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– William Creighton steps into Junior World Rally Championship in 2021
– Moira driver makes a career-defining move onto the world stage
– Creighton will tackle the single-make series with support from Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy

Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy member William Creighton will make the biggest step in his career by mounting an assault on the coveted FIA Junior World Rally Championship in 2021. Read More »

London rally driver Ruairi Bell set a blistering pace at the final round of the Junior World Rally Championship, ACI Rally Monza (3-6 December), claiming third place, fastest stage times and his best-ever JWRC result at the unforgiving Italian event.

The Blackheath based 20-year-old not only rounded off his season in style, but such was his speed during the notorious snow-laden Saturday leg of the rally, Bell also set a remarkable 14th overall fastest rally time, beating many WRC regulars in the process, setting him up perfectly to record his maiden JWRC podium at the legendary “Cathedral of Speed”. His result at the weekend also vaulted the Brit to fifth in the JWRC drivers standings. Read More »

FIA Junior World Rally Championship contender Ruairi Bell endured a “rollercoaster of a rally” at the third round of the series, mixing encouraging pace with a devastating last stage retirement within sight of the finish line at last weekend’s Rally Italia Sardegna (8th- 10th October). Read More »

Blackheath rally driver Ruairi Bell overcame a horrifying crash in Portugal to secure his best result in the FIA Junior World Rally Championship last weekend (4-6 September), taking fourth place at Rally Estonia, round two of the coveted series.

The 20-year-old from London, adapted perfectly the super-fast gravel roads, setting top-three fastest stage times on his way to a best-ever Junior World rally Championship (JWRC) result. Read More »

Reigning Fiesta Trophy UK champion Ruairi Bell ensured his leap into the FIA Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) got off to a solid start, by taking seventh place at an unpredictable opening round, Rally Sweden (13-16 February).

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Motorsport Ireland Billy Coleman Award nominee William Creighton will fight for the Junior British Rally Championship title in 2020 and €60,000 towards an FIA Junior World Rally Championship [JWRC] programme the following year in a brand-new M-Sport Ford Fiesta R2. Read More »

FIA Junior World Rally Championship (JWRC) co-driver Phil Hall rounded out this year’s series at a gruelling Wales Rally GB (3-6 October) and now has his sights firmly set on 2020.

The 30-year-old guided fellow Brit Tom Williams to eighth in the JWRC category in North Wales, despite a drama filled event for the pairing. Running as high as fourth in the relentless conditions, their event was hampered by a time-zapping puncture and second day roll, which left them with significant work to do on the final day. 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 »

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 »