford Fiesta R5 to become the new leader of the MSA British Rally Championship.

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Pearson pre-JCMR14The British Rally Championship finally got underway at the weekend and first time out in their Peugeot 208 R2 at the Richard Burns Foundation Pirelli Rally were the Scottish Borders pairing of Garry Pearson from Duns and Davey Robson from Ancrum, Jedburgh – putting in some impressive stage times to lead their class and were up to 4th overall when they were forced to retire. Read More »

While battles rage at the head of the MSA British Rally Championship for overall honours, the BRC2 category will feature its very own fight for supremacy, this year featuring four makes and four nations, starting on the Pirelli Carlisle RB Foundation Rally in a little over two weeks.

The 2012 MSA British Junior Rally Champion Garry Pearson returns with a brand new car to the series, the awesome-sounding Peugeot 208 making its official championship debut in the hands of the young Scot. He and Dave Robson will embark on a full season, with plenty of testing under their belts to iron out any glitches. Read More »

Twingo Renaultsport Trophy R1 & R2 Trophy winners Garry Pearson/Craig Wallace and Chris Ingram/Stephen McAuley completed the challenging Rallye du Var this weekend, both young drivers showing huge maturity on their championship winning prize drives.

The nature of the French Rally Championship stages and terrain were the biggest challenge for both crews, having never experienced the twists and turns of French asphalt. With several stages in excess of 30 kilometres and hardly a chance for co-drivers to take a breath, the classic Mediterranean Var region roads provide a challenge for day-to-day users, let alone rally drivers trying to eke out every second of performance. Read More »

Two Twingo Renaultsport Trophy UK champions emerged from the penultimate round of the 2012 season, as the closed public roads of the Todds Leap International Rally NI echoed to the sounds of the little French pocket rockets this weekend.

20 year-old Scotsman Garry Pearson made absolutely sure of the Twingo R1 Trophy title with another mature drive in the near-standard category. Not only did he finish atop the R1 class, but he secured a top ten place in the MSA British Rally Championship event and with it his first points of the season for Renault UK. Read More »