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Jock Armstrong and Paula Swinscoe won their second consecutive Brick & Steel Border Counties rally this weekend and with it, round two of the 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC).

The Subaru Impreza crew won the event by just under 20 seconds, taking the lead early on and holding onto their advantage throughout the day. Read More »

The ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) proved to be as thrilling as ever last month with the 2017 season opener in Inverness providing an action packed start to the season at the Snowman Rally. That titanic battle is set to continue on round two of the championship this weekend, the Brick & Steel Border Counties Rally (Saturday 18th March). Read More »

src-pre-snowman17a The highly anticipated 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship kicks off with its traditional season opener this weekend, as almost 100 crews head to Inverness for the Arnold Clark Jurys Inn Snowman Rally.

The curtain raiser for the 2017 season is dubbed as one of the trickiest tests of the year thanks to the notorious northern wintry weather. Its unpredictable nature makes the 43 miles of gravel forest stages on offer a lottery for competitors with conditions on the stages impossible to predict. 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 »

J1000 peterbennettfirstThe 2015 Brick & Steel Junior 1000 Ecosse Challenge was brought to a close on 28th November 2015 with the annual presentation of awards at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow. The awards were presented by 2015 ARR Craib Scottish Rally Champion Jock Armstrong.

The season started in May with the McRae Rally Challenge at Knockhill and after a further 7 testing rounds, the Champion driver was 15 year old Peter Bennett from Laighgall in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Galloway_PR1_15_2Top rally drivers from UK and Ireland head to Castle Douglas this weekend for The Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally.

Over 60 of some of the best rally drivers from the UK and Ireland will converge on Castle Douglas this weekend for the 42nd running of the Galloway Hills Rally.  Sponsored by The Armstrong Group, the now traditional final Scottish loose surface event of the season has attracted a top quality entry which will be led away by seven time rally winner and local hero Jock Armstrong in his Subaru Impreza with co-driver Paula Swinscoe alongside.   Read More »

The curtain came down on the 2014 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship in dramatic style, with Jock Armstrong winning his seventh Galloway Hills and securing third spot in the series.gallowayhills14_IMG_6791 Read More »

With the overall title in the 2014 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship already decided, the focus next weekend will be on the fight for the remaining podium places.

Sunday’s final round, the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally, will see six-times event winner Jock Armstrong again lock horns with Mike Faulkner after a season-long tussle, while multiple champion David Bogie will be fine-tuning his car ahead of next month’s Wales Rally GB.

Both Armstrong and Faulkner go into the “Hills” on equal points in the drivers’ and co-drivers’ standings, with the placings decided on the best six rounds from eight. Read More »

Event sponsor Jock Armstrong celebrated his fifth Galloway Hills Rally win on Sunday but had to borrow a helmet from another driver to make it to the finish line.

Armstrong and co-driver Kirsty Riddick held a comfortable lead over Aberdeen’s Dave Weston Jnr as they drove to the final stage in Cairn Edward forest.

Before they went into the stage, the Castle Douglas duo decided to clean out the boot of their Subaru Impreza, which was full of water, with the help of their support crew. Read More »