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Wet and windy conditions gripped Grizedale forest as Ollie Mellors & Ian Windress (Iriz R5) took a 45s victory from Jock Armstrong & Cameron Fair (Impreza) but it has been far as simple as that. On the openong stage Mellors was the only competitor under 10 minutes some 23s faster than his nearest rival but 40s dropped on the following stage saw Armstrong leading from Thomas Preston & Carl Williamson (Fiesta WRC). Mellors had slipped down to 3rd place before the crews tackled the two runs of Dunnerdale with Preston closing in to just 7s of Armstrong, whilst Stephen Petch & Michael Wilkinson (Fiesta WRC) had closed in on Mellors for 3rd, just 3s behind. Read More »

Five-time Scottish Rally Champion David Bogie will go head to head with Castle Douglas hero Jock Armstrong in a bid for victory at this weekend’s RSAC Scottish Rally in Lockerbie (19th May).

After taking the spoils at the second round of the 2018 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship in his Skoda Fabia R5, Bogie from Dumfries has enlisted the services of Kevin Rae in the co-driver’s seat as he bids to defend his 2017 Scottish Rally win. However, Subaru Impreza pilot Jock Armstrong and co-driver Cameron Fair will be looking to get their SRC season back on track in the Dumfries and Galloway forests. 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 »

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 battle to become the 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Champion is set to resume on round six of the season, the Grampian Forest Rally this weekend.

The Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) has once again been a closely fought affair, with the battle widely expected to be between the two most recent champions: Euan Thorburn and Jock Armstrong. Read More »

Reigning ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Champion Jock Armstrong has his sights firmly fixed on a hat trick of titles, but knows it won’t be easy to beat title rival Euan Thorburn to the top step of the championship podium.

The Subaru Impreza pilot sits in second spot after five of the seven rallies, but just four points behind the 2014 SRC Champion Thorburn with current drop scores considered. Read More »

Euan Thorburn and Paul Beaton stole victory from the clutches of Jock Armstrong and Paula Swinscoe, to win round five of the 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC), the Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally.

The Ford Fiesta R5 driver took his second consecutive win this season by a mere four seconds to strengthen his position at the top of the championship with just two rounds remaining. Shaun Sinclair and Jamie Edwards completed the podium in their Subaru Impreza S14 WRC, 27 seconds behind Armstrong. Read More »

Duns rally driver Euan Thorburn took a nail-biting victory at this weekend’s Dunoon Presents Argyll Rally as the event returned to Dunoon for the first time in 14 years on Saturday (24th June). Read More »

Euan Thorburn recorded his first win of the 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) season in dominant fashion on the RSAC Scottish Rally.


The Duns driver steered his Ford Fiesta R5 to a commanding win of over 50 seconds to extend his championship lead with Inverness’ Paul Beaton calling the notes. Read More »