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Official M-Sport re-seller EDSL Sport will showcase the range of popular Ford Fiesta R2’s at a team test day on December 14th in the Midlands.

The Hampshire based squad will have the latest specification MK8 1.0litre EcoBoost Ford Fiesta R2T example available to test at the Curborough Circuit near Lichfield, Staffordshire and will also have the earlier generation Fiesta’s (R2 & R2T) on hand for use during the session. Read More »

Billy Coleman Award finalist William Creighton secured his first Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) victory since the 2017 Ulster Rally, storming from a lowly fifth place to win the category at the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally last weekend (14th September).

Creighton, 21 from Moira in Co. Down has suffered a string of bad luck this season behind the wheel of his Creightons backed Peugeot 208 R2, and that luck would find him once again on the second stage of the Scottish event, suffering a puncture and dropping to last place. Read More »

London based rally driver Ruairi Bell helped to cement his plans for 2020 by winning €60,000 towards an FIA Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) campaign after storming to the Fiesta Trophy victory at last weekend’s Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally (14th September), final round of the British Rally Championship (BRC).

The 19-year-old ace took his Baltic Motorsport Fiesta R2T to fourth place in the Junior BRC during the day, doing enough to scoop the biggest prize in UK Rallying which has been provided by M-Sport and Pirelli. Read More »

Irish rally ace Marty Gallagher was able to spray the Junior British Rally Championship champagne for the first time since February as he took the EDSL Sport Ford Fiesta R2T to second place at the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally (14th September), the final round of the 2019 season.

Gallagher and co-driver Dean O`Sullivan were able to enjoy a trouble-free run in their M-Sport machine, even leading the hotly contested Junior series before settling for the runner up spot and a well-deserved finish. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson put a torrid run of fortune in the Junior British Rally Championship well and truly behind him as he stepped onto the third-place podium at the final round of the series in the South of Scotland, the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally (14th September). Read More »

EDSL Sport will head to the final round of this years British Rally Championship armed with some of the best Junior drivers in the series, as Marty Gallagher and James Williams pilot the firm’s Ford Fiesta R2T’s at the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally (14th September).

The Scottish event marks the season finale and both Gallagher and Williams will be heading to the Dalbeattie based rally with an eye on two very different prizes. Despite being team-mates, Gallagher has his sights set on his first JBRC win since 2017, whilst Williams will have the opportunity to scoop €60,000 prize from M-Sport and Pirelli towards a season in the 2020 FIA Junior World Rally Championship. Read More »

Nineteen-year-old Blairgowrie rally driver Finlay Retson will head to the 2019 British Rally Championship finale in a “relaxed mood” as he contests his home round of the series, the Armstrong Galloway Hills Rally (14th September).

Retson has endured a season of mixed fortunes behind the wheel of his M-Sport Fiesta R2 MK8 with flashes of brilliance and career-best podiums, mixed with bad luck and non-finishes. Read More »

James Williams and Rupert Flynn secured Hampshire based EDSL Sport a double British Rally Championship podium last weekend, each driver spraying the champagne at the demanding Today’s Ulster Rally (17th August).

Williams and co-driver Dai Roberts led the Junior British Rally Championship category for much of Saturday afternoon before a boost issue in their new M-Sport Fiesta R2T Mk8 meant they dropped to second in the final throws of the event. Flynn, with Peredur Wyn Davies alongside overcame an early off in the Fiesta R2, to scoop the Cadet Cup win on Flynn’s maiden asphalt event. Read More »

Finlay Retson was able to start last weekend’s Today’s Ulster Rally (17th August) after working overtime to ready his Ford Fiesta R2 after a sizeable roll at June’s Ypres Rally, only to crash out on the final loop of the Northern Ireland event after a pacenote error.

Retson, nineteen from Blairgowrie in Scotland faced a race against time to ready the Fiesta after getting the go-ahead from the specialist insurance company, M-Sport in Poland and his loyal backers, to re-shell the M-Sport Fiesta R2 MK8 with just over a week to go until the team would need to leave for the Newry based event. Read More »

London based rally driver Ruairi Bell ensured he is still in with a chance of scooping a 60,000 Euro prize fund from M-Sport and Pirelli towards a campaign in the 2020 Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC), with fourth place in the Junior British Rally Championship (JBRC) at last weekend’s Today’s Ulster Rally (17th August).

At just 19 years old, Bell returned a mature performance behind the wheel of his Marex Spectron and Protec backed M-Sport Fiesta R2T, to ensure he takes the fight for the JWRC prize to the final round of the series in Scotland next month. Read More »