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Morecambe rally co-driver Tom Woodburn will make first competitive outing in Belgium for five years this week, as he tackles round two of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship, The Yenties Ypres Rally (22/23 June) alongside current Junior series leader, Steve Rokland.

Woodburn, 23, guided the Norwegian to a dominant win on the opening round of the series at the Pirelli International Rally, taking fastest time all but one stages of the event to cross the finish ramp over a minute ahead of the nearest rival in their Peugeot 208 R2. Read More »

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Matt Edwards and co-driver Darren Garrod won their first ever Prestone MSA British Rally Championship round at the recent Pirelli International Rally (Saturday 28 April). Driving the latest Ford Fiesta R5 for Cumbrian firm M-Sport, the pair from Wales netted their dream result by just 20.5 seconds to launch their championship campaign. Read More »

– The series gets underway in famous Kielder Forest in Cumbria
– Britain’s premier rally series celebrates Diamond Jubilee
– Four-time BRC Champion Keith Cronin returns to drive for five
– 21 crews line-up to fight for Junior BRC and Cadet Cup honours

The 2018 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship is one of the most eagerly anticipated in the series’ 60-year history. Britain’s premier rallying series will burst into life for yet another thrilling campaign, getting underway in Carlisle, Cumbria with the Pirelli International Rally, 28 April staging the opening round. Read More »

Michelin Motorsport and Peugeot Sport UK/Ireland have joined forces to create the Michelin Peugeot Sport Cup which will run in the 2018 Junior Prestone MSA British Rally Championship for the 208 R2 and will offer a substantial total prize fund of £24,000 in 2018.

The Cup, which is open to any crew in the JBRC who competes on Michelin tyres and uses Total fluids supplied by Peugeot Sport UK/Ireland distributor Race & Rally, will be eligible to potentially pick up a cash incentive for their performance in the series. Read More »

Front-running Prestone MSA British Rally Championship Cadet pairing Alex Waterman and Harry Thomas will graduate to the Junior category this season behind the wheel of an MH Motorsport Fiesta R2T.

After a successful debut season in the sport which saw the duo take an impressive third overall in the series designed for up and coming young drivers, the Hampshire based preparation firm has signed the duo as they step into one of the most hotly contested categories in the sport. Read More »

– Two testing days available with Hyundai Motorsport Customer Racing
– Championship leader after Ypres and overall champion to drive latest R5 machine
– Registrations now open for Britain’s premier rallying series

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Hampshire based British rally team MH Motorsport enjoyed a successful weekend at the fifth round of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship (BRC), scoring a Cadet podium lock-out at the Nicky Grist Stages in Wales (8th/9th July). In the process, they edge just a few points away from securing the Cadet Cup title.

With the Cadet category providing the opportunity for progressive youngsters to hone their skills in older specification R2 cars, the series was always set to provide close competition this season and MH Motorsport’s Josh Cornwell & Richard Bliss have dominated proceedings in each round so far. A third place last weekend was enough to bring them within a stone’s throw of the Cadet Cup honours with two rounds remaining. Read More »

Swedish driver Fredrik Ahlin and his Norwegian co-driver Torstein Eriksen claimed victory on round five of the Prestone MSA British Rally Championship – the Nicky Grist Stages (8/9 July). Local crew Osian Pryce and Dale Furniss (Ford Fiesta R5) led for most of the event until a high-pressure fuel pump failure sidelined the Welsh pairing on Sunday afternoon – allowing the Scandinavian crew to inherit the lead in their DMACK Skoda Fabia R5. The Welsh event was their third victory this season – returning them to the top of the championship table. Read More »

As the only MH Motorsport BRC Junior category entrant in the rally, all eyes were on Solberg for the unforgiving event which was the first foray onto a sealed surface this season. Co-driven by Patrik Barth, Solberg now lies just ten points way from a podium position in the championship.

The Hampshire-based firm took four cars to the event across the English Channel but the round one winner would be the only pilot of the Ford Fiesta 1.0litre EcoBoost R2T in the team. Read More »

After taking a Prestone Junior BRC win at the opening round in March, Solberg and co-driver Patrik Barth will be looking for a return to form at the Ypres Rally, having missed out on a podium position in the last two rounds of the series.

They will be aiming to take their Ford Fiesta 1.0litre EcoBoost R2T to a second victory as the championship makes a switch to asphalt in Europe. Read More »