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Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award nominee Jordan Hone returned an impressive performance on his M-Sport Ford Fiesta R2 debut with EDSL Sport last weekend, taking fourth place in the Junior British Rally Championship at the Pirelli International Rally (27th April). Read More »

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Eighteen-year-old Blairgowrie rally driver Finlay Retson secured the best result of his short career last weekend, by taking third place in the Junior British Rally Championship at a gruelling Pirelli International Rally (27th April).

Retson returned a stellar performance on the notorious gravel of the Kielder Forest to bring his Watermans backed M-Sport Ford Fiesta home on the podium of the hotly contested series. Read More »

Junior British Rally Championship front-runner Jordan Hone will drive an EDSL Sport M-Sport Fiesta R2 at this weekend’s Pirelli International Rally (27th April).

Hone, from Derry in Ireland, has shown impressive pace on both rounds of the series so far despite being behind the wheel of an ageing Open Adam R2. The 2018 Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Young Rally Driver Award nominee will switch to the all-new Fiesta R2 for the single day gravel rally in Kielder Forest along the Scottish Borders. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson will head to the third round of the Junior British Rally Championship this weekend, with the firm aim of retaining his chances to scoop a prize fund worth €60,000 towards a 2020 campaign in the Junior World Rally Championship.

With two rounds of the series completed, 18-year-old Retson from Blairgowrie finds himself in sixth place in the Junior BRC standings but more importantly, equal first in the race to bag the huge prize on offer from M-Sport Poland and Pirelli. Read More »

EDSL Sport drivers Ruairi Bell and Jordan Reynolds highlighted the potential of the new M-Sport Fiesta R2 at last weekend’s West Cork Rally, with a string of top stage times in the Junior British Rally Championship category (16/17 March).

Both squad members impressed on what was both the car and crew’s debut in southern Ireland, with Bell giving the new Fiesta its first JBRC stage win on his way to fifth place in the category. A similarly strong showing by Reynolds was curtailed when an electrical issue caused an early bath for the youngster. Read More »

Finlay Retson enjoyed an impressive asphalt debut in his M-Sport Ford Fiesta R2, taking sixth place in the Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) at the West Cork Rally (16/17 March) in Ireland last weekend.

The 18-year-old from Blairgowrie would use his brand new Fiesta on a sealed surface for the very first time, contesting the Clonakilty based event which offered over 200 kilometres and fifteen stages of flat out driving over two-days on the closed public roads near to the town. Read More »

Eighteen-year-old rally driver Finlay Retson will make his southern Ireland debut this weekend as he contests round two of the Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC), the West Cork Rally (16/17 March).

The Blairgowrie ace will pilot his brand-new M-Sport Fiesta R2 at the iconic event and will aim to continue his winning ways after finishing first Ford home at the opening round of the series, the Cambrian Rally in Wales last month. Read More »

Hampshire based rally team EDSL Sport endured a difficult weekend at the opening round of the 2019 Junior British Rally Championship, suffering a cruel blow to their debut appearance in the series at the Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally (16th February).

Recently announced as M-Sport Fiesta R2 UK resellers, they would field a three-car team in the Llandudno based event with each crew contesting the ultra-competitive JBRC which kicked off in Llandudno and the forests of North Wales. Read More »

James Wilson and Arthur Kierans led a Peugeot 208 R2 1-2-3-4 in the Junior British Rally Championship last weekend as the season got underway at the Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally (16th February), scooping a £2,500 prize from PEUGEOT UK and TOTAL in the process.

The Billy Coleman Award Winner battled relentlessly with fellow PEUGEOT 208 R2 contenders and fought from seventh after stage one, to take the first JBRC win of his career. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson ensured his debut behind the wheel of a brand new M-Sport Fiesta R2 was a successful one, by finishing the opening round of the Junior British Rally Championship as first Ford home.

Retson, 18 from Blairgowrie and co-driver Tom Hynd, guided their newly built machine to sixth overall in the JBRC category at the Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally on Saturday (16 th February) and in the process, became the highest placed Junior Ford driver on the event. Read More »