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Almost one million viewers have watched the live web-streaming coverage of the Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship over the last two years, with the audience figures growing and the service set to expand in 2020. Read More »

The 2020 calendar for the FUCHS LUBRICANTS Motorsport UK British Historic Rally Championship has been unveiled.

The schedule, which grows from seven rounds in 2019 to eight events in 2020, takes in five gravel events and three asphalt events, including two major closed-road rallies. New to the schedule is the Jim Clark Rally in May, which returns to the calendar after a break and offers outstanding closed-road stages in the Scottish borders. Read More »

The Protyre Motorsport UK Asphalt Rally Championship will include four new events in its exciting 2020 calendar, with the majority of rallies being closed road stage events and the series growing to eight qualifying rounds, with the best six scores to count. Read More »

In a landmark development for motorsport in Scotland, new laws have been signed permitting motorsport to take place on closed public roads, paving the way for prominent events like the Jim Clark Rally and Mull Rally to return to the annual calendar. Read More »

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has given its initial response to Sheriff Maciver QC’s Determination regarding the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into the tragic events of the 2013 Snowman and 2014 Jim Clark Rallies, which was published today (Tuesday 21 November 2017).

Rob Jones, MSA Chief Executive, said: “We welcome the publication of Sheriff Maciver’s Determination. In particular, we acknowledge his thoroughness during the FAI and we are grateful for the fact that he has delivered his report within just two months from the conclusion of evidence.

“We acknowledge the Sheriff’s analysis of the circumstances leading up to each accident, in both cases arising in the context of events that were organised by what were stated to be experienced volunteers demonstrating the highest levels of dedication and responsibility. Read More »

Richard Sykes and Emma Morrison won the Jim Clark Challenge Rally at the end of May, leading the NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge Trophy and Class 4 of the MSA British Rally Championship in their Citroën C2.

However, the event was marred by the deaths of three spectators at the rally, causing it to be stopped prematurely with no celebrations or prize giving a mark of respect to those involved.

Peugeot 205 crew Ross Hunter and Josh Davison were second, briefly taking the lead towards the end of the rally, but their result puts them joint second in the championship with Neil Matthews and Claire Williams. Read More »

Following the deaths of three people on the Jim Clark Rally, round two of the MSA British Rally Championship, and after consultation with the sport’s governing body, the Motor Sports Association, as a mark of respect to those involved, the post event production and scheduled broadcast of the television programme featuring the rally will not go ahead.

For the record, a brief and purely factual championship report of the rally will be issued once the event results are declared final. This is expected to be published on Monday 9th June. Read More »

richardsykes_jimclarkrally2014Stourbridge’s Richard Sykes won a tense battle in the British Rally Championship (BRC) Challenge category of the Jim Clark rally last weekend but the event ended in tragic circumstances with an accident involving some spectators. Read More »

The MSA British Rally Championship and everyone involved in the event are shocked and devastated by the events this afternoon. Our thoughts and condolences are with those involved, particularly the families and friends of those who have lost their lives or have been injured.

Police Scotland statement

Serious road collisions, Jim Clark Rally

Police Scotland is investigating two road collisions at the Jim Clark Rally in the Scottish Borders this afternoon.

A serious incident occurred around 4pm when a rally car came off the road near Kelso and collided with spectators. Read More »

Kim Baker 	Paul Heath 	Renault TwingoMSA British Rally Championship newcomer Kim Baker will head to the Scottish Borders this weekend as she tackles the second round of the Twingo Renaultsport UK R1 Trophy, the Jim Clark Rally. As only her second event in the driver’s seat on a BRC round, the Jim Clark Rally is widely acclaimed as one of the toughest in the seven event calendar and Baker will need to acclimatise quickly to the Twingo’s handling if she is to reach the finish ramp in Kelso at the end of the tough two day event. Read More »