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London rally driver Ruairi Bell dominated the top of the Junior British Rally Championship leader board at the Grampian Forest Rally last weekend (14 August) and was on course to take his second victory of the season, before a technical issue cruelly forced him out of the event almost within sight of the finish. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson had an event of mixed fortunes as he tackled the third round of the Motorsport UK Junior British Rally Championship near Aberdeen last weekend (14 August), the Grampian Forest Rally.

An impressive pace which saw two fastest stage times from the six-stage event, was diluted by an ECU issue on his M-Sport Ford Fiesta Rally4, cruelly denying Retson of another top Junior BRC result this season. His weekend was also blighted by a puncture and a foot injury at the start of the second stage of the rally, which was later discovered to be a fractured ankle. Read More »

London rally driver Ruairi Bell delivered a dominating performance in the Junior British Rally Championship last weekend (10 July) to secure his maiden victory in the series and get his title aspirations back on track at the Nicky Grist Stages.

Bell, 21 from Blackheath led the ultra-competitive Junior challengers for seven out of the eight stages to record his first ever win in the Championship and now lies just eight points shy of the lead of the series with five rounds remaining. Read More »

Scottish rally driver Finlay Retson secured a confidence-boosting second place at last weekend’s Nicky Grist Stages (10th July), to close in on the lead of the Motorsport UK Junior British Rally Championship.

The 21-year-old ace from Blairgowrie and Welsh co-driver Rhys Stoneman steered his Ford Fiesta Rally4 across the world-class Welsh forest stages to grab a last-stage move up the leaderboard, meaning he now lies just three points shy of the lead of the prestigious British series after two rounds. Read More »

Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy member David Kelly will resume his Junior British Rally Championship campaign this weekend as the series makes the switch to gravel for the Nicky Grist Stages in Wales (10th July).

Kelly, 25 from Donegal enjoyed a strong showing at the opening round of the series at Oulton Park in May, setting a string of fastest times in his Glebe Builders backed M-Sport Ford Fiesta Rally4 and will aim to continue his impressive run of form across the world-famous Mid-Wales stages. Read More »

London rally driver Ruairí Bell has confirmed his 2021 campaign in the Junior British Rally Championship, driving an M-Sport Ford Fiesta Rally4.

Bell, 21 from Blackheath is a previous winner of the M-Sport and Pirelli Trophy which ran as part of the Junior BRC in 2019 and victory enabled him to mount a campaign on the FIA Junior World Rally Championship in 2020. Read More »

Newark based rally driver Eddie Lewis will return to the Junior British Rally Championship in 2021 to fight for the chance of scooping a prize drive in the World Rally Championship.

The 19-year-old Nottinghamshire ace will go head-to-head with an impressive field of talented Junior crews, all eager to scoop the prestigious title and Lewis aims to be at the forefront of that battle, driving his Mechanical Solutions backed M-Sport Poland Ford Fiesta Rally4. Read More »

– Moira rally driver William Creighton will dovetail his Junior World Rally Championship programme with British Rally Championship return
– Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy pilot has seat time and a title fight on his radar
– Creighton sees British Championship as important preparation for Junior WRC pace Read More »

Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy member David Kelly has set his sights on the Junior British Rally Championship title in 2021 as he returns to the series behind the wheel of an M-Sport Fiesta Rally4.

The 25-year-old Donegal ace will aim to secure the coveted series win, which offers the unprecedented incentive of a prize drive opportunity in a round of the 2022 FIA World Rally Championship, driving a Hyundai Motorsport Customer Racing i20 N Rally2. Read More »

Official M-Sport Ford re-sellers EDSL Sport will have a new look to its line-up as it heads to round two of the Junior British Rally Championship, the Clonakilty Park Hotel West Cork Rally this weekend (14/15 March).

After a confidence-boosting fifth place on his Junior BRC debut at the opening round in Wales last month, reigning Cadet Cup champion Rupert Flynn returns for the gruelling closed-road event on the west Ireland coast. He will be joined for the first time by Dublin based Eamonn Kelly who makes his BRC debut after a season in the Irish National Rally Championship. Read More »